School of Theatre and Dance

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2018-2019 season with "Dance '18: TranscenDance." The concert is artistic directed by associate professor Jeffrey Marc Rockland and runs Fri., Nov. 30 through Sun., December 2 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Roe Green Center for the School of...

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2017-2018 season with "Dance '17: Mosaic." The concert is  artistic directed by associate professor Jeffrey Marc Rockland and runs Fri., Dec. 1 through Sun., Dec. 3 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and...

  As Election Day approaches on November 6, the Kent Dance Ensemble, under the direction of artistic director Gregory King, is encouraging individuals to exercise their right to vote through the "Let Your Voice Be Heard" campaign.   For voters in the State of Ohio, information on polling locations, candidates,...

Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will present its 51st season during the summer of 2019 with "Man of La Mancha," "Tintypes," and "The Music Man." Directed by Porthouse producing artistic director Terri Kent, "Man of La Mancha," opens June...

The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome guest artist Renaldo Maurice to Kent State for a residency Oct. 28 through Nov. 4, 2018. During his residency, Maurice will set a piece on members of the Kent Dance Ensemble which will then be performed at KDE's annual concert in April. Renaldo Maurice, born and...

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2018-2019 season with the musical "Children of Eden," running Fri., Nov. 2 through Sun., Nov. 11 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242....

The School of Theatre and Dance's Latinx in Theatre student organization and Cleveland-based LatinUS Theatre Company have partnered to present an evening of theatre on Sat., Oct. 20 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242. LatinUS Theatre Company will present Miguel...

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University opens its 2018-2019 season with Lauren Gunderson's "Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight," running Thur., Oct. 4 through Wed., Oct. 10 in Wright-Curtis Theatre, located in the Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance, Center for the Performing...

The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome guest artists Christopher Huggins and Daniel Harder Sep. 30 - Oct. 7. Huggins is a former member of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and works nationally and internationally as a dancer, teacher, and choreographer. Harder is a member of the Alvin...

The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to congratulate senior B.F.A. Musical Theatre student Chantrell Lewis on receiving the Kent State University Alumni Association's 2018 Golden Flash Award.  Nominated by School of Theatre and Dance associate professor Fabio Polanco, Lewis is actively involved in the theatre program at Kent State. During...