ICC in the News:: Penguin Players Opening Performance July 10

Penguin Players is a collaboration between ICC and the successful local program, the Penguin Project, the successful local program which gives individuals 10 to 21 years old with special needs the opportunity to participate in the performing arts. However, ICC’s Penguin Players program does not have an upper age limit; individuals must only be academically accepted to ICC. The…  read more

Penguin Players’ Inaugural Production Opens July 10 at ICC

A new venture by Illinois Central College is set to take flight and give students with special needs opportunities to perform on stage. The Penguin Players, a collaboration involving Illinois Central College and the Penguin Project, presents six performances of Godspell, Jr. over two weekends from July 10 to July 19 in the ICC Performing…  read more

ICC S.I.G.N. Club Hosts National Theatre of the Deaf May 9

Illinois Central College Sign Language Interpreters Growth and Networking (S.I.G.N.) Club will host two performances by the National Theatre of the Deaf on Saturday, May 9, at 6 pm, in the ICC Performing Arts Center. The National Theatre of the Deaf is based in Connecticut and has been touring the world for more than 45…  read more

Prairie Wind Ensemble Presents Final Concert of the Season May 8 at ICC

    The Prairie Wind Ensemble, in residence at Illinois Central College, will present its final concert of the season on Friday, May 8, at 7:30 pm, at the ICC Performing Arts Center, East Peoria Campus. The ensemble will feature Metamora High School tuba player and winner of the Earl Barnes Student Soloist Competition, Derek…  read more


ICC Vocal Jazz in Concert!

Join ICC Vocal Jazz for an evening of vocal jazz, a capella pop, and classics. This group of 13 talented students has been working hard to bring you an evening filled with groove, excitement, energy, and entertainment. Their selections include: “Animals/Maps” Mashup, “Summertime,” “Pure Imagination,” “Revolution,” and so many other crowd favorites! These voices will knock…  read more

ICC Presents “An Afternoon of Music with the Philharmonic Chorale”

The Philharmonic Chorale, in residence at Illinois Central College, will be completing its 90th year as a local performing group with its presentation of its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 17, at 3 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center, ICC East Peoria Campus. The Philharmonic Chorale is directed by J. Michael Morris and accompanied…  read more

ICC’s Penguin Players Offers Performance Opportunities for Individuals with Special Needs, Peer Mentors

A joint effort will result in the debut this summer of an exciting performing arts program at Illinois Central College designed to provide additional performance experience for theatre students that will also provide opportunities for students with special needs. The collaboration involves the Illinois Central College theatre program and the Penguin Project, a local program…  read more


More Than 100 Local Performers to Participate in “ICC Presents: Jim Maloof’s Legacy of Love for the Arts in Central Illinois” Event April 16 at Northwoods Community Church

More than 100 local performers, representing seven performing arts groups, will join forces and talents for a one-night only event, “ICC Presents: Jim Maloof’s Legacy of Love for the Arts in Central Illinois,” on Thursday, April 16, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm, at Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Road, Peoria (at the corner of…  read more

ICC Art Gallery Shows Featuring Watercolors, Photomontages Open March 18

A pair of exhibits opening Wednesday, March 18, will feature watercolors and photomontages in the Illinois Central College art galleries, located on the East Peoria Campus. Still Life Reflections, an exhibit of watercolors of Peggy Flora Zalucha, opens March 18, with an opening reception with the artist from noon to 2 pm, in Gallery 336B,…  read more