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UMN dance students rehearse Assimilation, a piece choreographed by Nakeema King in collaboration with cast artists.

Review: “Rising” by UMN dance students

by Maddie Robinson
Published February 26, 2024
The concert was a beautiful presentation of contemporary dance by young artists.
F---ing A opens Friday and runs until March 2 in the Rarig Center’s Stoll Thrust Theatre.

UMN theatre tackles bodily autonomy in upcoming play

by Maddie Robinson
Published February 19, 2024
The show opens Friday and runs until March 2 in the Rarig Center’s Stoll Thrust Theatre.
The Mother is running Saturday and Sunday in the Rarig Centers Nolte Xperimental Theatre.

UMN students present original rock musical ‘The Mother’

by Maddie Robinson
Published February 14, 2024
The show is a collaborative project between University theatre faculty and students and will run Saturday and Sunday.
The State Theatre on July 28, 2023.

A brief history of drag in Minneapolis

by Sarah Horner
Published August 3, 2023

Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova did a live recording of their podcast “The Bald and the Beautiful” July 28 at State Theatre in Minneapolis.  After competing side by side on season seven...

The theater company read the play at Waldmann Brewery in St. Paul.

UMN alum-founded theater company reads original play

by Cole Bursch
Published May 1, 2023
St. Paul’s Bad Mouth Theatre Company read “Nebraska,” a stirring play about a troubled Midwestern family, on April 24.
Actors used facial expressions and immense physicality to portray the meaning of the Old English dialogue. Photo taken by Dan Norman.

UMN actors deliver sublime performances in ‘Shakesperience’

by Cole Bursch
Published April 5, 2023
The BFA acting class of 2025 brings “Cymbeline” and “Pericles” to the stage.
The Amateurs follows a theater troupe attempting to outrun the bubonic plague while coping with their own personal traumas.

UMN theatre’s ‘The Amateurs’ finds humanity amid disease

by Maddie Robinson
Published April 5, 2023
The production, which ran March 17-26, compared the bubonic plague, the AIDS epidemic and COVID-19.
The Joffrey Ballet opened with Serenade at Northrop on March 25 and 26. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Mann.

Northrop hosts Joffrey Ballet after years of delays

by Saija Maki-Waller
Published March 29, 2023
Third time’s the charm for the ballet, which successfully performed new pieces this weekend after two previous delays.
The festival served as a food drive, with admission being two canned goods.

Woodbury 10 Theatre celebrates 8th Annual Short Film Festival

by Joshua Badroos
Published March 27, 2023
The festival highlighted Twin Cities-based filmmakers.
Photo courtesy of Vy Nguyen.

UMN dance department presents ‘MOVES!’

by Saija Maki-Waller
Published February 23, 2023
University of Minnesota students and staff will perform original choreography for the dance department’s spring concert this weekend.

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