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In the Department of Theatre & Film, our majors are actively involved in all aspects of production and performance – a key facet in future success. With numerous high-profile campus and community performance opportunities each year, students are in the spotlight the moment they walk in our door.

Comprised of two distinct disciplines and housed in the renowned Wolfe Center for the Arts, we foster the development of the scholar-artist-citizen, through both practical and inquiry-based learning.

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Spring 2016 production of

Spring 2016 production of "Noises Off"

Often called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off  is a 1982 play by the English playwright Michael Frayn. The idea for it came in 1970, when Frayn was watching the performance of The Two of Us, a farce that he had written for Lynn Redgrave, from the wings. He said, "It was funnier from behind than in front.

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In case you missed it: Middletown

In case you missed it: Middletown

The Department of Theatre and Film presented the production of "Middletown" in February. It's a deeply moving and funny new play that explores the universe of a small American town.
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Sign up today for Musical Theatre Camp - June 19-24

Sign up today for Musical Theatre Camp - June 19-24

Whether getting ready for a high school musical, a community theatre production, or auditioning for college programs, this camp will help build confidence and will cover topics including understanding your "type", entering and introducing yourself effectively, releasing tension and overcoming nerves, owning the room, meaning what you sing, and making strong choices both physically & vocally.      Click here to register

THFM 6590 Graduate Student Project

This museum production project starts from researching every aspect of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, and the graduate student team worked towards mounting a hypothetical reconstruction of the play. This short documentary of Oscar Wilde and his An Ideal Husband, derived from the attempt to convey historical, social, economic, political references to the audience today and to characterize the playwright, the original theatre, the production values, etc. The project was the part of requirements from THFM 6590 Research Methods in Theatre and Performance Studies, 2015 Fall with Dr. Cynthia Baron.