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
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"
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
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 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
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
“There is nothing more rewarding than to see my students’ eyes lighting up with the excitement of seeing the various productions presented by the Norton Center for the Arts,” said David Roberts, sixth grade science teacher at King Middle School in Mercer County. Roberts is referring to his experience with the Norton Center's Arts for
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
A new exhibit coming to Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts this fall will display the collaborative work created by two Centre faculty members. “2,000 Degrees: A Fire Odyssey,” is a three-dimensional exhibition that features hand-built ceramic sculptures by Japanese artist and Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Kensuke Yamada and glass creations by H.W.
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