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Monday, August 8, 2016 - 11:40am

The Kent State University Museum brings the work of contemporary fashion designers from two southern African nations to Ohio in a new exhibition.

Fashions of Southern Africa is curated by Sara Hume, Ph.D., and runs Aug. 26, 2016-July 2, 2017, in the museum’s Higbee Gall...

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 3:21pm

Relive one of the greatest movie musicals on the Porthouse stage

Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, concludes its 48th season with “Footloose.”

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 3:01pm

The 2016 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from July 19-26 on the university’s campus and culminate with the July 26 gala concert at Seve...

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 3:44pm

Collaboration with Columbus’ CATCO brings the music of a legend to the Porthouse stage 

Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, continues its 48th season with “Ring of Fire:...

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 3:11pm

Based on film starring Whoopi Goldberg, production will have audiences raising their voices

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:56am

The State of Ohio and the Department of Higher Education awarded Kent State University a $510,000 Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivering Skills grant.

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....


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 3:23pm

Two Kent State School of Theatre and Dance faculty members and one graduate assistant are representing Kent State on the global stage this August. Assistant Professor Amy Fritsche, Assistant Professor Courtney Brown, and graduate student...

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 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 oppo...

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.

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...