The School of Theatre and Dance proudly presents its Main Stage Season each year as a primary learning environment for students and for the entertainment of the Kent State and surrounding communities.
By Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Courtney Brown
October 7-13, 2021
This production will feature a selection of entries from Parks’ acclaimed anthology of 365 separate plays which she wrote over the course of one calendar year.
Book by John Moauro and Griffin Parsons
Music and Lyrics by Justin Halpin and Jeffrey James
Directed by Terri Kent
November 5 – 14, 2021
Artistic Director: Jeffrey Marc Rockland
December 3-5, 2021
The annual concert will feature original choreography by members of Kent State University’s dance faculty and performances by dance majors and minors.
Book by Bridget Carpenter
Music by Tom Kitt
Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Based on the Novel "Freaky Friday" by Mary Rodgers and the Disney films
Directed by Eric van Baars
February 25 - March 6, 2022
Freaky Friday explores what happens when an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies and have just one day to put things right again.
Faculty Director: Barbara Allegra Verlezza
March 18-20, 2022
Join B.F.A. Dance Performance candidates and current dance majors and minors for an evening of choreography and performance.
Artistic Directed by Gregory King
April 8-10, 2022
Join the Kent Dance Ensemble, Kent State University's pre-professional dance company, for an evening of choreography by acclaimed guest artists and performance by Kent State dance students.
By William Shakespeare
Directed by JaMeeka Holloway
2021-2022 Roe Green Visiting Director
April 22 – May 1, 2022
Roe Green Visiting Director JaMeeka Holloway will present a new treatment of the classic Shakespearean comedy about love and misunderstanding.