Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures

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

Ahead of her time

Zoe Dell Lantis Nutter has been a trailblazer for more than a century

The Zoe Dell Lantis Nutter Dance Scholarship benefits students studying dance at Wright State. Continue reading

‘I am a warrior’

Theatre studies major Nerissa Jheanelle finds her voice with impressive display of theatre and performing arts

Nerissa Jheanelle, a theatre studies major, has been prolific at Wright State, producing a play, a dance, a movie and a musical. Continue reading

Gala galore

The 20th annual ArtsGala drew hundreds of people to enjoy the arts and raise scholarship funds for fine and performing arts students. Continue reading

Roundtable discussion on cost of war from a humanities lens to be held at Wright State on April 24

“Mother Courage and Her Children,” which Wright State’s Theatre produced in February, will set the tone for a roundtable discussion on war and peace. Continue reading

Wright State Spring Dance Concert set for April 25-28

The Wright State Dance Ensemble will premiere works by guest choreographers Ray Mercer and Ashley Walton and dance faculty members during the Spring Dance Concert. Continue reading