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The Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance’s upcoming Mainstage Series production of its Spring 2016 Dance Concert is a mixed repertoire dance show, with three dance pieces under the choreographic direction of faculty members Richard Grund, Blair Burkhalter and Paula Frasz. Opening Thursday, April 28, the Spring 2016 Dance Concert illustrates the many...
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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“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...
Vice + Virtue poster
In conjunction with its “Vice + Virtue” exhibition, the Northern Illinois University Art Museum has announced additional programming. This exhibition is currently on display in all four galleries of the NIU Art Museum, and will run through Saturday, Feb. 23, with a public reception scheduled from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. Supplementary programming...
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World-renowned choreographer Luis Montero and Paula Frasz, associate professor at Northern Illinois University’s School of Theatre and Dance, will bring audiences a fusion of Spanish and modern dance in the school’s upcoming mainstage production, “Mosaic of Spanish Dance.” The SoTD fall dance performance runs from Thursday, Nov. 15, though Sunday, Nov. 18, in the Stevens...
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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...
Lynn Neeley
Lynn Neeley, a professor in the Department of Management in the NIU College of Business, has won funding from the Coleman Foundation. As part of the approved funding, Neeley was designated to serve as project coordinator for a new Coleman Foundation Faculty Fellowship program at NIU. As project coordinator, Neeley identified two Faculty Fellows to collaborate with on...