Weis Center Ranked Third Among 25 Most Amazing Performing Arts Centers

LEWISBURG – The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University is one of many gems in Bucknell’s arts scene crown, and now it’s officially “amazing.”

BestValueSchools has ranked the Weis Center third on its list of 25 Most Amazing University Performing Arts Centers.

“Many centers contain multiple theaters, classrooms, and recital halls that enhance a student’s performing arts education and offer students and the public access to a variety of exceptional events,” writes BestValueSchools.

The top 25 were chosen “for their enduring commitment to arts education as well as their desire to provide exceptional arts programming to the public.”

“We’re humbled and deeply honored to be recognized on a national level,” said Kathryn Maguet, executive director of the Weis Center. “Over the last few years the Weis Center staff has been working very hard to improve and expand the scope of our programs. And we’ve only just begun!”

The Weis Center offers more than 30 professional performances each year, including world music, jazz, blues, bluegrass, modern dance, classical and a Family Discovery Series.

For more information about the Weis Center, contact Lisa Leighton, marketing and outreach director, at 570-577-3727 or by email at lisa.le ighton@bucknell.edu.