The Performing and Visual Arts at St. Olaf

Music. Theater. Dance. the Visual Arts. From the world renowned St. Olaf Christmas Festival to exhibits by visiting and campus artists to innovative theater productions and dance performances, St. Olaf offers a vibrant arts showcase, providing outstanding cultural offerings throughout the academic year. Whether appreciated live or via web streaming, there is a wealth of talent and creativity to enjoy.

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Learning to turn a love for dance into a post-graduation plan

Expression, communication, awareness. These are some of the skills that Jacob Borg '17 is learning as a dance major at St. Olaf College. It's his off-campus int ...

 

Music students bring Canadian author’s award-winning novel to life

For the last two years, St. Olaf College Professor of Music James McKeel has worked on bringing Canadian author Mark Frutkin's award-winning novel to the stage. Ne ...

 

Minnesota Public Radio profiles St. Olaf music professor

"There's a high degree of knowledge, of passion and appreciation for music in this community," St. Olaf College Assistant Professor of Music Francesca Anderegg tells Minn ...

 

St. Olaf Choir television special wins two regional Emmy awards

A television broadcast of the St. Olaf Choir's most recent performance in the 950-year-old Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway, has won two regional Emmy awards. ...

 

The Current highlights support for student rock bands at St. Olaf

"St. Olaf College has long been a front-runner in the world of choral music. However, the liberal arts college in Northfield is now also lending a hand to student rock ...

 

Three St. Olaf faculty members receive grants for new artistic works

Three St. Olaf College faculty members have received grants that will help them bring their newly created artistic works before an audience. Professor of Music Timothy ...