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Ballet Classes

Continental Ballet Company is a professional performing company and a school of ballet. Our instructors are dancers with the company, and they are motivated to teach because of their love of ballet and their desire to share their knowledge and experience.

Founded in 1988 by Riet Velthuisen

Riet is a native of Holland who has danced professionally with several European companies, including the Dutch National Ballet. Continental Ballet Company presents professional classical ballet performances and outreach programs in the suburban Twin Cities area and throughout Minnesota.

Accessibility Information

Assistive listening devices and seating for individuals using wheelchairs are available upon request at all of our performances.

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