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Improv comedy to meet traditional storytelling Dec. 4

Improvisational comedy debuts at NIU’s School of Theatre and Dance with its Studio Series presentation of Storytellers Theatre Improv, opening Thursday, Dec. 4. The show replaces the originally scheduled “Many Voices, Many Lands: Storytellers Theatre” and blends the format of the former

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Come and meet those dancing feet: Nov. 20 concert salutes Broadway

“Got Broadway Rhythm, Everybody Dance!” – the upcoming Northern Illinois University School of Theatre & Dance presentation – will feature eight dance numbers from several of the all-time most popular Broadway musicals, such as “Grease,” “RENT,” “The Pajama Game,” “A Chorus Line”

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STEMfest celebrates five-year anniversary with record crowd

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to recognize that STEMfest is a blast for children of all ages. With a record crowd of more than 7,500 visitors, NIU’s annual mega-sized science fair celebrated the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math in

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‘Antigone’ skates fine line between defiance, need for order

The NIU School of Theatre and Dance will perform playwright Jean Anouilh’s “Antigone” as the first production of its 2014-2015 Studio Series of plays. Directed by Patricia Skarbinski, “Antigone” is an adaption of the classic Sophocles play that shares its name. It

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Governor, NIU officials break ground in Stevens ceremony

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn joined Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees Chair John Butler and other officials Monday for a ceremonial groundbreaking on the expansion and renovation of the Stevens Building. The $27.4 million project is managed by the Illinois Capital Development

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