Visit the Arts
Plan a visit to one of our four schools
Hosted by the Fashion School, the Fashion Prospective Day offers attendees a group informational session presented by the Fashion School academic advisors, a self-guided tour of the building and facilities, and an opportunity to visit the Fashion Library, the Fashion School Store and KSU Museum. The events are focused toward high school juniors, seniors and college transfer students interested in either the fashion design or fashion merchandising major. Fashion Prospective Day attendees will check in at the Rockwell Hall (Fashion School) lobby and proceed to the session in the Rockwell Hall Auditorium.
Event Contact: LeAnn Starlin Nilsson, Academic Recruitment & Retention Director, College of the Arts, email@example.com
Please register for one of the Fashion School Prospective Days listed below.
|Feb. 9||2 - 3:30 p.m.||2/9/18 Fashion School Registration Form|
|March 2||2 - 3:30 p.m.||3/2/18 Fashion School Registration Form|
|March 23||2 - 3:30 p.m.||3/23/18 Fashion School Registration Form|
|May 11||2 - 3:30 p.m.||5/11/18 Fashion School Registration Form|
Location: Rockwell Hall Auditorium, 515 Hilltop Drive, Kent, OH, 44242
SCHOOL OF ART
The School of Art Tour Day includes a presentation about the majors in the School of Art (Studio Art, Art History and Art Education) as well as information about study abroad opportunities, faculty mentoring and professional academic advising, scholarships and more. Prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to meet the director of the School of Art, the professional academic advisor and current art students for a question-and-answer session. The guided walking tour of the new Center for the Visual Arts is about 45 minutes and will offer prospective students and their families an opportunity to see the new studio facilities, classroom spaces and other student meeting and work areas.
All those who have registered should meet in room 241 of the Center for the Visual Arts a few minutes early.
Contact: Maria Robertson, firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-672-1363
|Feb. 16||1:00 p.m.||2/16/18 School of Art Registration Form|
|March 2||1:00 p.m.||3/2/18 School of Art Registration Form|
|March 23||1:00 p.m.||3/23/18 School of Art Registration Form|
|April 13||1:00 p.m.||4/13/18 School of Art Registration Form|
|April 27||1:00 p.m.||4/27/18 School of Art Registration Form|
Capacity: 12 student registrants
SCHOOL OF THEATRE AND DANCE
The School of Theatre and Dance Discover Theatre Days provide a comprehensive overview of the School of Theatre and Dance in the Center for the Performing Arts. Attendees will participate in classes and sessions on theatre performance and production including musical theatre, acting, and design and technology. Please pack a lunch or bring money for Prentice Café, an eatery on campus. Parking passes will be provided for Parking Lot C on the south side of the Center for the Performing Arts. The event ends formally at 3:30 pm, but students may elect to leave earlier depending on their own schedule.
Choose one of the following dates to visit the Theatre Program in the School of Theatre and Dance.
|Feb. 21||9:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.||2/21/18 Theatre Program Registration Form|
|March 7||9:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.||3/7/18 Theatre Program Registration Form|
|April 4||9:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.||4/4/18 Theatre Program Registration Form|
Event Capacity: 10
Event Contact: Professor Dan Nadon, email@example.com
Dance@Kent: why a career in Dance
Event Description: You are invited to spend the day at Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance participating in dance classes, interacting with students and faculty, and exploring pathways in dance. Learn about the many career options that a degree in dance can offer, including professional performance, the business of dance, opportunities in education, and more.
Participants are asked to bring a packed lunch and dancewear, including jazz or character shoes. Parking passes will be handed out at check in for the event.
|March 23||8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.||3/23/18 Dance@Kent Registration Form|
Event Capacity: 50 students
Event Contact: Joan Meggitt, Dance Division Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
School of Music
Music Open House (Fall semesters only)
For high school students, transfer students, parents and teachers to meet faculty, attend classes and major ensemble rehearsals, enjoy performances and interact with current students and more. More Info
|TBD||7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.||Music Open House Registration Form|
Register for a Music Sample Lesson Day
Music Sample Lesson Day is a comprehensive program for prospective high school junior, senior and college transfer students interested in being music majors or minors. This program offers attendees the opportunity to take a sample lesson on your main instrument and observe related ensemble rehearsals. Attendees will also receive advising from music school academic advisors, attend music classes with current music majors, meet music faculty, and tour the School of Music. Please contact Jesse Leyva, email@example.com, to schedule your visit.
Fab Friday Series
The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music sponsors an on-site music clinic for area youth music groups, the Fab Friday series, in cooperation with the Division of Bands and the Department of Music Education at Kent State. Fab Friday programs offer the opportunity for young students to bring instrumental music groups to the School of Music to work with the conducting staff, applied faculty, graduate assistants and music students.
For more information about the Fab Friday Series:
Band directors may contact Jesse Leyva, 330-672-4545, firstname.lastname@example.org
Orchestra directors may contact the School of Music office at 330-672-2172
Special Group Visits
Schools or community groups with prospective college students may coordinate a visit in the School of Art, School of Music, or School of Theatre & Dance. Visits can be scheduled on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, morning or afternoon. Please fill out the form at the link below to provide some preliminary information prior to the visit date. Our staff will contact you to begin setting up the visit. We are currently taking visit requests for the Spring 2018 semester.