Archive for 2012

Dance Opens 25th Anniversary Celebration with Shared Space Concert

(Story by Tram Bui ’14) The Gustavus Department of Theater and Dance will present Shared Space….Connections in Space, a student-directed dance concert on December 6-8 in Gustavus’s Kresge Dance Studio. This concert ushers in the 25th anniversary of the Gustavus Dance Company, and will be led and directed by seniors Katherine Arndt, Hollie Edlund, Rachel […]

Anderson Theatre Opens New Season with Will Eno’s Behold the Coach, In a Blazer, Uninsured

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to open its 2012-2013 season with the contemporary dark comedy Behold the Coach, In a Blazer, Uninsured (and Other Good Intentions), a collection of five short plays written by Will Eno and directed by Henry McCarthy. Performances of Behold the Coach will be […]

Gustavus to Stage Reading of Dustin Lance Black’s Documentary 8

The Department of Theatre and Dance and the Chaplain’s Office at Gustavus Adolphus College, in collaboration with Queers and Allies, will present a staged reading of Academy Award-winner Dustin Lance Black’s new documentary play 8 on October 14 on the Gustavus campus. Featuring a stellar cast of students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the College, […]

…a glimpse into the spotlight

Poignant movements, brutally honest, creative thinking and diverse genres are a glimpse of what is coming to the Gustavus Adolphus College stage. The start of the Theatre and Dance department’s season is in full swing as plays are being cast, scenes are beginning to be read through and choreography is coming together. Nobel Chapel Performance […]

Spoleto, Italy: Two of the best weeks of my life by Rachel Johnson ’13

June 30, 2012 It is almost 11:00am and I can see the sun shining warm and bright in the sky out the window of the train station. I make a couple quick clothing adjustments and take a deep breath as I feel the adrenaline pumping through my veins. I emerge from the station with six […]

Panel Discussion Announced to Follow May 5 Performance of ORIGIN STORY

The Cast of Anderson Theatre’s ORIGIN STORY The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce a panel on gender and intersexuality following the May 5, 8:00 p.m. performance of Origin Story in the Anderson Theatre. “The Plight of Pronoun: What Origin Story Reveals bout Gender & Intersexuality” will be […]

“Origin Story” Live Action Comic Book Comes to Anderson Theatre

Dan LeFranc’s Origin Story The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present Dan LeFranc’s Origin Story in Anderson Theatre this May. Directed by Professor Cory Hinkle, this “comic book for the stage” will be presented May 3, 4, and 5 at 8:00 p.m. and May 6 at 2:00 p.m. […]

Sondheim’s Assassins Opens at Gustavus February 17

The Gustavus Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to bring one of Stephen Sondheim’s most controversial musicals, Assassins, to the Anderson Theatre stage February 17 – 26. Performances are scheduled for February 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 8:00 p.m. and February 19 and 26 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are available online at […]

Gustavus and Guthrie Theater to Offer Summer Audition Boot Camp

Gustavus students rehearse a recent play in Anderson Theatre. The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter have announced that they are partnering to offer a unique and intensive summer Theater Audition Boot Camp, June 24-30, 2012. Aimed at bridging the gap between high school and college for students who are […]

J-Term Provides Long Days for Anderson Theatre Production

The more than 50 members of the cast and crew involved with the Department of Theatre & Dance January Term Theatre Production project are gaining a new understanding daily of the old saying “No rest for the wicked.” For the students and staff working on the production (to be presented in Anderson Theatre, February 17 […]