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merce cunninghamMerce Cunningham Tribute: Film Screening and Performance

Friday, April 3, 2020
6 p.m. Doors Open
6:40 p.m. Centralia Ballet Academy performs a dance tribute to Merce
7 p.m. Screening of Cunningham (90 minutes)
Corbet Theatre, Centralia College
General admission $10 

Merce Cunningham (1919-2009)

Mercier Philip “Merce” Cunningham was an American dancer and choreographer who was at the forefront of American modern dance for more than 50 years. He was born and raised in Centralia. In 1939, Cunningham moved to New York and danced as a soloist for six years before becoming a teacher at Black Mountain College, an experimental arts college. While on tenure at Black Mountain, Merce formed the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Over his career, he choreographed more than 200 dances and 800 site-specific works.

 

More Upcoming Events

Foundation Night at the Olympic Club

Tuesday, March 24
5 p.m.-close
McMenamin’s Olympic Club, Centralia

Grab some friends and join us at the Olympic Club! Half of proceeds go toward scholarships at the Centralia College Foundation.

Capstone Day

Friday, June 5
1-3:30 p.m.
Centralia College TransAlta Commons

See our students' hard work in the form of inventions, presentations, and posters. The Centralia College Foundation provides up to $10,000 each year to support student Capstone projects.

First Ever Alumni Gala

Thursday, June 11
5:30 p.m.
Centralia College TransAlta Commons

Our first ever Alumni Gala featuring the 2020 Distinguished Alumnus. Additional emails forthcoming. Special discounts available to members of the Centralia College Alumni Association.