The Northerner

How does SOTA operate during a pandemic?

Four dancers rehearse in a parking garage.

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor

September 23, 2020

NKU’s School of the Arts (SOTA) has decided to utilize digital media as an alternative method to typical live performances, open art galleries and music/vocal lessons in order to ensure a safe, socially distant fall semester for its students, faculty, staff and other patrons.  SOTA department h...

From the perspective of Dr. Kimberly Lazzeri

In 2019, the music department performed Menotti’s “The Old Maid and the Thief”

Dr. Kimberly Lazzeri, Associate Professor of Voice

May 8, 2020

As musicians, we rely upon togetherness.  We sing together, play together, listen together, breathe together, and even tune together so that we are completely in sync with one another. And what’s more, we rely upon togetherness with our audiences—the bond that is formed between human beings all ...

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

The sailors of HMS Pinafore gather around their captain in a number.

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...

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