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Members of the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble pose for a photo.

Pan-African Theatre Ensemble provides performance opportunities

Madison Brattoli September 23, 2018

Kent State’s Pan-African Theatre Ensemble is an organization on campus focused on producing inspiring eclectic theater and performances based on Pan-African styles.Artistic director of the Pan-African...

The cast of Venus circles around Sarah Baartman, played by Maya Nicholson, a theatre studies major, during dress rehearsal Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Venus is based on the true story of Sarah, who was kidnapped by her Khoikhoi people in Africa in 1810. She was paraded around in freak shows and was given the stage name “The Hottentot Venus.”

Latest Pan-African Theatre Ensemble production confronts body image

Alex Kamczyc March 15, 2017

The curtains open and the lights shine to reveal a stage filled with actors and actresses facing the auditorium. An actress stands in the middle of the small ensemble, wearing nothing but a nude singlet...

Jess Tanner, a graduate theatre studies major, as Irena Gut Opdyke in a rehersal for Kent State’s production of Irena’s Vow in Wright-Curtis Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.

Theater groups address diversity on campus through art

Benjamin VanHoose January 25, 2017

Hollywood isn’t the only level of the entertainment industry working to broaden its inclusion. Locally, theatre organizations on campus commit to telling stories of varying backgrounds and offering equal...

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