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Drama Program News

Centre’s dramatic arts program highlighted in American Theatre MagazineCentre College’s Dramatic Arts Program was recently featured in an article in American Theatre Magazine highlighting the Farm Theatre College Collaboration...
DramaCentre presents “The Odd Couple, The Female Version,” Oct. 4-7Families and other Centre College and Danville community members can enjoy a night of fun and laughter at the Norton...
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The Dramatic Arts Program seeks to provide a balanced and comprehensive theatre experience for all students.

We offer classes for both majors and non-majors that provide a thorough foundation in theatrical history, theory, and literature as well as training in acting, directing, design, and technical theatre. Thus, students are prepared for graduate education and for employment in any field that values high level communication skills as well as for careers in theatre as teacher, artist, technician, or manager.

In preparation for their graduate school and/or a professional career, majors are required, as part of their senior seminar experience, to reflect upon their time in the drama program at Centre College. This reflection process involves a public “exhibition” of their four years of work within the program. Students are therefore encouraged to save the physical evidence of work (programs, photographs, models, masks, drawings, designs etc.) for this display.
 
For the student body at large, the program affords the opportunity to experience, as audience or participants, a wide range of dramatic forms selected both to educate and to entertain.

Read about the DRAMATIC ARTS program:

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Special Scholarships for Performing Arts

The Performing Arts Scholarship (drama and/or music) program recognizes talented musicians, actors, and theater technicians. Applicants compete for Performing Arts Scholarships, valued up to $5,000 per year and awarded by the drama and music programs. Students should have experience in and a commitment to further personal development in the musical or dramatic arts. Majoring in drama or music is not required. Details about the scholarship can be found on the Special Scholarships web page.
 

Your Major Took You Where?

A Sampling of Recent Centre Graduates

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POST-GRADUATE STUDY

Governor’s School for the Arts University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., int’l trade & business law)
Cincinnati Playwright’s Initiative Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (M.Phil.)
Florida Studio Theatre
Georgia Shakespeare

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