Class with Adji Cissoko from LINES Ballet | November 1, 2023

Join CULTIVATE trainees and Alonzo King LINES Ballet dancer Adji Cissoko for a dance class at TU Dance Center available to participants thanks to a partnership between Northrop Auditorium and TU Dance. This class is for Intermediate/Advanced dancers and will start with a warmup followed by choreography and movement exploration!

This class is free for University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. If you are affiliated with the University of Minnesota, please email mvorhis@umn.edu to register.

Date: Wednesday, November 1

Time: 9:30-11:00 am

Location: TU Dance Center

Cost: $20

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Adji Cissoko was born and grew up in Munich, Germany where she trained at the Ballet Academy Munich and graduated with a diploma in dance. Cissoko attended the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre in New York City on full scholarship, before joining the National Ballet of Canada in 2010. In 2012 she was awarded the Patron Award of Merit by the Patrons’ Council Committee of The National Ballet of Canada. Cissoko joined LINES Ballet in 2014. Since then she’s originated many central roles and guested for galas worldwide. Cissoko has given multiple masterclasses and taught classes around the world as part of the company’s outreach program. In 2020, she became certified in health/life coaching and ABT’s National Training Curriculum. Cissoko choreographed her first piece “AZIZ “ for Ballet X in 2021. She also is a 2022 recipient of the Toulmin fellowship.

 

 

Thanksgiving and Holiday Wines | November 5, 2023

Canaan Mattson

Join us and SOLO VINO owner Chuck Kanski for Thanksgiving and Holiday Wines, a wine tasting event featuring a special selection. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase bottles with a 20% discount. This event supports TU Dance programs and performances during its 19th season.

November 5 | 2:00-3:30 pm

SOLO VINO | 517 Selby Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55102

Cost: $100/person

Cost includes one ticket to TU Dance’s Winter Showcase opening night on December 8, 2023 featuring The School at TU Dance Center Level 4/5 and the CULTIVATE, A Trainee Program dancers, as well as a pre-performance exclusive Meet & Greet with artistic director Toni Pierce-Sands and choreographers Anna Pinault and Christopher Ralph.

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To learn more about SOLO VINO click here.

Photo of CULTIVATE dancers by Canaan Mattson.

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