‘Theatre & Dance’ Category

MENDACITY, Rob Ward '14 & Comfort Dolo '14 

Gusties Light Up Minnesota Fringe Festival

For most Minnesotans, summer means family vacation, time at the lake or in the Boundary Waters, a slower pace, and some time to themselves. For others, as July rolls into August, it means Minnesota’s Fringe Festival and their lives go from wild to crazy. Playwrights, directors, actors and theatre enthusiasts from around the country will […]

Hannah Enright '15 (Photography by Annie Galloway '15) 

Ruhl’s In the Next Room Opens in Anderson Thursday

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus presents its final main stage performance of the year, Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room, May 14-16 at 8:00 p.m. and May 17 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets for the Anderson Theatre production are available online at gustavustickets.com. In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play has been […]


Gustavus Black Box to Present ctrl

ctrl: the key in the lower corners of modern keyboards to be used as a “control” key, to give commands or, in conjunction with other keys, to execute complex commands and increase the power of the keyboard. With it the operator can be more or less “in control.” On February 27 – March 1, four […]

The Importance of Being Earnest at Anderson Theatre 

Gustavus presents The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious Persons

Story by Hailey Donae Moen The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present its hilarious gender-twisted take on the Oscar Wilde classic The Importance of Being Earnest. Directed by Amy Seham, performances will be held in Anderson Theatre on February 19, 20, 21 at 8:00 p.m. with a matinee […]


Christmas in Christ Chapel Live Stream Attracts Thousands

As is tradition, Gustavus Adolphus College packed Christ Chapel for five services in three days as part of the College’s 42nd annual Christmas in Christ Chapel, “Tender Rose, Starry Night”. For the first time this year, the College produced a live stream of the Saturday evening service so that alumni and friends of the College all […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel, 2013 

Gustavus to Live Stream Christmas in Christ Chapel for First Time

For the first time in the 42-year history of the event, Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual holiday tradition at Gustavus Adolphus College, will be live streamed to the public on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 6. Heroic Productions, which annually provides audio, video, and lighting solutions for both Christmas in Christ Chapel and the […]

The Gustavus Choir, Gregory Aune, conductor 

Gustavus Choir Invited to Sing at Nordic-American Breakfast

Director Gregory Aune and the Gustavus Choir have been invited to sing at the 30th Annual Nordic-American Thanksgiving Breakfast at the DoubleTree Hotel (7800 Normandale Blvd.) in Bloomington, Minn. on Tuesday, November 25, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Tickets are available online at www.sonsofnorway.com or by calling 612-821-4640. Sponsored annually by the Sons of Norway, the Nordic-American […]

Busy Weekend as Theatre/Dance Hosts Theatre Gallery

The Department of Theatre/Dance’s big fall weekend is ahead as it hosts its annual Theatre Gallery in the Schaefer Fine Arts Center. As with each of the Theatre Galleries, this weekend includes a variety of performances and showcase opportunities for student creation, direction and performance. The Gallery includes a series of four shows in the […]


Gustavus’ Anderson Theatre Opens Season with Angels in America

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minn., opens its 2014/2015 season with Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: Part One: Millennium Approaches, October 30 – November 2, 2014, at the Anderson Theatre. One of the most important plays of the last 100 years, Angels in America explores such themes […]


Artist Series Brings Fringe Festival’s CIRCULATE to Gustavus

One of 2014’s most popular Minnesota Fringe Festival performances, CIRCULATE, is coming to Gustavus as part of the Gustavus Artist Series on September 28. CIRCULATE, written and co-directed by Gusties Renee Guittar ’12, Sarah Jabar ’10 and Benjamin Kolis ’12, and listed as one of the top 10 highest attended shows of the 2014 Festival, […]