Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures

Wright State’s musical theater prof will be inducted into Dayton’s Theatre Hall of Fame

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Excerpt Actor/director Saul Caplan says the selection of Joe Deer as this year’s Theatre Hall of Fame inductee was pretty much a no-brainer for the selection committee. Deer’s induction will take place in conjunction with the community’s annual DayTony awards … Continue reading

Choreographer Jon Rodriguez will be memorialized Aug. 9

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Excerpt The very talented and inspiring choreographer Jon Rodriguez, who passed away on June 20, will be memorialized from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9. The special afternoon will take place at Pontecorvo Ballet Studios, 20 Commercial Way in Springboro. … Continue reading

Dayton Theater Hall of Fame honors Joe Deer

Joe Deer receives Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Excerpt The Dayton Theatre Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have dedicated themselves to the cause of theatre arts in Dayton or have made a significant impact on Dayton’s theatre community. The 2015 inductee is Joe Deer. Joe Deer is … Continue reading

Miracle League baseball field is dream come true for players with disabilities

William Crotty at home plate at Dayton's Miracle League baseball field

The Miracle League baseball field, inspired by Wright State student William Crotty, has become a magnet for young players with disabilities. Continue reading

Wright State, DCDC formalize collaborative partnership

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New agreement between Wright State and Dayton Contemporary Dance Company will enhance students’ educational experience by increasing exposure to high-quality arts programming. Continue reading

Wright State and DCDC formalize relationship

Dance Ensemble to demonstrate program’s versatility in Spring Concert

Excerpt A formal partnership between Wright State University and the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company is being announced today. The goal is to solidify and expand the decades-long relationship which exposes the university’s dance students to professional dance experiences. The new … Continue reading

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Wright State’s William Crotty inspiration for Miracle League baseball field
William Crotty with bat at Dayton's Miracle League baseball field

Wright State motion pictures student William Crotty inspired the creation of Dayton’s Miracle League baseball field for children and young adults with disabilities. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts recognizes community partners at internship celebration

Alexandria Gray with poster presentation

The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences. Continue reading

Wright State Musical Theatre/Acting Preparatory Program to hold summer camp

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Wright State summer theatre camp “The Road to Broadway” is open to students ages 12-18 and will run July 6 to 11. Continue reading

More than 2,100 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement

Graduates with diplomas

Wright State will hold its 2015 spring commencement ceremony in the Nutter Center on Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m. Continue reading