Friday, January 23, 2015 - 4:23pm

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2014-2015 season with the premiere full 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.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:32pm

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance will welcome cast members from the national tour of Disney's "Newsies The Musical" on Fri., Nov. 7. Chaz Wolcott and Jeff Heimbrock will present a Broadway dance Master Class to students from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Erdmann-Zucchero Black Box Theatre.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:32pm

Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance will present its annual faculty dance concert, “Dance ’14: In Flow”, Nov. 21-23, 2014 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts. Fri. and Sat. performances are at 8:00 p.m.; Sun. performance is at 2:00 p.m. The evening of choreography created by dance faculty members also features guest choreography by Tony Award winning choreographer Garth Fagan.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:52pm

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.

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