Kent State Dance Students Highlight New Dance Works in “Dance '22: Shifting Landscapes”
Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2022-2023 production season with the Dance '22: Shifting Landscapes. The concert will be presented in E. Turner Stump Theatre located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242. The concert series runs Fri., Dec. 2 and Sat., Dec. 3 at 7:30 pm and Sun., Dec. 4 at 2:00 pm.
This concert features choreography by Kent State faculty members Jennifer Black, Alice Blumenfeld, Samuel McIntosh, Erin S. Smith, and Mark Smith, performed by Kent State dance majors and minors. Of the seven works, Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance is honored to present two legacy dance treasures created by renowned choreographers Donald McKayle, staged by assistant professor of dance Ambre Emory-Maier and performed by guest artist Lori A. Lindsey, and Heinz Poll, staged by assistant professor of dance and artistic director of the Kent Dance Ensemble Catherine Meredith.
The production and design team of "Dance ’22: Shifting Landscapes" includes artistic director, Barbara Allegra Verlezza; costume design coordinator, Victoria Mearini; costume design by Teresa Crater, Jillian Denning, Aimee Johnson, Clare Lann, Victoria Mearini, Natalie Pozezinsk, and Rebecca Tocchi; lighting design coordinators Amy L. Beery and professor Jakyung C. Seo; lighting design by Molly Doherty, Andy Batchlet, Berit Hazleton, Lauren Downey, Reilly Masi, Lauren Wyatt, Bella Brehm, Bethany Yamaner, and Bethy Winter; sound design by Daniel Braun; Kylie Karam and Mia Savelli are the student directors; Natalya Lindsey is the production stage manager; and Tony Hardin is the School Director and Producer.
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, $16 for Kent State University alumni, $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.