The Northerner

SOTA Stream keeps the music flowing despite campus closure

SOTA Stream keeps the music flowing despite campus closure

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 28, 2020

In the midst of social distancing, SOTA faculty and staff began brainstorming ways to encourage others to stay creative. In addition to virtual open mics and virtual coffee hours, SOTA Stream, an ongoing collection of videos showcasing the deep talent throughout SOTA was launched according to Rick Endr...

SOTA: All events, including mainstages and Henry shows, canceled

SOTA: All events, including mainstages and Henry shows, canceled

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

March 19, 2020

NKU’s School of the Arts has canceled all mainstage shows, according to an official statement by the department. All art exhibitions and concerts by the music department are also canceled. Student-run plays in the Henry Konstantinow Theatre were canceled last Friday. 

Spring Theatre Preview

Spring Theatre Preview

Northerner Staff

February 19, 2020

The theatre is meant to be a reflection of society. Good theater makes us laugh, cry or shout—but above all, it makes us think about the world we live in. NKU's School of the Arts comes together to put on different shows each semester, whether the shows are on the main stage or in the completely...

Henry play ’26 Pebbles’ reflects on Sandy Hook

Henry play ’26 Pebbles’ reflects on Sandy Hook

Andrea Rinck, Contributor

February 19, 2020

“26 Pebbles,” a play about the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting, will run in the Henry Konstantinow Theater from Feb. 24 - 26. On Dec. 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. Lanza shot and killed 20 first graders and six adult staff mem...

‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ sets sail in the Corbett Theatre

‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ sets sail in the Corbett Theatre

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 19, 2020

Dancing, comedy and forbidden love can be found on the H.M.S. Pinafore, which drops anchor in the Corbett Theatre on Feb. 21.  “H.M.S. Pinafore” is an operetta written by Arthur Sullivan and W.S. Gilbert in 1878, and one of the biggest influences on the musical theatre of today, according...

“Mamma Mia!” comes to NKU’s Corbett Theatre

“Mamma Mia!” comes to NKU’s Corbett Theatre

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

February 19, 2020

Here we go again—NKU’s School of the Arts is performing the hit musical “Mamma Mia!” this spring. With the rights recently released to the public, it may seem like “Mamma Mia!” is dominating the theatre world, but fans of the musical and movie aren’t complaining.  The show, based on the discography of ‘70s...

SOTA’s ‘Buried Child’ reflects on death of American life

SOTA’s ‘Buried Child’ reflects on death of American life

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 19, 2020

“Buried Child,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning three-act play that reflects on the death of the American dream, is the oddest play of the season, according to junior BFA acting major Trevor Browning. “It’s totally unlike anything they’re doing this semester,” Browning said. “It’s bookended b...

Dance ‘20: Looking at the world differently

Dance ‘20: Looking at the world differently

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

February 18, 2020

Racism, sexism and abuse are just a few topics students will be bringing to the stage in Dance ‘20. The School of the Arts’ (SOTA) annual dance concert will be held on March 6-7 in the Corbett Theatre. The concert will feature the works of faculty, guest artists and nationally-renowned choreogra...

‘Eurydice’ puts new spin on old tale

‘Eurydice’ puts new spin on old tale

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 10, 2020

How difficult is it to write music so beautiful that it could open the gates of hell? Ask Matthew Nassida, director of the Henry Konstantinow Theatre’s latest play “Eurydice.”

Women’s choir to perform at Kentucky Music Educators Association

Women’s choir to perform at Kentucky Music Educators Association

Aaron Magee, Contributor

February 6, 2020

This weekend, the NKU Women’s Choir will perform at the 62nd annual Kentucky Music Education Association (KMEA) conference.

SOTA Senior Exhibition brings mummy, marketplace to campus

SOTA Senior Exhibition brings mummy, marketplace to campus

Alyssa Weber, Reporter

December 13, 2019

One of the only places where you could view a mummy and a marketplace under the same roof resided in SOTA this week. 

Emerging Choreographers Showcase supports the artistic growth of women

Emerging Choreographers Showcase supports the artistic growth of women

Alyssa Weber, Reporter

November 19, 2019

NKU’s dance program holds an Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase every year to spotlight student talent. This year the ECS will be entirely produced and choreographed by female students.  When BFA dance coordinator and assistant professor of dance Tracey Bonner began teaching at the School of the A...

The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.
Campus Arts