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Important Dates for Faculty and Staff

Important Fall 2015 Dates For Faculty and Staff


Date Time Location Description
Monday, August 24 10am D206 New Graduate Student Orientation
Monday, August 24 10:00am-3:00pm D207 Dance Faculty Retreat and Potluck
Thursday, August 27 8:00am-11:00am EZ Theatre School Retreat
Thursday, August 27 11:00am Roe Green Lobby College Luncheon
Thursday, August 27 12:00pm-5:00pm EZ Theatre College Retreat
Friday, August 28 9:30am E. Turner Stump Theatre Dean's Welcome to CoTA Students 
Friday, August 28 10:30am MACC University Convocation
Friday, August 28 11:00am   Area Meetings (if necessary)
Friday, August 28 1:00pm - 2:00pm D207 Production Budget Meeting
Friday, August 28 6:00pm Eric's House  Back to School Party (906 Myrtle Ave, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221)
Saturday, August 29 2 - 6pm Dance Studios Dance Entrance Auditions
Monday, August 31     Fall Semester Classes Begin
Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 1   Center for the Performing Arts Fall Main Stage Auditions. See callboard for more information.
Wednesday, September 2     Callbacks for Side Show
Thursday, September 3     Callbacks for The Servant of Two Masters
Thursday, September 3 5:15pm E. Turner Stump Theatre Majors and Minors Meeting 
Thursday, September 3 7:00pm EZ Theatre Dance Majors Meeting
Friday, September 4 5:15pm Studio D123 Dance '15: Moving Parts Auditions
Friday, September 4     Deadline for graduate students to apply for December graduation
Friday, September 4     All RTP Files due on Flashfolio
Monday, September 7     Labor Day - University Closed
Tuesday, September 8 5:15pm Scene Shop Meeting for all students interested in Design & Technology or Stage Management
Friday, September 11 By 4:30pm   Last day to register for Fall Theatre and Dance classes
Friday, September 11     Capstone Project Proposal Deadline
Friday, September 11 1:15-2:30pm D207 Academic Complaint Committee Meeting
Friday, September 11 2:30-4:30pm EZ Theatre Sundaes on Friday CoTA Student Mixer
Friday, September 11 3:30-5:00pm D207 Student Production Board Meeting
Sunday, September 13     Last Day to Drop any classes before a grade of W given
Tuesday, September 15     Undergraduate application deadline for May 2016 graduation
September 17-19   Tuscon, AZ NASD Annual Meeting
Friday, September 18 1:15pm-2:45pm EZ Theatre Student Production Training - Mandatory for ALL Black Box Series show directors
Thursday, September 24 3 – 6pm Risman Plaza Fall for the Arts – Greek Cultural Fest
Friday, September 25     BFA/SDF Choreography Proposals Due
Friday, September 25     Dance@Kent: Preparing for College Dance Auditions
Last Week of September     Proposals Due to Research and Sponsored Programs for Summer 2016 and AY 16-17 Research Appointments
Saturday, October 3     Kent State Homecoming
October 5 – 16     Dance Major/Minor Advising
Wednesday, October 7 6:30pm Studio D123 Spring 2016 BFA Dance Concert Auditions
October 7-11   Phoenix, AZ NDEO Conference
Friday, October 9 8:00pm Wright-Curtis Theatre Opening Night – The Servant of Two Masters
Monday, October 19 and Tuesday, October 20 7:00pm EZ Theatre Black Box Series: Show #1
October 15-18   New York NAMT Festival
Saturday, October 18 10:00am D122 Armstrong Family Visiting Artist Showing
October 19 – 23     Graduate Student Academic Advising
Wednesday, October 21     Discover Theatre Day for Prospective Students
Wednesday, October 21     Midterm Grades Available for Freshmen
Thursday, October 22     On-site Theatre Screening Auditions
Friday, October 23     Theatre Advising Day – Registration Begins October 26
Monday, October 26 and Tuesday, October 27 7:00pm EZ Theatre Black Box Series: Show #2
Wednesday, October 28 12:00pm Wright-Curtis Theatre Town Hall Meeting
Wednesday, October 28 6:30pm Studio D123 Student Dance Festival Auditions
Sunday, November 1     Daylight Savings Time ends
Friday, November 6 8:00pm E. Turner Stump Theatre Opening Night – Side Show
Sunday, November 8     Last Day to Withdraw from Classes
November 9 –13     URTA Reviewers on site
Tuesday, November 11     Veteran's Day – University Closed
Friday, November 13     BFA Musical Theatre Auditions
Friday, November 13 7:30pm Ludwig Recital Hall Schroth Visiting Artist Series
Monday, November 16 and Tuesday, November 17 7:00pm EZ Theatre Black Box Series: Show #3
Wednesday, Novermber 18     Discover Theatre Day for Prospective Students
November 20 – 2   Wright-Curtis Theatre Opera Scenes
Sunday, November 21 9:30am – 5:30pm Studio D123 Dance Program Auditions
November 21 – 24     Auditions for Thoroughly Modern Millie and Bus Stop
Wednesday, November 25     Classes end at Noon – Thanksgiving Recess
November 26 – 27     Thanksgiving – University Closed
Sunday, November 29     Required Daytime Rehearsal for Dance '15
Wednesday, December 2 By 5:00pm   Spring Student Production Applications Due
Friday, December 4 8:00pm E. Turner Stump Theatre Opening Night – Dance '15: Moving Parts
Saturday, December 5 2:00pm E. Turner Stump Theatre Zorba: In Concert
Friday, December 11     Last Day of Classes
December 14 – 18     Final Exams
December 18 – 19     Commencement
Sunday, December 20     Graduation Application Deadline for Undergrads to graduate in August 2015
Tuesday, December 22 Midnight   Final Grades Due