"Symphonic Opera" features the music of Mozart and music from famous operas by Giuseppe Verdi, Georges Bizet, Alexander Borodin, Sigmund Romberg and Victor Herbert. Soprano Kate Patterson and pianist Naomi Bernholt winners of the ONU Music Department’s concerto competition, feature as soloists with the ONU Symphony Orchestra.
The Ohio Northern Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Antoine T. Clark, is a hybrid orchestra comprised of a highly select group of students, faculty, and professionals. The symphony performs two programs a year, and enrollment is open, by way of an audition, to all University students regardless of major.
A vibrant and exciting display of dance from across genres, Chorographers Showcase brings student, faculty and professional choreographers together for an invigorating concert of new work that is sure to satisfy.
Uproarious slapstick meets dubious morals as two young friends stash the proceeds of a bank robbery in an occupied coffin in an attempt to hide their spoils from the attentions of a psychopathic policeman, a gold-digging nurse and a grieving widower. Winner of London’s Evening Standard Best Play Award, Joe Orton’s Loot is a pitch-black, dizzying farce that is sure to hit the spot. Warning: Loot’s crazy antics may not be suitable for the young or weak of heart.
Each year, a group of generous donors known as Angel for the Arts supports Ohio Northern University productions that energize, invigorate, challenge and captivate our community. Become an Angel for the Arts, and you’ll help enhance the theatre, music, visual art and dance performances and exhibitions that impact our students’ educations. Any gift, no matter the size, will make a difference.
Your generous gifts give students a better understanding of artistry, the ability to apply acting theory, perform dance such as tap and ballet and so much more that will carry into a lifetime of spreading art to the world. Become an angel of the performing arts community and follow the journey of a student from Ada coming alive on stage!
Angel for the Arts proudly supports students and programs in visual and performing arts.
ANGEL FOR THE ARTS MEMBERSHIP RUNS FROM JUNE 1 TO MAY 31.
Student productions filled the house during the 2018-19 season.
A great season of shows awaits! We bring these performances to you with the generous support of donors who help deliver enriching experiences to our community and add high-impact learning opportunities for students. For this we say, THANK YOU!
The Inn at ONU is the area’s luxury hotel located within walking distance of The Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Before the performance, enjoy the Thursday through Saturday evening dinner club featuring a “Dine and Wine” exclusive and head to the Pub to unwind after the show. You’ll love The Inn’s luxurious and spacious accommodations that include a Fresh Start Breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking.
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