Performing Arts Box Office

The Performing Arts Box Office is a vital part of the College of the Arts. It is the ticket hub for the College's dance, music, fashion and theatre events, including Kent Blossom Music Festival and Porthouse Theatre. Tickets are also available for entry to the Kent State University Museum through the Performing Arts Box Office's online ticket portal.


The Performing Arts Box Office is located in the main lobby of the Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance, located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent Campus.


Phone: 330-672-ARTS (2787)


Monday through Friday, noon-5 p.m.

How To Buy Tickets

Tickets may be purchased in any one of the following ways:

  • in person or by phone at the Box Office
  • online
  • at the door unless otherwise indicated

Buy Tickets Online

Fun blue graphic with the words "Arts Pass"

Arts Pass

KSU STUDENTS: Unlock your FREE pass to the arts! Kent State University full-time undergraduate students at the Kent Campus are entitled to one FREE ticket per event for designated arts events (theatre, dance, fashion, art, and music). 

How to Use Your Arts Pass:

  • Reserve your ticket online by entering your FLASH ID # here
    Visit the Performing Arts Box Office, located in the main lobby of the Roe Green Center in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent Campus.

Keep in mind:

  • Each undergraduate student must reserve their own ticket.
  • We recommend undergraduate students reserve a ticket in advance to guarantee a seat; however, tickets can be obtained through the Performing Arts Box Office at the event location before the performance if seating is available.
  • For sold-out events, Arts Pass tickets at will call are subject to be released to our waitlists if tickets are not picked up at least 15 minutes prior to curtain time.

Ticket Policies

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash, and Check. All sales are final, there are no refunds. $5 per ticket to exchange.

View Porthouse Theatre Ticket Policies