Northrop Announces 2020-21 Season

August 5, 2020

With a sense of hope and optimism, Northrop proudly announces the 2020-21 Season. It is filled with seven remarkable companies in the Dance Series; two renowned musicians in the Pipe Organ Music Series; a Film Series, and a number of related events throughout the year. The season will highlight some favorite past performers, artists making their Northrop debuts, residency, commissioning, and campus and community engagement programs and partnerships. There are both online and live-streamed performances all season offering flexibility for patrons who want to engage remotely, as well as in-person events in the Carlson Family Stage following detailed safety requirements by the State of Minnesota and University of Minnesota.

See a video of the 2020-21 Northrop Season highlights. Access an audio described version of the video here.

Many artist engagement activities will also be available including Performance Previews, master classes, special virtual happy hours and Q&A sessions and other events to be added throughout the season. (The first Virtual Happy Hour with Gallim’s Andrea Miller and Featured Guest Limor Tomer, Metropolitan Museum of Art, General Manager, Live Arts is coming up on Wed, Aug 19!)


Here is a listing of our Dance Series and Music Series events. These performances will be captioned with other accessibility services available as well. Visit Northrop’s website for a complete listing of all events.


Single tickets to all online/live stream performances, Pipe Organ Music Series events in the Carlson Family Stage, and a Choose Your Own package of three or more events (based on availability) are on sale now. Registration for free online artist engagement events, films, previews and artist happy hours and Q&As is also available now. Visit Northrop’s website to learn more and buy tickets or register for free events. The Northrop Box Office is open for calls at 612-624-2345, noon-5:00 pm, Mon-Fri, beginning Wed, Aug 5.

With a theater capacity currently limited to 250 people per guidelines from the State of Minnesota, subscribers and donors will be divided into groups and invited first to order tickets as part of a series package, based on their history, while space is available for in-person performances. Choose Your Own packages for all online/live stream performances are available to anyone now.


This year, during Northrop's extraordinary season, you will be inspired by incredible performances and experience unique engagements with artists. We need your help, especially this year, to keep the arts alive, onstage, online, and in our communities. Please consider making a special gift to support Northrop. Thank you for helping to keep arts alive!