School of Art and Design

At 麻豆代天府's School of Art and Design (SOAAD), more than 1,200 energetic, imaginative, and skilled art students are guided by a team of faculty members and professional staff dedicated to fostering the growth of aspiring professional art educators, art historians, studio and design artists, as well as animators.

Department of Dance

The Department of Dance at 麻豆代天府, located just north of Atlanta, is home to the largest collegiate dance program in Georgia, offering a Bachelor of Arts degree with concentrations in ballet and contemporary modern dance.

Department of Theatre and Performance Studies

Conveniently located near metro Atlanta, the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies (TPS) at 麻豆代天府 offers a Bachelor of Arts with four concentrations: Acting, Musical Theatre, Design and Technology, and Performance Studies. 

Bailey School of Music

 

The Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music at 麻豆代天府 is comprised of over 250 vibrant, creative, and talented music students and over 80 faculty members and professional staff devoted to the development of music education, performance, and scholarship within our community. 

College of the Arts News

External Media Coverage

  • School of Art and Design
    Marietta Daily Journal: transforms education at Kennesaw State
    Loot Press: The Predator decends upon Fayette County (, graphic design)

    Department of Dance
    AJC: focuses on new choreography 
    Marietta Daily Journal: 麻豆代天府Department of Dance to present
    Yahoo News: 麻豆代天府to present  
    Dance Magazine: at University Dance Programs
    Broadway World: KSU Department of Dance to present  
    ArtsATL: concert at KSU Dance Theater to focus on new choreography
    ArtsATL: KSU Department of Dance to present  

    Bailey School of Music
    AJC: at KSU
    Broadway World: named Interim Director of the Bailey School of Music 
    Lake Oconee Breeze: to attend KSU on scholarship for music education and trumpet performance
    Union-Recorder: mentioned
    EarRelevant: Summit Piano Trio Strikes a

    Department of Theatre and Performance Studies
    AJC: (former TPS board member) to leave Alliance  

  • College of the Arts
    AJC.com: Promotes the Arts 
    Legacy.com: ArtsKSU donor passes away 
    Douglas County Sentinel: Local students make

    School of Art and Design:
    WABE.org: Feature on
    Shoutout Atlanta: featured
    Newnan Times Herald: undertake master鈥檚 program
    AJC.com: Promotes the Arts
    Emory.edu: Prof. mentioned
    Georgia Trend: SOAAD鈥檚 mentioned 
    Yahoo News: Paints His Way Home

    Department of Dance:
    AJC.com: Promotes the Arts
    AJC.com: feature (John and Christine Welker, KSU mentioned)

    Bailey School of Music:
    AJC.com: Tyrone Jackson mentioned
    EXBulletin:  
    Marietta Daily Journal: Nathaniel Parker named
    Lake Oconee Breeze: Incoming student mentioned 
    KnoxNews.com: Feature on alum
    Kennesaw.edu: represents KSU at International Music Academy 
    Patch.com (Cumming): Alum mentioned
    AJC.com: Promotes the Arts
    CBS46.com: mentioned in Jazz & Blues Festival article
    Around Acworth Magazine: Former faculty member Charles Jackson mentioned

    Department of Theatre and Performance Studies:
    AJC.com: Promotes the Arts
    Broadway World: mentioned in Next To Normal feature
    Canvas Rebel: Article on
    Theatre Buzz Atlanta: Review of with Amanda Wansa Morgan and alum Joseph Pendergrast
    BroadwayWorld: including Tim Ellis, Amanda W. Morgan, and alumni and students mentioned
    Atlanta Theatre Buzz: Review of with KSU affiliation

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    Cobb County Courier: 麻豆代天府To Graduate More Than 3,500 During
    Marietta Daily Journal: KSU to confer 3,500+ degrees in Yahoo News: KSU to confer more than 3,500 degrees in

    School of Art and Design  
    Sun Community News:  
    Dalton Daily Citizen:

    Department of Dance 
    AJC: The wait is over for Terminus鈥 鈥樷  
    AJC: Terminus Modern Ballet Season Closer (mention of KSU Dance, )  
    ArtsATL:  

    Bailey School of Music
    Effingham Herald:    
    Cobb County Courier: Georgia Symphony Orchestra鈥檚 71st Season Concludes With (mention of BPC)  
    East Cobb News: Georgia Symphony Orchestra announces
    AJC.com: at KSU on May 21 
    ArtsATL.org: Mention of oboist  

    Department of Theatre and Performance Studies
    AJC: Mention of TPS alum and lighting designer  
    AJC: The wait is over for Terminus鈥 鈥樷 at Stillwell Theater May 21 Marietta Daily Journal: 麻豆代天府professor finds inspiration in collaboration (mention of TPS collaboration on )  
    ArtsATL:

  • College of the Arts 
    Kennesaw.edu:  

    School of Art and Design:   
    ArtsATL.org: Feature on
    Cobb County Courier: Smith-Gilbert Gardens and mention of Master Craftsman Program 
    South Carolina Now: Feature on KSU Prof. and Atlanta artist  

    Atlanta InTown/Reporter Newspapers: Feature story on

    Northwest GA News: Tessa Webb now

    Kennesaw.edu: honored at KSU
    MetroWest Daily News: former ZMA staff member feature story 

