Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures

Actor advocate

How Alicia Rodis ’05 is changing sex scenes in TV and film forever

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, HBO hired intimacy coordinator Alicia Rodis ’05. Continue reading

Behind the curtain

Weeks of communication and collaboration between cast and crew bring "Peter and the Starcatcher" to life on stage

For 10 performances, a cast and crew of students and faculty took audiences on a journey aboard two ships to a faraway island where a young girl becomes the heroine and a young orphan boy finds his name and a place to forever call home.
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Students say scholarships generated by ArtsGala at Wright State crucial

ArtsGala on March 28 raises scholarship funds for Wright State’s outstanding fine and performing arts students. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents the political thriller ‘An Enemy of the People’

Wright State Theatre’s production of the classic Ibsen drama “An Enemy of the People” runs from Feb. 21 to March 1 in the Herbst Theatre. Continue reading

Wright State motion pictures program celebrates Oscar with Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar

Fresh off winning their first Oscar, Wright State filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar returned to campus to celebrate with students and faculty. Continue reading

‘American Factory’ by Wright State filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar wins Oscar for best documentary

“American Factory” was developed when Reichert and Bognar served as faculty members at Wright State and involved numerous university faculty members, staff, students and alumni. Continue reading

Wright State dance students to premiere new works at Emerging Choreographers Concert

The Emerging Choreographers Concert takes place Feb. 14–16 in DanceSpace 170 in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Pulitzer Prize finalist ‘The Wolves’ up next for Wright State Theatre

Wright State Theatre’s production of “The Wolves,” the story of a teenage girls’ soccer team and how disparate personalities bond to form a team, runs Feb. 6–16 in the Festival Playhouse. Continue reading

Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert win Directors Guild of America Award for ‘American Factory’

The national spotlight was shining brightly on Wright State University professor emeritus Julia Reichert and former motion pictures faculty member Steven Bognar. Continue reading

Wright State University graduates co-chair ArtsGala 2020

David and Nancy Smith hope to attract a younger audience to the annual fundraiser

ArtsGala co-chairs David and Nancy Smith hope to build on the gala’s longstanding tradition of excellence and expand the event to an even broader audience. Continue reading