Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures

Wright State film grad Hannah Beachler talks about working on ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Black Panther’

Hannah Beachler, who received a B.F.A. from Wright State in 2005, talked about her successful career and answered questions during a discussion with performing arts students. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre to present the cult-classic ‘Urinetown: The Musical’

The satirical musical runs Dec. 1 to Dec. 10 in the Herbst Theatre in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Just dance

Zoe Dell Nutter establishes dance scholarship to benefit Wright State students

Zoe Dell Nutter met with Wright State dance majors to celebrate the creation of an endowed dance scholarship. Continue reading

Wright State’s Musical Theatre Initiative to host long-time Broadway producer Jack Viertel

Jack Viertel will give a talk on his bestselling book, “The Secret Life of the American Musical,” and participate in an interview and discussion with Joe Deer, director of Wright State’s Musical Theatre Initiative. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre to present classic musical ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Wright State Theatre’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof” runs from Nov. 2 to Nov. 19 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Dayton City Paper previews ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at Wright State

Excerpt Wright State University’s Department of Theatre, Dance, and Motion Pictures continues its tradition of bringing quality stage entertainment to the Miami Valley with a revival of the venerable Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof. It will be presented at … Continue reading

Wright State acting, film grads conduct workshops with students

Five highly successful graduates of Wright State’s theatre and motion pictures programs returned to campus for a day of workshops with current performing arts students. Continue reading

2017 Alumni Achievement Awards honor Wright State’s finest

The Alumni Association recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of Wright State alumni each year at the event. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre opens season with comedy ‘You Can’t Take It with You’

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy “You Can’t Take It With You” runs in the Festival Playhouse from Sept. 28 to Oct. 8. Continue reading

Terminal triumph

Art installation by Wright State alum Kailah Ware graces Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Kailah Ware, who graduated from Wright State with a degree in motion pictures, created “One Degree of Separation,” a mix-media art installation celebrating Cincinnati. Continue reading