As the lights went dim, the stage light shot through the darkness to illuminate a figure in a gleaming floral gown with a silver flute winking in the light. On stage was Carol Wincenc, the Grammy-nominated and critically acclaimed American flutist.
After months of virtual performances and viewings, the Staller Center is now opening its doors to patrons. When the venue initially closed in 2020, Staller Center staff worked quickly to ensure that patrons would still be able to enjoy the arts.
The plan follows the guidance of New York State and State University of New York Administration guidelines and aims to protect the health and safety of returning students and workers while creating a “transparent” process for a phased return.
COVID-19 is disrupting life as we know it and Inkles wanted people to know that The Staller Center for the Arts is committed to doing their part for the common goal, which is keeping everyone safe and healthy.
Throughout the last four years in college, my peers and I have expended great effort and focus in our academic pursuits. All because we had our eyes set on the moments that should lie just ahead of the spring of our senior year.