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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 gustavustickets.com […]

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.) […]