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Theatre and Dance presents “A Bright New Boise” through February 15

Theatre and Dance presents “A Bright New Boise” through February 15

Bright New BoiseThe 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…)

Music and life of Jim Morrison and The Doors the focus of the fall Dance Concert

Music and life of Jim Morrison and The Doors the focus of the fall Dance Concert

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.

Performances

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.

Purchase Tickets

Tickets can be purchased online or at the School of Theatre and Dance’s Annette Johns Box Office.