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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!

Baxter Chambers studies comedy at The Second City

Baxter Chambers studies comedy at The Second City

The Second City is an improv performance group focused on social issues, and has developed into the biggest name in Chicago improv comedy. Their alumni list, a veritable who’s-who in western comedy and often a training ground for “Saturday Night Live", include such notables as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Chris Farley, Keegan Michael-Key, Bill Murray and many others.
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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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BGSU students sing with Kristin Chenowith!

BGSU students sing with Kristin Chenowith!

On Saturday, September 17th, eight students from the Department of Theatre and Film sang with Kristin Chenowith during her concert at the Stranahan Theater in Toledo.  The students were chosen by Theatre faculty to accompany Ms. Chenowith during the last two songs of the concert.  Needless to say, they were excited to be a part of her concert, and meet her as well!
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THFM 6590 Graduate Student Project

This museum production project started with 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 play attempts to convey historical, social, economic, political references to the audience today.  The project was the part of requirements from THFM 6590 Research Methods in Theatre and Performance Studies with Dr. Cynthia Baron.