Lecture and Arts at Lyndon

Spring 2020 Lyndon Lecture and Arts Schedule

Northern Vermont University’s Lecture and Arts Series is made possible in part by the Harriett M. Sherman Lecture Fund, the Lecture and Arts Endowment, Maret ’92 and Tad ’89 Asaro, Bourne’s Energy, and Donald P. Blake Jr. Inc.


Breathwork for Relaxation

Tuesday, March 3, 5 p.m., Rita Bole Community Room
Ashley Warwick’s popular lecture and workshop will explain the stress response and calming breathing techniques. Chairs will be available, but you may bring a blanket or meditation cushion to sit on the floor. Arrive 15 minutes early to get settled. Ashley, an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, teaches yoga studies in the exercise science department at the Lyndon campus.  

Boston Dance Theater

Thursday, March 5, 7 p.m., Alexander Twilight Theatre
Boston Dance Theater (BDT) will perform in northern Vermont for the first time, featuring works by standout contemporary choreographers. BDT believes in peaceful global cooperation and the power of the arts to help address important global issues.
General Admission $20 | Free for NVU students, faculty, and staff

Mdou Moctar Concert

Wednesday, March 18, 7 p.m., Alexander Twilight Theatre
The Niger-based songwriter and musician is known for his mastery of the Tuareg guitar and is a star in Saharan rock, which is quickly gaining popularity outside Africa.     
General Admission $20 | Free for NVU students, faculty, and staff

Evie Joy

Thursday, March 26, 8 p.m., The Hive 
Manhattan-based singer-songwriter Evie Joy gave up opera for what she calls “ukulele rap, which she plays with her ukulele named Ed and a keyboard on tours around the world.
This event is free and open to the public


Discussion on Supporting Student Success

Thursday, April 2, 11:30 a.m., Moore Community Room
Sociologist Dr. Paul Hernandez will talk on how to help at-risk students succeed through a focus on retention, persistence, and graduation. His talk is entitled “From Dropping Out to a Ph.D: Creating a Sense of Belonging for Student Success.” He is a nationally recognized leader on the subject.
This event is free and open to the public

"Carrie" The Musical

Thursday, April 23-Saturday April 25, 7:30 p.m.,Sunday, April 26, 2 p.m., Alexander Twilight Theatre
The Lyndon campus Twilight Players will present this musical adapted from Stephen King’s novel “Carrie.” The production features an awkward teenager with telekinetic powers who is bullied by her peers and dominated by her very religious mother.
This production contains adult themes. Please use discretion
Admission by donation | Free for NVU students with ID


Northeast Kingdom Community Orchestra Spring Concert

Sunday, May 10, 4 p.m., Alexander Twilight Theatre
Enjoy a range of music — classical, popular, fiddle, and more — at this performance by musicians from NVU and the broader community. Local teaching artist Jason Bergman, an instructor at NVU’s Lyndon campus, and guest artist Lou Kosma, conductor of the Vermont Philharmonic, will conduct.  
This event is free and open to the public