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Note: The 7:30 p.m. performance on Friday, March 17 is Sold Out.

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to announce that senior B.F.A. Musical Theatre student Talia Cosentino has joined the cast of the Equity tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Matilda the Musical.

“It’s an absolute dream come true,” Cosentino, a Hudson, OH native, said about being cast in the production.

Based on Roald Dahl’s acclaimed children’s novel, Matilda follows the adventures of a child prodigy with magical powers as she overcomes the difficulties of life at home and school.

KENT STATE’S AFRICAN COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS SPRING PRODUCTION OF “VENUS,” MARCH 16-19
The African Community Theatre (ACT) in the Department of Pan-African Studies (DPAS) announces the spring 2017 production of  Venus by Suzan Lori-Parks directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pan-African Studies, performed by the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble (PATE).

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2016-2017 season with the classic musical “Kiss Me, Kate.” The production is directed by this year’s Roe Green Visiting Director Dennis Courtney and runs Fri., Feb. 24 through Sun., March 5 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.

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance congratulates assistant professor Amy Fritsche, assistant professor Gregory King and associate professor William Auld who have been chosen to speak at the inaugural TEDxKentState conference. The conference, sponsored by Kent State University's Undergraduate Student Government, is scheduled for Sat., Feb. 18, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to announce the continuation of its relationship with the world-renown Limón Dance Company. The company will once again hold a summer intensive worshhop at Kent State this summer.  

DATES

July 24 - August 11, 2017

 

The three-week long intensive for intermediate and advanced level dancers offers training in the Humphrey/Limón movement tradition and includes:

The School of Theatre and Dance welcomes Dennis Courtney as the 2016-2017 Roe Green Visiting Director. An award-winning and internationally acclaimed director/choreographer, Courtney will direct the School's production of "Kiss Me, Kate" Feb. 24 - March 5.

Mr. Courtney won the 2009 Israeli Theatre Award (TONY equivalent) for Fiddler On The Roof at the Cameri Theatre in Tel Aviv.

The Kent Dance Ensemble, Kent State's pre-professional dance company, will take 11 members to study in Florence, Italy July 3-24, 2017.

Kent, OH – For the second consecutive year, students from the School of Theatre and Dance are travelling to Thailand for East Meets West, a performance and educational exchange between Kent State University and Rajabhat Suansunandha University. 

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2016-2017 season with the classic Tony Award-winning musical “Into the Woods.” The production runs Fri., Nov. 4 through Sun., Nov. 13 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

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