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Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 2:42pm
Architect Jeanne Gang is the genius behind Chicago's Aqua Tower and Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zooc

The Thomas Schroth Visiting Artist Series at Kent State University will present a free, public lecture by architect Jeanne Gang FAIA, LEED AP on Thurs., Jan. 28, 2016 at 7:30 pm at Kent State University’s University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall.  The event is free and open to everyone. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 2:56pm

What was once an old, abandoned woodshed from the early 1900s, eventually evolved into a controversial and well-known piece of art.

 

 

“Nobody was planning on a world-famous work of art,” said Brinsley Tyrrell, Kent State University professor emeritus. “It happened and became famous.”

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 3:53pm

They brought their passion and gift of music 2,500 miles from Colombia, South America to Kent State University.

Together, the four chamber music graduate students from the School of Music in Kent State’s College of the Arts, make up the Tierradentro String Quartet.

They are part of a growing number of international students on campus – now totaling 3,000 from more than 100 countries.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 8:57am

Kent, OH – Kent State University is proud to present the International Contemporary Ensemble, known as ICE, to the Kent Campus on Friday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 pm in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music’s Ludwig Recital Hall.  The concert, sponsored by the Thomas Schroth Visiting Artist Series, is free and open to the public.  Tickets are required and seating is limited.  To make reservations, call the Performing Arts Box Office at 330-672-ARTS (2787).

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 1:59pm

KENT, Ohio – The Fashion School at Kent State University will present the Fashion School’s Annual Fashion Show, “FS2: Visionnaire,” on Fri., April 24 and Sat., April 25. The show, which showcases the outstanding talents of the Fashion School’s design and merchandising students, will be held in Rockwell Hall, located at 515 Hilltop Drive in Kent, Ohio. Associate Presenting Partners Dillard’s and Macy’s will sponsor this year’s event.

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). 

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 12:00am

Scholar of the Month
Margarita Benitez
Assistant Professor
College of the Arts
2010-present

Margarita Benitez is an assistant professor of fashion design in the Fashion School of the College of the Arts. Her interdisciplinary focus on interactivity in textiles and fashion blends art and technology, interface design, tangible computing, 3D, architecture and fiber and material studies.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00am

Ensemble HDThe Cleveland Orchestra associate concertmaster, violinist Jung-Min Amy Lee, and Ensemble HD will perform at Kent State University on Monday, March 31, at 8 p.m., in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent Campus. For tickets, call the Performing Arts Box Office at 330-672-2787 or online at www.kent.edu/music.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 12:07pm

The world-renown Limón Dance Company will hold a summer worshhop at Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance this summer. 

The three-week long intensive for intermediate and advanced level dancers offers training in the Humphrey/Limón movement tradition and includes:

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:45am

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues it 2015-2016 season with the Tony Award-winning musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” The production runs Fri., Feb. 26 through Sun., March 6 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 11:48am

In February 2016, the School of Theatre and Dance is hosting auditions for several summer dance intensive programs.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 3:03pm

Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance, in partnership with The Musical Theater Project, will present a concert performance of “Zorba!” Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. in E. Turner Stump Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.  A second performance will take Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Beck Center.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 2:42pm

Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2015-2016 season with “Dance ’15: Moving Parts,” a concert of diverse premieres by dance faculty members, including a piece by new dance division coordinator Jeffrey Marc Rockland. “Dance ’15: Moving Parts” runs Dec. 4-6 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 3:53pm

They brought their passion and gift of music 2,500 miles from Colombia, South America to Kent State University.

Together, the four chamber music graduate students from the School of Music in Kent State’s College of the Arts, make up the Tierradentro String Quartet.

They are part of a growing number of international students on campus – now totaling 3,000 from more than 100 countries.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 3:23pm

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues it 2015-2016 season with the Tony Award-nominated musical “Side Show.” The production runs Fri., Nov. 6 through Sun., Nov. 15 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 11:41am

The School of Theatre and Dance invites high school students to visit Kent State to learn more about our programs in Performance, Musical Theatre, and Design & Technology. Discover Theatre @ Kent are shadow days that allow prospective students the opportunity to experience life as a student at Kent State, taking classes and interacting with students and faculty.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 2:19pm

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University begins it 2015-2016 season with Carlo Goldoni’s classic comedy “The Servant of Two Masters.” The production is directed and adapted by this year’s Roe Green Visiting Director Tracy Young and runs Fri., Oct. 9 through Sun., Oct. 18 in Wright-Curtis Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 3:32pm

Spend the day at KSU’s School of Theatre and Dance learning about the various dance techniques taught at Kent State. Faculty members will share what they are looking for and how best to present yourself to be selected by the program of your choice.  Experience  ballet, mo

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