Tag: Macalester Theater and Dance Department

Arts

Students explore definitions of “home” in mainstage production

This weekend and next, the new Theater and Dance Building will inaugurate its new mainstage, the Macalester Theater, with “Letters|Home,” a student and staff-developed dance theater piece that makes use of every aspect of the new, flexible performance space. The show explores the idea of “home” by drawing upon St. Paul’s history as well as…

“The Clean House” Review
Arts

“The Clean House” Review

To put on a show is an exercise in world-building and empathy and The Clean House, performed this past weekend on Macalester’s Mainstage, has both in spades. Written by Sarah Ruhl, The Clean House tells the story of four women as they navigate their experiences living up to the expectations set by their partners, parents…