STRATOSPHERE: A JURIED ART COMPETITION

THEME: TIME ENTRY DEADLINE: FEB. 27, 2015

A group art exhibition of work by the chosen finalists will be held at the School of Art's Downtown Gallery (141 East Main Street) Spring 2015

ENTRY FORM

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 12:18pm

Kent State University’s Dean of the College of the Arts, John R. Crawford, was recently inducted as the 19th President of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD) during the organization’s annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 4:32pm

Kent State University student Robin Bonatesta, a junior computer science and fashion merchandising major from Branchburg, N.J., has been named a University Innovation Fellow by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). The program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and directed by Stanford University and VentureWell (formerly NCIIA). 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 9:59am

Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance will continue its 2014-2015 production season with the B.F.A. Senior Dance Concert/Student Dance Festival: IMPULSE. The concert will run March 13-15 in the Erdmann-Zucchero (EZ) Black Box Theatre located at 1325 Theatre Drive in the Center for the Performing Arts. The concert is divided into two programs with Program A on March 13 at 8 p.m. and March 14 at 2 p.m. and Program B on March 14 at 8 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 4:03pm

The Friday, February 20 performance of "My Heart is the Drum" has been cancelled due to the weather-related closure of Kent State University. The remaining performances beginning with the 8 p.m. show on Saturday, Feb. 21 will take place as normal.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:48am
Bonnie and Clyde logo

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2014-2015 season with a special concert production of “Bonnie & Clyde.” The production runs Feb. 23-25, 2015 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 4:23pm
My Heart is the Drum logo

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2014-2015 season with the production of new musical “My Heart is the Drum.” The production opens Fri., Feb. 20 and runs through Sun., March 1 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 3:06pm

 

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2014-2015 season with the premiere of new musical “My Heart is the Drum" and the concert version of "Bonnie & Clyde." "My Heart is the Drum" opens Fri., Feb. 20 and runs through Sun., March 1. "Bonnie and Clyde: In Concert" runs Feb. 23-25, 2015. Both productions will take place in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 9:33pm

The School of Theatre and Dance will hold its Spring 2015 auditions for admission to the Musical Theatre program and the Dance Performance, Dance Studies and Dance minor programs.

Musical Theatre Auditions

Auditions for admission to the BFA in Musical Theatre program will take place Friday, February 27 and Saturday, February 28 at the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242. 

Learn More About Musical Theatre Auditions

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:33pm

Kent, OH – Dr. Kariamu Welsh, noted African dance choreographer and scholar, will visit Kent State University on Sept. 26 through a partnership between the School of Theatre and Dance and the Department of Pan-African Studies. 

Dr. Welsh will present a lecture entitled “African Dance in America: Protest Identity and Continuity” from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in room D022 in the Center for the Performing Arts.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:33pm

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues it 2014-2015 season with “Hot Mikado,” a musical based on the classic Gilbert and Sullivan opera “The Mikado.” The production opens Fri. Oct. 24 and runs through Sun., Nov. 2 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:33pm

Kent, OH – Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance alumna Tracee Patterson, ’13 MFA was presented with the Ambassador Tony P. Hall Student Advocacy Award on Sept. 17 at the first annual Ohio Hunger Dialogue held at Walsh University in North Canton. The award recognizes students and universities addressing the issue of hunger in new and innovative ways in Ohio.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:33pm

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University will welcome Tony Award-winning choreographer Garth Fagan as the 2014-2015 Armstrong Family Visiting Artist Oct. 17 and 18. While at Kent State, Fagan will work with the Kent Dance Ensemble on his piece “Two Pieces of One: Green.” The piece will be performed during the Dance ’14: In Flow concert Nov. 21-23, 2014 and the Kent Dance Ensemble: 25 Years concert April 2-4, 2015.

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