Archive for May, 2024

Megan Lipke: how a trip to Kenya inspired her artwork

Megan Lipke  is a junior Studio Art and History double major with a Music Minor, from Hutchinson, Minnesota. Last spring, Lipke traveled to Nairobi, Kenya, and worked with children through a volunteer organization called the Alfajiri Center. That experience inspired Lipke to create an art piece called Coping. Tell us about your experience with the […]

Jenna Kavouras: A Composer’s Journey from Gustavus to the World Stage

Jenna Kavouras ‘22 was a Music major and Management minor during her time at Gustavus. She was originally a Music Education major and then switched over to just a Music major. Through the Music major, her experiences playing saxophone and bass clarinet, her involvement in the Wind Orchestra, the Gustavus Jazz Ensemble and the Symphony […]

Tavan Radke: 2024 Recipient of the Lee and Laurie Walker Scholarship Award

Made using TurboCollage from Tavan Radke ‘27, a first year theater major, has a stage presence that fills a room upon arrival. Having spent much of his life on stage, he knows how to capture and keep an audience’s attention. Radke has most recently performed in William Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, directed by Matt Trucano, playing […]

Peter and the Starcatcher

The Gustavus Theatre & Dance Department is presenting “Peter and the Starcatcher,” based on the well-known story of Peter Pan. Telling the origin stories of some of the notable characters such as Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, and Captain Hook, performances will be occurring Thursday, May 9 through Saturday, May 11 at 8 p.m., along with performances […]