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The Norton Center employs ten full-time staff from various professional disciplines, including technical production, patron services, engagement, marketing and administration.

In addition, the Center is the largest employer of Centre College students on campus, with over 150 students serving as part-time box office associates, event managers, ushers, valet drivers, concessions sales and arts administration staff.

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Steven A. Hoffman


Steve Hoffman has curated, produced and presented cross-genre multi-disciplinary programs, events and seasons for nearly 30 years. Since 2010, he has served as Executive Director of Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts, where he is responsible for its oversight, management and programming.

Highlights include producing the Japanese Winter Plum Festival and Kentucky Bluegrass Week (in Yamaguchi, Japan), curating The Wright Angle: William Wesley Peters, Frank Lloyd Wright and the Norton Center, producing and commissioning EAT: A Literary and Photography Installation, scores of campus and community engagement activities with professional artists including Yo-Yo Ma, Bobby McFerrin, Ben Vereen, Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer and Sphinx Virtuosi, and his involvement with the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate and Debate Festival.

Previously, Steve served as President and CEO of the National Steinbeck Center, in Monterey County, California – an international cultural institution and museum with a mission focused on the life, works and philosophies of John Steinbeck. Before that, he spent eleven years as the founding CEO of the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he led the multi-disciplinary cultural institution’s Kirby Science Discovery Center and Omnimax-type theater, seven-gallery Visual Arts Center, and Husby Performing Arts Center with its 1,900- and 300-seat theaters.


Milton C. Moreland


Ellen Goldey

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College

Norton Center for the Arts

Jennifer Broadwater

Director of Marketing and Development

Megan de Araujo

Associate Technical Director

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Jessica Durham

Patron Services Manager

Michael Lavin

Technical Director

Addie Osborne

Marketing and Media Coordinator

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Raven Shelton

Creative Marketing Manager

Nina Story

Senior Administrative Assistant

Crystal Viray

Box Office and Data Coordinator

Scott Messer

Director of Facilities Management

Stefani Walls


Cheri Pike

Facilities Staff

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