Lynn University's performing arts center is touted as one of the "25 Most Amazing University Performing Arts Centers"
Published May. 21, 2014
Lynn University’s Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, the site of the 2012 final presidential debate, is being recognized as an “amazing” center. Best Value Schools, an online publication, ranked the school as one of the “25 Most Amazing University Performing Arts Centers.”
The centers were chosen for their enduring commitment to arts education as well as their desire to provide exceptional arts programming to the public at the highest levels. Lynn was ranked number 18 on the list ahead of the University of Notre Dame (24), Georgetown University (22) and Emory University (21).
Best Value Schools says: Known as one of Palm Beach County’s premier performance centers, the Wold Performing Arts Center was dedicated in 2010. The 750-seat theater presents a number of live performances by Lynn University’s theater arts program as well as regular visiting performers. The center’s Schmidt Family Studio hosts a variety of smaller productions, and the facility was designed by renowned architect Herbert S. Newman, who based his design for the facility of the interior structure of a violin