Archive for Fine Arts Office

Amid Pandemic, Dancers To Perform In Spring Complex

The Gustavus Dance Company will perform for the campus community April 22-25.

Stamps Blends Jazz, Community, and Leadership in the Arts

Dave Stamps directs the Gustavus jazz ensembles, leads the arts administration program, and connects musicians across the region and beyond.

Making Dances Course Adapts, Creates Despite Pandemic

The January Term course in the Department of Theatre and Dance combined technique, theory, and creation.

Five Questions with Filmmaker Scott Fitzloff ’06

The California-based filmmaker has worked on everything from television commercials to feature-length documentaries.

Students Reflect on Life-Changing Tour to Eastern Europe

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by Brianna Furey ’15 Participating in music ensembles at Gustavus Adolphus College involves much more than simply making music – it can have life-changing effects. Ensembles at Gustavus are often described by students as families that form a special bond and grow together in pursuit of producing magical sounds for […]

Bruce McClain: A Retrospective At Hillstrom Museum

The Hillstrom Museum of Art presents Bruce McClain: A Retrospective Exhibition, which opened in November and runs through January 31, 2014. The exhibition surveys the career of McClain, with nearly sixty paintings, sketches, and prints, covering almost fifty years of work, much of which coincided with the artist’s career at Gustavus Adolphus College from 1965 […]

Mattias Jacobsson, Guitar, in Concert

Sweden's renowned young guitarist Mattias Jacobsson presents a special guest recital at Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus Saturday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at the door for $10.

Jean-Marie Londeix Opens Music Season at Gustavus

William Street, saxophone and Roger Admiral, piano present a guest artist recital in Bjorling Recital Hall.

2009-2010 Anderson Theatre Season Announced

Building on its mission to work toward social justice through performance, the Department of Theatre/Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College announces the 2009-2010 Anderson Theatre season. The season opens with three one-act plays -- Far Away and Seven Jewish Children by Caryl Churchill and Seven Palestinian Children by Deb Margolin and continues with New Horizons, a dance concert featuring works choreographed by students in the department. December brings a physical theatre project directed by Henry MacCarthy to the stage. The spring semester opens in February with the musical Urinetown with book and lyrics by Greg Kotis and music by Mark Hollman, followed by Mary Zimmerman's The Arabian Nights in April and Time to Soar: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert, with faculty, guest and student choreographers in May.

Fringe Festival Features Gustavus Theatre in "A Mother for Choco"

This year's Minnesota Fringe Festival will feature the work of hundreds of Gustavus Theatre & Dance students, alumni and faculty. This year is no exception with a special story focusing on the challenges of adoption in Keiko Kasza's "A Mother for Choco (& other Mother Stories)," a Kid's Fringe piece developed by Amy Seham and Anne Sawyer-Aitch, in collaboration with a cast of student performers.