Since its founding, the Minnesota Fringe Festival has featured the work of hundreds of Gustavus Theatre and Dance students, alumni and faculty. This year is no exception, with a number of performances by alumni and current students across the 11-day festival. And, once again this year, the department is officially represented. One of many productions in this year’s festival is Keiko Kasza’s A Mother for Choco (& other Mother Stories), a Kid’s Fringe piece developed by Professor of Theatre and Dance Amy Seham and Anne Sawyer-Aitch, in collaboration with a cast of student performers.
The Gustavus Department of Theatre & Dance will be celebrating this continuing connections to the festival with a reception at the Bedlam Theatre (1501 South 6th Street, Mpls) on Saturday, August 1 at 9:00 p.m. Friends of theatre & dance are invited to join in the celebration in the fireplace room after a full-day of performances across the city. For more information and to RSVP (not necessary but appreciated), please email Andrea Gross at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The entire Fringe Festival Schedule can be found at www.fringefestival.org. The schedule of performances including Gustavus alumni on Saturday, August 1 is as follows:
1:00 p.m., The Three Bonnies by DA Dance The Ritz Theater (345 13th Avenue NE, Mpls)
4:00 p.m., Keiko Kasza’s A Mother for Choco (& other Mother Stories), by Gustavus Adolphus College Dept of Theatre and Dance The Rarig Center XPERIMENTAL SPACE (330 21st Avenue South, Mpls)
5:30 p.m., Maria, a contemporary tragedy by Christina Lein The Theatre Garage (711 Franklin Avenue, Mpls)
5:30 p.m., The Red Tureen by Doolin & Dingle The Rarig Center THRUST SPACE (330 21st Avenue South, Mpls)
7:00 p.m. Blue Ribbon Burlesque by Lili’s Burlseque Review The Rarig Center PROSCENIUM SPACE (330 21st Avenue South, Mpls)
9:00 p.m., GUSTAVUS THEATRE & DANCE RECEPTION AT THE BEDLAM THEATRE (1501 South 6th Street, Mpls 55454), join us in the back fireplace room to reconnect!
For more information or to reserve a space at Saturday evening’s reception, please email Andrea Gross at email@example.com.
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