School of Theatre and Dance News

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 11:46am
Associate professor of Dance Barbara Allegra Verlezza was an invited guest artist at Raritan Valley Community College's faculty dance concert this past March. Verlezza presented her original choreography entitled "Three Sister Sonata" which was performed by current Kent State dan...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 11:18am
Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University closes its 2014-2015 season with the production of the dark comedy “The House of Blue Leaves.” The production opens Fri., April 17 and runs through Sun., April 26 in Wright-Curtis Theatre, located in the Center f...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 11:13am
Kent, OH – Students from Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance were recognized for accomplishments in stage management and lighting design at the 2015 Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) convention held March 4-8 in Chattanooga, TN.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 3:18pm
Students and alumni of the School of Theatre and Dance's musical theatre program will perform at 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on Fri., March 27, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. The one time only concert, "A Night With Kent State University," celebrates the School of Theatre and Dance's m...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 12:23pm
Matti Chrisman, a sophomore in the School of Theatre and Dance's Musical Theatre program, was crowned Miss South East Ohio on Feb. 21, 2015. 
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:57pm
School of Theatre and Dance alumna Therese "Tee" Boyich, who graduated in 2013 with a BFA in Musical Theatre, is the featured female vocalist in the theme song of the new Netflix original series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." Since the series' debut on March 6, the theme song has b...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:35pm
Alumnus Dylan Ratell, a 2014 graduate with a BFA in Musical Theatre, has joined the national Equity tour of Chicago The Musical  in the role of Mary Sunshine. Ratell previously portrayed Mary Sunshine in Porthouse Theatre's 2011 production of Chicago. The tour stars John O'Hurley...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:28pm
Since the debut of its first season on Netflix on Fri., March 6, new series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" has garnered rave reviews. Co-created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, the show is executive produced by School of Theatre and Dance alumnus Jeff Richmond '85.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:48am
The Kent Dance Ensemble marks its 25th anniversary this year with its annual concert "Kent Dance Ensemble: 25 Years" and special alumni events. The weekend of performance and alumni celebrations will take place on Kent State University's Kent campus April 2-4, 2015. The concert,...