Student Organizations

There are many active Student Organizations in the School of Theatre and Dance. They provide service to the school, raise funds for student activities and provide social and leadership opportunities for students.

All In[clusive]

President: Dakota Michael
Vice President: Ezra Silkes
Treasurer: 
Secretary: Xavier Heipp
Member at Large: Arianna Seiloff
Faculty Advisor: 

Follow All In[clusive] on Instagram: @allinclusivekent


Alpha Psi Omega

President: Lexi Snoddy
Vice President: Alexandra Baxter
Treasurer: Madi Pelle
Secretary: Madison Chaitoff
Historian: Erin Ripley
Faculty Advisor: Paul Hurley


Bachelor of Arts Theatre Student Alliance (BATSA)

President: Dakota Michael
Vice President: Meghan Herbert
Secretary: Xavier Heipp
Treasurer: Brennan Clay
Faculty Advisor: Paul Hurley


Black Theatre Association

President: Aylah Mendenhall
Co-Vice President: Ebone Jones
Co-Vice President: Alexis Wilson
Secretary/Treasurer: Kia Render
Public Relations Representative: Noah Brock
Member at Large: Collin Geter
Faculty Advisor: Tom Humes

Get in Touch with BTA:

Instagram: @btakentstate
Twitter: @BtaKsu
Facebook: Kent State Black Theatre Association


East Meets West

President: Mayhugh Cebula
Vice President: Hannah Stephens
Treasurer: Sarah Seay
Secretary: Kylie Karam
Social Media: Angelina DiFranco
Faculty Advisor: Jeffrey Rockland


Grad Student Forum

President: Sara Anne Tomczak
Vice President: Brian Seckfort
Secretary: 
Treasurer: Trais Williams
Faculty Advisor: Yuko Kurahashi


Latin/X in Theatre

President: Kirstin Henry
Vice President: Judea Lowe
Treasurer: Mike Leahy
Secretary: Gaby Apaestegui 
Historian: Isabella Torres
Faculty Advisor: Fabio Polanco


Musical Theatre Student Organization (MTSO)

President: Madison Chaitoff
Vice President: Lexi DiLucia
Secretary: Maia Watts
Treasurer: Riley McIntyre
Members at Large: Noah McCullers, Jocelyn Trimmer
Faculty Advisor: Jonathan Swoboda


Student Dance Education Organization (SDEO)

President: TBD
Vice President: 
Secretary: 
Treasurer: 
Historian: 
Event Coordinators: 


SETT (Students Enhancing Technical Theatre)

On Hiatus


Stage Management Forum

President: Granger Cavanaugh
Vice President: Lexi Snoddy
Secretary: Kenzie James
Treasurer and Historian: Amanda Rearick
Public Relations: Reilly Masi
Advisor: Karl Erdmann

Get in Touch with Stage Management Forum:

Instagram: @kent_smforum 

Facebook: KSU Stage Management Forum (FB page, not account) 

Email: ksustagemanagement@gmail.com


Transforum Theatre

President: Bonnie Waldrop
Vice President: Xavier Heipp
Secretary: Madison Pelle
Treasurer: 
Faculty Advisor: Amy Fritsche


Women in Theatre

President: Israeljah Mendenhall
Vice President: 
Secretary: Judea Lowe
Marketing Coordinator: Alexis Wilson
Treasurer: Allie Shepski
Historian and Social Media: Bella Torres
Advisor: Courtney Brown