The Norton Center For The Arts pursues personal engagements with its constituents and presents artists that surpass typical expectations in an effort to form a long-term trust among the institution, the College and its patrons.
The Center’s reach extends far beyond the campus and Danville, as each year more than 5,000 elementary, middle, and high school students enjoy matinees of main stage performances at discounted rates. Centre College students and residents of the surrounding area also benefit from Norton Center activities by participating in lectures, seminars, master classes, and symposia surrounding various programs.
PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT & EDUCATION
Great performances are often just the beginning of a lifelong connection to the creativity that crosses our stages each season. At the Norton Center, we provide opportunities for our audience to deepen its connection to the arts in many ways. In addition to Creative Conversations and Gatherings, the Norton Center offers Panel Discussions, a yearly Notes from the Faculty Series, and numerous workshops and masterclasses. Look for these opportunities and more on individual performance pages each season.
K-12 STUDENT ENGAGEMENT & OPPORTUNITIES
These performances and offerings serve to aid educators in introducing students to the variety of arts forms at the Norton Center each season. With each high quality, professional program, the Norton Center aims to engage, entertain, and educate our region’s youth while meeting teachers’ specific educational needs. As always, we look forward to sharing a successful season of professional performance for young audiences with you.