Important Dates | School of Theatre and Dance | Kent State University

Important Dates

Date Time Location Description
Monday, January 14     Spring Classes Begin
Tuesday, January 15 5:15 p.m. E. Turner Stump Theatre Majors/Minors Meeting
Friday, January 18     BFA Portfolio Reviews
Friday, January 18     Last Day to Add Classes
January 19-20     North Central Auditions in Pennsylvania
Monday, January 21     Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – University Closed
Friday, January 25 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Kent Student Center College of the Arts Career Conference
January 28-29     Porthouse Theatre Preliminary Auditions
February 2-3     Porthouse Theatre Callbacks
Friday, February 8 8;45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Dance @ Kent
February 11-12 7:30 p.m. EZ Theatre Black Box Series Production #4
Saturday, February 16     Dance Entrance Auditions
Wednesday, February 20     Discover Theatre Day
Friday, February 22 7:30 p.m. E. Turner Stump Theatre Opening Night of The Mystery of Edwin Drood
February 27 – March 3     SETC Conference in Knoxville, TN
March 1-2     BFA Musical Theatre Entrance Auditions
Tuesday, March 5 By 11:59 p.m.   Midterm Grades Dues
Wednesday, March 6     Discover Theatre Day
Friday, March 8     Theatre Advising Day
March 8-9     Mid-America Theatre Conference in Cleveland
Sunday, March 10     Daylight Savings Time Begins
March 20-24     USITT Conference in Louisville, KY
Friday, March 15 7:30 p.m. EZ Theatre Opening Night of B.F.A. Senior Dance Concert/Student Dance Festival
Wednesday, March 20   EZ Theatre Musical Theatre Showcase Preview
March 25-31     Spring Break
Tuesday, March 26     Musical Theatre Showcase in New York
March 28-30     NAST Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN
Wednesday, April 3     Discover Theatre Day
April 3-5     NASD Accreditation Site Visit
Friday, April 5 7:30 p.m. E. Turner Stump Theatre Opening Night of Kent Dance Ensemble: WOMENTUM
Saturday, April 6     Dance Program Entrance Auditions
April 12-14 7:30 p.m. EZ Theatre Student Theatre Festival
Sunday, April 14 2:00 p.m. E. Turner Stump Theatre It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman Concert Performance
Friday, April 19 7:30 p.m. Wright-Curtis Theatre Opening Night of Any Resemblance
April 23-24 7:30 p.m. EZ Theatre Black Box Series Production #5
April 24-26     NAST Accreditation Visit
Friday, April 26   Roe Green Lobby Roe Green Reception (following performance of Any Resemblance)
Saturday, May 4     Remembrance Day (No Classes 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.)
Sunday, May 5   Kent Student Center APO Banquet
May 6-10     Finals Week
Saturday, May 11     Commencement
Tuesday, May 14 By 11:59 p.m.   Final Grades Due
Friday, May 17     Porthouse Company Management Begins
Monday, May 20     Porthouse Staff Begins