‘Theatre & Dance’ Category

Voices Coming Together as One: Realism Plays and Student Choreography

Students Jayden Luikens '19 and Lillian Kline '22 perform a scene in "Time to Get Real." This weekend the Department of Theatre and Dance will present two unique sets of performances. The first, Time to Get Real: Selections from the Classics of Modern Drama, combines different monologues, scenes, and short plays from the realism genre […]

Careful What You Wish: Gustavus Goes “Into the Woods”

Gustavus Adolphus College’s latest theatrical production, "Into the Woods", opens October 31.

Fine Arts Guide to the Nobel Conference

The arts are everywhere at this year’s Nobel Conference September 24-25, “Climate Changed: Facing Our Future.” From dances performed on a melting ice platform to a concert combining music and poetry, attendees can experience different artistic responses to the conference theme. Several events will be livestreamed as noted.  Here’s your guide to arts events at […]

A Gustie Guide to the 2019 Fringe Festival

The Dwelling Place was written and produced by Gusties Kevin Bowen '83 and Lynn Bowen '82. Photo Illustration by Bowen Design. Minnesota Fringe Festival fans, that time of year is upon us once again! It’s going to be a jam-packed 11 days of boundary-pushing, innovative theatre and dance performances around Minneapolis. Gusties will take center […]

Title and Deed: A One-Man Show About Not Belonging Anywhere

Gustavus Adolphus College’s latest theatrical production, Title and Deed by Will Eno, opens May 17 in Anderson Theatre.

Weekend Preview: Spotlight on John Sharp, Liba Shacht, and the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra

We kick off the weekend with a special colloquium series performance featuring Chicago Symphony Orchestra principal cello John Sharp and Chicago Lyric Opera violin Liba Schacht along with pianist Esther Wang. Throughout the weekend, the Gustavus Dance Company will also be performing their final performance  titled Suspended Between the Worlds. Saturday and Sunday hold various […]

Gustavus Dance Company is “Suspended Between the Worlds”

“Suspended Between the Worlds: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert" features the work of several faculty, student, and guest choreographers, performances are April 26-28.

Five Questions with Christian DeMarais ’11

Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus Christian DeMarais ’11 took a few minutes to sit down and talk with us about acting, his recent appearance on the Netflix show, Maniac, and the influence of his liberal arts background.

College Activities Canceled on Sunday, February 24

Cancellations will affect all music, theatre, and fine arts events originally scheduled for Sunday.

Iphigenia and Other Daughters Amplifies Female Voices

Serena Schreifels '19 plays Clytemnestra in Gustavus Adolphus College's Production of Iphigenia and Other Daughters. Photo Credit: Lillian Kline, '22 Many Greek plays focus solely on male voices, and the female ones are pushed to the edges. But in Gustavus Adolphus College’s latest theatre production opening February 21, Iphigenia and Other Daughters by Ellen McLaughlin, […]