North Central College Fine & Performing Arts

Campus Map

Directions to campus should take you to the corner of Benton and Brainard. Please use the map below to find performance venues.  (Printable PDF)

Wentz Concert Hall and Fine Arts Center (#31), 171 E. Chicago Avenue. This cultural and architectural jewel features Wentz Concert Hall, a spectacular 605-seat auditorium with world-class acoustics.

The Bartley and Maricela Madden Theatre (#31), a versatile 150-seat black box experimental theatre adjacent to Wentz Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Avenue.

Meiley-Swallow Hall (#14), 31 S. Ellsworth Street. Renovated and modernized in 2007, the former Grace Evangelical Church features a 240-seat theatre with a thrust stage for musical and theatre productions.

Pfeiffer Hall (#15), 310 E. Benton Avenue. Theatrical productions, recitals, choral and instrumental performances are hosted throughout the year at this historic west suburban magnet for the arts. Built in 1926, it features a 1,057-seat auditorium with main-floor seating for 588 and balcony seating for 469.

Koten Chapel in Kiekhofer Hall (#4), 329 E. School Street. This distinctive chapel built in 1913 today incorporates modern technologies for lighting and acoustics along with seating for 150.

Smith Hall in Old Main (#10), 30 N. Brainard Street.

Art galleries include the new Schoenherr Art Gallery in the Wentz Concert Hall and Fine Arts Center (#31); the Gallery at Meiley-Swallow Hall (#14); and the Gallery at Oesterle Library (#6), 320 E. School Street.