Minot AFB Community
North Dakota residents enjoy a wealth of artistic endeavors, from theaters to music to dance and more.
Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra
215 N. Sixth St.
Bismarck, ND 58501 701-258-8345
The Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra presents nine concerts per season, including a three concert pops series and five fully classical concerts, in addition to its Fourth of July Spectacular at the North Dakota State Capitol, Dixieland Jazz concert and fourth-grade education concerts. The symphony orchestra has been performing for more than 100 years.
International Artist Series of Minot
Old Main, Minot State University
500 University Ave. W
Minot, ND 58707 701-838-1113
The International Artists Series of Minot came into existence in 1948 under the name Minot Community Concert Association and has sponsored concerts of national acclaimed artists every year since then. In the early days, concerts focused on piano and classical soloist and groups. After an ownership change in 1999, the name of the association was changed and its offerings are now more varied and eclectic.
Mouse River Players
115 First St. SE
Minot, ND 58702 701-838-3939
Mouse River Players is Minot’s oldest community theater. Mouse River Players is an all-volunteer community theater organization. It is dedicated to providing live, quality theatre experiences, at an affordable cost, to the community of Minot and the surrounding rural areas.
North Dakota Ballet Company
1726 S. Washington St.
Grand Forks, ND 58201 701-746-6044
Founded in 1962, the North Dakota Ballet Company, the official ballet company of the state of North Dakota, is a nonprofit dance organization committed to promoting classical ballet and other dance styles in Grand Forks and the surrounding areas.
Trails and Rails
The Trails and Rails program began in 2002 with the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial. Over the past decade, North Dakota Council on the Arts has coordinated and funded folk artist presentations on the Empire Builder train in its travels through North Dakota. The program runs between Minot and Williston, North Dakota, and Havre, Montana. Live presentations about native cultures, ethnic groups, special places and local music have entertained countless Amtrak passengers. For more information or to view the schedule, visit www.nd.gov/arts/programs/trails-and-rails.