    Department of Dance
    ArtsATL.org: to appear on Research with Relevance 
    Broadway World: Choreographer Omar Rom谩n De Jes煤s mentions
    Broadway World: Story on choreographer Hung mentions  

    Bailey School of Music: 
    Kennesaw.edu: Alumna
    AJC: ASO article mentioned  
    Kennesaw.edu: BSOM Student recognized 

    Department of Theatre and Performance Studies: 
    Morgan County Citizen: Mention of student coming to KSU for

    Marietta Daily Journal: Student (Tom Fish, advisor) wins top award in Symposium of Student Scholars 

    Yahoo News: Student (Tom Fish, advisor) wins top award in Symposium of Student Scholars 

  • College of the Arts
    Global Atlanta: (former Dean of COTA) to speak at Symposium on Asia-USA Partnerships (SAUPO) 

    School of Art and Design:   
    Wabe.org: SOAAD alum and Marietta Cobb Museum of art curator  mentioned
    Kennesaw.edu  debuts at 麻豆代天府(April Munson, Cynthia Thompson and SOAAD alum Brandon Huelskamp mentioned)
    ArtsATL.org: 
    ArtsATL.org: Review  exudes elegance at expense of power and energy 
    Marietta Daily Journal:  Blooms Again 

    Department of Dance:
    Kennesaw.edu: featured on Research with Relevance
    AJC.com:  celebrates new home (KSU mentioned)
    Broadway World: Omar Rom谩n De Jes煤s featured
    Cobb County Courier: featured on Research with Relevance
    ArtsATL.org:  on Research with Relevance
    ArtsATL.org: KSU Dance to present  

    Bailey School of Music:

    WABE.org: Speaking of the Arts鈥
    Broadway  World: Feature on BSOM alum 
    Patch.com: 50 High School Bands Performing ( mentioned)
    AJC.com:  on 鈥淏luebeard鈥檚 Castle鈥
    GSU News:  appointed as new lecturer in Music Ed 
    Appen Media: mentioned in article on Johns鈥 Creek Symphony 

    Department of Theatre and Performance Studies:
    Broadway World: at ArtsKSU
    Broadway World: TPS guest artist  and Hensley Awards 
    Yahoo.com: 麻豆代天府to present 
    Marietta Daily Journal: 麻豆代天府to present 

  • College of the Arts 
    Patch.com:  (cultural activities mentioned)
    Cobb County Courier: COTA participation) 
    Kennesaw.edu:  (mention of the arts) 

    School of Art and Design:
    ArtsATL.org: 
    鈥淔ake Hybrid Sites Palimpsest: Essays on Leakages鈥 book featuring chapter from conversations of Prof. Robert Sherer and author Bishnupriya Ghosh (see p.  36 in Preview).
    TullahomaNews.com:  honored 
    Kennesaw.edu:  recognized by Technology Association of Georgia; Jeff Campana featured
    Marietta Daily Journal: Blooms again at KSU
    Yahoo.com: Blooms again at KSU 

    Department of Dance:
    ArtsATL.org: features virtuoso street dance, humor in 鈥淕丑辞蝉迟鈥
    ArtsATL.org: Tentacle Tribe鈥檚  at KSU Department of Dance 
    ArtsATL.org: 

    Bailey School of Music: 
    Kennesaw.edu:  work together
    Kennesaw.edu: Feature on violinist passes along artistic and practical skills to 麻豆代天府students鈥
    MDJOnline.com: passes along skills to KSU students
    EarRelevant.net: Feature on violinist  
    Kennesaw.edu: KSU honors (mention of the Bailey Performance Center) 

    Department of Theatre and Performance Studies: 
    Atlanta Jewish Connector: by Octavio Solis premieres at KSU

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    Yahoo.com: 

    School of Art and Design
    Biz Journals: Mention of  and Master Craftsman Program
    ArtsATL.org: SOAAD prof.  to exhibit in prestigious 59th Venice Biennale
    ArtsATL.org: ZMA exhibitor to exhibit in prestigious 59th Venice Biennale
    Patch.com: Zuckerman Museum Annual Juried Student Exhibition opens 

    Department of Dance
    ArtsATL.org: concert postponed
    Broadway World: KSU Department of Dance to present 
    Yahoo.com:  mentioned 

    Bailey School of Music
    ArtsATL.org: Bailey School of Music to present 
    Marietta Daily Journal: Bailey School of Music to present 
    Kennesaw.edu: Georgia Aquarium and , KSU Wind Symphony
    Marietta Daily Journal: Bailey School of Music to host 
    Yahoo.com:  mentioned
    Yahoo News: Bailey School of Music to host 
    Broadway World: Bailey School of Music to present 

    Department of Theatre and Performance Studies
    Marietta Daily Journal: 麻豆代天府Theatre to host 
    Kennesaw.edu: TPS Student featured
    Broadway World: KSU Theatre to 

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ArtsKSU Magazine (formerly Flourish Magazine) is a publication of the College of the Arts at 麻豆代天府, and features stories on the Bailey School of Music, Department of Dance, the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, and the School of Art and Design.

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