Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures

It’s ‘Pan’-Demonium!

Bruce Cromer as Captain Hook

Excerpt It’s a ballet, a new “twist” Broadway show and now the Wright State Theatre Department is taking a stab at it, or should I say hook? Yes, it’s Peter PAN-demonium! The latest is happening right now at WSU — … Continue reading

Stage set for annual ArtsGala at Wright State

Mimes. They know how to have fun.

The annual Wright State Arts Gala, which has raised more than $1.75 million for arts scholarships during its 15-year history, is scheduled for Saturday, March 28. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre to soar with ‘Peter Pan’

Peter Pan flying above stage

Wright State Theatre continues its 40th season in the Festival Playhouse with “Peter Pan” March 19-22 and again from April 2-12. Continue reading

​Wright State staging high flying ‘Peter Pan’

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Excerpt Mark Charlap, Jule Styne, Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green’s classic musical comedy “Peter Pan,” which celebrated its 60th anniversary last year, will be presented by Wright State University beginning Thursday. Based on J.M. Barrie’s 1904 play, this … Continue reading

Wright State Arts Gala showcases student talent

Wright State Theatre presents crowd-pleasing musical 'Hot Mikado'

Excerpt If your image of a community fundraiser is a dinner/dance where you’re seated at a table with eight others for the entire evening, you’ll have to revise that concept when it comes to Wright State University’s annual Arts Gala. … Continue reading

Aviation filmmaker, Wright State grad to give keynote at Public History Symposium

Adam White

Wright State’s Public History Graduate Symposium will explore “History Through a Prism: Untold Stories” on March 13. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts faculty to discuss research at conference Feb. 9

Paul Lockhart

College of Liberal Arts faculty will discuss their research, ranging from a Prophet Moses Festival in Jerusalem to musical theatre to Dayton during World War I, at a conference Feb. 9. Continue reading

Wright State dance students to premiere choreography work

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“Emerging Choreographers 2015″ concert will feature new choreographic works by five seniors and 13 juniors in the Wright State dance program on Feb. 14-15. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents Jane Austen’s classic ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Bennett sisters in Pride and Prejudice

Wright State University Theatre’s production of “Pride and Prejudice” opens Jan. 29 and runs through Feb. 8 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Broadway star Leslie Uggams delivers inspiring message to Wright State students

Leslie Uggams and Joe Deer

Wright State performing arts students received coaching and encouragement from Broadway star Leslie Uggams during her inspiring visit to campus. Continue reading