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,

MONEY magazine ranks Centre College #7 in nation for merit scholarship awards

Prospective college students looking for excellence and value can turn to a new ranking by MONEY magazine of institutions “that provide a top mix of quality and affordability” in terms of their merit aid. From a database of 700-plus colleges and universities, Centre College came in at #7 in the nation in the new “10

By |2019-03-13T18:09:52+00:00February 28th, 2019|Academics, Admission, Careers, News, Performing Arts, Rankings|

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+00:00February 15th, 2019|Campus, Drama, Events, News, Performing Arts|

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|

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|
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