School of Theatre and Dance News

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 9:55am
The 2018-2019 season continues with Kent Dance Ensemble: woMENtum. The concert will be presented in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242. The concert series runs Fri., April 5 and Sat., April 6 at 7:30 p.m. and...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 9:32am
Professor of Dance Kimberly Karpanty is one of four recipients of a Fidelity Scholarship to attend the Barcelona International Dance Exchange (BIDE) annual meeting in April 2019. Karpanty, currently on faculty improvement leave, is spending the Spring 2019 semester studying, chor...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 9:58am
Assistant professor of dance Gregory King is commissioned to set original work on the dancers of Georgian Court University in February.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 9:40am
Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2018-2019 production season with the B.F.A. Senior Dance Concert/Student Dance Festival: “(Re) Imagine, (Re) Create, (Re) Make.” The concert runs March 15-17 in Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre.
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 1:43pm
Each semester, the School of Theatre and Dance hosts Dance @ Kent, a day for prospective students to learn more about Kent State's dance program. Open to high school students, Dance @ Kent participants spend the day taking college level dance classes, learning about auditioning f...
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 12:07am
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome guest artist Shaness Kemp.
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 2:34pm
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2018-2019 season with "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." The musical, based on Charles Dickens' unfinished murder mystery, is directed and choreographed by associate professor Amy Fritsche and runs Feb. 22 through...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:17am
Chris Bloom and Elia Vallis from Ballet Hispanico recently visited the School of Theatre and Dance to present a Master Class with students. The guest artists led a class in contemporary ballet including rep from Ballet Hispanico's performance at Playhouse Square which took place...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:29am
Professor of dance Kimberly Karpanty and associate professor of dance Joan Meggitt recently screened their film, alter idem, at the Phoenix Dance Film Festival in Phoenix, Arizona.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 3:55pm
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2018-2019 season with "Dance '18: TranscenDance." The concert is artistic directed by associate professor Jeffrey Marc Rockland and runs Fri., Nov. 30 through Sun., December 2 in E. Turner Stump Theatre.