Professor Gianna Commito, School of Art
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 8:34am
Professor Gianna Commito has been awarded the Wayne P. Lawson Prize for Ohio Artists from The Columbus Museum of Art (CMA). She is known for her elaborate, intersecting paintings that utilize geometric shapes and an array of colors.
Kent State Director of Orchestra, Jungho Kim
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 1:43pm
The historic Cleveland Women’s Orchestra serves Greater Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. Founded in 1935, it is the last of the many women’s orchestras that flourished during the early part of the 20th Century. The orchestra offers performance opportunities for women musicians and s...
Associate Professor of Art Education, Linda Hoeptner-Poling, PhD
Monday, November 7, 2022 - 3:07pm
Linda Hoeptner-Poling, Ph.D., associate professor of art education at Kent State University, received the 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award on October 21, 2022.
Now and Then: Seven Decades of Kent State Ceramics Entries
Monday, November 7, 2022 - 10:35am
Exhibit focuses on former faculty, notable alums, and a juried selection of alumni from the 70-year history of the ceramics program at Kent State University
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 4:50pm
The College of the Arts is thrilled to announce the winners of the ArtsLAUNCH! Fall 2022 Grant Competition, co-sponsored by LaunchNET Kent State. 
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 12:38pm
Kent State University’s School of Fashion held its first show ever during New York Fashion Week this fall with a creative partnership. Kent State University invited International Fashion Academy (IFA) Paris and International Migration Organization (IMO) to join them with the goal...
Corktown, or Through the Valley of Dry Bones
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 1:24pm
The School of Theatre and Dance begins its 2022-2023 season with the production of "Corktown, or Through the Valley of Dry Bones," by Jeff Augustin running October 6-12, 2022 in Wright-Curtis Theatre.
Farah Headshot
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 12:00am
We are thrilled to announce that Farah Shahrour has been named a 2022 CFDA x Coach Design Scholarship recipient! 
Dr. Wendy K. Matthews
Monday, August 29, 2022 - 11:32am
Diane Petrella, Dean of the College of the Arts, is pleased to announce that Dr. Wendy K. Matthews has been appointed as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Assessment in the College of the Arts effective September 1, 2022.
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 10:13am
KENT, OH – The Kent State University Museum announces the opening of “As the World Weds: Global Wedding Traditions” on Sept. 16, 2022. On view through Aug. 27, 2023, the exhibition draws from the Kent State University Museum’s rich holdings of wedding dresses and associated mater...

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Dance '22: Shifting Landscapes
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 9:13am
Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2022-2023 production season with the Dance '22: Shifting Landscapes. The concert will be presented in E. Turner Stump Theatre located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 4...
Head Over Heels: The Musical Logo
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 1:51pm
Songs by The Go-Go's  Based on 'The Arcadia' by Sir Philip Sidney  Conceived and Original Book by Jeff Whitty  Adapted by James Magruder DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY AMY FRITSCHE Kent State University’s School of Theater and Dance is continuing is 2022-2023 season with the produ...
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 12:42pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is pleased to share that Assistant Professor of Dance, Ambre Emory-Maier, will serve as the Movement Director in collaboration with Kent State University's Wick Poetry Center and the University of Arizona in the creation and performance of "What We...
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 12:58pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to share that Assistant Professor of Costume Design/Technology, Grace Cochran Keenan, has been awarded the Platinum Teaching Recognition Award for Costume History: New Strategies in Teaching. 
Monday, October 3, 2022 - 12:02pm
“Corktown” Pre-Show Discussion: Gentrification, Race, & Democracy, hosted by the Growing Democracy Project
Corktown, or Through the Valley of Dry Bones
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 1:24pm
The School of Theatre and Dance begins its 2022-2023 season with the production of "Corktown, or Through the Valley of Dry Bones," by Jeff Augustin running October 6-12, 2022 in Wright-Curtis Theatre.
Friday, September 16, 2022 - 5:18pm
Directed by associate professor Fabio Polanco, “La Siempreviva,” by Colombian playwright Miguel Torres tells the story of the M-19 guerilla group’s November 1985 siege of the Palace of Justice and the subsequent re-siege by the Colombian army from the viewpoint of ordinary citize...
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 3:00pm
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University and the East Meets West student organization present a special Masterclass with Laura Alonso, the internationally recognized founder of Centro Pro Danza and The Ballet Classic of Havana.  The class will be held September 4,...
Friday, July 15, 2022 - 5:04pm
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University is offering a special series of six Early Start Masterclasses Aug. 22-24, 2022 for intermediate and advanced dancers studying at Kent State as well as high school age dancers from the surrounding community.  Participants ca...
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 9:31am
Associate Professor of Lighting Design Jakyung Seo received a grant that allowed student Bethy Winters to accompany her to South Korea this summer to work and participate in activities at Symposi:On – Seeking Wisdom in World Theatre, a global women’s festival. This event focused...

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