On a morning in early June, the Costume Shop at Kent State University’s Center for the Performing Arts was filled with sounds—sewing machines buzzing, radio blasting, women chattering and laughing.
With less than a week to go before Kent State’s Porthouse Theatre opened its 49th season with the musical “9 to 5”—based on the hit 1980 movie starring Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda—members of the costume crew were working way more hours than 9 to 5 to meet their deadline.
The crew at Kent State’s Costume Shop are hard at work creating costumes for Porthouse Theatre’s production of “9 to 5.”
Kent, OH – A group of undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Theatre and Dance’s scenery design course have been invited to design and build the set for the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Emmy Award ceremony taking place June 17 at the Cleveland Hilton.
The 2017 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from June 9-18 on the university’s campus and culminate with the June 18 gala concert at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland. This program is a highly intensive and prestigious festival for talented piano students in grades 7-12. The June 18 gala concert will feature 14 highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists from the United States, China and Italy.
Participants from the 2016 Piano Institute pose for a group photo. The highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists came from the United States, China and Malta to Kent State University for the highly intensive and prestigious festival.