Archive for Al Behrends
Al Behrends is the Director of Fine Arts Programs at Gustavus and has served the College in that capacity since 1986 following work with the Office of Admission and Alumni Affairs. Al is a jazz/swing bassist and a member of The Echoes and Rabbit Road ensembles and plays for the vocal jazz octet The Riverlights. He has served on the boards of the Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council (founding member), the Mankato Children's Chorus and was founder and managing director of The Minnesota Valley Sommarfest.
The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to present the finishing act of its 2012-13 season with Machinal, a groundbreaking American Expressionist play by Sophie Treadwell, directed by Amy Seham. Performances of Machinal will be presented in Anderson Theatre May 9-11 at 8 p.m. and May 12 at 2 p.m.
The Gustavus Dance Company will present its 25th Anniversary Concert on March 22-24 on the stage of Anderson Theatre. The concert features the choreography of faculty members Melissa Rolnick, Sarah Hauss, and Jennifer Glaws, alumnus Philip Flickinger '01, guest artist Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner, and the student works of junior Mallory Waytashek and senior Hollie Edlund.
The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will present two concurrent exhibitions -- How Things Are: Paintings by Ann Martin, and The Eight, the Ashcan School, and the American Scene in the Hillstrom Collection -- from Monday, Feb. 25 through April 21.
The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present the comedy of errors that is Nikolai Gogol’s Government Inspector. Directed by Henry MacCarthy, this production will be presented in Anderson Theatre on February 21 - 23 at 8 p.m. and February 24 at 2 p.m.
Three special events are planned during the month of January in conjunction with the Hena Uŋkiksuyapi: In Commemoration of the Dakota Mass Execution of 1862 exhibition which is currently on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art
The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C., will continue its long history of presenting free public performances when it appears at Christ Chapel on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.
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 MacCarthy.
The Department of Theatre and Dance and the Chaplain’s Office at Gustavus Adolphus College, in collaboration with the student organization Queers and Allies, will present a staged reading of Academy Award-winner Dustin Lance Black’s new documentary play 8 on Sunday, October 14 on the Gustavus campus. Featuring a stellar cast of students, faculty, staff, and alumni of [...]
“Come Colorful See,” the Nobel Conference 48 Concert, will be presented at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 in Christ Chapel. The concert will feature the work of pianist Yumiko Oshima-Ryan, images by Dave Ryan, the poetry of Joyce Sutphen, and dance choreographed by Melissa Rolnick and dancer Jane Chung ’13.