2018-2019 Season Continues with Dance '18: TranscenDance | School of Theatre and Dance | Kent State University

2018-2019 Season Continues with Dance '18: TranscenDance

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2018-2019 season with "Dance '18: TranscenDance." The concert is artistic directed by associate professor Jeffrey Marc Rockland and runs Fri., Nov. 30 through Sun., December 2 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

For tickets call 330-672-ARTS (2787), purchase online at www.kent.edu/theatredance or in person at the Performing Arts Box Office located in the Roe Green Center lobby of the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive. The box office is open Mon. – Fri., Noon to 5 pm.  Tickets are $18 for adults, $14 for faculty and staff, $14 for seniors (60+) and non-Kent State students age 18 and under are $10.  Tickets for full-time, Kent campus undergraduates are free of charge.  Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets for $12 per person.  Flex pass subscriptions are also available. The box office accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, checks, and cash.

"'Dance '18: TranscenDance' takes us beyond our expectations of form and substance into a sublime relationship between music, movement and passion," says artistic director Jeffrey Marc Rockland. The concert features choreography by Kent State faculty members Kimberly Karpanty, Joan Meggitt, Jeffrey Marc Rockland, Erin Smith, and Barbara Allegra Verlezza and performances by Kent State dance majors and minors. The concert also features choreography by guest artists Eric Carvill and Sarah Tallman. 

The production and design team of "Dance '18: TranscenDance" includes costume design by Madi Alten, Rue Monroe, Maru Perez, Clover Queen, and assistant professor Grace Cochran Keenan; lighting design by Rachel Holcomb, Alary Sutherland, Sierra Walker, and associate professor Jakyung Seo; scenic design by Tifffanie Chau-Dang; sound design by Parker Strong; and technical direction by Steve Sawicki. Bridget Langguth is the assistant artistic director, Tetta Askeland is the props master, and Allison Maher is the production stage manager.

Sarah Tallman’s guest residency and choreography for Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically.

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