‘Theatre & Dance’ Category
What does peace mean to you? That is the central question photographer and storyteller John Noltner has been asking people for his social commentary project, A Peace of My Mind. Noltner will visit Gustavus on Feb. 24-25 to share his multimedia exhibit and speak in Christ Chapel about the project. Founded in 2009, A Peace […]
The Theatre and Dance Department at Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to present Hair, the American tribal love-rock musical with book and lyrics by James Rando and Gerome Ragni with music by Galt MacDermot. Directed by Amy Seham, Hair will be performed in the Anderson Theatre Feburary 21, 22, 28 and March 1 at 8:00 p.m. […]
The Minnesota-based vocal band Home Free advanced to the finals of NBC’s The Sing-Off by returning to its country roots Thursday night with the Zach Brown Band’s “Colder Weather. The ensemble’s emotional arrangement incorporated tightly-knit harmonies in the upper range with astounding solos by Rob Lundquist and Austin Brown and had the distinctly different country […]
If you’ve watched NBC’s primetime show The Sing-Off, you’re probably familiar with the Minnesota-based group Home Free. What you might not know is that two members of the group have ties to Gustavus Adolphus College. Chris Rupp, the group’s musical director and baritone, studied for three years at Gustavus before earning his degree from Minnesota […]
Everyday events. Some make you dance. Others make you smile. Some will have you doing something that gets caught on video and goes viral. Everyday events. And every day it’s different. On December 13-15, the Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College will bring you into that world of everyday events in the […]
ALL PERFORMANCES OF THE CHOREOGRAPHERS’ GALLERY ARE SOLD OUT The Gustavus Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to present the innovative and eclectic Choreographers’ Gallery titled, Pure Movement Plus. The dance concert, directed by Melissa Rolnick, will feature the work of eight talented, student choreographers and faculty member, Jill Patterson. Performances will be presented […]
The Theatre and Dance Department at Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to present Trojan Barbie by Christine Evans, an award-winning play that thrusts a 21st century heroine into a prisoner-of-war camp alongside famous characters from Greek playwright Euripedes' Trojan Women, such as Hecuba and Cassandra. Directed by Amy Seham, Trojan Barbie will be performed in the Anderson Theatre on October 31, and November 1-2 at 8 p.m., with a matinee performance on November 3 at 2 p.m.
The Zorongo Flemenco Dance Theatre will present its show Sol y Luna at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Alumni Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Celebrate the exotic and sultry ambiance of the early 1900s in Spain known as “Café Cantante,” when flamenco dancers, musicians, and […]
When Baritone Robert Merrill's performed at the dedication of the new Gustavus recital hall in 1971, the hall named after his friend and colleague Tenor Jussi Björling, a tradition of bringing world-class artists and performers to the Gustavus Adolphus College campus took root. Since Merrill's performance in the fall of 1971, nearly 200 actors, dance companies, artists, musicians and ensembles have presented more than 250 performances and exhibitions in music, dance, theatre and art and have contributed to the Gustavus Artist Series' reputation as the leading performance series in southern Minnesota. The College is pleased to announce the 2013-14 season with hopes to continue that tradition of excellence. The new season opens with an art exhibition in Schaefer Gallery and includes performances by the Rose Ensemble, the Bach Society of Minnesota, the Aeolus String Quartet, Michael Johnson, 'cellist Su-a Lee, classical guitarist Robert Gruca and an exhibition by American artist Emily Sheehan.
Each year at the Minnesota Fringe Festival, productions with the highest attendance at each venue are selected as "Audience Picks" and an additional performance is added to its schedule. CLOCKED, one of this year's Fringe Festival events produced by Ben Kolis (Theatre Honors ’12), Renee Guittar (Dance Honors ’12) and Sarah Jabar (Dance ’10), earned the audience pick designation at its venue, the Rarig Center Proscenium at the University of Minnesota. CLOCKED was one of only 16 productions at this year's Festival to be selected out of the 176 productions on the schedule.