‘Theatre & Dance’ Category

Anderson Theatre 2016-17 Season Includes Rob Gardner as King Lear

Written by Micah J Maatman The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce an exciting season of new works and forever friends. The 2016-17 schedule features cutting-edge contemporary theatre, student playwrights, award-winning choreography, and the return of Emeritus Professor, Robert Gardner, in the title role of King Lear! The […]

Gustavus Dance Company Presents Next Best Steps

Press Release written by Callie Fischer ’17 The faculty of the Gustavus Dance Program and students of the Gustavus Dance Company are proud to present the 2016 spring dance concert, Next Best Steps, a compelling show featuring the work of faculty, guest artist and selected student choreographers. Performances are set for May 13 – 14 […]

TU Dance Set for April 29 Dance at Anderson Theatre

The Gustavus Artist Series and the Department of Theatre/Dance are pleased to bring TU Dance, the Saint Paul, Minnesota-based dance company, to the campus for a public performance on Friday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. at Anderson Theatre. Funded through the Gustavus Artist Series, this visit by TU Dance includes a three-day residency by the […]

The Department of Theatre and Dance Commemorates Autism Awareness Month on Stage

“The play’s the thing. Wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king.” – William Shakespeare Some disabilities are not visible to the human eye. April is Autism Awareness Month. What better way to celebrate its conclusion than with an evening of theatre steeped in magical realism with friends, family and significant others? DeSENSORized takes you […]

Endgame & Other Short Plays by Samuel Beckett Set for Anderson Theatre

For its final main-stage theatre production of the year, the Department of Theatre/Dance at Gustavus will present Samuel Beckett’s absurdist comedy Endgame and six other Beckett short works. Directed by Amy Seham, performances of the seven works will be presented at 8:00 p.m. April 14-16, and 2:00 p.m. April 17 in Anderson Theatre.  Tickets are […]

Gustavus Delivers a New Shakespeare with LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST: THE MUSICAL

By Amanda Downs ’17 At the mid-point of its 2015-16 season, the Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota, is excited to present one of the latest works from the award-winning team of Alex Timbers and Michael Friedman (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) to the Anderson Theatre audience: Love’s Labour’s […]

Gustavus Dance Presents Kinetic Tapestry in Anderson Theatre

Press Release written by: Sarah Vanyo This December, members of The Gustavus Dance Company and other student dancers will perform the annual Choreographers’ Gallery, Kinetic Tapestry, a collaboration of innovative and aesthetic movement choreographed entirely by students. The student choreographers, chosen through a highly selective process for exhibiting advanced skills in creative choreographic work, will […]

Social Justice Theatre Troupe Celebrates 20 Years at Gustavus

A remarkable 20 years of original social justice theatre performances at Gustavus Adolphus College will be celebrated November 20-22 as the student social justice theatre troupe, I Am, We Are, hosts a weekend of events to commemorate this amazing achievement. Current and past members of I Am, We Are will join on the Gustavus campus […]

Gustavus Brings Argonautika to Anderson Theatre

To embark on its new season, the Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is bringing the ages-old voyage of Jason and the Golden Fleece to the Anderson Theatre stage with Mary Zimmerman’s Argonautika. From its first telling by Apollonius of Rhodes more than 2000 years ago, the voyage of Jason and the […]

Dolo Preps for Final Week of Guthrie’s Mockingbird

With an additional week of performances added to the Guthrie Theater’s production of To Kill A Mockingbird,”Comfort Dolo ’14 will have another week of working on Minnesota’s most well-known stage. And Dolo, a theatre/dance major from Gustavus, is happy to extend her first show at the Guthrie. Performances of Mockingbird will continue through October 25. […]