School of Theatre and Dance News

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 11:22pm
The Ailey School, the educational component of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will be at Kent State on Sat., March 14 to audition students for the Ailey School's summer intensive program. Lakey Evans-Pena, Horton faculty and Ailey/Fordham Student Dancers' Rehearsal Direc...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 1:14pm
Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2019-2020 production season with the B.F.A. Senior Dance Concert/Student Dance Festival: APEX. The concert will be presented in the Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre located in the Center for the Performing Arts,...
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 2:59pm
Kent, OH – Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance will welcome MamLuft&Co. Dance for the premiere of a new dance theatre work Decent Dissent, created in conjunction with the 50th Commemoration of May 4. 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 2:10pm
The 2019-2020 season continues with the Tony Award-winning musical "Parade." Directed by Fabio Polanco, "Parade" runs Feb. 21 - March 1 in E. Turner Stump Theatre. 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 8:30am
Congratulations to professor of Dance Kimberly Karpanty and adjunct dance faculty member Samuel McIntosh on receiving Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council. Both Karpanty and McIntosh will use their $5,000 grants to produce new works of choreography in the comin...
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 10:23am
School of Theatre and Dance professor Yuko Kurahashi, Ph.D. is the author of a new book on the world renown theatre artist Ping Chong.
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 3:21pm
Congratulations to School of Theatre and Dance alumnus Patrick Ulrich, a 2019 MFA scenic design graduate, who was recognized as one of "6 Theatre Workers You Should Know" in the January 2020 issue of American Theatre Magazine. 
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:28am
"Cut Me a Check," a new work by assistant professor of Dance Gregory King, will premiere Friday, Jan. 24 at Cleveland's Zygote Press as part of a live art installation exhibition, Past Due, curated by former adjunct dance faculty member Megan Young.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 10:51am
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome guest artist Ray Mercer.
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.