Alexandra Nicholis Coon in the Massillon Museum. Picture of a group of people with construction helmets on in front of the museum.
Friday, February 26, 2021 - 2:50pm
The field of art history is one rich with inspiring paths to follow. Between curating, researching, and taking on leadership roles, Alexandra Nicholis Coon has worn many hats since earning her B.A. degree in Art History from Kent State in 2001. She went on to earn a Masters degre...
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:10am
BIPOC Safespace for Students, Faculty, and Staff Led by School of Music staff member Tahira Habeeb, the College of the Arts holds Safespace meetings for BIPOC students, faculty and staff throughout the semester. The BIPOC Safespace is a place where real conversations are had.  It...
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...
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 
Three artworks by School of Art faculty
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 9:43am
Ten Kent State University School of Art faculty and alumni have been awarded the Ohio Arts Council’s Individual Excellence Awards for 2021. Full...
Three paintings by Patricia Zinsmeister Parker - One still life in blue, one nude woman reclining and one self portrait with multiple faces
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 4:13pm
The journey of an artist comes with many twists and turns. Opportunities and challenges arise throughout artists' careers, creating pathways to take charge of their future in the arts. For Patricia Zinsmeister Parker, this has meant exploring different painting techniques, defyin...
Three student paintings - one is geometric shapes, one is a painter with a palette and one is a half circle with abstract shapes
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 4:27pm
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 9:38am
Kent State University's Thai Ensemble, one of only three in the United States academic system, has continued to learn and practice Thai classical music through the COVID-19 pandemic. Housed in Kent State's Glauser School of Music and led by Assistant Professor Priwan Nanongkham,...
Friday, February 5, 2021 - 4:42pm
The College of the Arts is proud to continue the acclaimed Thomas Schroth Visiting Artist Series with virtual presentations this spring dedicated to the College's commitment to celebrating diversity within the Arts. The next guest speaker of this year's series is actor and direct...

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:39am
A chapter by associate professor of theatre Fabio Polanco is included in the new book Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics: Perspectives on Activating the Actor, edited by Valerie Clayman Pye and Hillary Haft Bucs. The book, published by Routledge, will be available in December 201...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 10:18am
Tamara L. Honesty, School of Theatre and Dance assistant professor of scenic design, and several students took part in a collaboration between Kent State University and the Opera di Santa Croce in Florence, Italy to create “Sisters in Liberty: From Florence, Italy, to New York, N...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:52pm
Kent State University alumni Brian Michael Smith, a 2005 graduate with a B.S. in T.V. and Film Programming and a Minor in Theatre, is making television history as the first black transgender man to be featured as a series regular in a broadcast network show. 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 10:33pm
The School of Theatre and Dance’s Design, Technology, and Production program has been selected by ...
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:16am
The School of Theatre and Dance's Latin/x in Theatre student organization will present a staged reading of María Irene Fornés' "Manual for a Desperate Crossing" as part Celebrando Fornés, an initiative honoring the work of the noted late Cuban American playwright. The reading wil...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 11:52am
Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance announces the world premiere of the ballet "Cohen" as part of Dance '19: Dynamic Fusion, running Nov. 22-24, 2019. 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:36pm
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome guest artist Yoshito Sakuraba.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 11:48am
The work of a School of Theatre and Dance faculty member at Kent State University is featured in a new Hollywood blockbuster. Assistant Professor of Costume Technology Kerry Jo Bauer served as a costumer for Netflix and the Jim Henson Company’s “The Da...
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 3:24pm
The 2019-2020 season continues with "Dance '19: Dynamic Fusion," featuring the world premiere of the ballet "Cohen." The concert runs Nov. 22-24, 2019 in E. Turner Stump Theatre. 
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 2:47pm
The 2019-2020 season continues with the iconic tribal rock musical "Hair." Directed by Terri Kent, "Hair" runs Nov. 1-10, 2019 in E. Turner Stump Theatre. 

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