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Buried Child, Mamma Mia! moved to next year

Buried Child, Mamma Mia! moved to next year
The shows were previously canceled by SOTA faculty
April 3, 2020
The School of the Arts announced Friday that the previously canceled mainstage productions “Buried Child” and “Mamma Mia!” will now be performed next school year.

SOTA Stream keeps the music flowing despite campus closure

SOTA Stream keeps the music flowing despite campus closure
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...

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

SOTA: All events, including mainstages and Henry shows, canceled
Tickets can be exchanged by contacting SOTA's box office
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
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...

Henry play ’26 Pebbles’ reflects on Sandy Hook

Some cast members rehearsing a scene in 26 Pebbles.
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...

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

The sailors of HMS Pinafore gather around their captain in a number.
The legendary comic opera comes to NKU for the first time
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...

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

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

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

SOTA’s ‘Buried Child’ reflects on death of American life
The Pulitzer Prize winning play heads to the Stauss Theatre
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...

Dance ‘20: Looking at the world differently

Dance ‘20: Looking at the world differently
SOTA’s Dance ‘20 aims to provoke thought in audiences
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...

‘Eurydice’ puts new spin on old tale

A rehearsal of
The newest Henry play brings a Greek myth into the modern era
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

The NKU Women's Choir, led by Katie Barton.
NKU performs at the conference for the first time in over a decade
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
The Senior Exhibition concluded December 12
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. 
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