Roe Green Center Groundbreaking Celebrates New Beginning


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When completed in 2010, the Roe Green Center — an estimated $12 million, 70,000-square-foot project — will unite the School of Theatre and Dance under one roof for the first time since the two programs merged in 1994.

Students perform at the groundbreaking celebration.

Students perform at the groundbreaking celebration.

Green's $6.5 million gift — the largest capital donation in the history of Kent State University — will enable theatre and dance students to learn in state-of-the-art classrooms, studios and labs. It also will allow students in both programs to collaborate in new and exciting ways in a performance space dedicated to student creative projects and new works.

In this week’s video, John Crawford, associate dean for the College of the Arts, and Roe Green, a native of Aurora, Ohio, and Kent State alumna, discuss the exciting new center and the benefits it will bring to students of both divisions.

More information about the Roe Green Center can be found on the School of Theatre and Dance Web site.

Watch this week’s Roe Green Center Groundbreaking video now.

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