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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:37pm
The Kent Keyboard Series continues its 2017-2018 season with pianist Donna Lee, Steinway Artist, professor and coordinator of piano at Kent State University, on Sun., Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. She will be joined by cellist Keith Robinson, founding member of the Mi...
Janice Lessman-Moss weaving detail
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 10:32am
Janice Lessman-Moss, Professor and head of Textiles, has a new exhibition “Rhythms and Rotations” showing at Praxis Fiber Workshop from February 2 through March 31, 2018.  Two opening re...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 12:44pm
The Kent Wind Ensemble presents its third free concert of the 2017-2018 season, “Hecho en México: Made in Mexico” on Sun., Feb. 18 at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Featuring the music of Latino composers with a focus on Mexico, the same program will be p...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 12:29pm
Presented by New Music at Kent State as part of the Vanguard Guest Artist Series, Mantra Percussion will perform on Sat., Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Known for performing evening-length works, Mantra will feature “Timber” by Michael Gordon and “A Great Many” by A...
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 1:40pm
On Feb. 8-10, 2018 music educators from across the state of Ohio will gather at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio for the OMEA Professional Development Conference. The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music will have a strong presence at this year’s conference, wi...
Michael Loderstedt, Cow Bird
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 3:14pm
Michael Loderstedt, retired professor in printmaking at the School of Art, has work included in the Cleveland Print Room’s fifth anniversary show Anthropocene, a new exhibition that examines how humans affect the environment. Loders...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 1:53pm
The Kent State University Orchestra presents its fourth subscription series concert of the 2017-2018 season on Fri., Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Joining the orchestra are the student winners of the annual concerto competition; Ian Daugher...
Katharine Hepburn Dressed for Stage and Screen at the KSU Museum February 2018
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 10:49am
The Katharine Hepburn Dressed for Stage and Screen exhibit is returning to the Kent State University Museum after traveling around the country for the past seven years. The exhibit, opening Feb. 2 and running through Sept. 2, 2018, last appeared in the Museum in 2010. Museum Dire...
Fashion Meets the Botanicals March 3, 2018
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 9:08am
Kent State University’s Fashion School of Design and Merchandising will again have garments on display at the Cleveland Botanical Garden (CBG) during their 2018 Orchid Mania exhibition from Jan. 27 – March 11.  The display is part of an annual school-sponsored competition which i...
Gianna Commito, Rachel Uffner Gallery 2018
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 2:21pm
Gianna Commito, Associate Professor in Painting at Kent State's School of Art, has a solo exhibition at Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York City featuring a new body of work.  T...

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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 1:48pm
The Ailey School, the educational component of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will be at Kent State on Sat., Feb. 24 to audition students for the Ailey School's summer intensive program. Tracy Inman, Co-Director of The Ailey School will visit the School of Theatre and Da...
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 1:38pm
Lauren Anderson, former principal dancer with the Houston Ballet, will visit Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance on Friday, February 23 to present a master class. 
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 8:33pm
Tamara L. Honesty, assistant professor of scenic design, was recently re-elected to the board of directors of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:44am
The School of Theatre and Dance will welcome Colin Connor, the artistic director of the Limón Dance Company for a master class this Sunday, February 4. The class doubles as an audition for the Limón Dance Company's summer intensive that will be held at Kent State in July 2018.
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 10:39pm
Sponsored by the Performing Arts Library and the School of Theatre and Dance, Kent State University is hosting a portion of the United States' 2015 Prague Quadrennial exhibit. The exhibit will be on display in the Performing Arts Library in the...
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:25pm
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome its fourth guest artist of the 2017-2018 season, L. Taylor Ashton, the weekend of January 19-21. Ashton is an alumna of the Kent Dance Ensemble and of Kent State University's School of Theatre and...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 4:44pm
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2017-2018 season with "All Shook Up." The production is directed by assistant professor Amy Fritsche and runs Fri., Feb. 23 through Sun., March 4 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Roe Green Center for...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 4:18pm
Three School of Theatre and Dance students were awarded Flash Grants by Kent State's College of the Arts for projects taking place during the Spring 2018 semester.
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 2:10pm
Dance major and Kent Dance Ensemble member Austin Coats will perform "Vital Grace," a solo choreographed by Gregory King, at the International Association of Blacks in Dance conference in Los Angeles, California in January 2018.
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 3:34pm
School of Theatre and Dance associate professor Jonathan Swoboda, a featured keyboard artist with #1 selling Christmas artist Mannheim Steamroller, performed with the group at the National Tree Lighting on the Ellipse at President's Park at the White House on Thurs., Nov. 30.

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