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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.

2016-2017 Season Announcement

In the Spotlight!

BGSU Alumni filmmakers find their niche in movie business

BGSU Alumni filmmakers find their niche in movie business

Is there a path from Bowling Green to the studio lots, movie sets and those bright lights of Hollywood?  Apparently so, and it is becoming a well-used track as more Falcons find that their Midwest work ethic, creativity and passion for the art form plays quite well in one of the toughest businesses on the planet.
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"Noises Off" a hit!

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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Registration will begin on August 10th

Registration will begin on August 10th

The Department of Theatre and Film invites all high school juniors and seniors to attend.  If you have a passion for the Arts, this day is for you!  Meet with faculty, attend sessions and demos, interact with current students, and tour the Wolfe Center.  Arts Discovery Day will take place on Friday, September 23 from 9am to 1pm, check starts at 8:30am.   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.