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|

Students share CentreTerm projects during exhibition

Approximately 152 Centre College students recently displayed and presented work they completed during CentreTerm with nearly 115 exhibits, giving insight into the unique topics students have the opportunity to explore during the three-week January term. “The CentreTerm Exhibition is an event on the last day of the term when students can showcase the projects they

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 |2018-11-07T16:42:51-05:00November 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 |2018-10-31T13:54:29-04:00October 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 |2018-05-22T18:46:09-04:00May 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 |2018-05-31T18:46:01-04:00February 23rd, 2018|Drama, News, Performing Arts|
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