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Theatre and Dance News Archives

School of Theatre and Dance presents “Witch”

Witch, the story of a devil arriving in a small English village to bargain for souls only to find that the toughest adversary is a woman cast out as a "witch," is the second show of the spring in the NIU School of Theatre and Dance. Based on a 400 year old play, "The...

Anxious People! opens spring productions at NIU School of Theatre and Dance

Anxious People! by Carol Lee is a play about anxious people. And it is the first production in the spring season of the NIU School of Theatre and Dance opening Friday, February 16 in the Sally Stevens Players Theatre in the NIU Stevens Building. An hour and a half...

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...
NIU presents annual Fall Dance Concert, Nov 30-Dec. 3

NIU presents annual Fall Dance Concert, Nov 30-Dec. 3

The NIU School of Theatre and Dance presents the annual Fall Dance Concert, Thursday, November 30 through December 3 on the stage of O'Connell Theatre in the NIU Stevens Building. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. from November 30 through December 2, with 2 p.m. matinees...

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NIU featured with cover story in Protocol

NIU featured with cover story in Protocol

Last summer, Northern Illinois University was selected as the site of the second annual Midwest Rigging Intensive, a weekend-long event, held August 17-19, with a focus on practical learning for entertainment riggers. Sessions were held in the Stevens Building and the...

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