School of Theatre and Dance News

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 4:22pm
Porthouse Theatre is thrilled to announce a special Buy One, Get One Free offer for tickets to the July 3, 2021 performance of "Quilters."  Members of the general public may reserve these specially discounted tickets online at the link below or by calling the Porthouse Box Office...
2021 Alpha Psi Omega Awards
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 7:28pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to announce the recipients of the annual Alpha Psi Omega (APO) Awards, normally presented at the School's annual APO Banquet. Congratulations to all the winners and huge kudos to every single School of Theatre and Dance student on their...
Establishing the John Crawford-Spinelli Scholarship for Dance
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 11:15am
Honor Dr. John Crawford-Spinelli’s Legacy with a Scholarship Gift
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 5:41pm
Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University's summer professional theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will open its 2021 season for in-person performances at full capacity on June 17. After cancelling its 2020 season due to COVID-19, Porthouse will return this su...
Dance Alumni event
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 10:50am
Alumni of Kent State University's Dance program are invited to join dance faculty and students from the School of Theatre and Dance for a virtual mixer and meet and greet on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The virtual event will be held via Zoom and is hosted by Gregory Kin...
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 4:32pm
Directed by Kent State dance faculty member Samuel McIntosh, the BFA/SDF: Revision concert features performance and choreography by B.F.A. Dance Performance candidates Maggie Busch and Elyza Morckel and by dance students Mathew Blasio, Niarra Gooden-Clarke, Kira Ruffin, and Victo...
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 8:04am
Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance is ranked #50 on's list of Best Theatre Bachelor's Degree programs in the United States. In addition to this national ranking, the School of Theatre and Dance is one of only two theatre programs from the state of Ohio...
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 10:55am
Written by Qui Nguyen and directed by assistant director Paul Hurley, She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms is a comedic homage "to the geek and warrior within us all" that will be performed LIVE over Zoom.
Hate has no home in the College of the Arts
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 10:57am
Hate has no home at Kent State University. Hate has no home in the College of the Arts. The College of the Arts condemns the ongoing incidents of hate, racism, xenophobia, and violence against the Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander community. In the past year, there were...