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Kent Trumbull Theatre

Kent State University at Trumbull students can complete needed theatre coursework at Kent State Trumbull before transitioning to the Kent Campus to complete their degree.

Kent State's School of Theatre and Dance offers comprehensive programs in theatre, leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, and Master of Arts. The breadth of the program is suggested by its course offerings, which cover the areas of acting, directing, musical theatre, theatre history, criticism, script analysis, playwriting, technical production, scenery, lighting, costume design, make-up and theatre management.

The Kent State Trumbull Theatre produces many show and performances that generate rave reviews from local critics as well as the general public. The shows are usually performed by theatre students, but sometimes include outside talent as the theatre presents four productions annually throughout the university season (September-May) and three more as part of the Summer Stock program (May-August), which includes an active youth theatre component. In addition, they offer coursework in acting, directing, playwriting, script analysis, multicultural theatre as well as performance and technical practicum.

The Kent State Trumbull Theatre is located across from the library and students are offered free or reduced admission to encourage attendance at all productions.


2017 Kent Trumbull Summer Stock Theatre 

The Little Mermaid 

July 20-23 and 27-30

Directed by Joe Asente, Music Directed by Mackenzie Pinto
In a magical kingdom fathoms below, we meet Ariel, the little mermaid who is tired of flipping her fins and longs to be part of the fascinating world on dry land. Joining her are Sebastian, Ariel’s crabby sidekick; Ursula, the evil sea witch; Triton, King of the Sea and the handsome and human Prince Eric. Based on the Disney animated film and hit Broadway musical. Dive on in! Life is the bubbles, under the sea!
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m.
Tickets: Adults: $18, Seniors & Students: $16, Children (12 & under): $14