‘Theatre & Dance’ Category


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. […]


Nature to be Performed at Gustavus’ Linneaus Arboretum

Linnaeus Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College, in collaboration with the Gustavus Department of Theatre/Dance, presents the highly acclaimed Twin Cities outdoor show, Nature produced by TigerLion Arts on September 25-27. Nature is a professionally produced family-friendly outdoor experience like no other. An award-winning ensemble of actors brings audience members into a playful outdoor journey filled […]


New Season Set for Anderson Theatre

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce its 2015-16 season on the Anderson Theatre stage. The coming season includes works by Mary Zimmerman, Samuel Beckett, a musical adaptation of a work by William Shakespeare, the fall Choreographers’ Gallery and Spring Dance Concert, and the 20th anniversary celebration of […]


Summer’s Not Over for Guthrie’s Berdahl, Guittar and Benson

Summer hasn’t yet run out on The Music Man. Not this summer. The Guthrie Theatre has extended its run of Meredith Wilson’s time-honor classic The Music Man through August 30. Performances are scheduled daily (except for Mondays) at 7:00 p.m. on the Wurtele Thrust Stage at the Guthrie with an added 1:00 p.m. matinée on […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]