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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:17pm
Kent, Ohio – Kent State University Opera presents Aaron Copland’s quintessentially American Opera “The Tender Land” on Fri., March 15 and Sat., March 16 at 7:30 p.m., and Sun., March 17 at 3 p.m. The cast will be joined by the Kent State University Orchestra in this fully staged...
Charles Basham, The Oval, oil on canvas, 2017 (left), Eileen Dorsey, Whipps Ledges I, Oil on canvas, 2018 (right)
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:36pm
Part-time faculty in painting and M.F.A. painting alumnus, Charles Basham will showing his work alongside former student and B.F.A. painting alumna, Eileen Dorsey in Recent Landscapes at the Massillon Museum from March 2 though April 20, 2019.  An opening celebration will take pl...
Mahwish Chishty, Ford Foundation Gallery, Hellfire
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:09pm
Mahwish Chishty, Assistant Professor of Foundations, is exhibiting in a group show called PERILOUS BODIES at the new Ford Foundation Gallery in New York City.  The exhibition will be on view from March 5 through May 11, 2019.  
Janice Lessman-Moss headshot in front of weaving
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:24pm
Janice Lessman-Moss, Professor of Textiles, was recently awarded a United States Artists Fellowship in Craft, which includes $50,000 in unrestricted funds.  United States Artists, a Chicago-based organi...
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 7:48pm
Kent, Ohio – On Sun., March 3 at 5 p.m. Kent State’s outstanding string and piano faculty Ensemble-in-Residence, the Verve Chamber Players, present an early evening performance in Ludwig Recital Hall. They will be joined by the School of Music’s exceptional graduate student quart...
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 5:18pm
Kent, Ohio – The Kent Keyboard Series continues its 2018-2019 season with pianist Donna Lee, Steinway Artist, and professor and coordinator of piano at Kent State University, on Sun., Feb. 24 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. She will be joined by clarinetist Daniel Gilbert, a fa...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 12:42pm
On Sat., Feb. 9, tenor Kyle Berkley and pianist Wendy Blackwood bring a special concert to Ludwig Recital Hall titled “Through the Eyes of Time: A Recital to Celebrate Black History Month.” The 3 p.m. recital will feature the music and poetry of African-American artists, highligh...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:36pm
Kent, Ohio – The Kent State University Orchestra presents its fourth subscription series concert of the 2018-2019 season on Sun., Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Joining the orchestra are the student winners of the annual concerto competition: H...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 2:58pm
Assistant professor of dance Gregory King is commissioned to set original work on the dancers of Georgian Court University in February.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 2:40pm
Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2018-2019 production season with the B.F.A. Senior Dance Concert/Student Dance Festival: “(Re) Imagine, (Re) Create, (Re) Make.” The concert will be presented in the Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre located in t...
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 6:43pm
Each semester, the School of Theatre and Dance hosts Dance @ Kent, a day for prospective students to learn more about Kent State's dance program. Open to high school students, Dance @ Kent participants spend the day taking college level dance classes, learning about auditioning f...
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 5:07am
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome guest artist Shaness Kemp.
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 7:34pm
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2018-2019 season with "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." The musical, based on Charles Dickens' unfinished murder mystery, is directed and choreographed by associate professor Amy Fritsche and runs Feb. 22 through...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 11:17am
Chris Bloom and Elia Vallis from Ballet Hispanico recently visited the School of Theatre and Dance to present a Master Class with students. The guest artists led a class in contemporary ballet including rep from Ballet Hispanico's performance at Playhouse Square which took place...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 2:29pm
Professor of dance Kimberly Karpanty and associate professor of dance Joan Meggitt recently screened their film, alter idem, at the Phoenix Dance Film Festival in Phoenix, Arizona.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 8:55pm
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2018-2019 season with "Dance '18: TranscenDance." The concert is artistic directed by associate professor Jeffrey Marc Rockland and runs Fri., Nov. 30 through Sun., December 2 in E. Turner Stump Theatre.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 8:08pm
As Election Day approaches on November 6, the Kent Dance Ensemble, under the direction of artistic director Gregory King, is encouraging individuals to exercise their right to vote through the "Let Your Voice Be Heard" campaign.  
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 6:58pm
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome guest artist Renaldo Maurice 

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