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Physics Force Shows

  • Northrup Auditorium 84 Church St SE Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States (map)

From the website: We invite you to the 2016 University of Minnesota's Physics Force Winter Shows.

These free-of-cost performances will take place at the Northrop Auditorium on the University's campus January 11-15,2016.

The morning and afternoon shows are allocated to elementary and middle school classes. The Thursday evening show is open to the general public. This show is also free-of-cost, but reservation on this site is required. *If attending the Thursday evening, open-to-the-public-show, please enter "N/A" in the sections requiring school and education details.

The shows dates and times: 
Monday 1/1110:00 am & 1:00pm
Tues 1/1210:00 am &  1:00pm
Wed 1/13 10:00am & 1:00 pm
Th1/14 10:00 am, 1:00pm & 7:00pm (The 7:00pm showing is open to the public)
Fri 1/1510 am & 1:00pm

Each show is 60-75 minutes long.  Although the shows are free, reservations are required. Please reserve on this site. Reserve as many tickets as you need, but please reserve only if you intend to come. Seats are in high demand. Please cancel your tickets, or notify us of a cancellation by November 15, 2015. 

The system has a 100 ticket per order maximum so if you need more than 100 tickets, you will need to create more than one order. The same teacher's name can be used for all reservations. Include adults, teachers, and chaperones in your order number.

Some funding is available to help public schools with bus support. If you would like to apply for this funding please follow the link You must apply by November 1, 2015and you will be notified as to the amount that can be provided for your school before November 15th, 2015.

If you will need support for hearing impaired students please use the link

To learn more about the physics force and the show please go to

The Physics Force is supported by the School of Physics and Astronomy, the College of Science and Engineering, and the University of Minnesota's Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)