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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...

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 Corbett Theater, which is currently uneven due to the shale movement; however, due to the “Peter and the Starcatcher” set, the stage was obscured.

A deeper look into future construction within the Fine Arts Center

Jenna Fryer, Contributor December 13, 2022

Construction has taken place all across NKU’s campus, from the MEP Bridge to areas around Loch Norse being renovated this past semester. Starting as soon as the spring of 2023, the Fine Arts Center will...

Some of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” cast after the last showing on Friday.

Starting from the left is The Criminologist (Trace Maloney), Janet Weiss (Sarah Rhodes), Transylvanian (Max Morgan), and Transylvanian (Kimberly Legal).

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” was back this fall with four shows

Jenna Fryer, Contributor October 16, 2022

In accordance with the Halloween season, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” was back on Oct. 7 in the Corbett Theater at NKU. This show was the fifth annual fundraiser for The Henry Konstantinow Studio...

The sign of the Corbett Theatre.

‘The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical’ is set to strike the Corbett Theater later this month

Braden White, Arts & Life Editor February 6, 2022

The regional premiere of “The Lighting Thief: The Percy Jackson musical,” is set to open in the Corbett Theater from Feb. 25-March 6, 2022. “The Lighting Thief: The Percy Jackson musical,” tells...

Company in “No Good Can Come From Bad.”

‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ opens in the Corbett Theatre

Braden White, Arts & Life Editor November 14, 2021

Figure out “whodunit” in “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” a Tony Award-winning best musical, that is set to entertain and interact with audience members this weekend and next weekend in the Corbett...

“Torch Song,” A Tony Award-winning play, is set to open this Wednesday in the Strauss Theatre located in the School of the Arts building.

‘Torch Song’ set to open tonight in the Strauss Theatre

Braden White, Arts & Life Editor September 29, 2021

“Torch Song,” A Tony Award-winning play, is set to open this Wednesday in the Strauss Theatre located in the School of the Arts building. It is the first mainstage show to open at SOTA since early...

Alyssa Taylor standing wearing a purple shirt smiling at the camera.

A conversation with junior theatre major Alyssa Taylor

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor May 3, 2021

What is your year/major? Junior, marketing and theatre double major.  What were your thoughts last spring when the university first closed?  I think my first thoughts when it first started happening...

A girl in a red dress sitting on the stage floor with dancers behind her in the shadows.

A conversation with junior musical theatre BFA Arianna Catalano

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor May 3, 2021

Last year over spring break, junior musical theatre BFA major Arianna Catalano was visiting New York with her mom to take some dance classes and watch a few Broadway performances. Little did she know,...

A woman in a yellow shirt and black face mask marks the scene standing next to a man in a brown shirt.

A conversation with senior BFA major Jackson Hurt

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor May 2, 2021

Senior theatre BFA major Jackson Hurt didn’t always want to be a performer, but he said there was a moment on stage during his first show that made him realize he was at home. When he entered college,...

JeShaun Jackson wears a yellow shirt with a black romper over it. Hes carrying theatre playbills and smiling.

Theatre student welcomed pandemic as opportunity for self discovery

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor October 27, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic started in March, junior musical theatre major Je’Shaun Jackson believed that it was the best thing to happen for him as a performing artist. Despite the circumstances being...

Kaitlin Minniefield sits on a chair in front of an NKU sign. Shes wearing a white shirt with black dress pants. Her hands are crossed on her lap.

2020 hasn’t stopped these students

Northerner Staff October 27, 2020

Now that the semester is in full swing, we wanted to highlight students who are making the most of their classes, organizations or hobbies during a pandemic.  Many students’ summers and semesters...

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