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Dancers perform Aimi Matsui’s choreographed piece “This is Me.”

Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase lights up Greaves Concert Hall

Emily Sisk, News Editor November 22, 2022

A packed Greaves Concert Hall was brought to life on Monday, Nov. 21 as NKU’s Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase captured the stage.  Audiences were entranced by the 10 pieces that came to fruition...

VIDEO: String Area Recital

Greaves Concert Hall resounded with music on Wednesday, Nov. 2 during the String Area Recital, featuring the School of the Art's guitar ensemble and a small chamber strings ensemble.

Students shopping around the many racks of costumes outside Corbett Theatre at SOTA.

SOTA hosts Costume Extravaganza Sale

Braden White, Arts & Life Editor October 26, 2021

Tuesday afternoon, NKU’s SOTA hosted their Costume Sale Extravaganza, where items from the costume shop were sold to help raise money for Norse Offstage, a student organization that sets out to provide...

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. 
“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...

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...

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...

Two SOTA professors nominated for Grammys

Two SOTA professors nominated for Grammys

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor January 24, 2020
Two faculty members of NKU’s School of the Arts will have their names read aloud on music’s biggest night. Kurt Sander and Jason Vest both received Grammy nominations for their work on two different projects.
The preparations behind “Reel Encounters” is different than what the orchestra students typically do to prepare.

NKU Philharmonic to bring multimedia to life

Taylor Leach, Reporter December 4, 2018

What’s the most important part of a movie? To the musicians of the NKU Philharmonic, it’s the score, and with their first multimedia excursions show they hope to show their audience why. By holding...

Isaiah Reaves edited and revised Color of the Leaves for four years.

‘Color of the Leaves’: Student overcomes adversity through playwriting

Josh Kelly, Contributor November 7, 2017

When sophomore Isaiah Reaves first started writing “Color of the Leaves,” he wrote out of hobby; he was completely blind to the impact it would eventually have on his readers. “Color of the Leaves”...

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress discusses how women look at themselves and at how other people look at them as a woman.

Henry series production tackles themes of femininity and identity

Maria Dossett, Contributor October 12, 2017

NKU prides itself in being a university that provides students with plenty of experience in their field before they venture out into “the real world” and pursue their career. Tucked away on the first...

Kayla Upthegrove tinkers on her saxophone.

Improv and energy: Jazz students at NKU

Erinn Sweet, Contributor September 13, 2017

Entering a small recording studio on the third-floor of the SOTA building, Eric Snyder, a third-year musician double majoring in jazz studies and music technology--the latter being a new major offered...

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