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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...

JeShaun Jackson wears a yellow shirt with a black romper over it. Hes carrying theatre playbills and smiling.

Theatre student welcomed pandemic as opportunity for self discovery

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor October 27, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic started in March, junior musical theatre major Je’Shaun Jackson believed that it was the best thing to happen for him as a performing artist. Despite the circumstances being...

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...

Some cast members rehearsing a scene in 26 Pebbles.

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...

Newton in Shrek performing Big Bright Beautiful World. Newton performed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

‘Big Fish’ lead explores where NKU path takes him

Natalie Hamren, News Editor October 4, 2018

When Collin Newton was a kid, his grandfather told him he caught a leprechaun under a bridge near his house and that the leprechaun had to give him a gold coin to be set free. His grandfather would pull...

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