Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures

Above and beyond

The 2019 Alumni Achievement Award winners

The winners of the Alumni Achievement Awards will be honored at a ceremony on Oct. 4 during Homecoming Weekend. Continue reading

American Factory

Latest documentary by Wright State filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar premieres in Dayton

“American Factory,” by professor emeritus Julia Reichert and former motion pictures faculty member Steven Bognar, is now streaming on Netflix. Continue reading

Stuart McDowell honored by Macalester College for lifetime achievement

W. Stuart McDowell, artistic director of the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures, received Macalester’s 2019 Distinguished Citizen Award. Continue reading

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