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The College of Visual and Performing Arts will offer its popular Jazz Camp the week of July 14.
Summer is just around the corner. If you’re looking for a fun, educational way for your kids to spend those school-less months, consider an NIU summer camp. From June to August, NIU offers more than 30 day and residential camps for students entering first- through 12th-grade. From athletics to activism, there is something for every...
Theatre Arts Camp Junior
A week jampacked with theater activities awaits middle schools students attending the Theatre Arts Camp Junior at Northern Illinois University the week of July 7 to July 12. The camp is for those who have completed sixth- through eighth-grades. Production rehearsals, daily workshops, acting classes, theater games and improvisation exercises are just a few of...
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The Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance will present a dance concert that demonstrates how dance has changed over time. “Evolution of Ballet,” scheduled from Thursday, April 25, through Sunday, April 28, is the final production the School’s 2012-2013 theater season and the final show in the Stevens Building before it is vacated...
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Presenting its final production of their 2012-2013 Studio Series, the NIU School of Theatre of Dance will stage the one-act farce, “The Real Inspector Hound,” by Tom Stoppard, opening April 18. Stoppard’s classic play takes satirical aim at several conventions of live theater. “The Real Inspector Hound” opens to an apparent play-within-a-play, quickly becomes a...
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The Third Onion – the student-run production scheme of the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance – has announced an ambitious schedule of plays to be performed over a four-week period beginning the first week of April. Students will present four original plays and another by playwright James McLure in NIU’s Stevens Building Corner...
“The Caucasian Chalk Circle”
Class warfare, a child custody battle and personal courage are just a few of the themes presented in the next staged production of the School of Theatre and Dance at Northern Illinois University. “The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” written by Bertolt Brecht in 1944, is the sixth Mainstage Series production of the school’s 2012-2013 season. The...
Alex Gelman
Alex Gelman, director of the NIU School of Theatre and Dance, has been elected treasurer of the University/Resident Theatre Association (URTA). Gelman’s term is for two years. The NIU School of Theatre and Dance is a proud member of URTA, the most elite group of theater schools in the country. URTA is the nation’s oldest...
Amirah Ali, an NIU alumna and award-winning Malaysian pop singer and songwriter, returned to campus to headline a performance celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS). A native of Kuala Lumpur, Ali earned a master’s degree in music at NIU in 2009, and is known for fusing aspects of traditional...
Assessment Expo 2013
Seventy-three NIU faculty, staff and students attended the sixth annual Assessment Expo, held March 1. The Assessment Expo provides a forum for the campus community to discuss program assessment and highlight best practices. This year’s theme:  “Using Assessment Results to Improve Student Learning.” Based on the theme, the University Assessment Panel selected 10 programs to...
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With a sardonic viewpoint on everything from religion and politics to art and education, the comedic play, “Burning Times,” opens Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance. The play is the fifth production in the school’s 2012-2013 Studio Series. Written by playwright and NIU faculty member Luke Krueger and...
Northern PACT
Northern PACT Awareness Week, scheduled from Monday, Feb. 25, through Sunday, March 3, provides an opportunity for the NIU campus community to support and contribute to an environment that is: JUST: where all people are valued and supported while they learn from the diversity of our community CARING: where the well-being of all is supported,...
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Presenting the fifth production of its seven-show 2012-2013 Mainstage Series, the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will stage an early play by Tennessee Williams. “Not About Nightingales” opens Thursday, Feb. 21, in the Stevens Building O’Connell Theatre. Williams’ fourth play, “Not About Nightingales” is not as well-known as many of his later plays, because...
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