School of Theatre and Dance News

Design Tech open house
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 10:40am
Members of the School of Theatre and Dance's Design Technology and Production faculty will host a virtual open house via Zoom on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 5:00pm
Each semester, the School of Theatre and Dance's Black Box Series presents a collection of student produced works. These productions are provide students with opportunities to direct, write, perform, stage manage, and design existing and original works in a laboratory environment...
Kent Dance Ensemble performs
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 3:04pm
Join current dance students and members of Kent State University's Dance faculty for an informative roundtable discussion on Kent State's Dance programs on Sunday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom 
Black Theatre Association Black History Month program
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 4:31pm
Kent State University's Black Theatre Association is celebrating Black History Month throughout February with two different projects, currently being shared through the organization's Instagram account (@BTAKentState). The first project, "Black Excellence Spotlight," will featur...
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 2:55pm
Each semester, the School of Theatre and Dance's Black Box Series presents a collection of student produced works. These productions are provide students with opportunities to direct, write, perform, stage manage, and design existing and original works in a laboratory environment...
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 5:42pm
The School of Theatre and Dance CARE (Community, Anti-Racism, and Equity) Committee presents "Equity in the Arts: How To Move Beyond the Language of Inclusion," a panel discussion on the need for increased awareness in creating a more equitable environment in the arts, on Wednesd...
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 8:29am
Award-winning songwriter Joey Contreras, a 2020-2021 Roe Green Visiting Artist, will present a virtual Songwriting Master Class on Thursday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Contreras will share his knowledge and experiences while offering guidance to help you build confidence a...
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 2:54pm
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, welcomes guest artist Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Artistic Director of Elisa Monte Dance, to Kent State for a virtual dance residency during fall 2020. During her residency, Rea-Fisher will collaborate with the member...
Yuko Kurahashi
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 6:38pm
Congratulations to professor Yuko Kurahashi, Ph.D. on her receipt of Kent State University's 2020 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award for her exceptional contribution to theatre scholarship and research. 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 6:03pm
Directed by associate professor Fabio Polanco, music directed by associate professor Jennifer Korecki, and with book, music, and lyrics by Joey Contreras, In Pieces is a contemporary musical about the unpredictable journey of our romantic lives. Set in modern day New York City, J...

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