The Northern Fort Playhouse is excited to announce an evening of Broadway songs at the Ward Hotel Bar on Friday, June 30, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., presented by the 2017 NFP Company. Especially exciting is the return of NSU alums Yvonne Freese, Sarah Honerman, Emily Davis, and Sara Pillatzki-Warzeha, all of whom will be returning to the Playhouse as the Marvelous Wonderettes. Musical accompaniment will be provided by Mary Marion.
These annual camps for students in grades 7-12 will be held July 19-22 at NSU. At Voice Camp, students can take voice lessons and classes exploring many vocal styles – classical, opera, jazz and musical theater – in a fun and creative way. At Jazz Camp, students will have the opportunity to play in various jazz groups, take lessons, learn about improvisation, enjoy social and recreational activities and participate in nightly jam sessions.
This annual institute, which offers professional development and learning for South Dakota teachers and administrators, runs July 17-20 on the NSU campus. Learn more at the NSU Fine Arts Camps Web page.
The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker will return to Aberdeen on Monday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. at Northern State University School of Fine Arts. Tickets are now on sale. Tickets start at $28. Platinum Experience tickets feature artist Meet N Greet and branded gift items; Gold Circle Gift Packages include branded gift items. Groups of 10 or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts by calling 1-800-320-1733.
BYU's Living Legends is coming to the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center! Tickets are on sale now at https://goo.gl/G9338A and also at Kessler's and the Oil Room. Don't miss this opportunity to attend this great event! In a performance of extravagant dancing, culturally-inspired music and intricate costumes, Brigham Young University’s Living Legends celebrates the Latin American, Native American and Polynesian cultures in their show, Seasons.
The Northern State University Symphonic Band and Concert Band will perform their “Band Extravaganza: A Musical Smorgasbord!” concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater. Tickets for the event are $5 for adults, $2.50 for NSU faculty/staff and free to NSU students with ID.
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Taylor Wall and Michael Benjamin Weber will hold a senior recital at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30, in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium.
Wall, the daughter of Kevin and Jody Wall, grew up in Breckenridge, Minn., graduating from Breckenridge High School in 2013.
Weber, the son of Michael and Angela Weber, grew up in Rapid City, graduating from St. Thomas More High School in 2013.
The exhibition opening for “Of Land and Dreams” will be 6-8 p.m. April 21 in the JFAC Gallery. An Artist Talk will take place noon-1 p.m. April 21, also in the JFAC Gallery. “Of Land and Dreams” is a collective of local students, faculty and community members in Aberdeen and beyond who have come together over the course of nearly two years of dialogue with guest artists, Teri Rueb and Alan Price. The project encourages people to submit their own images, video clips or audio recordings to create a locally driven portrait of the region, thus the group expands with every contribution.
The “Vibrant Bounty: Chinese Folk Art from the Shaanxi Region” art exhibition is currently on display in the Northern State University Beulah Williams Library. A reception for the exhibition will take place 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, in the library. The Confucius Institute of NSU will sponsor the reception, which is free and open to the public. This exhibition, which will be on display at the library through May 25, was organized by ExhibitsUSA, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance.