In December, students take advantage of life-changing study abroad opportunities.
Jan. 24, 2011—North Central College’s trimester format offers students a break from regular classes between Thanksgiving and the new year. During December—or D-Term—students can take advantage of North Central’s study abroad opportunities.
North Central College students stage and direct “Forever Plaid,” a toe-tapping musical homage to the harmonic guy groups from the 1950s on May 26-29.
May 2, 2011—North Central College will stage “Forever Plaid,” an affectionate, toe-tapping musical homage to the harmonic guy groups from the 1950s. Senior theatre major Angie Snodgrass of Naperville will direct this Stuart Ross musical comedy on May 26-29 as part of the College’s Student Director Series.
Tommy Rivera-Vega ’11 has landed the part of Rum Tum Tugger in a professional production of “Cats” opening Nov. 21 in Chicago’s Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre.
North Central College senior Tommy Rivera-Vega has landed the key part of Rum Tum Tugger in a professional production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats” in the award-winning Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at Chicago’s No Exit Café. The show runs Nov. 21-Jan. 2.
When North Central College double cast the role of Christine in "The Phantom of the Opera," nobody could have guessed a third actress would save the day.
Reflections by Brian Lynch, director of “The Phantom of the Opera”
An event happened this weekend with “The Phantom of the Opera” that needs to be shared. It’s a human interest story that reflects so beautifully on one very talented young lady and her willingness to help a fellow performer when she was down. That young lady is junior Lauren Smith.
The most ever student-researchers from North Central College—32—were accepted to attend the National Conference for Undergraduate Research in April. "This is impressive because we’ve never had this many students apply and it really reflects a changing culture here, a true culture of inquiry,” says Perry Hamalis, director of the Office of Academic Opportunities and assistant professor of religious studies.
Kristin has been dancing since she was 10. When she came to North Central, she wanted to major in psychology—but she also wanted to continue dancing. “The dance minor allowed me to do that," she says.
But Kristin did much more than simply maintain her skills here—she also achieved new technical milestones, performed for large audiences and formed lasting friendships within North Central’s tight–knit dance community.
Seniors Rachel Mitchell, Vicki Pula, Kristin Arredia and Kelly Carew—creators of the student-run and directed Cardinal Dance Company—will perform with the 70-member student group for the last time at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 30, in Pfeiffer Hall. Cardinal Dance Company is a performance-based group and was created for all levels of dancers. Admission is free.
Photo, from left: Rachel Mitchell, Kelly Carew, Vicki Pula