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Spring for the Arts Festival

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Ongoing Events
- Downtown Gallery - Stratosphere - April 19 – May 5.
- CVA Gallery – B.F.A. Gala Senior Thesis Exhibitions – April 16-27

On Display at the Kent State University Museum
-KATHARINE HEPBURN: DRESSED FOR STAGE AND SCREEN
Friday, February 2, 2018 to Sunday, September 2, 2018
Rockwell Hall, Broadbent Gallery
- FRINGE ELEMENTS
Friday, July 28, 2017 to Sunday, July 1, 2018
- FOR THE BIRDS
Friday, April 13, 2018 to Sunday, February 3, 2019

April 13-29

Friday, April 13 and 14- 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 15- 2 p.m.
STUDENT THEATRE FESTIVAL
Erdmann-Zucchero Black Box Theatre
Faculty Director: Daniel-Raymond Nadon
Join School of Theatre and Dance students in the Center for the Performing Arts and all over Kent State's campus as they produce and perform student productions.

Saturday, April 14- 6 p.m.
EVENING WITH THE ORCHESTRA
Kent State Student Ballroom
The annual Kent State Orchestra Society gala with dinner, drinks and dancing to raise funds supporting student scholarships will feature a performance by the KSU Orchestra.

Sunday, April 15- 2 p.m.
ALLEGRO: IN CONCERT
Produced in partnership with The Musical Theater Project
E. Turner Stump Theatre
Directed by Terri Kent
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics and Book by Oscar Hammerstein
Joseph Taylor, Jr. has spent much of his young life searching for meaning and purpose, and his journey takes him from his small home town to the big city and back again.

Monday, April 16- Saturday, April 28
B.F.A GALA SENIOR EXHIBITIONS

Thursday, April 19
STRATOSPHERE EXHIBITION
Downtown Gallery to Saturday, May 5
Opening reception 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Awards 6 p.m.

APRIL 20 - 29, 2018
HEDDA GABLER by Henrik Ibsen
Wright-Curtis Theatre
Directed by Corey Atkins
2017-2018 Roe Green Visiting Director
Newly married and unhappy with her situation, Hedda learns that boredom can be both a dangerous and a deadly thing.


Friday, April 20th
STRATOSPHERE LECTURE Visiting Artist Deirdre Murphy
CVA Room 165 Lecture Hall 12 pm


NEW MUSIC AT KENT STATE RUN OUT CONCERT
5 pm
78th Street Studios, 1300 W 78th St, Cleveland, OH 44102
Kent State's New Music Ensemble performs at the 78th Street Studios in Cleveland. Free and open to the public.

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S CHORUSES
8 pm
Choir students Ludwig Recital Hall, Center for the Performing Arts Free parking.
$15 adults $13 seniors and Kent State University faculty and staff $10 groups of 10 or more patrons $8 non-Kent State students and Kent State students ineligible for the Fee for Free. FREE full-time Kent State undergraduate students and those under 18

If you are unable to join us in person, enjoy the free webcast at www.kent.edu/music/live-streaming.

Saturday, April 21st
HEDDA GABLER, Wright Curtis Theatre 7:30 pm

Sunday, April 22
HEDDA GABLER, Wright Curtis Theatre, 2 pm

KENT KEYBOARD SERIES: Artist Logan Skelton
2018 Sun Apr 22nd 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Ludwig Recital Hall, Center for the Performing Arts
Logan Skelton is a much sought after pianist, teacher and composer whose work has received international critical acclaim. He has concertized extensively in the USA, Europe and Asia, appearing on numerous public radio and television programs. Currently, Skelton is on the University of Michigan piano faculty. During his tenure, he has been repeatedly honored for teaching, including receiving the Harold Haugh Award for excellence in studio teaching and the Arthur F. Thurnau named professorship. He will perform works by Liszt as well as his own transcription of Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra and more.

Monday, April 23
LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLES
8 pm
Ludwig Recital Hall, Center for the Performing Arts
Featuring the Kent State Jazz Orchestra and the Jazz Workshop Ensemble.
Free and open to the public. Free parking.


Tuesday, April 24
HEDDA GABLER, Wright Curtis Theatre, 7:30 pm

JAZZ COMBOS
8 pm
Ludwig Recital Hall, Center for the Performing Arts
Featuring the Kent State student Jazz Combos and the Nova Jazz Singers. Free and open to the public. Free parking.

Wednesday, April 25
HEDDA GABLER, Wright Curtis Theatre, 7:30 pm

Thursday, April 26
HEDDA GABLER, Wright Curtis Theatre, 7:30 pm

Friday, April 27
HEIDE HAHN, Visiting Artist in Painting, CVA Lecture Hall Room 165, 12 pm

HEDDA GABLER, Wright Curtis Theatre, 7:30 pm

FS2 ALCHEMY 2 p.m. Rockwell Hall Auditorium
FS2 ALCHEMY 7 p.m. Rockwell Hall Auditorium

SYMPHONY BAND PARTNERSHIP CONCERT, 7:30 pm
Cartwright Hall, Hilltop Dr, Kent, OH

Saturday, April 28
HEDDA GABLER, Wright Curtis Theatre, 7:30 pm

NEW MUSIC SERIES CONCERT 4, 7:30 pm
Ludwig Recital Hall, Center for the Performing Arts

Sunday, April 29
HEDDA GABLER, Wright Curtis Theatre, 2 pm

TUBA STUDIO RECITAL, 1 pm
Ludwig Recital Hall, Center for the Performing Arts
KSU tuba students.


Sunday, May 6
I SING THE BODY
The multi-school collaborative event, “I Sing the Body” will consist of select poetry set to music composed by Kent State students, resulting in a major work for chorus and orchestra. This will be the composition’s premiere and will feature interpretive dance as well as a student- produced video documentary.

To ticket information:
www.kent.edu/music/buy-tickets | 330-672-2787 (ARTS)
https://www.kent.edu/artscollege/performing-arts-box-office
https://www.kent.edu/museum/hours-visitor-information