Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures

Wright State Theatre opens season with premiere of ‘Restoration!’

Wright State Theatre opens season with premiere of 'Restoration!'

Wright State University Theatre opens its 42nd season with the premiere of the romantic thriller “Restoration!” in the Festival Playhouse Sept. 22 to Oct. 2. Continue reading

Wright State opens season with ‘Restoration’

Wright State opens season with ‘Restoration’

Excerpt The play’s the thing as Wright State University prepares to open its 42nd season with the 17th century romantic thriller “Restoration!” beginning Thursday, Sept. 22, inside the Festival Playhouse of the newly renovated Creative Arts Center. This quasi world … Continue reading

Wright State staff recognized for exceptional service to the university

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The President’s Awards for Excellence annually recognize classified and unclassified staff for the vital role they play in the success of Wright State University. Continue reading

Stunning Stein Galleries celebrate new home in Creative Arts Center

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The new home of the Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries features five airy, light-filled gallery spaces where visitors can enjoy rotating exhibitions, the Stein family and Galleries Collections and videos. Continue reading

Wright State opens New Media Incubator

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Wright State celebrated the opening of the New Media Incubator with an open house at 015 Dunbar Library on Sept. 1. Continue reading

New Media Incubator is creative space for communication, motion picture students

New Media Incubator is creative space for communication, motion picture students

Communication and motion picture students at Wright State University can collaborate and create stories in new ways in a dedicated space opening this fall. Continue reading

Theater theory

Wright State improv students use acting skills to give incoming freshmen glimpse of college life
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Theatre students will perform sketches challenging situations incoming students may face during the Raider Academy residential summer program. Continue reading

Tom Hanks will have a long-lasting impact on Motion Pictures program

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Tom Hanks visited Wright State to dedicate the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures, saying he hopes the center inspires students to do the hard work necessary to launch film careers. Continue reading

Hanks for the memories

Academy Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hanks leaves lasting imprint on Dayton, Wright State University
Hanks for the memories

An in-depth review of Tom Hanks’s whirlwind visit to Dayton and Wright State University. Continue reading

Local groups united to impress Tom Hanks with Dayton’s history

Tom Hanks with Wright "B" Flyer at the Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport. (Photo by Will Jones)

Excerpt Tom Hanks’ itinerary here earlier this week was extensive, and spotlighted the collaboration of local people and groups working to elevate the profile of Dayton and its historical significance. Besides attending the dedication of Wright State University’s brand new … Continue reading