School of Theatre and Dance

The School of Theatre and Dance will host a summer intensive program by the Jose Limon Dance company this summer. The world-renown Limón Dance Company will hold a summer worshhop at Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance this summer.  The three-week long intensive for intermediate and advanced level dancers offers training in the Humphrey/Limón movement tradition and includes: Daily Limón Technique Classes Instruction in Limón...

The School of Theatre and Dance presents "Thoroughly Modern Millie" Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues it 2015-2016 season with the Tony Award-winning musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” The production runs Fri., Feb. 26 through Sun., March 6 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242. For tickets...

Dancers audition in the Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance In February 2016, the School of Theatre and Dance is hosting auditions for several summer dance intensive programs. FOREST DANCING SUMMER INTENSIVE Ballet, Modern, Jazz and Performance in Pennsylvania's scenic Cooke National Forest June 19 - 24, 2016. Audition Information Date Time Fee Sunday, February 14, 2016 ...

Amy Fritsche was honored for her portrayal of the title character in Porthouse Kent, OH – Local theatre critics recently honored Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s summer professional theatre, for achievements during the theatre’s 2015 season. The theatre’s 2015 productions were recognized in multiple categories including acting, directing, musical direction, choreography, and costume and scenic design. ...

Entrance to Porthouse Theatre Spend your summer at Porthouse! Every year, Porthouse Theatre welcomes dozens of professional and student designers, technicians, and staff, who along with actors and musicians, comprise the Porthouse Theatre company.  WORK FOR PORTHOUSE THEATRE IN 2016 Porthouse Theatre is hiring for the summer of 2016 and has positions open in company...

Kent State presents Zorba in Concert Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance, in partnership with The Musical Theater Project, will present a concert performance of “Zorba!” Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. in E. Turner Stump Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.  A second performance will take Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Beck...

Dance students perform in the fall 2014 dance concert. Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2015-2016 season with “Dance ’15: Moving Parts,” a concert of diverse premieres by dance faculty members, including a piece by new dance division coordinator Jeffrey Marc Rockland. “Dance ’15: Moving Parts” runs Dec. 4-6 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, Center...

Dance students perform in the fall 2014 dance concert. They brought their passion and gift of music 2,500 miles from Colombia, South America to Kent State University. Together, the four chamber music graduate students from the School of Music in Kent State’s College of the Arts, make up the Tierradentro String Quartet. They are part of a growing number of international students on campus – now...

School of Theatre and Dance

Musical Theatre students portray Daisy and Violet Hilton in "Side Show" (Photo by Matt Unger) Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues it 2015-2016 season with the Tony Award-nominated musical “Side Show.” The production runs Fri., Nov. 6 through Sun., Nov. 15 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242. For tickets call...

Hairspray, 2015 Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will celebrate its 48th season with productions of “Sister Act,” “Ring of Fire,” and “Footloose.” Directed by Porthouse executive producer Eric van Baars, “Sister Act” opens June 17 and runs...