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NIU dance student and professor
The Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance Fall 2015 Dance Concert will showcase the training and many talents of the student dancers in the school’s dance performance program. Opening Thursday, Nov. 19, the concert will feature six performance pieces with multiple styles of dance each of the four consecutive nights. “Classical dancing mixed...
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Opening Thursday, April 23, the NIU School of Theatre and Dance Spring 2015 Dance Concert will feature an iconic work by the world-renowned Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, “Spent Days Out Yonder,” set on and performed by dancers from the school. This performance of “Spent Days Out Yonder” was made possible by a grant...
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“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” and more. The shows open Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Huntley Middle School...
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...
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NIU’s Fall 2013 Dance Concert is all about love. Opening Thursday, Nov. 21, the School of Theatre and Dance will present its first dance production of their 2013-2014 theatre season and feature performance pieces that present the many sides of being in love. In order to more fully explore this complicated theme, faculty members Judy...
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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...
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...
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Some of Broadway’s most recognizable dance numbers take center stage at NIU at a review opening Thursday, Nov. 17, in the School of Theatre and Dance’s O’Connell Theatre. The first of two dance performances scheduled for the 2011-2012 Mainstage production season, “Best of Broadway Dance” features a great variety of techniques and recognizable forms, from...