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Minnesota Dance Theatre & School
528 Hennepin Avenue, Sixth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-338-0627 |

Lise Houlton, Artistic Director:
Denise Culshaw, Office Manager:
Georgia Finnegan-Saulitis, Director of Advancement:
Justin Leaf, Grants Manager  and Open Division Manager:
Young Children’s Division  (YCD & Boys Classes):
For Performing Arts Division inquiries, email
General inquiries:

For media and marketing inquiries, contact

Office Hours
Sunday (Closed)
Monday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Studio, Marley & Pilates Room Rentals

For Studio, Marley or Pilates Room rentals, contact Denise Culshaw at 612-338-0627 or

Location & Parking Information

MDT&S is located at 528 Hennepin Avenue in The Cowles Center’s Arts and Education Wing (formerly the Hennepin Center for the Arts). Enter through The Cowles Center main entrance and walk to the elevator lobby on your left. MDT&S studios and administrative offices are located on the 6th floor.

Parking is available on surrounding streets and in nearby lots and ramps. Rates vary pending time of day and special events. Many parking ramps offer discounted rates after 3 or 4 PM. Discounted parking vouchers may be purchased at the MDT office for the lot located next to The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts (entrances on 6th Street and 1st Avenue North). Other nearby ramps include the City Garage B (behind Butler Square), City Center Ramp, Mayo Clinic Square Ramp and Macy’s Ramp. Short-term parking meters are available on 6th Street and on 1st Avenue. There are also 15 minute drop off/pick up parking meters located on 6th street next to the building.

Ramp and Lot Map
Parking Meter Map


There is ample bike parking outside The Cowles Center. There are bike lanes on Hennepin Ave, First Ave and 6th St. This City of Minneapolis website will help you find bike lanes and paths.

Public Transportation

MDT&S is one block from the Warehouse District stop on the Light Rail system. Many bus lines run on Hennepin Ave and 6th St. Visit for an easy way to plan your public transit route.

Volunteer Opportunities

To volunteer for The Minnesota Dance Theatre & School please send an email to

Employment Opportunities

To inquire about employment opportunities for The Minnesota Dance Theatre & School please send an email to