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Minnesota Ballet director plans ambitious season after successful ankle surgery

By Connie Wirta The Minnesota Ballet’s artistic executive director is planning an ambitious season for his company — and himself. A recent ankle surgery has Robert Gardner confident he can continue performing as well as rehearsing and staging ballets. “Dr. Courville can get an old dancer back on his feet,” Gardner said of Dr. Xan Courville, an orthopedic surgeon at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. “I appreciate and admire Dr. Courville for her talents and her…