North Central College - Naperville, IL

Majors Minors and Programs : Theatre

New musical features up-and-coming playwright, composer

New musical features up-and-coming playwright, composer

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“Lunacy” is an original, never-before-seen musical, premiering at North Central May 20-23. Created by writer Matt Boresi ’97, lecturer in theatre, and composer Jonathon Lynch, “Lunacy” is directed by Susan Craig-Olsen, lecturer in theatre. Based on the classic works of science fiction author Jules Verne, “Lunacy” is the funny, family-friendly tale of a space race that never was and features a cast of actors, ages 8 and up, from the community. To purchase tickets for any of the four evening and two matinee performances visit http://tickets.noctrl.edu.


Carin Silkaitis' theatre company featured at Steppenwolf

Carin Silkaitis' theatre company featured at Steppenwolf

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Carin Silkaitis, assistant professor of theatre and theatre program coordinator, is board president of her own theatre company, XIII Pocket Productions. In its second season, XIII Pocket was chosen to participate in Steppenwolf’s Visiting Company Initiative, which invites young and innovative companies to produce a show in Steppenwolf’s spaces. XIII Pocket and two other theaters will present their own productions in a rotating repertory for a 10-week run, from Feb. 18 to April 25, in the Merle Reskin Garage in Chicago.


Senior musical "Pippin" bursts with show-stopping songs and dance

North Central College students will present "Pippin," a hip, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale.

North Central College students will present "Pippin," a hip, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale and winner of 11 Tony Awards by Oscar-winning composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz. Four performances will be staged at 7:30 p.m. March 4, 5 and 6, and at 2 p.m. March 7 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adult and $10/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469). The story of "Pippin" takes place once upon a time, when a young prince Pippin longs to discover the secret of true happiness and fulfillment.

Kids enjoy memorable academic, athletic summer camps at North Central

Children in elementary, middle and high school can take advantage of summer camps in broadcasting, computers, theatre and sports at North Central College.

Children in elementary, middle and high school can take advantage of exciting summer camps in broadcasting, computers, theatre and various sports at North Central College.

Registration is underway for academic and athletic camps for ages 5 years and older. Camps begin in June and continue through mid-August. Visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/community-and-visitors/summer-camps-workshops to view a complete catalog or call 630-637-5560 for details.

Students write, compose, direct musical "Tell Me Truly"

North Central College students will present a four-performance run of "Tell Me Truly," an exciting, guitar-driven original musical.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

Jan. 22, 2010--North Central College students will present a four-performance run of "Tell Me Truly," an exciting, guitar-driven original musical written by senior Chad Comello and junior Taylor Martin. The play is presented by The Company, a student club with members who are passionate about theatre and want to explore new theatrical ideas.

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