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.

The Kent State Trumbull 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.

For further information, call 330-675-8887 or email

2015-16 Kent Trumbull Theatre Schedule

The Glass MenagerieThe Glass Menagerie
Written by Tennessee Williams | Directed by Jim Canacci
October 16, 17, 23 & 24 at 8 p.m. | October 18 & 25 at 3 p.m.

One of Williams' most enduring and engaging works, this drama focuses on the Wingfield family in its dingy St. Louis apartment, and its struggle to withstand the loss of their father during the Depression.

Written by Tom Dudzick | Directed by Eric Kildow
December 4, 5, 11 & 12 at 8 p.m. | December 6 & 13 at 3 p.m.

This dramedy aptly takes place during the holidays. When the older brother brings his fiance home to meet his family, a benevolent spirit arrives through his younger brother to teach the family something about kindness and the human spirit.

The Children's HourThe Children's Hour
Written by Lillian Hellman | Directed by Eric Kildow
March 11, 12, 18 & 19 at 8 p.m. | March 13 & 20 at 3 p.m.

This drama is set in an all-girls academy run by two women during the 1930s. A devious, young student runs away for home and accuses the two of having an affair. The clash between culture, politics, and sexuality are featured in this classic work.