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.


Dance @Kent State

Calling all high-school-aged dancers at the intermediate/advanced level! Spend the day taking two master classes (Modern and Hip Hop) led by KSU faculty. 

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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 Theatre and Kent State University High School Theatre Day

Porthouse Theatre and Kent State University High School Theatre Day will feature an academic information session on majors in the School of Theatre and Dance and FREE master classes led by industry professionals in areas like acting, voice, musical theatre dance, costume & lighting design, and more!

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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 B.F.A. 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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