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Theatre and Dance 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...

Indiana University African American Dance Company to hold workshop and performance at NIU

As part of Northern Illinois University's Black Heritage Month events, the NIU Center for Black Studies and the NIU School of Theatre and Dance are hosting a workshop and performance by Indiana University's African American Dance Company. The workshop includes a...

Stanton Davis and Kerry Wilks presented at Hispanic Classical Theater Conference

Stanton Davis, associate professor in the School of Theatre and Dance and Kerry Wilks, dean of the NIU Graduate School and associate vice president for International Affairs presented at the international Hispanic Classical Theater Conference in El Paso, Texas last...
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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Tracy Nunnally named one of ESTA’s volunteers of the year

Tracy Nunnally named one of ESTA’s volunteers of the year

Tracy Nunnally, Technical Director/Head of Design and Technology in NIU's School of Theatre and Dance was recently honored as a Frank Stewart Volunteer of the Year for 2022-2023 by ESTA (Entertainment Services and Technology Association). Nunnally is one of nine ETCP...

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