‘Theatre & Dance’ Category

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.

Healing Waters: Lydia Francis ‘11 Talks Christmas in Christ Chapel and Teaching as an Alum

The alumna has created scenic designs for Christmas in Christ Chapel for five years, and will return to the classroom this spring.

Adaptability: Theatre and Dance Students Hold Online Performances

The Gustavus Department of Theatre and Dance will host a series of virtual performances this weekend.