The Children’s Theatre Company is nationally and internationally acclaimed as America’s flagship theatre for young people and families. Each year, CTC’s public performances, school matinees, regional tour performances, education and community partnerships and Theatre Arts Training Programs serve over 340,000 people.
The Lakeville Area Arts Center promotes cultural enrichment and artistic experiences for the entire community by offering many unique youth and adult art classes as well as a variety of theatrical productions. The Lakeville Area Arts Festival is held each September.
On November 5, 1903—three weeks before the Wright brothers made their first airplane flight—the Minnesota Orchestra performed its inaugural concert. Today the Minnesota Orchestra preforms in Orchestra Hall, which is also home to a new three-concert curated Jazz series and is a renowned venue for artists of many genres.
The Ordway, recognized as one of the U.S.’s leading not-for-profit performing arts centers, is home to a wide variety of performances throughout the year that encompass the finest in American musical theatre, world music, dance, jazz, and vocal artists on its Main Hall and McKnight Theatre stages.