Schedule A Visit

Prospective students are encouraged to visit the School of Theatre and Dance for a tour or to attend a Discover Theatre and Dance Day in order to become familiar with the School's offerings and to meet with faculty and current students.

Discover Theatre and Dance Days

October 5, 2022

To register for the Discover Theatre and Dance event on October 5, please click the link below.

Registration link will be posted as soon as it is available.

November 2, 2022

To register for the Discover Theatre and Dance event on November 2, please click the link below.

Registration link will be posted as soon as it is available.

November 30, 2022

To register for the Discover Theatre and Dance event on November 30, please click the link below.

Registration link will be posted as soon as it is available​​​​​​​.

Discover Theatre and Dance Day Schedule

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.: Check-In (Roe Green Lobby)

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.: School Tour with Student Ambassadors (Roe Green Lobby)

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.: Theatre: Script Analysis, Prof. Eichenlaub (Room D022)

11:00 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.: Dance: Ballet 4A, Prof. Smith (Room D123)

12:05 – 12:55 p.m.: Making of Theatre, Prof. Fritsche/Polunas (Room D022)

12:40 – 1:10 p.m.: 30 Minute Lunch Break

Afternoon Options

1:10 – 1:50 p.m.: Fundamentals of Production I (Room D303)

1:10 – 2:00 p.m.: Musical Theatre Performance I, Profs. Kent/Swoboda (Room D205)

1:10 – 2:00 p.m.: Dance: Modern 4A, Prof. Meredith (Room D122)

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.: Faculty/Ambassador Q & A (Wright Curtis Theatre)

Additional Instructions

  • All activities take place in the Kent Campus Center for the Performing Arts Building.
  • Plan to arrive on time to allow time for obtaining a parking pass and check in with Student Ambassadors and Faculty in the Roe Green Lobby.
  • Parking instructions: Park in the C (commuter) Lot on the south side of the Center for Performing Arts, then obtain a parking pass being held for you in the lobby.
  • This program is designed for high school juniors, seniors, and transfer students. Attendees will observe selected classes. Parents are also welcomed to observe however, space is limited. 
  • Students may attend a 1:10 class or take additional time for lunch. Bring a bag lunch or money for lunch. Eastway Cafeteria is near the building.
  • Plan to bring a bag lunch or money for lunch. There are on campus eateries near the building.
  • Program ends at 2:30 p.m.; however students may leave the program earlier. Kent State offers a 90-minute campus tour at 2:00 p.m. This needs to be scheduled in advance and separately. To register, please visit: https://www.kent.edu/admissions/tours-events

For More Information

Eric van Baars
School Director
330-672-0102
fvanbaar@kent.edu