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Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 6:06pm
Assistant professor and Performance Area coordinator Amy Fritsche is currently performing as Miep Gies in Cleveland Play House's production of "The Diary of Anne Frank." The production, written by Frances Go...
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:14pm
B.F.A. Musical Theatre alumnus Scott Miesse is working to bring his play Abnormal Off-Broadway in the Spring of 2018. The play made its New York City debut on October 6 in a staged reading at Shetler Studios Penthouse 1. Abnormal was originally performed as part of the School of...
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 4:13pm
When new musical "Mean Girls" makes its debut at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 31, it will include two Kent State University alumni amongst its company: composer Jeff Richmond and cast member Tee Boyich. Following its run in Washington, D.C., Mean Girls wil...
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:15pm
Faculty member Jakyung Seo is a recipient of Kent State University's 2017 President's Excellence Award. The award, established in 2015, recognizes faculty excellence on a national and international level. 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:59pm
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2017-2018 season with "Little Women: The Broadway Musical." The production is directed by professor and Porthouse Theatre producing artistic director Terri Kent and runs Fri., Nov. 3 through Sun., Nov. 12 in E...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 1:56pm
School of Theatre and Dance alumnus Dylan Ratell, who graduated in 2015 with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre, is appearing on Season 7 of Sweden's reality television program "Allt För Sverige" (The Great Swedish Adventure).
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 1:22pm
Associate professor Fabio Polanco performs this weekend in ...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 10:45am
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome its second guest artist of the 2017-2018 season, Jess Pretty, the weekend of October 6. Pretty teaches classes in contemporaryTRAP, hip hop, and jazz funk.    
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:40am
Assistant professor of dance Gregory King has been appointed to the staff of The International Association of Blacks in Dance. He will serve as the Creative Communications Coordinator.
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:43am
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome its first guest artist of the 2017-2018 season, Jamal White, September 9-12.  While in residence at the School of Theatre and Dance, White will set a piece on the Kent Dance Ensemble.