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Kang installing pieces in an exhibition she curated titled, “In Regards to Nostalgia”

New director of galleries and outreach to provide new perspective on art to NKU

Learn more about Sso-Rha Kang, the new director of galleries and outreach
Andrea Turner, Contributor November 22, 2021

Director of Galleries and Outreach Sso-Rha Kang strives to bring a new approach on how students on campus view local art and the art of radical thinking. She specifically intends to bring to light artists...

Co-presidents Allison Detmer, Shelby Lillie and general members Ben Lambert and Rachel Rivera drawing on the white board during a meeting.

Organization helps Disney fans find a place of community on campus

Read more about the Disney Club at Northern Kentucky University
Emily Sisk, Contributor November 17, 2021

Laughter and creativity run wild on Wednesday evenings in Norse Commons room 140. Nostalgic Disney music echoes throughout the walls, and students race to the white board to participate in Disney-themed...

From Kasey Weinfurtner’s piece titled “Woman”

Emerging Choreographer’s Showcase produced by NKU students

The showcase gives students the chance to learn about stage management, stage design and choreography
Kathy DuBois, Contributor November 16, 2021

The dramatic start of this year’s Emerging Choreographer’s Showcase (ECS) happened Monday evening. The ECS is a student-produced and student-led showcase that gives NKU students the chance to learn...

Company in “No Good Can Come From Bad.”

‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ opens in the Corbett Theatre

The musical opened this weekend at the Corbett Theatre in the SOTA Building
Braden White, Arts & Life Editor November 14, 2021

Figure out “whodunit” in “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” a Tony Award-winning best musical, that is set to entertain and interact with audience members this weekend and next weekend in the Corbett...

VIDEO: Teaching Kitchen at NKU

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor November 11, 2021

On Thursday, Nov. 4, NKU Dining Services hosted a class called Teaching Kitchen. Learn more about the monthly class designed to help students and faculty with cooking techniques and educate them on various...

VIDEO: NKU SOTA welcomes Broadway legend

Kyle Kruthoffer, Isaiah Owsley, and Justice Lowe November 5, 2021

Jason Danieley, a Broadway legend, has come to Northern Kentucky University and is currently directing the SOTA performances for The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Danieley is a recipient of the Helen Hayes Award,...

The exterior of the School of the Arts building on the campus of NKU.

Center Stage Players helps SOTA Theatre and Dance students prepare for a career in the arts

Read more about the student organization that helps SOTA students gain experience in their field
Braden White, Arts & Life Editor October 30, 2021

Since the start of the fall semester, NKU’s theatre and dance department has had to make some adjustments in order to put on live performances again safely. For many students studying theatre, this has...

Students shopping around the many racks of costumes outside Corbett Theatre at SOTA.

SOTA hosts Costume Extravaganza Sale

Braden White, Arts & Life Editor October 26, 2021

Tuesday afternoon, NKU’s SOTA hosted their Costume Sale Extravaganza, where items from the costume shop were sold to help raise money for Norse Offstage, a student organization that sets out to provide...

A graphic of upcoming shows and musicals for SOTA.

How SOTA decides the mainstage season

How the School of the Arts at NKU chooses which plays and musicals will be performed
Lily Taylor, Contributor October 21, 2021

Every year the School of the Arts (SOTA) announces its theater line-up. This year, the first show in the season was “Torch Song,” which ran from Sept. 29-Oct. 9 and was directed by Michael Hatton....

SOTA building at NKU.

SOTA faculty and students reflect on the state of the pandemic

What SOTA faculty and students have to say about vaccine mandates, more
Autumn A. Howard, Reporter October 6, 2021

Some faculty and students from the School of the Arts (SOTA) have a lot to say about the COVID-19 vaccine and how essential it is to feel safe and healthy on campus at Northern Kentucky University.  Marc...

Jayvon Shack plays Arnold in NKU SOTAs mainstage play Torch Song.

‘I’ve never seen ‘Torch Song’ be done with a Black man as the lead,’ SOTA student describes his experience in mainstage play

Braden White, Arts & Life Editor October 3, 2021

Jayvon Shack, senior Bachelor of Fine Arts acting major, is excited to be on stage for his first-ever mainstage SOTA theatre show “Torch Song.”  “Torch Song,” a Tony Award-winning play, is...

“Torch Song,” A Tony Award-winning play, is set to open this Wednesday in the Strauss Theatre located in the School of the Arts building.

‘Torch Song’ set to open tonight in the Strauss Theatre

'Torch Song' is the first mainstage show to open at SOTA since early 2020.
Braden White, Arts & Life Editor September 29, 2021

“Torch Song,” A Tony Award-winning play, is set to open this Wednesday in the Strauss Theatre located in the School of the Arts building. It is the first mainstage show to open at SOTA since early...

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