School of Theatre and Dance News

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 8:30am
Congratulations to professor of Dance Kimberly Karpanty and adjunct dance faculty member Samuel McIntosh on receiving Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council. Both Karpanty and McIntosh will use their $5,000 grants to produce new works of choreography in the comin...
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 10:23am
School of Theatre and Dance professor Yuko Kurahashi, Ph.D. is the author of a new book on the world renown theatre artist Ping Chong.
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 3:21pm
Congratulations to School of Theatre and Dance alumnus Patrick Ulrich, a 2019 MFA scenic design graduate, who was recognized as one of "6 Theatre Workers You Should Know" in the January 2020 issue of American Theatre Magazine. 
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:28am
"Cut Me a Check," a new work by assistant professor of Dance Gregory King, will premiere Friday, Jan. 24 at Cleveland's Zygote Press as part of a live art installation exhibition, Past Due, curated by former adjunct dance faculty member Megan Young.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 10:51am
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome guest artist Ray Mercer.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:04am
The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to announce that Porthouse Theatre was recognized by the Cleveland Critics Circle Awards in multiple categories for the 2019 Season.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 8:45am
Assistant professor of dance Gregory King will present research titled "Tenure and Race: Faculty of Color Navigating Higher Ed" at three conferences in the Spring of 2020.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 11:54am
Congratulations to student Emily Emanuel who was accepted to the Complexions Contemporary Ballet's winter intensive taking place Dec. 27 - 31 in New York City. 
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 10:20am
The School of Theatre and Dance’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Musical Theatre program at Kent State University has been selected by On Stage Blog as one of the Top 30 College Musical Theatre programs for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 9:48am
School of Theatre alumnus Michael Glavan, a B.F.A. Musical Theatre graduate, recently served as the Associate Director for the new musical "Joey and Ron," which made its Off-Broadway at The Player's Theatre in New York. The musical, with book, music, and lyrics by Louie Pearlman...