Nick Petrella presents at Cleveland State workshop
Friday, June 24, 2022 - 2:46pm
School of Music faculty member Nick Petrella joined faculty from other northeast Ohio universities on the campus of Cleveland State University on June 15, 2022 for a pre-conference workshop as part of the 11th Annual Deshpande Symposium...
Little Shop of Horrors
Monday, June 6, 2022 - 3:20pm
Kent State faculty and staff are invited to join Porthouse Theatre on Skid Row for the Saturday, June 18 performance of "Little Shop of Horrors."  All Kent State faculty and staff will be able to purchase up to 4 discounted tickets to the 8:00 p.m. performance for $30 each (a sav...
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 5:07pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the appointment of Caitlin Kane, Ph.D. as assistant professor of Theatre History beginning in the Fall of 2022.
Installation shot of TEXTURES: the history and art of Black hair at the KSU Museum
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 3:13pm
The Kent State University Museum exhibition “TEXTURES: the history and art of Black hair” has been awarded the Arts Alive award for Collaborative Project for 2022. The Arts Alive awards benefit reception celebrating the honorees in 13 categories will take place on June 23, 2022,...
John Paul Morabit
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 2:45pm
The School of Art is thrilled to announce the appointment of John Paul Morabito as Assistant Professor of Textiles. Morabito, who previously served as a professor of Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, joins the faculty succeeding the retirem...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 1:48pm
Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University's summer professional theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will open its 2022 season for in-person performances at full capacity on June 16. Porthouse will return this summer with productions of "Little Shop of Horrors,"...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 11:24am
This summer, come to Kent State University’s School of Fashion to learn about digital knitting!
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 12:07am
Kent, OH – The School of Art is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Pinyan Zhu as Assistant Professor of Art History, with a focus on Asian Art History. She will join the Kent State faculty in fall 2022. "We are very excited to have her join us," said interim School of Ar...
Jillian Sokso
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 4:28pm
After a national search, the School of Art is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jillian Sokso as its new director. Sokso comes to us from George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon, where she served as the director of the School of Communication and Design and professor of ar...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 4:32pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is excited to announce that Aimee Johnson will join Kent State this summer as the new Costume Shop Supervisor. 
Little Shop of Horrors
Monday, June 6, 2022 - 3:20pm
Kent State faculty and staff are invited to join Porthouse Theatre on Skid Row for the Saturday, June 18 performance of "Little Shop of Horrors."  All Kent State faculty and staff will be able to purchase up to 4 discounted tickets to the 8:00 p.m. performance for $30 each (a sav...
Little Shop of Horrors
Monday, June 6, 2022 - 3:16pm
Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will present its 54th season during the summer of 2022 with "Little Shop of Horrors," "Godspell," and "West Side Story."  Directed by Porthouse...
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 4:41pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Polunas as assistant professor of Sound and Projection Design beginning in the Fall of 2022.
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 5:07pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the appointment of Caitlin Kane, Ph.D. as assistant professor of Theatre History beginning in the Fall of 2022.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 1:48pm
Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University's summer professional theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will open its 2022 season for in-person performances at full capacity on June 16. Porthouse will return this summer with productions of "Little Shop of Horrors,"...
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 3:19pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the appointment of Ambre Emory-Maier as assistant professor of Dance beginning in the Fall of 2022.
Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 10:27am
The School of Theatre and Dance's associate professor Courtney Brown is starring in Rubber City Theatre's production of "Enemy of the People," running May 6-21, 2022. 
Tammy Honesty
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 4:03pm
At the end of this semester, we say farewell to Tamara L. Honesty, associate professor of scenic design, who departs Kent State for a new opportunity at her alma mater West Virginia University. 
Monday, May 9, 2022 - 3:19pm
After more than 30 years as the Costume Shop Supervisor for the School of Theatre and Dance and Porthouse Theatre, Robin Ruth will retire from Kent State University this summer.

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