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NMU Theatre and Dance holds Elf the Musical auditions

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 14, 2021

Northern Michigan University Theatre and Dance are holding auditions for their winter musical, Elf the Musical. All NMU community members are welcome to audition and NMU students are given preference in...

FRT 21-22 season

Theatre and Dance release schedule for 21-22 season

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor August 23, 2021

After a year of delayed and virtual performances, the Department of Theatre and Dance is coming back in full swing for the 2021-22 season. They have a lineup of 12 shows that will keep the stage open from...

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Department of Theatre and Dance modernizes Romeo and Juliet

Nate Jacobs April 21, 2021

Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is producing a modern take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to cap off the end of the 2021 winter semester. The show will be live starting...

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North Coast Dance Festival returns, adopts virtual format

Peter Smedley April 20, 2021

The NMU Department of Theatre and Dance will be hosting the North Coast Dance Festival from April 23 until April 25 at 7:30 p.m. The event will be virtual and tickets will be $17 for the general public,...

Photo of NMU theatre with seats marked off with caution tape

Alpha Psi Omega hosts Hollywood speakers

Rayna Sherbinow February 19, 2021

Empty entertainment venues are a familiar sight these days, and NMU is no exception. The Forest Roberts Theatre’s 515 seats are vacant and draped with yellow caution tape. But the Department of Theatre...

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VIRTUAL REHEARSAL-- Actors and actresses from An/(Ones) Ivory tower meet via zoom to rehearse lines. Due to COVID-19 the performers had to adjust to the unfamiliar format.

An/(Ones) Ivory Tower showing February 12th and 13th

Heather Ufer February 12, 2021

A play written, directed, and produced by NMU students is available for students to enjoy via zoom on February 12 and 13. An/(One’s) Ivory Tower follows a trio of friends performing in a circus who...

Christmas Carol

“A Christmas Carol” to be streamed digitally as a radio play

Ruby Simoneau November 23, 2020

NMU’s Department of Theatre and Dance has found new ways to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic by uploading its performances digitally as well as streaming this year’s holiday production, “A Christmas...

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