Ballet Minnesota

249 E 4th St
Saint Paul, MN 55101

Field Trips | School Performances]

Ballet Minnesota has an excellent reputation for presenting classical ballets in Minnesota, re-staging many of the major classics at The O'Shaughnessy and Fitzgerald Theater.

Ballet Minnesota has developed four major pillars to their annual season:


Field Trips | School Performances

Discounted tickets to weekday matinee performances of The Nutcracker and other productions of Ballet Minnesota.

Contact Person: Taylor Huber, Group Ticket Coordinator
Contact Phone: 651-222-7919
Contact Email: balletmngrouptickets [at] gmail [dot] com

Cost per Child/Student: $6
Cost per Adult/Educator: $6

Minimum Group Size: individual homeschool families

Reservations: By phone call to 651-222-7919, Ext 2 or by email to balletmngrouptickets [at] gmail [dot] com with ...

  1. Date and time requested
  2. Group name (e.g. Homeschool Adventures)
  3. Mailing address
  4. Contact phone number
  5. Name of contact person
  6. Number of students/chidren
  7. Number of educators/adults

Make checks payable to Ballet Minnesota and mail them to Ballet Minnesota, 249 E 4th St, St Paul, MN 55101

On the day of the performance, please arrive 45 minutes before the show. You will not be mailed physical tickets.

The Classic Nutcracker

With a cast of over 130 dancers, including internationally renowned guest artists, this holiday favorite offers a magical experience with lively choreography, exquisitely designed costumes and brilliant story-telling through dance.

For novices to this ballet, the story begins on Christmas Eve, where we join a young girl, Clara, her mischievous brother Fritz and their family hosting a party. A latecomer to the party is Clara's mysterious Godfather Drosselmeyer. He presents her with a marvelous gift, a Nutcracker doll. As Clara goes to sleep that night, we are transported into a growing fantasy of the Rat King fighting the toy soldiers, The Nutcracker Prince escorting Clara through the enchanted snow-covered forest and on to his Kingdom of the Sweets where Clara accepts the throne from the Sugar Plum Fairy.



Information subject to change. Please check with Ballet Minnesota for the most current information. Last updated on Wed, Sep 13, 2017.

Also of interest


The 30th Annual Classic Nutcracker

Wednesday, December 13 – Sunday, December 17, 2017

7:30pm on Friday December 15 & Saturday, December 16
2pm on Saturday, December 16 & Sunday, December 17
Weekday Matinee Performances: Wednesday, December 13 – Friday, December 15

at The O’Shaughnessy


The Fall Concert: Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

Friday, February 23 & Saturday, February 24, 2018

choreographed by Andrew Rist

at The Cowles Center


Minnesota Dance Festival

Information coming soon