Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures

Wright State grad Hannah Beachler sets the stage in Hollywood

Hannah Beachler ’05 will discuss her work as a production designer following a screening of “Moonlight” on Feb. 19 at The Neon in downtown Dayton. Continue reading

Artist with acclaimed dance company Complexions at Wright State to audition students, prepare for Spring Dance Concert

The Wright State Dance program will host residencies with Clifford Williams and Dwight Rhoden of the Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company during the spring semester. Continue reading

Wright State presents controversial ‘Children’s Hour’

Excerpt Lies encircling an all-girls boarding school fuels the engrossing events within Lillian Hellman’s controversial, rarely produced 1934 drama “The Children’s Hour,” which will be presented by Wright State University beginning Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Festival Playhouse of the … Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents controversial drama ‘The Children’s Hour’

Wright State Theatre’s production of Lillian Hellman’s “The Children’s Hour” runs from Feb. 2 to Feb. 12 in the Festival Playhouse. Continue reading

Wright State professor giving inmates a voice through film

A Wright State University professor is giving a group of five women inmates a voice. The project is called Pens to Pictures, and its creator, Chinonye Chukwu, assistant professor of motion pictures at Wright State, says the stories are hard to … Continue reading

Wright State to pay tribute to Modern Art with dazzling array of drawing, percussion and dance events

“MODERN: Reimagining the New. A window into the making of the Modern Art movement” takes place at Wright State from Jan. 19 and through Sept. 28. Continue reading

ArtsFair makes an impact on families

The College of Liberal Arts hosted ArtsFair on Saturday, Dec. 3, in the newly renovated and expanded Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Inside job

Wright State’s Chinonye Chukwu launches pioneering film project with incarcerated women

Watch films written by incarcerated women as part of the “Pens to Pictures” project in the Creative Arts Center at noon on Dec 4. Continue reading

Collaborative dance

A collaboration between Wright State University and Dayton Contemporary Dance Company is exposing the country to both dance programs. Continue reading

‘No, No, Nanette’ review: Nifty nostalgia

Excerpt Forget June. Silly, feel-good fun is bustin’ out all over Wright State University’s outstanding presentation of the rarely staged 1971 revision of the 1925 musical comedy “No, No, Nanette” in the Festival Playhouse of the Creative Arts Center. Amusingly … Continue reading