Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay to perform Easter oratorio, April 13

Centre College’s Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay will perform the Easter oratorio “Thy Will Be Done” with 90 classical musicians from the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra, 120 members of the Lexington Singers and 14 featured international opera soloists in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. Now

Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble exhibit celebrates Centre’s bicentennial

The upper-level Curating Centre art history course has put together an exhibition titled Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble, celebrating Centre College’s bicentennial through artifacts that are not typically seen around campus. The exhibit will be on display in the AEGON Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center until March 29. Assistant Professor of

Kentucky author Silas House visits Centre as Humana/Doherty library speaker

Acclaimed Kentucky author and activist Silas House will, once again, serve as Centre College’s Humana/Doherty Library Series guest speaker. House will read from his work during a convocation on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Weisiger Theater. Immediately following the event, House will be available for a book signing in the foyer of the Norton

Patricia Joan Stafford: A remembrance

Patricia Joan Stafford, 88, died Jan. 27, 2019, in Medina, Ohio. A Michigan native with two degrees in music, she was a longtime resident of Danville. She endowed the Stafford Memorial Fund at the Norton Center for the Arts in memory of her late husband, Jack, after his untimely death in 1980.  "The Norton Center

By |2019-02-04T21:23:19+00:00February 4th, 2019|News, Norton Center for the Arts, Performing Arts|

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|

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2018­‐2019 Performing Arts Season

The Norton Center for the Arts is proud to welcome audiences to a new season of incredible performing arts at Centre College. The world class venue will once again offer a season of variety, entertainment and culture, where you can choose your own personalized subscription series from performances across both Newlin Hall

By |2018-06-18T19:46:20+00:00June 18th, 2018|News, Norton Center for the 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

Centre to host personal reflections of war convocations and events

Centre College’s Doherty Library and Norton Center for the Arts will host a series of programs titled Personal Reflections of War, Feb. 8-9. The events are part of the Norton Center’s Exploring Conflict: An Artististic Perspective series.  The program combines classical music, fiction and poetry that each reflect on stories of the human condition and

By |2018-05-31T19:50:58+00:00February 8th, 2018|Convocation, Events, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Norton Center for the Arts receives 2017 Governor’s Awards in the Arts

Kentucky’s Governor Matt Bevin recently awarded Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts with the Community Arts Award, as part of the 2017 Governor’s Awards in the Arts. Executive Director of the Norton Center Steve Hoffman attended the awards ceremony in Frankfort on Feb. 2. “There is great pride for our team that the Norton

By |2018-06-01T14:57:31+00:00February 5th, 2018|News, Norton Center for the Arts|
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