Kent State University’s African Community Theatre will host a production of Or Does It Explode?, an original piece written by former Kent State University student John Dayo-Alyia along with John Smith. Directed by Dayo-Alyia, Or Does it Explode? opens October 23, 2014 at 8 p.m. in the African Community Theatre, Room 230, Ritchie Hall, located at 225 Terrace Drive on Kent Campus.
A team of Kent State University theatre students is one of 10 finalists in the contest to design the United States National Exhibit for the 2015 Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design. Designs for an architectural and sculptural space with the theme “Art in Performance Design: Dreams of Here and Now” were accepted through February 8.
Kent State University theatre alumni came back to campus to give aspiring School of Theatre and Dance students advice about building a successful career and surviving life in New York City.
John Moauro, ’07, who starred in Hair; Laura Beth Wells, ’00, from Spiderman; and New York City Casting Director Michael Cassara were part of a special guest panelist event in the School of Theatre and Dance EZ Black Box Theatre. They provided advice to theatre and dance students about auditioning, dancing and singing.
Offering Insight to Students
The Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance will present an evening of choreography created by dance faculty members on Nov. 30-Dec. 2. "Dance '12: Winterplay" will be presented on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. in E. Turner Stump Theatre in the Music and Speech Building at 1325 Theatre Drive. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for Kent State faculty, staff and alumni, $12 for seniors, $8 for students under 18 years of age or with college ID.
Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2012-13 production season with Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show from Nov. 2-11 in Kent State's E. Turner Stump Theatre at the Music and Speech Building at 1325 Theatre Dr., Kent, Ohio.