School of Theatre and Dance News

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:04am
The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to announce that Porthouse Theatre was recognized by the Cleveland Critics Circle Awards in multiple categories for the 2019 Season. Congratulations to associate professor Fabio Polanco who was recognized as Best Actor in a Musical for his...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 8:45am
Assistant professor of dance Gregory King will present research titled "Tenure and Race: Faculty of Color Navigating Higher Ed" at three conferences in the Spring of 2020.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 11:54am
Congratulations to student Emily Emanuel who was accepted to the Complexions Contemporary Ballet's winter intensive taking place Dec. 27 - 31 in New York City. 
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 10:20am
The School of Theatre and Dance’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Musical Theatre program at Kent State University has been selected by On Stage Blog as one of the Top 30 College Musical Theatre programs for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 9:48am
School of Theatre alumnus Michael Glavan, a B.F.A. Musical Theatre graduate, recently served as the Associate Director for the new musical "Joey and Ron," which made its Off-Broadway at The Player's Theatre in New York. The musical, with book, music, and lyrics by Louie Pearlman...
Scott Miesse, '15
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 3:31pm
A small class assignment in college led to an off-Broadway debut for Kent State University musical theatre alumnus Scott Miesse, who will be premiering his self-written play titled “Abnormal” in January 2020.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:39am
A chapter by associate professor of theatre Fabio Polanco is included in the new book Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics: Perspectives on Activating the Actor, edited by Valerie Clayman Pye and Hillary Haft Bucs. The book, published by Routledge, will be available in December 201...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 10:18am
Tamara L. Honesty, School of Theatre and Dance assistant professor of scenic design, and several students took part in a collaboration between Kent State University and the Opera di Santa Croce in Florence, Italy to create “Sisters in Liberty: From Florence, Italy, to New York, N...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:52pm
Kent State University alumni Brian Michael Smith, a 2005 graduate with a B.S. in T.V. and Film Programming and a Minor in Theatre, is making television history as the first black transgender man to be featured as a series regular in a broadcast network show. 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 10:33pm
The School of Theatre and Dance’s Design, Technology, and Production program has been selected by ...

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