Discover Theatre @ Kent | School of Theatre and Dance | Kent State University

Discover Theatre @ Kent

Spend the day at Kent State's School of Theatre and Dance and discover how you can study theatre in college. Attendees will participate in classes and sessions on theatre performance and production including musical theatre, acting, and design and technology.

Spring 2018 Dates

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
9:45 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Register for September 26 Discover Theatre Day

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
9:45 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Register for October 17 Discover Theatre Day

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
9:45 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Register for November 14 Discover Theatre Day

Discover Theatre Day Schedule

Check In
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Roe Green Lobby

Q & A with Faculty and Student Ambassadors
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Wright-Curtis Theatre

School Tour
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Lunch (On Your Own)
11:05 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Making Theatre Class with Professor Amy Fritsche and Professor Nick Drashner
12:05 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Room D022

Afternoon Class of Choice:

Option 1:

Fundamentals of Production I with Professor Steve Pauna
1:10 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Room D303

​​​​​​​Option 2:

Musical Theatre Performance with Professor Fabio Polanco
1:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Room D302

​​​​​​​Option 3:

Stage Combat with Professor Michael Gatto
12:55 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
EZ Black Boz Theatre




Discover Theatre @ Kent is FREE.

Important Information

A parking pass will be provided. Please arrive on time to allow time to obtain a parking pass and check in. Park in the C Lot on the south side of the Center for the Performing Arts (the large lot directly across from the front of the building on Theatre Drive.) 

Please pack a lunch or bring money to purchase lunch from nearby Prentiss Hall Cafeteria.

The program ends at the culmination of the selected afternoon, all of which have different ending times. Students may leave the program early if needed.


Interested in learning more about Kent State's School of Theatre and Dance?

Dr. Daniel-Raymond Nadon
Associate Director, School of Theatre and Dance