Porthouse Theatre Awarded Ohio Arts Council Grant | Kent State University
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Porthouse Theatre Awarded Ohio Arts Council Grant

Kent, OH – Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University's summer professional theatre, was awarded a $23,615 sustainability grant by the Ohio Arts Council during the body's summer board meeting on July 19.

The grant helps Porthouse Theatre provide high quality theatre and arts education to the Northeast Ohio community. Specifically, the grant allows Porthouse to continue offering its academies for high school, college, and international students as well as community nights that provide free tickets to patrons that otherwise would not be able to attend the theatre.

According to the Ohio Arts Council, sustainability grants "are awarded to the largest and most administratively sophisticated organizations in the state's arts and culture ecosystem...that are [position] Ohio as a national leader in creativity, artistry, and cultural wealth."  

Porthouse Theatre thanks Gov. John Kasich, the Ohio House of Representatives, and the Ohio Senate for recognizing the importance of the arts and for once again supporting the Ohio Arts Council.

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Media Contact:

Joni Koneval, 330-672-0116, jkoneval@kent.edu

POSTED: Monday, July 24, 2017 - 3:42pm
UPDATED: Monday, July 24, 2017 - 3:48pm
WRITTEN BY:
Joni Koneval