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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 28, 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.
Lucas Erickson founded On Stage and visited an environmental sciences class on Feb. 8 to discuss environmental issues in “Mlima’s Tale.”

Outreach program brings local theater to UMN students

by Cole Bursch
Published February 20, 2023
On Stage, a UMN alum-founded nonprofit, hopes to draw in a younger audience to local live theater performances.
The University Opera Theatre rehearses for their performance of Suor Angelica & Il Tabarro, Wednesday, Nov. 9.

UMN Opera Theatre presents ‘Suor Angelica & Il Tabarro’

by Sophia Zimmerman
Published November 17, 2022

The University Opera Theatre will present “Suor Angelica & Il Tabarro” by Italian composer Giacomo Puccini this weekend. The opera will run at Ted Mann Concert Hall from Thursday, Nov. 17, to Sunday,...

Courtesy of UMTAD.

UMN theater students present “Silent Sky” at Rarig Center

by Sophia Zimmerman
Published November 13, 2022
The female-forward production explores the role of women in STEM, among other key themes.
The Limón Dance Company will be coming to Northrop in November.

Mexican-American culture, dance take center stage at Northrop

by Griffin Jacobs
Published September 29, 2022
The Limón Dance Company is rethinking José Limón’s mid-century performances for modern audiences.
Industrial punk rock band Apocalypse Theatre performs at Patricks Cabaret on Saturday, July 16.

Patrick’s Cabaret reemerges, celebrating Twin Cities’ LGBTQ arts scene

by Maya Marchel Hoff
Published August 4, 2022
Sparked by the 50th anniversary of Twin Cities Pride, the historic Patrick’s Cabaret returns in person to showcase the roots of queer performance in the metro area.
Actors on the set of A School for Lies. Photo courtesy of Dan Norman.

“The School for Lies”: A glamorous comedy on love and authenticity

by Sarah Horner
Published April 25, 2022
In their final program, the UMN/Guthrie Theater’s Class of 2022 impressed and entertained through a series of larger-than-life performances.

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