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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:12am

New building unites all School of Art disciplines under one roof

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

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...

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....

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....

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 co...

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 merch...

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...

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...

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00am

The 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...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 4:53pm

Transforum Theatre, a student organization dedicated to helping students pursue their passions and explore their creativity through art, and the School of Theatre and Dance are producing the original work, "Alice and the Dream Child," at the renown Edinburgh Festival Fringe th...

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 9:07am

Congratulations to BFA Dance Performance major Dakota Lindesmith who was awarded 2nd place at Kent State's 3rd Annual Undergraduate Symposium on Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity for her choreographic work SHE. Her work (pictured above) was performed...

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 9:04am

Third year lighting design graduate student Yu Leo Lei was awarded First Place in Graduate Lighting Design Competition at the Southeastern Theatre Conference convention in Greensboro, NC in March. He won for his design of the School of Theatre and Dance's prod...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 3:40pm

Theatre students David Holland, Devin Gallo and Stewart Blackwood were awarded a College of the Arts Flash Grant this Spring to produce an adaptation of "The Tell Tale Heart" as part of the School's Black Box Series.

"The Tell Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allen...

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 2:12pm

In March, more than a dozen School of Theatre and Dance alumni performed in a special concert held at Manhattan's famed Feinstein's/54 Below. The concert was organized by alumni John Moauro and Andrew Morton and featured alumni from the last 20 years.

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Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 12:58pm

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University concludes it 2015-2016 season with William Inge’s dramatic comedy “Bus Stop.” The production runs Fri., April 22 through Sun., May 1 in Wright-Curtis Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 132...

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 3:03pm

The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to present the 2016 Student Theatre Festival running April 8-10, 2016. The annual festival is entirely directed, performed and designed by students.

Student Theatre Festival takes place in Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre, Center for the...

Ken Howard
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 1:16am

Kent, OH – Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance is saddened to learn of the passing of alumnus and SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard.

Ken Howard graduated from Kent State University in 1999 with a Master of Fine Arts in Acting as the School of Theatre and Da...

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 12:27pm

Kent, Ohio - Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance is proud to present the Kent Dance Ensemble’s annual main stage concert Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m. in E. Turner Stump Theatre located in the Center for Performin...

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 9:47pm

Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance will continue its 2015-2016 production season with the B.F.A. Senior Dance Concert/Student Dance Festival: WE16HTLESS. The concert runs March 11-13, 2016 in the Erdmann-Zucchero (EZ) Black Box Theatre located at 13...

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