Daniel Madoff stands in a rigid pose on the Decio Mainstage Theatre stage as the spotlight rises. The dancer contorts his body in a series of complex phrases that have become synonymous with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Since opening its doors in September 2004, the Browning Cinema has gone well beyond typical movie-house fare to become both an entertainment and educational hub for Notre Dame and the surrounding community.
Moviegoing at Notre Dame has come a long way from the simple projector-and-screen setup in Washington Hall that first served the campus community through a formal “Concert and Lecture series” and casual Saturday afternoon matinees beginning more than a century ago.
It takes the sound of a spoon bouncing off the restaurant table top before Gus Zuehlke realizes he has been pounding his fist into the laminate. “Well,” he says, a bit embarrassed, “I guess you can tell I’m pretty passionate about this.” This is Uganda.
Ahmad Kamal introduces Lucie Brigham to the students in Room 207 of DeBartolo Hall as “the woman who got Ted Turner to give the United Nations a billion dollars.”
A new campus center taps deeper into undergraduates’ intellectual potential.
When Thompson arrived on campus in the summer of 2007, the University made a commitment not only to showcase some of the world’s top performing artists but also to help them cultivate new works to bring to the DPAC’s five stages.
Notre Dame offers a new high-tech home for language study.
Peter Holland spread his blanket in front of the Golden Dome. The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival was in full swing.