‘Theatre & Dance’ Category

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.

Gustavus to Bring Sweeney Todd to Anderson Theatre

The Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College brings Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street to the Anderson Theatre stage as the first production of 2017. Directed by Henry MacCarthy, and under the musical direction of Sam Grace ’11, performances will be presented at 8:00 p.m., February 17-18 […]

Dancers Pictured in Mankato Free Press

Choreographed by artist in residence McKayla Murphy, the dance was based on her creative movement sessions with children in her Movement Lab at the Mankato museum.

Anderson Theatre to Present More Light

Written by Sylvia Michels The Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College brings Bryrony Lavery’s More Light to the Anderson Theatre stage November 17—19 (8:00 p.m.) and November 20 (2:00 p.m.) Tickets are now on sale at gustavustickets.com and will also be available at the door 1 hour prior to show time. Inspired […]

It’s August in Minnesota: It’s 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, choreographers, dancers, actors and theatre enthusiasts from around the […]

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 […]