Northrop Grand Reopening Round-Up

Apr 05, 2014

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Photo Credit: University of Minnesota

There were just so much fun coverage of last night's Northrop Grand Reopening that we had to pull together a round-up post to cover them all!

Star Tribune Walking Tour with Jim Moore (HGA Architect on the project) and Brett Dunlap (JE Dunn Senior Project Manager)
Want an insider's take on the new spaces within the building? Moore and Dunlap are the perfect guys for it. They gave the Star Tribune background on the concepts behind the new design and construction of Northrop's revitalization.

"Remaking a faded campus jewel" in Finance & Commerce
This excellent article reviews the precise and almost-surgical approach to deconstruction and revitlization that the design and construction team faced in renovating Northrop to the beautiful space it is today.

Star Tribune Slideshow
See Northrop come alive with audiences filling the seats and halls, and American Ballet Theatre bringing the story of Giselle to the new stage with this slideshow of amazing photos from last night!

Star Tribune Behind-The-Scenes in ABT Company Rehearsal
Ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in the rehearsal of one of the best dance theaters in the world? You can with this look at yesterday's company class in our brand new Rehearsal Room (first company to use the new, beautifully lit space!).

Pioneer Press: " 'New' Northrop makes a stylish debut, with a performance to match"
This review by Rob Hubbard states that last night "was a night on which the grace and beauty onstage competed with the grace and beauty of the auditorium in which it was performed." Read the full review to find out what Rob's personal highlights were!


If you're kicking yourself for missing last night's performance, don't sweat it. You have two more chances to see the exquisite American Ballet Theatre perform Giselle, and explore the new spaces yourself tonight at 8:00 pm and tomorrow at 2:00 pm. See you at Northrop!

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