As part of the university’s response to the rapid spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) world-wide, cancelations, postponements and modifications to scheduled arts events at NIU are being made. We appreciate your interest and support and decisions are being made with the health and safety of our students, audiences, faculty and staff in mind. (more…)
The NIU School of Theatre and Dance presents The Wolves, by Sarah DeLappe in The Sally Stevens Players Theatre, in the NIU Stevens Building, February 22-23 and 27-29.
The NIU School of Theatre and Dance presents, “A Bright New Boise” by American playwright Samuel D. Hunter.
Get ready…in the parking lot of a mega arts and crafts store in Idaho, the Rapture is coming. Or is it? In this intimate comedic drama, five small-town residents come together at the local Hobby Lobby – all searching for something. Will, the newest hire, seeks atonement; Leroy seeks shock through his art; Anna seeks a dramatic ending; Pauline seeks order out of chaos, and Alex seeks belonging — to someone, somewhere in the weird beautiful American West. (more…)
Mary Holland, a 2007 graduate of the BFA Acting program in the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will star in a new Star Wars television show on Disney+ beginning in 2020. (more…)
This Fall, the NIU dancers are reprising “Weird Scenes Inside the Goldmine,” the original dance created by professor Judy Chitwood based on the music and life of rock legend Jim Morrison and the Doors.
The School of Theatre and Dance welcomes dance teacher Joel Hall, jazz master from Chicago. Joel’s dancers are known for their joyous blend of jazz, ballet, modern and street dance techniques.
In addition, this dance concert will also be a celebration of the many facets of dance expression including modern, classical, and contemporary ballet and jazz. The dance concert will be performed in the O’Connell Theatre in the Stevens Building on the NIU Main Campus.
Wednesday, November 20, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 21, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 22, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 23, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 24, 2:00 p.m.
Illinois high school students who graduate this coming spring with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or above might now be able to reap the benefits of a generous financial aid program at Northern Illinois University. (more…)