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  • Karrick navigated cancer through music, inspires future teachers

    Karrick navigated cancer through music, inspires future teachers

    Sept. 30, 2021 - Brant Karrick, Director of Bands, was recently featured on WCPO 9's "Positively Cincinnati" covering his recent health odyssey. Karrick was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma and MDS and was forced into a new world of chemo and treatments. Through the process he leaned on music to both comfort him and build him up, composing new pieces throughout his treatments[...]


  • Fierstein’s “Torch Song” Kicks Off NKU’s Theatre & Dance season

    Fierstein’s “Torch Song” Kicks Off NKU’s Theatre & Dance season

    Sept. 28, 2021 - SOTA presents Harvey Fierstein’s "Torch Song" as the start of their 21/22 Theatre + Dance academic season. “Torch Song” will run Sept. 29-Oct. 9, 2021 at NKU’s Stauss Theatre[...]


  • 21/22 Theatre & Dance Tickets Now on Sale!

    21/22 Theatre & Dance Tickets Now on Sale!

    Sept. 7, 2021 - Tickets for the 2021-2022 Theatre & Dance season are now on sale! Visit nku.edu/sotatickets for more information or contact the Box Office at (859) 572-5464 or boxoffice@nku.edu [...]


  • Innovation: Animation Across Colleges

    Innovation: Animation Across Colleges

    July 9, 2021 - By leveraging the expertise across NKU, the university has built an engaging Animation curriculum that will prepare students for exciting careers where they can bring new worlds and characters to life through animation [...]


  • Visual Arts alum to sculpt Cincinnati's first statue of a named female

    Visual Arts alum to sculpt Cincinnati's first statue of a named female

    June 22, 2021 - The sculpture of Marian Spencer is the city's first of a named female, and one of the co-sculptors is Gina Erardi. She honed her sculpting skills in college at Northern Kentucky University and became Tom Tsuchyia's apprentice. Together, they created the statue of Marian Spencer [...]


  • Virtual Dance Concert Features New Works by Guest Artists

    Virtual Dance Concert Features New Works by Guest Artists

    June 2, 2021 - NKU's School of the Arts will be streaming Dance '21, a dance concert highlighting new works by guest artists, faculty, and students. Eleven dynamic dances will add up to an evening of concert pieces that highlight various genres of dance. The production will be available to watch for free online. The production is directed by the artistic team of Teresa VanDenend Sorge, Dee Anne Bryll and Sylvia Chervus [...]


  • Opera Parody "Gallantry" Now Streaming

    Opera Parody "Gallantry" Now Streaming

    May 28, 2021 - "Gallantry," a one-act opera parody of soap opera, will be available to view for free on NKU SOTA's YouTube channel through June 30, 2021. "Gallantry" is a one-act opera parody of soap opera. It is, in essence, a "soap opera" opera. A surgeon is in love with a nurse engaged to the patient for whom the surgeon is to perform an emergency appendectomy. The opera includes sung commercial interruptions between scenes, staying true to early TV live, in-studio commercials [...]


  • Dark Comedy “Gruesome Playground Injuries” streams through May 25

    Dark Comedy “Gruesome Playground Injuries” streams through May 25

    May 21, 2021 - Rajiv Joseph's dark comedy "Gruesome Playground Injuries" is available on-demand May 21-25, 2021. Two childhood friends, Doug and Kayleen, intersect at the most bizarre intervals. These scar-crossed lovers meet at different times of their lives, brought together by injury, heartbreak, and their self-destructive tendencies [...]


  • Musical Journey "Fugitive Songs" streaming May 6-9

    May 5, 2021 - "Fugitive Songs" by award-winning writers Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen, will be available on-demand through ShowTix4U May 6-9, 2021. “Fugitive Songs” consists of 19 songs and takes the viewer on a journey across America in the form of a song cycle. The writers describe the show as "part musical, part hootenanny," blending traditional folk music with contemporary pop and gospel. The overarching theme in the show is the urge to run away[...]


  • "Falling and Loving" now streaming through June 30

    May 3, 2021 - Charles Mee's "Falling and Loving" will be available on-demand through June 30, 2021. “Falling and Loving” is written in the form of poetry and does not follow a traditional plot, as it resembles a modern art piece. The production consists of a collection of monologues and duet scenes which explore the themes of falling into and out of love. The play depicts the beauty and ugliness of life through various, relatable life situations. There are very sweet moments and very ugly moments in this show[...]

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