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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....

Four dancers rehearse in a parking garage.

How does SOTA operate during a pandemic?

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...

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
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...

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
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...

Dancers with dance coordinator and assistant professor of dance Tracey Bonner.

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...

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