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|

Centre students polish singing skills at regional competition

Sharing their voices with the region, Centre College students recently participated in this year’s National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition. With the support of voice instructors Cacey Nardolillo and Marie-France Duclos, and Centre’s Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay, 11 students presented their talents to a set of judges and received feedback to improve their abilities.

By |2018-05-22T19:16:24+00:00May 8th, 2018|Music, 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|

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

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2017-18 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. With the belief that the arts have a powerful ability to galvanize and transform a community, the Norton Center is committed to serving as a catalyst that energizes the city and the region,

By |2018-05-23T17:07:04+00:00June 26th, 2017|News, Norton Center for the Arts, Performing Arts|

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, will arrive on Centre College’s campus on June 18 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

Centre College’s Larry Bitensky resurrects the Grateful Dead

There aren’t many classes modeled after a specific rock band, but in the opinion of Larry Bitensky and the students in MUS 217, the phenomena known as the Grateful Dead makes an ideal subject for studying not only a variety of music styles but also the counterculture of the ‘60s and ‘70s. “The Grateful Dead

By |2018-06-19T14:24:26+00:00March 30th, 2017|Music, News, Performing Arts|
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