School of Theatre and Dance News

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:52pm
Kent State University alumni Brian Michael Smith, a 2005 graduate with a B.S. in T.V. and Film Programming and a Minor in Theatre, is making television history as the first black transgender man to be featured as a series regular in a broadcast network show. 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 10:33pm
The School of Theatre and Dance’s Design, Technology, and Production program has been selected by ...
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:16am
The School of Theatre and Dance's Latin/x in Theatre student organization will present a staged reading of María Irene Fornés' "Manual for a Desperate Crossing" as part Celebrando Fornés, an initiative honoring the work of the noted late Cuban American playwright. The reading wil...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 11:52am
Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance announces the world premiere of the ballet "Cohen" as part of Dance '19: Dynamic Fusion, running Nov. 22-24, 2019. 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:36pm
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome guest artist Yoshito Sakuraba.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 11:48am
The work of a School of Theatre and Dance faculty member at Kent State University is featured in a new Hollywood blockbuster. Assistant Professor of Costume Technology Kerry Jo Bauer served as a costumer for Netflix and the Jim Henson Company’s “The Da...
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 3:24pm
The 2019-2020 season continues with "Dance '19: Dynamic Fusion," featuring the world premiere of the ballet "Cohen." The concert runs Nov. 22-24, 2019 in E. Turner Stump Theatre. 
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 2:47pm
The 2019-2020 season continues with the iconic tribal rock musical "Hair." Directed by Terri Kent, "Hair" runs Nov. 1-10, 2019 in E. Turner Stump Theatre. 
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 2:37pm
The 2019-2020 season opens with Charise Castro Smith's "The Hunchback of Seville." Directed by Courtney Brown, the production runs Oct. 3-9, 2019 in Wright-Curtis Theatre. 
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 11:17pm
Designed to coincide with the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of May 4, Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance will present a compelling and profound season of plays, musicals, and choreography rooted in the themes of politics, protest, power, peace, and the pa...