Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures

Nick Warrington to oversee ARTSGala as COLA’s director of events and community engagement

Nick Warrington, a 2012 Wright State graduate, hopes to attract more first-time attendees and enhance the experience of all attendees at ARTSGala. Continue reading

Wright State’s 2019-20 Theatre and Dance season: where Broadway begins

Wright State University’s 2019-20 Theatre and Dance Season is sure to bring applause. Continue reading

Above and beyond

The 2019 Alumni Achievement Award winners

The winners of the Alumni Achievement Awards will be honored at a ceremony on Oct. 4 during Homecoming Weekend. Continue reading

American Factory

Latest documentary by Wright State filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar premieres in Dayton

“American Factory,” by professor emeritus Julia Reichert and former motion pictures faculty member Steven Bognar, is now streaming on Netflix. Continue reading

Stuart McDowell honored by Macalester College for lifetime achievement

W. Stuart McDowell, artistic director of the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures, received Macalester’s 2019 Distinguished Citizen Award. Continue reading

Wright State filmmaker, alum Steve Bognar joins Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences

Photo of Steven Bognar

The Oscar-nominated filmmaker is among the newest members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Continue reading

Wright State theatre alumnus shares in Tony Award for Best Musical

Joey Monda, who received a B.F.A. in musical theatre from Wright State, is a co-producer of “Hadestown,” which won eight Tony Awards June 9 in New York City. Continue reading

Wright State theatre alumni working on Tony Award-nominated Broadway shows

The nominations come during a very good year for Wright State theatre grads on Broadway. Continue reading

Songs of war and protest to be featured at Wright State music and poetry concert on May 1

The concert will feature the music and poetry of Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill and Paul Dessau. Continue reading

More than 2,000 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement ceremony

Wright State University’s 2019 spring commencement ceremony takes place Saturday, May 4, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading