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Judith Chitwood and ballet student
One of the six dance performance pieces of the upcoming NIU School of Theatre and Dance spring dance concert urges African-American women to raise their voices. “ ‘Living Out Loud’ shows how African-American women have been silenced for so long in work, play, and their personal lives, and now they can finally celebrate themselves and speak...
Ruth Page School of Dance
Chicago’s Ruth Page School of Dance will hold auditions at NIU for its four-week 2014 Summer Intensive Program. Auditions will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in Room 113 of Gabel Hall. Registration begins at 3 p.m. The program is open to dancers 10 and older – from the young dancer...
Photo of ballet slippers
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...
Photo of ballet slippers
NIU’s Community Dance School, sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, begins its fall 12-week session Monday, Sept. 10. Classes meet weekly through Dec. 8. Instruction is offered for ages 4 through teen and adult. Classes include creative movement, pre-ballet, ballet, pointe, tap, jazz hip hop, Irish step, ballroom, Latin and swing. Adult...
Bryan Connor and Annie Mushrush perform in the Ballet Section of the classical ballet, “Raymonda,” in the final performance of the School of Theatre and Dance 2011-2012 season, “Siecle de Ballet.”
The precision of classical ballet meets the fluidity of contemporary dance in the final 2012-2013 season production by the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance. NIU SoTD will present “Siècle de Ballet” from Thursday, April 26, through Sunday, April 29, in the Stevens Building O’Connell Theatre. “Siècle de Ballet,” French for “a hundred...