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Mbari Mbayo Players The nucleus groups for the African Community Theatre are the Mbárí Mbáyò Players and the African Theatre Arts Workshop.

African Community Theater

The African Community Theatre (ACT), located in Ritchie Hall, increases exposure to and knowledge of the theatre heritage of African-Americans for students and local community residents of all ages. The program encourages area residents and students to participate
in its theatrical productions. Students enhance communication skills and gain awareness and appreciation of the African-American heritage as depicted through theatre.

The nucleus groups for the African Community Theatre are the Mbárí Mbáyò Players and
the African Theatre Arts Workshop. The Mbárí Mbáyò Players are in training for acting on stage, the African Theatre Arts Workshop serves to train students and community residents in various aspects of theatre. The goal of the African Community Theatre is to extend the knowledge of African creativity presented through theatre. The theatre is open to the participation of senior citizens, younger adults, and college and public school students.
If interested in poetry, costuming, acting or directing, the theatre would appreciate your participation.

 

Schedule of Events

New World Childrens Theatre 2014

Standing Rock Cultural Arts Presents:

The Slightly Untrue Tale of Hammurabi

An original play written by the students of the New World Children's Theatre


Performance dates & times are:

  • May 16 & 17 at 7:30 p.m. doors open at 7 p.m.
  • May 18 at 3 p.m. (matinee only), doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $5 General. $3 Students/Seniors at the door.  Parking is available at the rear of Ritchie Hall.  Additional parking is available at the Kent Student Center visitor lot on Summit Street.

Location:
Kent State University
African Community Theater
Oscar Ritchie Hall
Room 230
225 Terrace Drive
Kent, OH 44242