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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:48pm
Soon, students will start arriving from around the world for the the Kent Blossom Music Festival's 50th anniversary season. Running 5 weeks, July 1 - Aug. 5, the faculty of the festival includes members of The Cleveland Orchestra, Hugh A. Glauser School of Music and guest artists...
Kade Marsili, BFA Exhibition
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 2:45pm
Recent B.F.A. graduate, Kade Marsili, was accepted into the prestigious XL Catlin Art Prize with his painting, “Boy Sitting Infront of a Tiger Tapestry.”  Developed in partnership with the New York Academy of Art, the XL Catlin Art Prize is open to figurative paintings, drawings...
Boston Mills Artfest 2017
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 12:11pm
Kent State University School of Art students will be selling their work at the Boston Mills Artfest this year at both the June and July shows.  Students have the opportunity to sell their artwork in a professional setting for the fourth year in a row thanks to a generous donor, K...
Diana Al-Hadid, Delirious Matter exhibition at Madison Square Park
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 3:32pm
Diana Al-Hadid (B.F.A. Sculpture, B.A. Art History ’03) has a new public art exhibition in Madison Square Park called “Delirious Matter.”  Six sculptures are on view through September 3, 2018 throughout Madison Square Parks’ central Oval Lawn, peripheral lawns, and northern refle...
Front International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art - July 14-September 30, 2018
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 2:04pm
Gianna Commito, Professor in Painting at the School of Art, will be exhibiting her work as a part of the FRONT International Triennial in Cleveland this summer.  She is one of 114 artists participating in the exhibition and one of only 13 who are from Northeast Ohio. FRONT is a s...
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:19am
The affectionately named “Fairy Godmother” of Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance is once again making wishes come true for current and future generations of students.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 2:51pm
Caryl Church, alumna of the Art Education program at Kent State University School of Art, has received an Outstanding Art Teacher Award from the North East Region Ohio Art Education Association (OAEA). Church earned both her B.A. and M.A. in Art Education from the School of Art a...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 3:19pm
Undergraduate student, Dara Ronli Alper, was awarded a residency at Autonoma Factory in Murano, Italy, a city known for its rich history in the glass industry. The residency was awarded from the Pilchuck Glass School supported by Laguna B to only six candidates from around the wo...
Center for the Visual Arts
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:44pm
The Center for the Visual Arts, which had its grand opening in 2016, was recently awarded the ALA (Association of Licensed Architects) Merit Award in the Institutional category.  The 2017 ALA awards honored two...

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Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:36am
The affectionately named “Fairy Godmother” of Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance is once again making wishes come true for current and future generations of students.
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 4:51pm
Assistant Professor of Dance and Kent Dance Ensemble artistic director Gregory King will present at Open Engagement, an annual, three-day, artist-led conference dedicated to expanding the dialogue around and creating a site of care for the field of socially engaged art, on May 12...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 12:50pm
Faculty from the School of Theatre and Dance will present a world premiere reading of Lauren Gunderson's "Natural Shocks" on Thurs., April 19 as part of a national activism campaign against gun violence.
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 3:21pm
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University closes its 2017-2018 season with a contemporary take on the Henrik Ibsen classic "Hedda Gabler." The production is presented through the Roe Green Visiting Director Series and runs Fri., April 20 through Sun., April 29 in W...
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 7:23pm
School of Theatre and Dance alumna Tee Boyich '13, makes her Broadway debut in Mean Girls, opening April 8 at the August Wilson Theatre.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 12:20am
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2017-2018 season with the Kent Dance Ensemble’s annual concert Prime, running Fri., April 6 through Sun., April 8 in E. Turner Stump Theatre. 
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 5:41pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to announce that members of the Kent Dance Ensemble will perform at the American College Dance Association's National College Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. in June. 
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 4:58pm
Six Kent State School of Theatre and Dance students were honored for their work at the annual Southeastern Theatre Conference Convention held March 7-11, 2018 in Mobile, Alabama. The conference, at which Kent State students regularly compete, is one of the largest gatherings of t...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 1:29pm
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, welcomed guest artists Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag of EVIDENCE, A Dance Company March 5 - 10, 2018. Brown is the founder and artistic director of EVIDENCE. Cabuag is the associate artistic director of EV...
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 9:48pm
Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance will continue its 2017-2018 production season with the B.F.A. Senior Dance Concert/Student Dance Festival: Roots to Wings, March 16-18 in Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre. 

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