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Demon Dazzlers for 2020-21 selected

NATCHITOCHES – The 2020-21 members of the Demon Dazzlers at Northwestern State University have been selected. The Demon Dazzlers serve as the official dance line for Northwestern State.

Sarah Talbot of Baton Rouge is the group’s captain while Ashley Henry of Slidell is co-captain, JirNeicia Ward of Bossier City is lieutenant and Mallory Martinez of Jennings […]

Some theatre and dance students still hoping to perform this summer

NATCHITOCHES – Several Northwestern State University theatre and dance students are still hoping they will be able to perform this summer with professional theatre companies around the country.

A number of theatrical companies have postponed their summer seasons due to the COVID-19 virus, but still hope they will be able to open.

“Summer employment […]

NSU-TV newscast wins Telly Award

NATCHITOCHES – Students and faculty Northwestern State University’s Department of New Media, Journalism and Communication Arts were awarded a Bronze Telly Award in the Non-Broadcast Educational Institution category for a March 19 NSU-TV Newscast.

The Telly awards are an international competition which hold a similar level of prestige as regional Emmy Awards. The awards are judged […]

After camps are cancelled, music faculty work with students online

NATCHITOCHES – The COVID-19 virus caused the cancellation of a number of music camps at Northwestern State University this summer, but NSU’s music faculty found new ways to reach out to high school students.

Thirty-two students from throughout Louisiana, Texas and Florida have been taking part in online music lessons with 11 music faculty. Each of […]

Alumnus to lead percussion ensemble at prestigious national conference

NATCHITOCHES – An ensemble led by Northwestern State University alumnus Jim Gist has been selected to participate in one of the largest band and orchestra conferences in the country.

The North Forney (Texas) High School Percussion Ensemble has been invited to perform at The 74th Midwest Clinic, an international band and orchestra conference on December 16-19 […]

Senior dance students disappointed, but understand the show can’t go on

NATCHITOCHES – One of the highlights of a dance student’s career at Northwestern State University is the opportunity for your original work to be performed at the annual Senior Dance Concert.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, this year’s seniors, De’Vante Bethley of Baton Rouge, Samantha Burgess of Denham Springs and Cathleen Oviedo of Covington, won’t be […]