‘Theatre & Dance’ Category

Gustavus Dance Senior Abbie Doran and Faculty Jill Patterson Awarded National Honors

Photo credit: Dan Norman This Memorial weekend, Dance Professor Jill Patterson and senior Abbie Doran will travel to Long Beach, California to present their dance piece, Veneer, at the American College Dance Association (ACDA) National Dance Festival. As one of only thirty pieces chosen to be performed at ACDA’s bi-annual gala, this is one of […]

Theatre Professor Larissa McConnell Receives National URTA Award

The Gustavus Adolphus College Theatre Department is honored to announce that the University Resident Theatre Association (URTA) has chosen Professor Larissa McConnell to receive the esteemed URTA Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Training in the area of Costume Design and Technology.  “The awards recognize outstanding work of undergraduate instructors, coaches, mentors, as well as institutions, […]

Fewer Emergencies: Gustavus Adolphus Theater Department Closes Spring Semester with Powerful Production

On Thursday, May 11, 2023, the Gustavus Adolphus College Theater Department will open its spring production Fewer Emergencies under the direction of Professor Henry MacCarthy. Thursday’s performance will begin at 8:00 p.m. and the production will run through Sunday, May 14. Tickets are on sale now at gustavustickets.com. Fewer Emergencies, written by Martin Crimp, is […]

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: April 10 to 16

This week features the Gustavus Dance Company spring recital, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Spring concert, a student recital by Logann Harkness, as well as the Honor Orchestra finale concert. The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert: that single fleeting moment April 13 and 14 | 8:00 p.m. April 16 | 2:00 p.m. Gardner Theatre Revel in […]

Celebrating 70 Years of Dance at Gustavus

The Gustavus Adolphus Theatre & Dance Department is excited to host Encore: Celebrating 70 Years of Dance at Gustavus, on Saturday, April 15th, 2023. The daylong event will include master classes with Brian Evans (‘07) and Cynthia Guttierez Garner, a celebratory dinner in Alumni Hall, and an evening performance of the spring dance concert – […]

that single fleeting moment: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert April 13, 14, and 16

Gustavus Adolphus College Dance Company will perform their spring concert that single fleeting moment on April 13 and 14 at 8 p.m., as well as April 16 at 2 p.m. These performances are open to the public in Rob and Judy Gardner Lab Theatre. Tickets are required for admission. There is also a private, invitation […]

Fine Arts Preview: March 6 to March 12

This week features Rose Paddock’s senior recital, and the continuation of exhibitions at the Schaefer Art Gallery and the Hillstrom Museum of Art. Rose Paddock, Senior Recital March 10 | 7:30 p.m. Christ Chapel Rose Paddock is a saxophonist from Williamsburg, Virginia. She is a senior physics major with a minor in music at Gustavus […]

Fine Arts Preview February 20-26

This week features the performances of Spring Awakening, as well as the continuation of the Hillstrom museum exhibit: Improvised Structures: Recent Sculptural Works by Nicolas Darcourt & Elizabeth Catlett. Spring Awakening Anderson Theatre Feb 23 to 25, at 8:00 p.m. Feb 25 and 26, at 2:00 p.m. Music by Duncan Sheik and Book and Lyrics […]

Gustavus Students and Alumni Explore Identity in Spring Awakening

The Gustavus Adolphus College Theatre & Dance Department is performing the infamous musical Spring Awakening. Performances are February 23, 24, and 25 at 8 p.m., and February 25 and 26 at 2 p.m. in Anderson Theatre. This musical is a coming-of-age story, following teenagers as they come to terms with their own sexualities and navigate […]

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: February 13 – 19

This week features a new exhibition at the Hillstrom Museum: Recent Sculptural Works by Nicolas Darcourt & Elizabeth Catlett, a Dance Masterclass by guest artist Marciano Silva dos Santos, as well as the Gustavus Wind Orchestra’s Home Concert and a performance in Minneapolis. Hillstrom Opening Reception: Improvised Structures: Recent Sculptural Works by Nicolas Darcourt & […]