‘Theatre & Dance’ Category

Senior Spotlight: Katie Rhoten

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Katie Rhoten is a Dance and Psychological Science major with Honors from Eau Claire, Wis. She plans to take a gap year and work with children in some capacity during that time. She then hopes to attend graduate school […]

Senior Spotlight: Jordan Johnson

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Jordan Johnson is a Theatre Honors major with Classics and English minors from Minneapolis, Minn. She plans to pursue a career as an actress post-graduation. Associate Professor of Classical Studies Matthew Panciera has worked with Jordan in many classes […]

Three Sisters Explores Life and Yearning for a Purpose

Annie Lind '23 (left) and Jordan Johnson '21 (right) play two of the titular Three Sisters. The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College presents Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, a new version by Sarah Ruhl. Shot as a filmed stage production, the production will be available to stream May 8 at 7 […]

Senior Spotlight: Sam Tonjes

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Sam Tonjes is a Dance and Exercise Physiology major from Eden Prairie, Minn. After graduation, she plans to coach gymnastics, choreograph floor routines, and teach dance. Senior Continuing Instructor of Dance Sue Gunness has worked with Sam in numerous […]

Senior Spotlight: Sandesh Sukhram

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Sandesh Sukhram is a History and Theatre double major with a classical languages minor from Bloomington, Minn. Associate Professor of History, Environmental Studies, and Japanese Studies David Obermiller has had Sandesh in several classes throughout their years at Gustavus. […]

Senior Spotlight: Martha Scherschligt

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Martha Scherschligt is a theatre major from Plymouth, Minn. She plans to continue nannying post-graduation until she finds a theatre-related job. Professor of Theatre Amy Seham has directed Martha in multiple productions, most recently in the upcoming spring production […]

Amid Pandemic, Dancers To Perform In Spring Complex

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

Senior Spotlight: Megan Morris

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Megan Morris is a theatre major with an emphasis in Costume Technology and Design from Sauk Rapids, Minn. She also has minors in Studio Art and Arts Administration. Continuing Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance Larissa McConnell has worked […]

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Available to Stream February 27-28

Sam Albright '22 (left) as Rosencrantz and Sam Peters '23 (right) as Guildenstern in "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead." Picture Credit: Ryan Weber The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance will present its production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead in a virtual format on Saturday, February 27 at 7 p.m. and Sunday […]

Making Dances Course Adapts, Creates Despite Pandemic

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