A professor and students discussing artwork in a gallery at the Cleveland Museum of Art with the shield that states Best Value Schools, Best Bachelor's in Art and Art History 2021
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 5:20pm
Kent State University School of Art was recently placed in the Best 15 Schools with a Bachelor’s in Art and Art History in 2021 with Best Value Schools. Kent State ranked at number nine among univers...
JaMeeka Holloway
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 3:47pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to welcome theatre artist JaMeeka Holloway as the 2021-2022 Roe Green Visiting Director. Holloway will join the School as a visiting director-in-residence in the Spring of 2022 to direct a reimagined production of William Shakespeare's ...
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 4:40pm
Porthouse Theatre is thrilled to announce a special Buy One, Get One Free offer for tickets for Kent State faculty and staff to the August 11-15, 2021 performances of "Altar Boyz." Kent State employees may reserve these specially discounted tickets online at the link below or by...
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 4:33pm
Porthouse Theatre's 2021 Season concludes with "Altar Boyz," running July 29 – August 15, 2021. "Altar Boyz" is directed by Porthouse producing artistic director Terri Kent, choreographed by Martín Céspedes, and music directed by Jonathan Swoboda.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:51am
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the performing arts to halt their work in March 2020, the industry and Kent State University’s College of the Arts had no idea how long the self-described “intermission” would last. In keeping with the protocols set by the university and the stat...
Monday, July 19, 2021 - 5:03pm
Porthouse Theatre is thrilled to announce a special Buy One, Get One Free offer for tickets to the July 21-24, 2021 performances of "BKLYN the Musical." 
Catherine Amoroso Leslie
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 4:44pm
Professor Catherine Amoroso Leslie, Ph.D. will discuss the impact of fashion and fabric on the art of Édouard Vuillard in a virtual event hosted by the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) on Wed., July 21 at 6:00 p.m.
Diane Petrella
Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 4:59pm
Welcome Dean Petrella! The College of the Arts is thrilled to welcome Diane H. Petrella, D.M.A. as Dean effective July 1, 2021. Dean Petrella was selected for the position of Dean following a national search.  Dean Petrella joins Kent State University's College of the Arts after...
The Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) logo and two images of artwork - a silver brooch with three male silhouettes by Andrew Kuebeck and a pink and purple flower sash on a model by Rachel Smith.
Monday, June 28, 2021 - 1:22pm
Andrew Kuebeck, assistant professor of jewelry/metals/enameling, and Rachel Smith, M.F.A. ’15 have been selected for the Society of North American Goldsmith’s (SNAG) exhibition “Goldsmith ’20.” The exhibition was curated by Stanley Lechtzin and features forty artists and SNAG mem...

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Morgan Walker
Sunday, March 14, 2021 - 9:11pm
Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance alumna Morgan Walker, a 2018 B.F.A. in Dance Performance graduate and full-time company member of The Dancing Wheels Company, is a featured choreographer and performer in the 2021 Mark DeGarmo Virtual International Arts Festival (...
Dancers perform choreography by Morgan Messer
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 5:04pm
Each semester, the School of Theatre and Dance's Black Box Series presents a collection of student produced works. These productions are provide students with opportunities to direct, write, perform, stage manage, and design existing and original works in a laboratory environment...
Design Tech open house
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 10:40am
Members of the School of Theatre and Dance's Design Technology and Production faculty will host a virtual open house via Zoom on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 5:00pm
Each semester, the School of Theatre and Dance's Black Box Series presents a collection of student produced works. These productions are provide students with opportunities to direct, write, perform, stage manage, and design existing and original works in a laboratory environment...
Kent Dance Ensemble performs
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 3:04pm
Join current dance students and members of Kent State University's Dance faculty for an informative roundtable discussion on Kent State's Dance programs on Sunday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom 
Black Theatre Association Black History Month program
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 4:31pm
Kent State University's Black Theatre Association is celebrating Black History Month throughout February with two different projects, currently being shared through the organization's Instagram account (@BTAKentState). The first project, "Black Excellence Spotlight," will featur...
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 2:55pm
Each semester, the School of Theatre and Dance's Black Box Series presents a collection of student produced works. These productions are provide students with opportunities to direct, write, perform, stage manage, and design existing and original works in a laboratory environment...
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 5:42pm
The School of Theatre and Dance CARE (Community, Anti-Racism, and Equity) Committee presents "Equity in the Arts: How To Move Beyond the Language of Inclusion," a panel discussion on the need for increased awareness in creating a more equitable environment in the arts, on Wednesd...
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 8:29am
Award-winning songwriter Joey Contreras, a 2020-2021 Roe Green Visiting Artist, will present a virtual Songwriting Master Class on Thursday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Contreras will share his knowledge and experiences while offering guidance to help you build confidence a...
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 2:54pm
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, welcomes guest artist Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Artistic Director of Elisa Monte Dance, to Kent State for a virtual dance residency during fall 2020. During her residency, Rea-Fisher will collaborate with the member...

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