At Kent State University, we encourage you to discover your potential, make bold choices and recognize your ability to define success on your terms.
When you enter the Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance, you will be embraced for who you are and surrounded by a community that supports your individual potential. Dedicated to creative excellence, we will provide opportunities that will challenge you to develop your meaningful purpose. Our comprehensive programs are rooted in a professional culture that inspires you to train for the dynamic disciplines of theatre and dance as you transform your passion into your profession.
Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance presents Dance ’23–One World December 1-3
Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2023-2024 production season with Dance ’23 – “One World.” The concert will be presented in E. Turner Stump Theatre Fri., December 1 through Sun., December 3, 2023.
THE SCHOOL OF THEATRE AND DANCE PRESENTS CABARET, OCT. 27 - NOV. 9
Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance is continuing its 2023-2024 season with "Cabaret (1998 version)" running October 27 through November 9 in Wright-Curtis Theatre, located in the Center for Performing Arts. There will be a moderated post-show discussion on Friday, November 3rd, to discuss the relevance of Cabaret in today's world.
KSU Faculty Star in Dobama Theatre's "Make Believe"
The regional premier of “Make Believe” at the Dobama Theatre opens on Friday, Oct. 6, and features two KSU School of Theatre and Dance faculty– Courtney Brown and Paul Hurley.
Faculty and Alumni Collaborate to Debut Off Broadway
The School of Theatre and Dance faculty and alumni are collaborating on a new play, Piedmont Point. Written by alumnus Scott Miesse (’15), Piedmont Point centers around a retirement complex in southern Florida.
Regional Dance Conference Gives Students and Faculty the Opportunity to Grow
The School of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to announce that the Kent Dance Ensemble (KDE), under the artistic direction of assistant professor of dance Catherine Meredith, was chosen for the American College Dance Association's (ACDA) East-Central Conference GALA concert for the fifth consecutive year of in-person ACDA conferences.
Our Commitment to Anti-Racism
Words are powerful, but action transforms lives. This principle guides the School of Theatre and Dance as we confirm our commitment to be actively anti-racist in all that we do. In difficult times, words are often where we turn first. But words are not enough, because they are meaningless without action. And that action begins now.
The traditional people this land belongs to include the Nations of the Delaware, Miami, Mingo, Ottawa, Shawnee, Wyandot and Cayuga. This land acknowledgement pays respect to the traditions, ancestors and to the contemporary cultural and spiritual practices of Native Americans. Please take a moment to consider the legacies of violence, displacement that have removed Native Americans from their land.