School of Theatre and Dance students perform on NBC's TODAY Show with Kent Clarks

A cappella group recently performed at White House in December

Kent, OH – Six musical theatre students from Kent State's School of Theatre and Dance will perform on NBC's TODAY show with the university's a capella group the Kent Clarks on May 13. The performance will take place during the morning program's 8 a.m. hour. 

The Kent Clarks' members from the School of Theatre and Dance are Noah Casino (freshman), Matti Chrisman (freshman), Michael Crowley (senior), Meagan Eishen (senior), Rebecca Rand (freshman), and Eoin Rude (freshman). Membership in the a capella group is open to all majors at Kent State. 

Kent Clarks musical director Meagan Eishen expressed the group's excitement to perform on the TODAY Show, "we are thrilled to be taking this trip together for such an unbelievable experience."

The opportunity for the performance came about in December when the TODAY Show's executive producer saw the Kent Clarks perform at a White House Christmas event and invited the group to come to New York City and appear on the show.


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POSTED: Friday, May 1, 2015 - 11:42am
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 2:56pm
Joni Koneval