Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater (SPDT) is an internationally recognized performance company, founded in 1979 by Stuart Pimsler, and co-directed with Suzanne Costello since 1984. The company has been presented throughout the US and internationally in Canada, Europe, Israel, Taiwan, Russia, Bermuda, China, and Mexico. SPDT’s community inclusive work, which engages a diverse array of populations – students, caregivers, audiences, and community members – has been lauded as a “National Model” by The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and its Arts & Health work has been recognized for “Best Practices” by the National Endowment for the Arts.


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As you continue to navigate this site, make sure you know where to look for the information! Keep reading to see where we put everything. 2023-2024 Season gives you an overview of what’s to come next in our general repertoire, while Looking Ahead provides an immediate way for you to access our next event. Arts & Education and Arts & Health explore two of SPDT’s greatest passions and outreach programs that continue to be updated as we work. The Newsletter Archive is a library of newsletters released by SPDT’s company managers every quarter. Check out that page to read previously published newsletters, how to sign up for our mailing list, and when the next newsletter will be coming out! Our Funding page lists our generous donors, and Donate directs you to our GiveMN page where your donations will be greatly appreciated and put to good use. Finally, our Contact page lists the information necessary if you are looking to contact Stuart Pimsler or Suzanne Costello, our Co-Artistic Directors, or Jordan Wright, our company manager.