Schedules for 2019



2019 Residency Weeks

June 10-16 / McKnight Fellows Program Leaders

June 17-23 / Pangea world Theater Organizational retreat

June 24-30 / April Sellers Dance + performance

July 1-7 / NET-TLC ensemble exchange Lab

July 8-14 / TLC Board Retreat

July 15-28 / Emerging Artists individual residencies

July 29-August 4 / Mcknight Dancers & Choreographers

August 5-11 / deja stowers mcknight residency

August 12-18 / Emerging Artists group residency

August 19-25 / University of texas new theatre showcase retreat

August 26-sept 1 / pangea world theater and teatro del pueblo collaborative residency week

sept 2-8 / playwrights’ center fellows retreat

sept 9-15 / individual artists residencies

sept 16-22 / shinrin yoku guided workshop & gaia Fenna Memorial fellowship

sept 23-29 / individual artists residencies


2019 Public Performances

all performances are at 7:00 PM at Tofte Lake Center

june 28 / april sellers dance collective

Man Blossom Man a new performance work by the April Sellers Dance Collective explores a masculinity crisis in America.  It validates contradictions in the American male experience, depicts complexity in the male identity and softens barriers of the traditional gender binary. Gender-bending and political sloganeering will partner with stylistically distinct movement to reveal the negatives inherent in patriarchy and how nurturing can disrupt the patterns.

july 26 / courtney yasmineh music

International touring and recording artist and Tofte Lake Center’s 2019 recipient of the Gaia Fenna Memorial Fellowship, Courtney Yasmineh, presents an acoustic concert of her own folk-rock songs, plus songs of the 1960 - 70’s that inspired her.

BONUS! BOOK SIGNING! July 25 2:00 PM Piragis Book Store

In A Girl Called Sidney: The Coldest Place, Courtney Yasmineh takes us on the journey of a lifetime. A young girl struggles to survive and uses her first guitar as a friend and compass, setting out alone at the age of seventeen with guts and spirit and little else to save herself. (based on a true story, locally set on Lake Vermilion)

September 13 / ottie the mink trio music

Ottie the Mink is a Minneapolis-based trio featuring Tim O'Keefe, percussion/oud/duduk & more; Jacqueline Ultan, cello; and Laura Harada, violin. The trio plays with the rhythms and sounds of Brazil and the Middle East; Featuring acoustic instruments, the trio explores sonic territory inspired by the north woods, organically developing improvisations into adventurous explorations of sound. 


2019 Yoga Classes at TLC

TLC yoga classes are offered on thursdays 8:30 - 9:45 am

June 13 through September 12

classes are open to the public - drop in


Click below for all the details of our Yoga program. We hope to see you on the mat!

Your pre-paid Yoga Punch Card guarantees your place in class and offers a savings over the drop-in rate.