School of Theatre and Dance

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...

Lionel Walsh, Michael Chekhov Master Teacher The School of Theatre and Dance welcomes Lionel Walsh to Kent State Sun., Feb. 25 and Mon., Feb. 26 for a two-day residency in the Michael Chekhov Technique. The workshop will be held each day from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre in the Center for the Performing Arts. Attendance is free.  Space is limited and on a first...

Robert Barnett The School of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to welcome Robert Barnett, former soloist with New York City Ballet and Artistic Director Emeritus of Atlanta Ballet, to Kent State for a three-day residency March 1-3, 2018 that includes lectures and master classes for Kent Students as well as a special workshop open to the greater dance community. On...

Houston Ballet dancer Lauren Anderson Lauren Anderson, former principal dancer with the Houston Ballet, will visit Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance on Friday, February 23 to present a master class.  The master class will be held from 1:10 - 2:50 p.m. in Studio D123, Center for the Performing Arts, Kent, OH. Lauren Anderson danced with Houston Ballet from 1983 to...

Assistant Professor Tamara L. Honesty Tamara L. Honesty, assistant professor of scenic design, was recently re-elected to the board of directors of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT). Honesty's current term ends in 2018. Her new term will run through 2021. Founded in 1960, USITT promotes dialogue, research, and learning among practitioners of theatre design...

Colin Connor – Limon Dance The School of Theatre and Dance will welcome Colin Connor, the artistic director of the Limón Dance Company for a master class this Sunday, February 4. The master class features sessions on Limón Technique and Limón Repertoire followed by a short Q & A session with Connor. The class doubles as an audition for the Limón Dance Company's...

Colin Connor – Limon Dance Sponsored by the Performing Arts Library and the School of Theatre and Dance, Kent State University is hosting a portion of the United States' 2015 Prague Quadrennial exhibit. The exhibit will be on display in the Performing Arts Library in the Center for the Performing Arts through April 5, 2018. Since 1972, the United States has been...