DramaCentre presents John Proctor is the Villain, Nov. 7-10

In conjunction with the Farm Theater’s College Collaboration Project, DramaCentre will present the world premiere of Kimberly Belflower’s John Proctor is the Villain, a play "written with an eye to the #MeToo movement," explains Director Jennifer Goff, assistant professor of dramatic arts. "It sets out to engage in conversations around how we, as a society, react

By |2018-11-07T16:42:51+00:00November 6th, 2018|Drama, News|

Centre to host American Shakespeare Center performances, Nov. 1-2

The American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tour will perform Sophocles' "Antigone" on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Newlin Hall in Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts. This performance will be a convocation credit for students and is an open event to the Centre community. The company will also perform Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors"

By |2018-10-31T13:54:29+00:00October 31st, 2018|Drama, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Thirteenth Night: Five students nominated for Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

In February 2019, Centre College’s drama program will send five students to the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Selected from the recent production of Twelfth Night, these students will have the chance to compete with their peers across the region in Spartanburg, South Carolina, next spring semester. Together, a representative from the festival

By |2018-05-22T18:46:09+00:00May 8th, 2018|Drama, News, Performing Arts|

DramaCentre performs Twelfth Night to a vaudeville tune, April 18-21

With a vaudeville twist, Centre College’s DramaCentre presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare and directed by Jennifer Goff, assistant professor of dramatic arts, April 18-21 at 8 p.m. at Weisiger Theatre in the Norton Center for the Arts. Starting on the shores of the fictional kingdom of Illyria, the comedy centers on the twins Viola and

Dramatic arts program in beginning stages of Farm Theater project

Again this year, Centre College’s Dramatic Arts Program is in its beginning stages with The Farm Theater College Collaborating Program as they prepare for its newest play that will be featured in the coming fall. The Farm Theater program commissions emerging playwrights to pen plays about pressing social issues and collaborates with participating schools, giving

By |2018-05-31T18:46:01+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Drama, News, Performing Arts|

DramaCentre presents “Cloud 9,” Nov. 9-12

DramaCentre will bring to the Norton Center for the Arts' Weisiger Theatre stage Caryl Churchill’s “Cloud 9," a parody that shifts through time to explore the strict attitudes toward sex during the Victorian era. The performance will feature Brennen Amonett ‘19, Rachel Kent ‘18, Darcey Lees, Joseph Long, Grant Markwell ’18, Tommy McFarland ‘19 and

By |2018-05-30T19:13:43+00:00November 8th, 2017|Drama, News, Norton Center for the Arts, Performing Arts|

Centre’s dramatic arts program highlighted in American Theatre Magazine

Centre College’s Dramatic Arts Program was recently featured in an article in American Theatre Magazine highlighting the Farm Theatre College Collaboration Program that the College has been a part of since 2014. The article, “Giving new play development the college try

By |2018-05-29T15:58:57+00:00October 12th, 2017|Drama, News, Performing Arts|

DramaCentre presents "The Odd Couple, The Female Version," Oct. 4-7

Families and other Centre College and Danville community members can enjoy a night of fun and laughter at the Norton Center for the Arts when  the DramaCentre proudly presents “The Odd Couple, The Female Version” by Neil Simon, Oct. 4-7. The production is part of Centre's Family Weekend. “’The Odd Couple’ is the most important

By |2018-05-30T14:29:55+00:00October 4th, 2017|Drama, News|

Governor’s School for the Arts nurtures potential of young artists in fourth year at Centre

A total of 256 student artists, representing 100 high schools in 47 counties, are on Centre College’s campus for the 2017 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). This is the fourth year Centre has hosted GSA, a statewide education program, managed by the Kentucky Center, that brings talented rising high school sophomores and

Joshua Jerome ’15 once again takes to the stage

Joshua Jerome ’15 is an outstanding Centre College admission counselor, helping the College's admissions team recruit the incoming Class of 2021 that is set to be the largest, most geographically diverse and academically gifted class in Centre's history. Another of Jerome's talents is acting, and he's flexing those muscles again on the stage of Danville's

By |2018-05-23T17:16:31+00:00June 16th, 2017|Admission, Drama, News|
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