School of Theatre and Dance News

Kent Dance Ensemble: No Permission Needed
Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2021-2022 production season with the Kent Dance Ensemble: No Permission Needed. The concert will be presented in the E. Turner Stump Theatre located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Dr...
Tamara_Honesty
Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance professor Tamara L. Honesty is putting audiences into the world of Grouch Marx through her set design for "Frank Ferrante’s Groucho," a filmed version of the long-running stage comedy show "An Evening With Groucho Marx."
The School of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to announce that the Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of associate professor Gregory King, was chosen for the American College Dance Association's (ACDA) East-Central Conference GALA concert for the fourth consecutive y...
Gregory King
The School of Theatre and Dance congratulates associate professor of Dance and Kent Dance Ensemble artistic director Gregory King for recently being awarded the AREI 2022 Pilot Grant through Kent State University’s Anti-Racism and Equity Institute. 
Fabio Polanco
Associate professor Fabio Polanco plays an aide to Creon in "Antigone," an epic tragedy reimagined. Freely adapted by Emily Mann from the play by Sophocles and directed by Lauren Keating, this high-stakes, timeless tale burns with contemporary relevance, as age and youth clash ov...
Meredith and Blumenfeld
Congratulations to assistant professor of dance Catherine Meredith and adjunct dance faculty member Alice Blumenfeld on receiving Individual Excellence Awards in the choreography category from the Ohio Arts Council.
BFA Senior Dance candidate
Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2021-2022 production season with the B.F.A. Senior Dance Concert/Student Dance Festival: AWAKENINGS. The concert will be presented in the Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre located in the Center for the Performing...
Stefanie Batten Bland
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, welcomes interdisciplinary artist Stefanie Batten Bland to Kent State as a guest artist Feb. 24 – 28, 2022. During her residency, Batten Bland will collaborate with the members of the Kent Dance Ensemble on a...
Photo of Hope Boykin
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, welcomes professional dancer and choreographer Hope Boykin to Kent State as a guest artist Feb. 2 – 6, 2022. During her residency, Boykin will collaborate with the members of the Kent Dance Ensemble on a work...
Amy Hall-Garner
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, welcomes choreographer Amy Hall Garner to Kent State as a guest artist January 26-30, 2022. During her residency, Garner will collaborate with the members of the Kent Dance Ensemble on a work that will appear...

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