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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 […]

Kimberly Braun ’11 Performing with the Iowa Theatre Artists Company in “A Southern Exposure” in Amana, Iowa

Saint Peter, MN— Theatre Honors Alum Kimberly Braun ’11 is performing this month with the Iowa Theatre Artists Company in Amana, Iowa. Braun is playing the role of Callie Belle Hurt in “A Southern Exposure” by Kelley Kingston-Strayer. The performances of “A Southern Exposure” are November 11 through 27. Fridays at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 […]

Gustavus Presents Choreographers’ Gallery This Weekend

The Gustavus Choreographers’ Gallery, Photography by Stan Waldhauser The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present the innovative, unique and eclectic Choreographers’ Gallery, November 17-20. This production is directed by Melissa Rolnick and features the work of six talented student choreographers as well as Minneapolis choreographer, Jennifer Glaws. Performances […]

MacCarthy Directs Opera Omaha’s Hansel & Gretel

Director Henry MacCarthy When Opera Omaha opens its new orchestration and production of Englebert Humperdinck’s grand opera, Hansel and Gretel, on November 11, 12, and 13 at the Rose Theater in Omaha, Nebraska, Gustavus Assistant Professor of Theatre/Dance Henry MacCarthy will be directing the performances. This classic opera is based on the 19th-century German fairy […]

Performance Added for Five Times God

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present the Ethan Bjelland ’12 translation of Swedish playwright Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s Five Times God. Three performances of Bjelland’s senior honors project in translation and direction in the Black Box (November 11 & 12 at 7:00 p.m. and 13 at 2:00 p.m.) […]

The Art of Collaboration

The Devising Theatre Workshop is an explorative and creative process for the 7 students involved as we strive through the fall semester to write, produce, and perform a full-length play by December 9th. Every Tuesday and Thursday we meet with Professor Cory Hinkle and discuss what we believe the play should include or if a […]

On Ego Opens Anderson Theatre Season

Is there a “You” inside of you? Anderson Theatre’s ON EGO Anderson Theatre’s ON EGO The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College, in conjunction with the 2011 Nobel Conference, The Brain and Being Human, will present Mick Gordon and Paul Broks’ On Ego, on the Anderson Theatre stage October 4, 7, 8 […]

Recent Gustavus graduate, Brian Evans becomes distinguished performer in the Twin Cities Dance Community

Saint Peter, MN— This September, Brian Evans, a 2007 Gustavus Adolphus College graduate, received the renowned Sage Award for “Outstanding Performer.” The Sage Awards are designed to recognize outstanding dance achievement in Minnesota. Evans has been a member of the Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater Company since he graduated from Gustavus four years ago. Evans […]

Shakepeare’s R&J

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!!! Shakespeare’s R&J adapted by Joe Calarco Directed by Henry MacCarthy October 28-30 – 8:00pm October 31 – 2:00pm Anderson Theatre In this electrifying adaptation, four men embody the characters of Shakespeare’s timeless love story. “A stunning, pulse-raising exorcism of almost primal intensity…comes close to setting the house on fire” Chicago Sun Times. […]