Summer Study Opportunities

The halls of Kent State's School of Theatre and Dance are never quiet, even during the summer months, when multiple summer study opportunities are available for college and high school students.


Summer Intensive Auditions at Kent State

In Spring 2018,  Kent State's School of Theatre and Dance will host auditions for: Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensives and Ruth Page International Summer Intensive.

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Jose Limon Summer Intensive at Kent State

The world-renown Jose Limon Dance Company will hold a three-week summer intensive at Kent State in Summer 2018.

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Porthouse Theatre Academies

Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University's summer professional theatre, holds three academies during the summer for high school, college, and international students interested in the study of the theatre arts.

Porthouse High School Shadow Program

The Porthouse High School Academy Shadow Program is an exclusive opportunity that allows students to participate in live theatre as it happens and provides the in-depth learning that comes from a student/mentor educational model.

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Porthouse College Academy

The Porthouse College Academy is designed for students who have been accepted or wish to be accepted into Kent State's BFA Musical Theatre program. Participants can earn up to 6 credit hours towards their degree and get a jump start on their musical theatre experience at Kent State.

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Porthouse International Academy

Founded in 2015, the Porthouse International Academy is an opportunity for international students to experience the workings of a professional American theatre and take theatre classes for college credit. The International Academy runs concurrently with the Porthouse College Academy.

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