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School of the Arts (SOTA)

Greatness starts with you

Who understands that art, dance, design, music, and theatre are important in relating to other disciplines? Who craves artistic classes as part of your curriculum? You're creative. You're unconventional. But you're so much more. We are your canvas, We are your stage. We are your school. NKU School of the Arts.

It's in the Numbers

with 12 majors, more than 30 specializations to study
and 15 regional arts partners, NKU's transdisciplinary School of the Arts is a powerhouse of the visual and performing arts in the Midwest.
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Latest News & Events

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    Experience the Best of Broadway with A Grand Night for Singing at NKU

    March 28, 2023 - A Grand Night for Singing features an impressive lineup of songs from some of the most popular shows in musical theater history. Running from April 14-23, 2023 at the Stauss Theatre, this Tony-nominated musical revue is a fresh take on the beloved works of Rodgers & Hammerstein [...]

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    NKU Spring BFA Senior Exhibition Opens April 13

    March 28, 2023 - The BFA senior capstone experience involves the development of a significant body of creative work, culminating in a critique and public exhibition in the NKU Galleries. The exhibit will be on display from April 13-28, 2023 [...]

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    NKU hosts exhibition showcasing Korean ceramic art

    March 1, 2023 - “Here and There: Navigating the Cultural In-Between” explores a diverse range of works from Korean ceramic artists that negotiate the complexities of bicultural identities and perspectives. Running March 6-24, 2023 at the NKU Art Galleries [...]

Your passion made profession

Whether we are producing a material or utilizing our dance classes to collaborate with therapeutic exercise in health sciences, we are on the cutting edge of transdisciplinary studies. Yes, we're hosting concerts, but we're also preparing students to produce better rock n' roll shows. We can teach you to feel comfortable in front of the camera, which could lead to dozens of careers. Here, you will dance, you will sing, and most of all, you will achieve.

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SOTA Office

Fine Arts 253
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

SOTA Director

Matthew Albritton
Fine Arts Center 253D | (859) 572-5879