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). 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 11:13am

Kent, OH – Students from Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance were recognized for accomplishments in stage management and lighting design at the 2015 Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) convention held March 4-8 in Chatanooga, TN.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 3:18pm

Students and alumni of the School of Theatre and Dance's musical theatre program will perform at 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on Fri., March 27, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. The one time only concert, "A Night With Kent State University," celebrates the School of Theatre and Dance's musical theatre program.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 12:23pm

Matti Chrisman, a sophomore in the School of Theatre and Dance's Musical Theatre program, was crowned Miss South East Ohio on Feb. 21, 2015. 

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:57pm

School of Theatre and Dance alumna Therese "Tee" Boyich, who graduated in 2013 with a BFA in Musical Theatre, is the featured female vocalist in the theme song of the new Netflix original series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." Since the series' debut on March 6, the theme song has been called "perfect" by Wired and widely praised as a viral hit by publications like Vanity Fair and The Huffington Post. The theme

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:35pm

Alumnus Dylan Ratell, a 2014 graduate with a BFA in Musical Theatre, has joined the national Equity tour of Chicago The Musical  in the role of Mary Sunshine. Ratell previously portrayed Mary Sunshine in Porthouse Theatre's 2011 production of Chicago. The tour stars John O'Hurley as Billy Flynn and will perform across the United States and in Canada.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:28pm

Since the debut of its first season on Netflix on Fri., March 6, new series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" has garnered rave reviews. Co-created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, the show is executive produced by School of Theatre and Dance alumnus Jeff Richmond '85.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:48am

The Kent Dance Ensemble marks its 25th anniversary this year with its annual concert "Kent Dance Ensemble: 25 Years" and special alumni events. The weekend of performance and alumni celebrations will take place on Kent State University's Kent campus April 2-4, 2015.

The concert, featuring choreography from the Kent Dance Ensemble's 25 year history, will open Thurs., April 2 at 8 p.m. in E. Turner Stump Theatre located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242. The concert runs through Sat., April 4.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 4:41pm

Kent, OH – Seventeen senior musical theatre students and two graduate students from Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance will perform in New York on March 24, 2015 for industry professionals. The annual Musical Theatre Showcase allows graduating students planning on moving to New York City after commencement the opportunity to perform for prospective managers, agents and casting directors.

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.

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