Support Us

Minnesota Dance Theatre thanks you,  our loyal patrons, for your generous support of our 55 year legacy of creative growth.  Because of you, MDT sustains our commitment to artists and provides our professional dancers with a livable wage and health benefits.  Because of you, MDT engages world-renown choreographers to stage works for our community.  Because of you, MDT offers one of the region’ s most comprehensive ballet training programs that operates on a parallel track with the company.  Because of you, MDT’s educational outreach program, CAN Dance, is a one-of-a-kind three-phase program that serves 1,500 children annually.

Help keep MDT a vital part of Minnesota’s artistic landscape, and a cultural anchor in the Twin Cities. Share with us a vision of another 55 years!

MDT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization and gifts from individuals and organizations makes it possible to achieve our mission.

Many Ways to Show Your Support

Annual Giving:  Annual gifts allow MDT to underwrite its programs and sustain our CAN Dance educational outreach program.

New this year!  MDT Membership Groups

The First Position A membership initiative designed for young adults, ages 25 to 45.  Become a member by giving what you can before calendar year-end and enjoy exclusive events to engage with artists and projects, specifically crafted for you by a grassroots young adult planning group. 

Coda: A membership group designed for adults, ages 50 and beyond.  If you are a new MDT friend, become a member by giving a gift of any amount before calendar year-end; if you have already given, increase your gift by calendar year-end.  Your support comes with exclusive leadership opportunities, customized for your liking  by a seasoned group of Twin Cities art and culture supporters. 

Please contact Georgia Finnegan-Sauliltis, Director of Advancement, if you would like to join.    (612-338-0627;

Planned Giving:  MDT welcomes future gifts in the form of bequests, trusts, and a variety of other estate planning options.

Online: Visit MDT’s page at and Amazon Smile

Mail: Please make checks payable to MDT and mail to: 528 Hennepin Avenue, 6th Floor, Minneapolis, MN  55403

Phone: MDT also accepts donations by credit card. Please contact us at 612-338-0627 to process your card securely.

Matching Grants: Many local and national employers provide matching gift programs for employees’ donations of choice.

Please contact Georgia with any questions about contribution and support.