‘Theatre & Dance’ Category

“The Mother Courage Project” brings innovation and creativity to the stage

The three-inch model of the set created by Nicole Meyer '20, complete with propaganda posters and figurines of the actors. Everything about this year’s Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance production of Bertolt Brecht’s war-time play Mother Courage is a little unorthodox: 10 directors, a three-inch scale model of the set, and original […]

Senior Spotlight: Annie Carlson

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Annie Carlson is from Savage, Minnesota. She is a dance and communication studies major with a film and media studies minor. After graduation, she plans to start her career and find opportunities for dance in her future. Associate Professor […]

Senior Spotlight: Amelia Untiedt

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Amelia Untiedt is a dance and sociology/anthropology major from Stillwater, Minn. She plans on finding a job after graduation. Associate Professor of Dance Melissa Rolnick had the opportunity to instruct Amelia throughout her four years at Gustavus. “Amelia burst […]

Senior Spotlight: Nicole Meyer

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community.  Nicole Meyer is a studio art and theatre honors major from St. Michael, Minn. Her job at Glacier National Park this summer has been cancelled due to the virus, so now she is hoping to land a job or […]

Senior Spotlight: Mayra Gurrola-Calderon

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Mayra Gurrola-Calderon is a theatre major from Saint Paul, Minn. After graduation, she wants to use her theatre skills to advocate for equitable access to the arts, especially for minority groups. Visiting Theatre Director Matt Trucano worked with Mayra […]

Senior Spotlight: Ryan Huxford

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Ryan Huxford is a theatre major with a minor in political science from Owatonna, Minn. After graduation, he plans on living and working in the Twin Cities area. Professor Emeritus Greg Aune and his wife Julie had the opportunity […]

Senior Spotlight: Megan Witte

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community.  Megan Witte is a dance honors major and theatre minor from Cloquet, Minn. Next fall her main job will be teaching at Shooting Stars Dance working with the performing arts company as an instructor and choreographer. Visiting Assistant Professor […]

Senior Spotlight: Jayden Luikens

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Jayden Luikens is a theatre honors major from Savage, Minn. Jayden graduated after fall semester and is currently working to expand his business creating handcrafted props while working as a manager at The Men’s Warehouse. Continuing Assistant Professor in […]

Senior Spotlight: Morgan Fuller

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Morgan Fuller is a theatre honors major from Vermillion, S.D. Continuing Assistant Professor in Theatre and Dance Larissa McConnell has worked closely with Morgan in several classes and on many shows. “Her intelligence, empathy for others, work ethic, thoughtfulness, […]

Senior Spotlight: Maddi Miller

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Maddi Miller is a dance honors major with an arts administration minor from Northfield, Minn. Next fall she will be teaching dance at a studio in Northfield while looking for jobs prior to applying to graduate school. Associate Professor […]