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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…

New theater and dance building officially opens
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New theater and dance building officially opens

Last November, Macalester’s old theater and dance building was torn down after 54 years of housing plays, dance performances and classes. On Thursday, Feb. 14, 14 long, hectic months of transition came to fruition during the new building’s opening event. A crowd of around 500 students, faculty and community members filled the Janet Wallace Arts…