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Theatre and Dance hosts Ukrainian Play Reading project for third straight year

For the third year, the NIU School of Theatre and Dance is participating in the Ukrainian Play Reading Project. On Saturday, February 24 they will host a live reading of "Bad Roads" by Natal'ya Vorozhbit, in the O'Connell Theatre in NIU's Stevens Building from noon to...

Marlon Wayans to perform at NIU in free show for students, faculty and staff

NIU Campus Activities Board and the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts jointly present An Evening with Marlon Wayans! We are thrilled to invite you to this exciting event taking place on February 15 for a night filled with laughter, entertainment, and...

CVPA students invited to check out NIU Athletics’ Beauty and the Beast meet

College of Visual and Performing Arts students, support our friends in NIU Athletics by attending the unique Beauty and the Beast Meet, Friday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.  Check out the action as the NIU Gymnastics team and NIU Wrestling team will be competing simultaneously in...

Music’s Christopher Scanlon appearing in Chicago Shakespeare’s new musical “Illinoise”

Christopher Scanlon, assistant professor of trumpet and brass area coordinator in the NIU School of Music is performing in Illinoise, a musical opening at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre January 28 and running through February 18. Music and lyrics for the show were...
Commencement profile: Sid Smith IV, School of Music

Commencement profile: Sid Smith IV, School of Music

Sid Smith IV, who earned his Master of Music in jazz studies from the NIU School of Music in December was featured with a video during the Graduate Commencement Ceremony. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVtclDtUjy0 Congratulations to Sid and to all of the fall 2023...

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