‘Theatre & Dance’ Category

Theatre and Dance “Mini-Festival” Nearly Sold Out for this Weekend

The Gustavus Department of Theatre and Dance proudly presents a trio of shows December 8-10 in a "fringe festival" style.

Rolnick receives grant for work with movement and older adults

Dance professor Melissa Rolnick has been awarded the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council Professional Mid-Career Artist Grant for her MEISA practice.

Weekend Arts Preview: Jazz, James DeVoll, and “Our Country’s Good”

Gustavus Jazz Ensemble It’s a big weekend of performances on campus where audiences will have the opportunity to choose between several great events including a Gustavus production of Our Country’s Good, faculty member James DeVoll’s performance of the Poulenc Sonata for Flute and Piano, and an afternoon of jazz. Our Country’s Good Friday, November 17 and Saturday, […]

The power of theatre: from Rikers Island to Gustavus

The Gustavus Theatre fall show, "Our Country's Good" opens November 19 and includes a visit by special guest and New York playwright, Robert Galinsky.

Alumni dancers return to campus to perform homecoming showcase

"Encore: An Alumni Dance Recital" at 2:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall is part of the Homecoming celebration on Saturday and features several alumni dancers returning to campus to perform.

Patrick Scully presents Walt Whitman in an intimate theatre-going experience

The Gustavus Adolphus College Theatre and Dance Departments is proud to host Patrick Scully’s Leaves of Grass – Illuminated  for an intimate showing at 7:30 p.m. on September 16 in Kresge Dance Studio.

A Gustie Guide to the 2017 Fringe Festival

Catch several theater and dance Gusties in action August 3-13 at the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival!

The Tragedy of King Lear Features Emeritus Professor Rob Gardner in Title Role

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance will present William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of King Lear in Anderson Theatre May 6-7 and 12-14. Legendary Gustavus theatre professor emeritus Rob Gardner returns to Gustavus to reprise the iconic role of King Lear.Tickets go on sale Friday, April 21, at gustavustickets.com. They will also be available in the Anderson Theatre lobby one hour before show times. Shows on May 6, 12, and 13 begin at 7:30 p.m. and May 7 and 14 shows begin at 2 p.m.

Dance Performances Today in the Hillstrom Museum of Art in conjunction with Made in U.S.A.: Rosenquist/Ruscha Exhibit

In conjunction with the Hillstrom Museum of Art’s current exhibition Made in U.S.A. (on view through April 23, 2017), a dance program titled The Culture of Movement, will be presented in the Museum on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. and again from 7:30 to 8:00 p.m. All performances are free and open to the public.

Tickets Now Available for Spring Dance Concert

Between Heaven and Earth is the dance concert being presented March 17-19 in Anderson Theater by the Gustavus Department of Theater and Dance. The concert will feature a diverse set of choreography including that of Dr. Kemal Nance, and works from student and faculty choreographers. Tickets are on sale now.