Archive for Sara Cronk '22

Bringing the Dinosaurs Back to Life: Alumni at the Intersection of Art and Science

Most of us don’t get to say we work with dinosaurs for a living. For Gustavus art alum Tim Quady ’91, however, dinosaurs are just part of everyday life. Twenty-three years ago, he started Blue Rhino Studio, a custom design and artistic fabrication studio that does work for natural history museums around the world.  While […]

Whodunit? Gustavus Theatre Puts on Murder Mystery Radio Show

While the “Golden Age” of radio may be long past, the Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is bringing radio performance back in its fall show, The Murder Mystery Hour: A Double Bill of Radio Thrillers. This audio-based production streams online November 13 and 15. “When we were choosing what we were […]

Touch in a Pandemic: Gustavus Alum Performs in TEDxMinneapolis

Gustavus Dance Alumnus Patrick Jeffrey ’10 is part of the company of dancers from the Black Label Movement performing in the virtual TEDxMinneapolis event “Adaptation” on October 23. The piece, How Do We Touch, When Touch is Gone, was filmed in late September under strict COVID safety guidelines that allowed dancers to be in contact […]

Gustavus Theatre and Dance Embraces Online Theatre With 48-Hour Theatre Project

Over the weekend the Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College presented its “48-Hour Virtual Theatre Project.” Student directors Sam Peters ’23 and Miranda Johnsen ’21 each created a short online theatre piece in 48 hours and presented it via Zoom.  The directors were given the theme “Protest” in class Friday afternoon. They […]

Fall art exhibits to open online and in-person

While things look a little different this fall, three art exhibits are opening at Gustavus Adolphus College this week. Cancer Never Had Me: Views by Artists and Artists Who Had Cancer: Works from the Hillstrom and Shogren-Meyer Collections open September 14 in the Hillstrom Museum of Art. The Now and After, a science and science-fiction […]

Gustavus Dance Students Choreograph Alongside the Pros

This event has been cancelled. In this year’s spring dance concert, Partnering with Gravity: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert, the work of senior choreographers Amber Lange ’20 and Jack Fischer ’20 will be showcased alongside their professors and professional choreographers. The performance opens March 19 and runs through March 22 in the Rob and […]

Gustavus Hosts Jazz Jamboree and Honor Choir

The Björling Music Festival offers opportunities throughout the year for high school musicians to experience music at the collegiate level at Gustavus Adolphus College. This weekend Gustavus hosts two of the festival’s keystone events, the third annual Jazz Jamboree (March 6) and the second annual Gustavus Honor Choir (March 8-9). Other festival events throughout the […]

Gustavus Choir Embarks on Midwest Tour

The Gustavus Choir, under the direction of Dr. Brandon Dean, launches its 2020 Midwest tour on January 31.

Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble Depart for Malaysia and Singapore

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Ruth Lin and Dr. Dave Stamps, embark January 24 on a two-week tour of Malaysia and Singapore. The ensembles will perform at high profile venues such as the Shaw Foundation Stage at the Singapore Botanic Gardens and the Dewan Sri Pinang Hall in Penang, Malaysia. […]

Voices Coming Together as One: Realism Plays and Student Choreography

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 together into one show. The other, Lyric Confluence: Choreographers’ Gallery, features dance works by student choreographers. […]