‘Theatre & Dance’ Category
The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to present the finishing act of its 2012-13 season with Machinal, a groundbreaking American Expressionist play by Sophie Treadwell, directed by Amy Seham. Performances of Machinal will be presented in Anderson Theatre May 9-11 at 8:00 p.m. and May 12 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets for all four performances are available online at www.gustavustickets.com or by calling the Gustavus Ticket Center at (507) 933-7590. Tickets remaining unsold on the day of the performance will go on sale at the Anderson Theatre box office one hour prior to show time.
The Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus presents a senior honors project by Jane Chung in the department's Black Box Theatre on April 26-28. Performances of Under the Surface are scheduled for 8:00 p.m. and midnight on April 26 and 27 and at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 28. Tickets are available online at gustavustickets.com or by calling the Gustavus Ticket Center at 507-933-7590.
The Department of Theatre/Dance at Gustavus continues its celebration of the 25th anniversary of the founding of The Gustavus Dance Company by presenting a public performance of the famed Ragamala Dance's 1,001 Buddhas: Journey of the Gods in Anderson Theatre on Wednesday, March 27, beginning at 8:00 p.m. This performance is part of a 2-day residency with events by Ragamala Dance both on the campus and in St. Peter funded by the Minnesota State Arts Board with funds from Minnesota's Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
This year the Gustavus Dance Company celebrates an exciting milestone: its 25th anniversary concert. The company will once again take to the stage of Anderson Theatre for an innovative, artistic, and thought-provoking concert March 22 – 24. This year’s concert features the choreography of faculty members Melissa Rolnick, Sarah Hauss, and Jennifer Glaws, alumnus Philip [...]
The Gustavus Theater Department brings The Government Inspector to the stage in a comedic and highly entertaining adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s Ukrainian-Russian satiric play. Set in early 19th century Imperial Russia over the course of a day, this comedy of errors focuses on the extensive social and political corruption that undermines a small Russian town. Directed [...]
The Gustavus Department of Theater and Dance will present Shared Space....Connections in Space, a student-directed dance concert on December 6-8 in Gustavus’s Kresge Dance Studio. This concert ushers in the 25th anniversary of the Gustavus Dance Company, and will be led and directed by seniors Katherine Arndt, Hollie Edlund, Rachel Johnson, and Sophia Ogren-Dehn. The show will also consist of ten student-choreographers and approximately forty dancers. As part of the anniversary celebration, audience members are encouraged to donate $3 to a fundraiser geared towards the Gustavus Dance Company. Tickets are available at the SAO desk and online at gustavusticket.com.
Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual holiday tradition at Gustavus Adolphus College, will be held Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and is themed “Jubilee: Proclaiming the Year of the Lord’s Favor.” The College will be celebrating two anniversaries during this year’s celebration as it is the 40th year of Christmas in Christ Chapel and the 50th year – the Jubilee year – of Christ Chapel.
The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to open its 2012-2013 season the contemporary dark comedy Behold the Coach, In a Blazer, Uninsured (and Other Good Intentions), a collection of five short plays written by Will Eno and directed by Henry McCarthy. Performances of Behold the Coach will be presented in Anderson Theatre October 25-27 at 8:00 p.m. and October 28 at 2:00 p.m. Following the October 27 performance, Professors Sean Cobb and Martin Lang will lead a discussion to discuss themes raised by the plays. Tickets for all four performances are available online at www.gustavustickets.com or by calling the Gustavus Ticket Center at (507) 933-7590. Tickets remaining unsold on the day of the performance will go on sale at Anderson Theatre box office one hour prior to showtime.
The Department of Theatre and Dance and the Chaplain’s Office at Gustavus Adolphus College, in collaboration with Queers and Allies, will present a staged reading of Academy Award-winner Dustin Lance Black’s new documentary play 8 on October 14 on the Gustavus campus. Featuring a stellar cast of students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the College, the reading is being presented as part of the Christ Chapel's Jubilee Celebration and will begin at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, October 14 in Christ Chapel. The performance is directed by Henry MacCarthy, assistant professor of theatre/dance. Tickets are not required and the event is open to the public. Please join us for this unique presentation and stay around for a discussion immediately following the reading.
"Come Colorful See," the Nobel Conference 48 Concert, will be presented in Christ Chapel on Tuesday, October 2 at 8:15 p.m. and features the work of pianist Yumiko Oshima-Ryan, images by Dave Ryan, the poetry of Joyce Sutphen and dance choreographed and danced by Jane Chung '13, with choreographic mentorship from Melissa Rolnick. The performance includes music, word, visual images and dance connecting the evening's performance to the theme of Nobel Conference 48, "Our Global Ocean." Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.