The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The “Just As I Am” tour combines traditional hymns with African cultural sounds and a stunning visual story of God’s faithfulness. Concerts are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs. Read more about The African Children's Choir is Coming to Woodbury!
Arts & Performance
The East Metro Symphony Orchestra (EMSO) is pleased to present French Passions, a concert featuring the music of French composers, on Sunday, October 27th, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at The Grove United Methodist Church, 7465 Steepleview Road, Woodbury, MN. Admission to this concert is free. Donations in support of the orchestra’s work in the community are always appreciated. Read more about EMSO presents French Passions
Join the Guthrie Theater for its 2019-2020 season kick-off with Tennessee William’s lyrical family drama The Glass Menagerie. Director Joseph Haj takes this classic to the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Recommended ages 12 and up. Prices vary. Show times vary. Read more about 'The Glass Menagerie'
Artist Theaster Gates is taking over the Walker’s galleries for an immersive artistic experience. Originally trained in ceramics, Gates has expanded his practice to include performance, installation and archival conservation. He is best known for his 2009 project Dorchester Project in Chicago, which recycled a two-story property on the South Side, turning it into a performance space, library and archive. All ages. Prices vary. Gallery hours vary. Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place, Mpls.; 612.375.7600; Read more about Theaster Gates at the Walker Art Center
Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Read more about Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event
Learn basic shapes, drawing and shading techniques inside, then bring your sketch notebook outdoors to capture autumn’s splendor. Bring your favorite sketchbook, drawing pencils, kneaded erasers or pastels. Dress for the weather and wear shoes suitable for hiking! Lawn chairs recommended!
Fee $10.00 per person, register by Oct 2. Read more about Autumn Art in Nature
Rasaboxes: Tuesday, October 15, 6-8:30 PM, Ages 16+, $99 (early bird special $79, ends on September 1st 2019)
Curious about this contemporary directing technique? This class is geared toward experienced directors who would like to add new techniques to their tool kit. Actors who are curious about Rasaboxes are also welcome to come and explore. Taught by Kristin N. Fox, MFA in the Merrill Black Box Theater. Read more about Rasaboxes: Directing Master Class
Staging for Theatrical Production: Tuesday, September 10, 6-8:30 PM, Ages 16+, $99 (early bird special $79, ends on September 1st 2019)
A workshop covering the basics of staging, composition and blocking for proscenium, thrust, arena, and immersion. Taught by Barbe Marshall Hansen, MFA in the Merrill Black Box Theater. Read more about Staging for Theatrical Production: Directing Master Class
MEA Arts Sampler Camp: October 17-18, 8:30 AM-3:30 PM, Grades 1-6, $169
Looking for high quality education for your kids that exercises their creativity? Send them to MAC’s multidisciplinary arts camp! It’s a great opportunity for them to test out a wide variety of arts disciplines with skilled, experienced teaching artists. Offer your kids a chance to check out new skills in music, dance, visual art, and acting. Aftercare available!
Tap Classes for Adults (Ages 16+):
Tap for Musical Theater: Thursdays September 5-October 10, 8:15-9:15 PM, $96
Attn: Cross-trainers! If you’re looking for a great workout that doesn’t seem like a workout, come tap with MAC! This class is for people who have taken some tap in the past and have a basic vocabulary. Beginners/Early Intermediates who are interested in putting their skills to use are welcome here. Brush up on your steps through combination work. Read more about Tap for Musical Theater Classes