Visit the Arts

Our Assistant Dean of Recruitment & Retention is accepting appointments for phone and web-based meetings so that you can receive information on the majors and our academic programs.

If interested, you can contact LeAnn Starlin Nilsson directly to schedule at lstarli1@kent.edu or via phone at 330-672-8392. You may also contact Ben Dalrymple, Graduate Assistant for Recruitment & Retention to schedule an information session on one of our majors. Please contact him directly at bdalrym4@kent.edu

Virtual information sessions will be offered for each major, and registrations will be posted as they become available.

Fashion School

Committing to a college is a big deal. Since we want you to be sure the Fashion School at Kent State University is right for you, we encourage you to plan a visit to campus. The Fashion School at Kent State University welcomes future students to participate in the following events:

FASHION SCHOOL PROSPECTIVE DAYS

Hosted by the Fashion School, the Fashion Prospective Day offers attendees a remote information session about our academic programs, including Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising. In this session, our academic advisors will review the majors, course curriculum, and detailed information about study away and internship opportunities. Join us to learn more about Fashion at Kent State University and how you can experience a life in the arts! This event is open to prospective students and their families, or transfer students interested in attending the School of Fashion.

Event Contact: LeAnn Starlin Nilsson, Assistant Dean, Recruitment & Retention, College of the Arts, lstarli1@kent.edu

Please register for one of the Fashion School Prospective Days listed below.

Date Time Register
October 2, 2020 2 - 3:00 p.m. Fashion School Prospective Day Registration Form
October 23, 2020 2 - 3:00 p.m. Fashion School Prospective Day Registration Form
November 6, 2020 2 - 3:00 p.m. Fashion School Prospective Day Registration Form
November 20, 2020 2 - 3:00 p.m. Fashion School Prospective Day Registration Form
December 4, 2020 2 - 3:00 p.m. Fashion School Prospective Day Registration Form

Location: Remote, via Microsoft Teams.Once you register, you will receive a confirmation with the call link and information. 


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. More information on our Center for Visual Arts and its facilities can be viewed at kent.edu/soa.

Contact: Marie Bukowski, Director, and Professor, School of Art, mbukows1@kent.edu

 

Date Time Register
September 11, 2020 1:30 p.m. School of Art Registration Form
September 25, 2020 1:30 p.m. School of Art Registration Form
October 23, 2020 1:30 p.m. School of Art Registration Form
November 6, 2020 1:30 p.m. School of Art Registration Form
November 20, 2020 1:30 pm School of Art Registration Form
December 4th, 2020 1:30 pm School of Art Registration Form

Capacity: 12 student registrants
 

SCHOOL OF ART PORTFOLIO DAY (fall semester only)
High school students interested in majoring in Studio Arts, Art Education and Art History are invited to a special Portfolio Day with the School of Art! This even will be happening in the fall remotely, and registration will be linked here when available in September. Spots are limited. If you would like to receive an invitation to this event, please email LeAnn Starlin Nilsson at lstarli1@kent.edu

 


SCHOOL OF THEATRE AND DANCE

Discover Theatre Days

The School of Theatre and Dance Discover Theatre and Dance Days are remote information session that provide a comprehensive overview of the School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University. Attendees will meet Theatre and Dance faculty and current students, and will receive information on our majors, such as musical theatre, performance, and design and technology. Once you register for the event, you will be emailed a confirmation and link for the Zoom call. Registration links are below:

Choose one of the following dates to visit the Theatre Program in the School of Theatre and Dance.

Date Time Register
September 23, 2020  11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Theatre Program Registration Form
October 14, 2020 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Theatre Program Registration Form
October 28, 2020 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Theatre Program Registration Form
November 4, 2020 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Theatre Program Registration Form

Event Capacity: 10
Event Contact: Professor Dan Nadon, dnadon@kent.edu

DANCE

The School of Theatre and Dance offers two majors and minors in Dance. You can learn more information about the Dance program through attending the Discover Theatre and Dance event, listed above. Prospective students can also email Professor Jeffrey Rockland, our Dance Division Coordinator at jrocklan@kent.edu

 


 

School of Music

Music Open House (Fall semester only)

The School of Music Open House is a visitation program for high school students, transfer students, parents and teachers. This year, the remote information session will happen Saturday, November 7th. Participants will be able to meet current faculty in their areas of interest and get to know some current students, tips for college level auditions, and much more. We hope you can join us! Registration will open in late September. 

 

 

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 University. Fab Friday programs offer the opportunity for young students to bring instrumental music groups to the Glauser School to work with the conducting staff, applied faculty, graduate assistants and current music students. 

 

For more information about the Fab Friday Series:
Band directors may contact bands@kent.edu
Orchestra directors may contact the School of Music office at 330-672-2172.
 

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 a related ensemble rehearsal. Attendees will also receive advising from our Professor Liz Root, School of Music Recruitment Coordinator. To set up a Music Sample Lesson Day, please click on the link below:

Schedule a Music Sample Lesson Day

 


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. Currently, we cannot host guests or visitors on campus. However, we are interested in providing information sessions for your students or class. If you are interested in having us provide a remote information session, please fill out the link below and we will follow up with you. 

 School Visit Information Form