School of Theatre and Dance News

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:45pm
Broadway performer and former Radio City Rockette Nikki Long will visit the School of Theatre and Dance on April 28 and 29 to present a series of master classes and workshops. In addition to her time as a Rockette, Ms. Long was an original cast member and dance captain for the Br...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 3:02pm
Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2016-2017 season with William Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth. The production is directed by associate professor Fabio Polanco and runs Fri., April 21 through Sun., April 30 in Wright-Curtis Theatre,...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:46am
Kent, OH – Twelve senior musical theatre students students from Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance will perform in New York on March 28, 2017 for industry professionals. The annual Musical Theatre Showcase allows graduating students planning on moving to New York...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 4:44pm
Note: The 7:30 p.m. performance on Friday, March 17 is Sold Out.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 3:12pm
Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to announce that senior B.F.A. Musical Theatre student Talia Cosentino has joined the cast of the Equity tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Matilda the Musical. “It’s an absolute dream come true,” Cosentino, a...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 4:05pm
Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2016-2017 season with the classic musical “Kiss Me, Kate.” The production is directed by this year’s Roe Green Visiting Director Dennis Courtney and runs Fri., Feb. 24 through Sun., March 5 in E. Tu...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 1:20pm
Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance congratulates assistant professor Amy Fritsche, assistant professor Gregory King and associate professor William Auld who have been chosen to speak at the inaugural TEDxKentState conference. The conference, sponsored by Kent State Univer...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 12:09pm
Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to announce the continuation of its relationship with the world-renown Limón Dance Company. The company will once again hold a summer intensive worshhop at Kent State this summer.   DATES July 24 - August 11, 2017   The three...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 11:31pm
The School of Theatre and Dance welcomes Dennis Courtney as the 2016-2017 Roe Green Visiting Director. An award-winning and internationally acclaimed director/choreographer, Courtney will direct the School's production of "Kiss Me, Kate" Feb. 24 - March 5. Mr. Courtney won the 20...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 3:54pm
The Kent Dance Ensemble, Kent State's pre-professional dance company, will take 11 members to study in Florence, Italy during the summer of 2017.

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