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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 9:07am
Congratulations to BFA Dance Performance major Dakota Lindesmith who was awarded 2nd place at Kent State's 3rd Annual Undergraduate Symposium on Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity for her choreographic work SHE. Her work (pictured above) was performed at the 2016 BFA Sen...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 9:04am
Third year lighting design graduate student Yu Leo Lei was awarded First Place in Graduate Lighting Design Competition at the Southeastern Theatre Conference convention in Greensboro, NC in March. He won for his design of the School of Theatre and Dance's production of "Side Show...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 3:40pm
Theatre students David Holland, Devin Gallo and Stewart Blackwood were awarded a College of the Arts Flash Grant this Spring to produce an adaptation of "The Tell Tale Heart" as part of the School's Black Box Series. "The Tell Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allen Poe and...
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 2:12pm
In March, more than a dozen School of Theatre and Dance alumni performed in a special concert held at Manhattan's famed Feinstein's/54 Below. The concert was organized by alumni John Moauro and Andrew Morton and featured alumni from the last 20 years.                           ...
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 12:58pm
Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University concludes it 2015-2016 season with William Inge’s dramatic comedy “Bus Stop.” The production runs Fri., April 22 through Sun., May 1 in Wright-Curtis Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 T...
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 3:03pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to present the 2016 Student Theatre Festival running April 8-10, 2016. The annual festival is entirely directed, performed and designed by students. Student Theatre Festival takes place in Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre, Center for the Performi...
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 1:16am
Kent, OH – Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance is saddened to learn of the passing of alumnus and SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard. Ken Howard graduated from Kent State University in 1999 with a Master of Fine Arts in Acting as the School of Theatre and Dance's fir...
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 12:27pm
Kent, Ohio - Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance is proud to present the Kent Dance Ensemble’s annual main stage concert Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m. in E. Turner Stump Theatre located in the Center for Performing A...
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 9:47pm
Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance will continue its 2015-2016 production season with the B.F.A. Senior Dance Concert/Student Dance Festival: WE16HTLESS. The concert runs March 11-13, 2016 in the Erdmann-Zucchero (EZ) Black Box Theatre located at 1325...
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 3:54pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is currently accepting applications for Fall 2016 for its Master of Fine Arts in Acting for the Returning Professional.  The program's intensive 2 year curriculum allows MFA candidates to earn credit through professional experience and provides op...

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