School of Theatre and Dance News

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 3:52pm
On a morning in early June, the Costume Shop at Kent State University’s Center for the Performing Arts was filled with sounds—sewing machines buzzing, radio blasting, women chattering and laughing. With less than a week to go before Kent State’s Porthouse Theatre opened its 49th...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 11:59am
The School of Theatre and Dance celebrated the culmination of the 2016-2017 academic year on Saturday, May 6 with the School's annual banquet, planned and sponsored by Alpha Psi Omega.  During the evening's event, the School of Theatre and Dance announced that the following stud...
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 11:03pm
Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance professor Tamara L. Honesty is helping bring a beloved 1980s television series to the stage in the Human Race Theatre Company's world premiere production of "Family Ties." Honesty serves as scenic designer for the production which...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 2:25pm
Kent, OH – The Kent Dance Ensemble, the School of Theatre and Dance's pre-professional dance company, will perform their annual concert on June 3, 2017 in a special performance with the Tuscarawas Philharmonic at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas. The concert,...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 1:16pm
"What the Health! Does Health Care" is a Theatre for Social Justice stage play developed by the Theatre and Social Change (TASC) class, 2017 Spring Semester, at Kent State University, Dr. Daniel Raymond Nadon, instructor. Production Team Manager, Destiny Kaznoch (PreMed/Bio-Chem...
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 6:27pm
Travesty Dance Group, under the direction of professor Kimberly Karpanty, and Antaeus Dance, under the direction of assistant professor Joan Meggitt, will present an evening of engaging and evocative dance, theatre, film and music during the opening weekend of Cleveland Public Th...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:41pm
Kent, OH – A group of undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Theatre and Dance’s scenery design course have been invited to design and build the set for the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Emmy Award ceremony taking...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:52pm
School of Theatre and Dance alumna and "fairy godmother" Roe Green received the Theatre Forward Leadership Award on April 3 in New York at the organization's annual Chairman's Awards Gala.  The Gala supports Theatre Forward's philanthropic mission to advance American theaters an...
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:45pm
Broadway performer and former Radio City Rockette Nikki Long will visit the School of Theatre and Dance on April 28 and 29 to present a series of master classes and workshops. In addition to her time as a Rockette, Ms. Long was an original cast member and dance captain for the Br...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 3:02pm
Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2016-2017 season with William Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth. The production is directed by associate professor Fabio Polanco and runs Fri., April 21 through Sun., April 30 in Wright-Curtis Theatre,...

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