School of Theatre and Dance

Gregory King. Photo by Megan Young Assistant Professor of Dance and Kent Dance Ensemble artistic director Gregory King will present at Open Engagement, an annual, three-day, artist-led conference dedicated to expanding the dialogue around and creating a site of care for the field of socially engaged art, on May 12, 2018 at the Queens Museum in New York.  King will present his and...

Natural Shocks Faculty from the School of Theatre and Dance will present a world premiere reading of Lauren Gunderson's "Natural Shocks" on Thurs., April 19 as part of a national activism campaign against gun violence. The reading, taking place at 7:00 p.m. in Room 306 of the Kent Student Center, is co-presented by Kent State's Center for the Study of Gender and...

The School of Theatre and Dance closes the 2017-2018 season with "Hedda Gabler" Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University closes its 2017-2018 season with a contemporary take on the Henrik Ibsen classic "Hedda Gabler." The production is presented through the Roe Green Visiting Director Series and runs Fri., April 20 through Sun., April 29 in Wright-Curtis Theatre, located in the Roe Green...

School of Theatre and Dance

Tee Boyich Tee Boyich, ’13, has vivid memories of her 8-year-old self, sitting with her father and watching musicals. She remembers this feeling inside of her yearning to be on that stage, singing and dancing. Before long, that dream of performing on the Broadway stage had fully taken hold of young Ms. Boyich.  So she put in the time. The work. The...

The Kent Dance Ensemble presents Prime. Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2017-2018 season with the Kent Dance Ensemble’s annual concert Prime, running Fri., April 6 through Sun., April 8 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,...

The Kent Dance Ensemble will perform June 8 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The School of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to announce that members of the Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of assistant professor Gregory King, will perform the piece "Aftermath," a work by guest choreographer Catherine Meredith, at the American College Dance Association's National College Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center...

School of Theatre and Dance students take home 8 awards at 2018 SETC Conference Six Kent State School of Theatre and Dance students were honored for their work at the annual Southeastern Theatre Conference Convention held March 7-11, 2018 in Mobile, Alabama. The conference, at which Kent State students regularly compete, is one of the largest gatherings of theatre professionals in the United States. Undergraduate Desiree...

Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, welcomed guest artists Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag of EVIDENCE, A Dance Company March 5 - 10, 2018. Brown is the founder and artistic director of EVIDENCE. Cabuag is the associate artistic director of EVIDENCE. During their residency, Brown and Cabuag...

BFA Dance Candidates pose for a photo promoting their annual concert. Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance will continue its 2017-2018 production season with the B.F.A. Senior Dance Concert/Student Dance Festival: Roots to Wings. The concert will be presented in Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre at 1325 Theatre Drive in the Center for the Performing Arts. The concert series runs Fri., March 17...

Sivlana Cardell The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, welcomed guest artist Silvana Cardell February 15 - 19, 2018. During her residency, Cardell restaged excerpts from her award winning "Supper! People on the Move!" The Kent Dance Ensemble will perform the restaged piece during the Kent Dance Ensemble: Prime concert in...