Cleveland State University
Department of Theatre and Dance
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The Department of Theatre and Dance at Cleveland State University is dedicated to producing educated citizens who have identified theatre as their primary academic and vocational focus. No auditions are required to declare a Theatre or Dance major or minor within the Department. However, there are audition processes in place for Department productions, certain activities, and for scholarships.
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Four Artists Awarded Premiere Fellowship from Cleveland Public Theatre
February 19, 2021
Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT)'s Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan is proud has announced the selection of four Northeast Ohio-based artists as 2020/2021 Premiere Fellows, made possible by dedicated funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC).
Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Cleveland State University, Cleveland Play House, & More Take Home Wins!
January 11, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!
Playhouse Square Faces Pandemic Challenges Head On; BWY IN CLE Expected To Return Fall 2021
November 30, 2020
Playhouse Square's KeyBank Broadway Series is expected to return in Fall 2021.
Cleveland Play House Mourns the Loss of Managing Director Kevin Moore
October 26, 2020
Cleveland Play House is deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of Managing Director Kevin Moore. Moore died possibly due to a pulmonary embolism or heart attack on the morning of Saturday, October 24, 2020. He was 59 years old.
Beck Center For The Arts' Board Of Directors Announces Changes And Additions
July 30, 2020
Beck Center for the Arts has announced the appointment of two new board members, and the transition of two current members of the board.
Chicago Sinfonietta Announces Appointment Of New Chief Executive Officer Blake-Anthony Johnson
May 07, 2020
Heading into its 33rd year, Chicago Sinfonietta, the nation's most diverse orchestra, today announced the historic appointment of Blake-Anthony Johnson as Chief Executive Officer. Johnson will officially replace Jim Hirsch, who held the position for fifteen years, beginning June 1, 2020.
The Crossing Releases CARTHAGE, Featuring Six Works By James Primosch, On Navona Records
April 15, 2020
On Friday, May 22, 2020, GRAMMY-winning choir The Crossing, led by Donald Nally, releases CARTHAGE, an album featuring six striking pieces by composer James Primosch, on Navona Records. Internationally recognized and prolific, Primosch is the 2020 winner of The Virgil Thomson Award for Vocal Music from The American Academy of Arts and Letters.
The Cleveland Orchestra Has Announced Updates to its Festival, CENSORED: ART & POWER
February 19, 2020
The Cleveland Orchestra announces updates to its festival, Censored: Art & Power, taking place in spring 2020. The festival is centered around the Orchestra's performances of Alban Berg's opera Lulu on May 16, 19, and 22, 2020, and seeks to spark discussion about the role of art in society, government censorship, and prejudice - using as a starting point Nazi Germany's oppression and weaponization of the arts by labelling groups and styles 'Degenerate Art & Music.' As a central theme within the Orchestra's 2019-20 season, the festival features a variety of collaborative presentations surrounding the opera performances.
Cleveland International Film Festival to Move to Playhouse Square in 2021
January 24, 2020
The Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) and Playhouse Square are elated to announce that in 2021 the Festival will permanently move to Playhouse Square a?" marking a new chapter for two of the region's most beloved cultural gems.
Dianne McIntyre Has Been Named A 2020 United States Artist Fellow
January 23, 2020
The United States Artists (USA) announced today that dancer/ choreographer Dianne McIntyre is one of fifty recipients of their 2020 USA Fellow award. Each of the fifty recipients will receive a $50,000 cash award of unrestricted funds.
The Cleveland Orchestra Announces Concert Programs Celebrating The Holiday Season
November 13, 2019
The Cleveland Orchestra's annual Christmas Concerts are a local tradition, and Severance Hall is a dazzling wintertime destination for families and friends across Northeast Ohio. On Friday, December 13, this year's series of a dozen concerts conducted by Richard Kaufman begins amidst the holiday splendor of Severance Hall, featuring The Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus, Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus Chamber Ensemble, Blossom Festival Chorus, and three guest choruses a?" Wooster Chorus from The College of Wooster, Cleveland State University Chorale, and Ursuline College Choir.
Tuesday Musical Presents Verb Ballets And Chamber Music Society Of Ohio
September 09, 2019
Verb Ballets is honored to be presented on Tuesday Musical's Fuze Series Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Akron's E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
Choreographer From Europe To Stage Tale Of Shéhérazade with Verb Ballets
August 07, 2019
Verb Ballets welcomes choreographer Loretta Simonto the studio the week of August 12- 16, 2019. Simon graduate of Youngstown State University has been working in Europe for the last eighteen years.
Theatre In The Circle Presents THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND
July 24, 2019
Cleveland's Theatre in the Circle will open its fall season with an electrifying revue featuring the songbook of the multiple Tony Award-winning team of John Kander and Fred Ebb.
Milwaukee Rep Elects New Board Trustees
June 25, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater is proud to announce five newly elected Board Trustees that will serve a three-year term starting July 1, 2019. They include: Andres Gonzalez, Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer Froedert & Medical College of Wisconsin; Bill Guc, Vice President & Controller for WEC Energy Group; Thomas R. Irgens, Executive Vice President Irgens; James N. Phillips, shareholder in Godfrey & Kahn, S.C; and Christopher Rowland, Global Diversity Officer at ManpowerGroup.