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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.

Senior Rachel Gardner made her debut as Judy Burnley earlier this month.

Behind the curtain: Playing a lead role in a mainstage SOTA production

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2023

It all started in elementary school for Rachel Gardner, a fifth-year BFA musical theatre major, who began performing on stage in plays produced by her school. This was just the start of Gardner’s journey...

The fourth floor of the Fine Arts Center will be closed during the spring semester as an overhaul of the buildings HVAC system gets started.

Fine Arts Center fourth floor to be vacated this spring

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 14, 2023

An overhaul of the HVAC system in the Fine Arts Center will begin in the spring semester, resulting in the fourth floor of the building being vacated and leaving two of the building’s four floors...

Costumes for  “9 to 5: The Musical” hang in a Fine Arts Center hallway.

Costume designing for ‘9 to 5: The Musical’ is not your average 9 to 5

Holland Rajewski, Contributor November 3, 2023

The School of the Arts’ students and faculty are designing costumes to fight the patriarchy in “9 to 5: The Musical.” The process is long, collaborative and full of hard work. Their work began...

Cast members Annie Jennings, Rachel Gardner and Eleanor Bennett as the three female leads of 9 to 5: The Musical.

Inside the office of ‘9 to 5: The Musical’ at The Carnegie

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2023

It’s time to clock in and find out who the real boss is in SOTA’s first musical of their touring season, “9 to 5: The Musical,” which officially opens at The Carnegie Friday night. Based on the...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time being rehearsed in the Griffin Hall Digitorium.

No home stage, no problem for SOTA

Holland Rajewski , Contributor September 29, 2023

The School of the Art’s Dance and Theatre program is proving theater can be put on anywhere.  Due to construction in the Fine Arts Center, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”...

The Princess Plays is divided into two stories that reimgaing the famous tales of Snow White and Sleeping Beauty.

SOTA offers fairy tales for all with new show “The Princess Plays”

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor March 24, 2023

SOTA’s theatre program is back in action Friday with the opening of “The Princess Plays,” a musical spin on classic princess stories “Snow White and the Dancing Dwarves” and “Sleeping Beauty:...

Twelfth Night is set in Europe in the 1950s.

Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is coming to the Stauss Theatre

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2023

Sounds of live music, sights of European architecture and costume pieces from the 1950s are just a few things audience members will see when the lights go up in the Stauss Theatre for Shakespeare’s...

The perennial playwright: Exploring the inescapability of Shakespeare

The perennial playwright: Exploring the inescapability of Shakespeare

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor February 16, 2023

Traces of William Shakespeare are everywhere. His works have been adapted into countless Hollywood films, his portrait and likeness continue to be a profitable brand, his literature is still taught in...

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.

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