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VIDEO: A look into the construction inside SOTA

SOTA's has been under construction since the beginning of this semester. Find out how it is affecting students and faculty members.

Courtneys Corner is a space in the third-floor lobby of the FA Center dedicated to leaving messages for McManus.

SOTA reflects on death and legacy of faculty advisor

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 18, 2023

School of the Arts faculty advisor Courtney McManus died in her sleep the night of Nov. 12 after a months-long fight with Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), a neurodegenerative disorder. She is survived...

The renovated facility will feature updated iterations of the Patricia D. Corbett Theatre and The Henry Konstantinow Studio Theatre.

SOTA construction: A look at the long and short-term impact

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor September 8, 2023

The School of the Arts community was welcomed back to campus this fall to a restricted first floor and the occasionally perturbing ambiance of its demolition as a bulk of the Fine Arts Center’s first...

Pyramid chart of NKU faculty hierarchy

Faculty cuts in the School of the Arts

Ashlee Cobble and Emily Sisk May 2, 2023

Following NKU's budget deficit, multiple departments across campus are feeling the consequences. One of the first issues that the School of the Arts is seeing is faculty cuts. The week following spring...

Abrahams final show at NKU, The Divine Visitor,  2015.

NKU alumni Miki Abraham lands role on Broadway

Ashlee Cobble, Reporter March 22, 2023

Miki Abraham, a 2015 BFA acting graduate, made her first Broadway debut on March 13. In the show “Shucked," Abraham is a swing for the lead role Lulu as well as the entire ensemble.  Abraham has...

Dozens of students submitted work to compete for a spot in the Juried Student Exhibition. The curated gallery will run through Feb. 16.

Juried Student Exhibition: The hands in the gallery

Ashlee Cobble, Contributor February 12, 2023

NKU’s annual Juried Student Exhibition is on display from Jan. 26 to Feb. 16. The show prioritizes this event and even gives out prize money to selected winners. The exhibition is curated by Ian Hersko,...

VIDEO: Old Wine in New Bottles

On Thursday, Dec. 1, the School of the Arts Concert Band and the Symphonic Winds Ensemble joined in Greaves Concert Hall for Old Wine in New Bottles, which showcased new and innovative arrangements of...

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...

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