College of Visual and Performing Arts

Big in Japan

Cover of Backstage magazine
NIU School of Theatre and Dance alumna Charlotte Kate Fox (MFA ’13), who’s hit it big in Japan, is the cover star of the current issue of Backstage magazine. “When Fox submitted for the role of Ellie in the Japanese television drama ‘Massan,’ about the founder of Japan’s whiskey industry, Masataka Taketsuru, and his wife, she…

Occasionally allegro, usually adagio

Anthony Devroye
Tony Devroye, associate professor of viola at the NIU School of Music and violist of the famed Avalon String Quartet, has been named the new artistic director of Rush Hour Concerts. Rush Hour Concerts, a 15-year-old organization, brings high-quality classical music to the public for free in its weekly summer concert series at St. James Cathedral…

NIU School of Art printmaker earns kudos in Belgrade

Michael Barnes
Michael Barnes, professor of printmaking in the NIU School of Art and Design, is off to Serbia, where his work is being featured in the Second International Printmaking Triennial. Held in Belgrade, the exhibition of Barnes’ work is being presented at the Centre for Graphic Arts and Visual Researches AKADEMIJA, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of…

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