Once again this winter, the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Northern Illinois University is hosting an NIU Arts Convocation to celebrate the great work of students in the schools, Monday, February 18. (more…)
The School of Theatre and Dance at NIU presents The Marriage of Bette and Boo with performances nightly at 7:30 p.m. from Wednesday, November 28 through Saturday, December 1, and 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2. (more…)
Dance students at NIU will be performing the number that took them all the way to the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. (more…)
“Be yourself. There’s nobody else like you. If you try to act like somebody else you can’t be yourself.”
If there was an over-arching theme in a 90 minute question and answer session between Oscar nominated actor Richard Jenkins and a crowd of more than 120 students at Northern Illinois University’s O’Connell Theatre, October 30, it was that. The best actors have learned how to maximize the only part of the process they can truly control–their own talent.
Richard Jenkins, a DeKalb native and Emmy Award winning, and Oscar nominated actor, will be at NIU on Tuesday, October 30 at 2 p.m. for a Q and A with students in the Stevens Building’s O’Connell Theatre. (more…)
The brand-new black box theatre in the newly renovated NIU Stevens Building opens October 3 with The Flick, the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more…)