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Important Changes to Spring 2022 Productions

NKU SOTA will be postponing its remaining spring 2022 productions by one week as a precaution for the campus and community due to recent COVID cases fueled by the Omicron variant. This includes the regional premiere of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, moved to Feb. 25–March 6, 2022; the 20th Anniversary of the YES Festival of new plays, moved to April 7-17, 2022; and Dance '22 will run April 22-24, 2022. Tickets for each production will be available about one month prior to their respective openings. Patrons can purchase tickets and view up-to-date information at nku.edu/tickets. Please contact the SOTA Box Office at (859) 572-5464 or email at boxoffice@nku.edu with any questions or concerns.

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  • SOTA Postpones Dates for Remaining Theatre & Dance Season

    SOTA Postpones Dates for Remaining Theatre & Dance Season

    Jan. 7, 2022 - NKU SOTA will be postponing its remaining spring 2022 productions by one week as a precaution for the campus and community due to recent COVID cases. Tickets for each production will be available about one month prior to their respective openings [...]


  • SOTA Hosts Winter Dance Intensive in January

    SOTA Hosts Winter Dance Intensive in January

    Nov. 17, 2021 - NKU's School of the Arts announces the launch of the inaugural Winter Dance Intensive, a three-day pre-professional Dance Institute for Artists in the Making from Jan. 15-17, 2022. The registration deadline is Jan. 1 and is limited to 30 participants [...]


  • NKU presents interactive whodunit musical ‘Mystery of Edwin Drood’

    NKU presents interactive whodunit musical ‘Mystery of Edwin Drood’

    Nov. 2, 2021 - The School of the Arts continues its 21/22 Theatre & Dance season with "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" by Rupert Holmes, running from Nov. 12-21, 2021 at NKU's Corbett Theatre [...]

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Auditions & Scholarships

Ma Rainey

Direct Your Future

NKU's School of the Arts Theatre + Dance Program relies on intensive student involvement both inside and outside the classroom. Our staff, resources, and facilities serve the developing artist. At the program’s center is a vital balance of process and production giving each student opportunities to stretch boundaries and discover new possibilities.

Auditions & Scholarships

theatre student scholarships

Approximately 25 percent of theatre majors receive scholarships. Both the Theatre + Dance Program and the University have a variety of scholarship awards for qualified students.

Audition Dates

  • Friday, Nov. 19, 2021
  • Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021
  • Friday, March 18, 2022
  • Saturday, March 19, 2022
  • BFA Audition Information

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    Study Abroad

    study abroad

    Explore London & Italy

    Each year, more and more NKU undergraduates, graduate students, student teachers, and faculty are getting involved in studying, interning, working, and volunteering abroad.

    Please select an option below to learn more about available programs.

    Note that all programs listed are approved by the Office of Education Abroad. If you'd like to propose a program that is not listed here, please contact Anne Perry to discuss the approval process.

    London

    Curtain Call: British Theater in Action (CCSA)

    London

    From Shakespeare to the 21st Century: 400 Years of Popular London Theater (CCSA)

    London

    Theater on Location: Classic to Contemporary (London, UK) (CCSA)

    Italy

    ART 491/ THEA 375: Decorative Painting for the Designer & Artist (Italy) (KIIS)

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    Contact Us

    Theatre + Dance Office

    Northern Kentucky University
    Fine Arts Center 205
    Nunn Drive
    Highland Heights, KY 41099
    theatre@nku.edu | (859) 572-6362

    Theatre + Dance Program Head

    Michael Hatton
    FA 205A
    hattonm@nku.edu | (859) 572-6160

    Theatre + Dance Advisor

    Nicole Perrone
    FA 214
    perronen1@nku.edu | (859) 572-7764

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