Centre joins community effort to provide masks for local healthcare workers

As part of a Danville–Boyle County community effort, the Centre College program in dramatic arts is utilizing resources from its costume shop to support the local health community. With the help of a basic sewing machine, faculty and staff members can make masks from a pattern provided by the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center (EMRMC).

By |2020-03-27T14:52:38-04:00March 27th, 2020|Drama, News|

DramaCentre presents “An Evening of Ives: six short comic plays by David Ives,” Sept. 25-28

As part of Centre College’s Family Weekend, DramaCentre presents “An Evening of Ives: six short comic plays by David Ives.” The show opens Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. and continues through Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 5 p.m. in Weisiger Theatre in the College’s Norton Center for the Arts. The plays were

By |2019-09-25T20:14:28-04:00September 25th, 2019|Drama, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

‘John Proctor is the Villain’ receives wide acclaim

John Proctor is the Villain, a new play by Kimberly Belflower that premiered at Centre College in November 2018, is enjoying wide acclaim across the nation. Centre students and faculty were directly involved in the evolution of the play as part of The Farm Theatre College Collaboration Project. The play recently received a standing ovation

By |2019-09-11T14:27:17-04:00September 11th, 2019|Academics, Drama, News|

Olivia Wilkinson ’21 and Sullivan Blackburn ’20 perform on New York City Stage

Two Centre College students, Olivia Wilkinson ’21 (Memphis, Tennessee) and Sullivan Blackburn ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky), recently took the stage in Kimberly Belflower’s John Proctor is the Villain in The Alchemical Studios in New York City. The performance, on June 3rd,  was part of The Farm Theater’s College Collaboration Project, a program that allows for students

By |2019-06-28T18:19:14-04:00June 28th, 2019|Academics, Drama, News, Pre-M.B.A.|

What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

Zach Throne ’16 to debut first feature film

Zach Throne ’16, a dramatic arts and politics graduate, is gearing up for the debut of his first feature film, "Cadia: The World Within." Throne is serving as co-executive producer for the film that stars Corbin Bernsen, best known for his roles in "Psych," "L.A. Law," and "Major League," and James Phelps, the actor who

By |2019-05-13T18:01:01-04:00May 7th, 2019|Alumni, Drama, News, Politics|

DramaCentre to present James and the Giant Peach, April 17-20

For their spring production, Centre College’s DramaCentre proudly presents “James and the Giant Peach,” by Roald Dahl and directed by Professor of Dramatic Arts Patrick Kagan-Moore. The play opens on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. and runs through Saturday, April 20 in Weisiger Theatre in the Norton Center for the Arts. “James and the Giant Peach”

By |2019-04-16T18:11:15-04:00April 16th, 2019|Academics, Drama, News|

STUDENT BLOG: Olivia Wilkinson ’21 takes Centre stage at London’s Rose Bruford College

This is a weekly installment in a series of blog posts submitted by a team of Centre College students studying away or abroad throughout the spring semester. Learn more about Centre’s nation-leading study abroad program, a guarantee of the Centre Commitment.  Shakespeare's Globe (pictured with Hannah Johnson ’21) A sophomore from Memphis, Tennessee, Olivia Wilkinson's passion

By |2019-02-26T15:25:54-05:00February 26th, 2019|Academics, Drama, Music, News, Politics, Study Abroad|

Remembering Mildred “Mimi” Nolte McClellan Krebs

Mimi McClellan Krebs, 96, died Feb. 5, 2019, at her home in Marblehead, Mass. She was an accomplished pianist and composer whose works were performed at Centre College during the 1970s and 1980s, when she lived in Danville. Throughout her life, wherever she landed, Mimi McClellan Krebs made music. “I liked Mimi’s extravagant 10-minute piano

By |2019-02-25T17:58:40-05:00February 25th, 2019|Drama, Music, News, Religion, Uncategorized|

The film Rust Creek to receive premiere on campus of fictional heroine

Described by one critic as a “slow-burn survival thriller that defies expectations,” the film “Rust Creek” will have its Danville-area premiere on the campus where some of the footage was shot and that is home to its lead character, Sawyer Scott. The 7 p.m. screening will take place Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Valhkamp Theater in

By |2019-02-15T14:11:29-05:00February 15th, 2019|Campus, Drama, Events, News, Performing Arts|
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