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Master storyteller Rob Caskie to share his craft on campus, March 7

Embark on an unforgettable journey with South Africa's famed storyteller, Rob Caskie, as he vividly brings to life the extraordinary saga of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition, and learn how he has built a 24-year professional career out of storytelling as he...

Theatre and Dance hosts Ukrainian Play Reading project for third straight year

For the third year, the NIU School of Theatre and Dance is participating in the Ukrainian Play Reading Project. On Saturday, February 24 they will host a live reading of "Bad Roads" by Natal'ya Vorozhbit, in the O'Connell Theatre in NIU's Stevens Building from noon to...

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...
Art and Design’s Fall BFA Show opens Dec. 4

Art and Design’s Fall BFA Show opens Dec. 4

The 2023 Bachelor of Fine Arts student exhibition in the NIU School of Art and Design opens Monday, December 4 in the Jack Olson Gallery in Jack Arends Hall. The 2023 B.F.A. Fall Exhibition showcases the capstone work of the students earning their BFA from the NIU...

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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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