School of Theatre and Dance

Kent, OH – Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance alumna Tracee Patterson, ’13 MFA was presented with the Ambassador Tony P. Hall Student Advocacy Award on Sept. 17 at the first annual Ohio Hunger Dialogue held at Walsh University in North Canton. The award recognizes students and universities addressing the issue of hunger in new...

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues it 2014-2015 season with “Hot Mikado,” a musical based on the classic Gilbert and Sullivan opera “The Mikado.” The production opens Fri. Oct. 24 and runs through Sun., Nov. 2 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre...

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University begins it 2014-2015 season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “You Can’t Take It With You.” As part of the school’s annual Roe Green Director Series, the School welcomes guest director Kathleen F. Conlin. The production runs Fri., Oct. 3 and runs through Sun., Oct. 12...

Transforum Theatre, a student organization in Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance, performed last month at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland. Dedicated to helping students pursue their passions and explore their creativity through art, Transforum Theatre was invited by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to perform an...

  School of Theatre and Dance alumni Cody Hernandez (BFA '14) and Rachel Meyer (BFA '14) were selected to participate in the American Theatre Wing's SpringboardNYC program this past June. SpringboardNYC is an intensive two week program taught by the best and brightest working in theatre today, giving young actors a head start for working life in...

  Tara Nicole (BFA in Design & Technology, 2006) recently sent the School of Theatre and Dance a photo from the Moroccan set of the feature film "American Sniper" where she is serving as the Trainee Assistant Director. The film was directed by Clint Eastwood and stars Bradley Cooper. Tara is currently in the Directors Guild of America...

Seth Hunter (BFA '14) is currently working for Walt Disney Cruise Lines. Beginning this month, he will be performing on the Disney Wonder as the ship sails itineraries in Alaska and then in the Caribbean. Seth will be featured in productions of the Welcome Aboard Variety Show, Golden Mickey's, Disney Dreams, and Toy Story: The Musical.  Seth is...