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'Pirates' ready to set sail in Freed Center Production

Mar 20, 2017 - Comments: 0
The cast for the upcoming show, "The Pirates of Penzance," do a full run-through for the first time after learning the music and dialogue in just under two weeks. Resident Artist and Musical Theater Program Director Kirsten Osbun Manely will be directing the show for the first time since 1993. (Northern Review photo / Nathan Grizenko)

This article is the first installment in a three-part series in which the reader is introduced to the art of musical theater and learns how the cast and director work together to produce a stunning performance.

William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s whimsical and comedic operetta, “The Pirates of Penzance,” will return to the Freed Center for the Performing Arts April 6-9 since its last showing in 1993.

What is music? Jessica Wise defines her passion

Feb 27, 2017 - Comments: 0

What is music? According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary “music is the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationship to produce a composition having unity and continuity”.

This definition only addresses the science behind the music, and most of us don’t consider the science when we are walking to class listening to our IPod.  At Ohio Northern University we are among a select group of students who dedicate their time and studies to create those combination of sounds.

"Polaris" celebrates Valentine's Day with Rapid Fire Reading

Feb 17, 2017 - Comments: 0
The annual Valentine's Day Rapid Fire Reading event treated students to love poems and original pieces. Sophomore creative writing major Matthew Haase presented an original poem, a rarity for the fiction writer. (Northern Review photo/Dominic Turnea)

Ohio Northern University's undergraduate literary journal, "Polaris," presented its annual Valentine's Day Rapid Fire Reading on Feb. 14. Students brought a variety of favorite poems, stories and original work for the Ada community. 

Faculty spotlight: Dylan Wood blends business with the arts

Feb 08, 2017 - Comments: 0
For nearly two years Dylan Wood has worked as the Operations Manager for the Freed Center (Photo/Trevor Jones)

After graduating and earning his master's degree in arts, Dylan Wood has remained a promising and passionate individual for Ohio Northern’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts.  Most impressively, Wood has aspired to continue the tradition of not only supporting students in the arts, but to provide them with educational values. 

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