Theatre & Film

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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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ArtsX 2017

ArtsX 2017 "Make.Believe." is just around the corner!

ArtsX 2017 will be on December 2 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center and The Wolfe Center for the Arts. It is a pre-holiday celebration of the arts for Bowling Green State University and area communities. Capturing the imaginations of young and old alike, this year’s ArtsX theme—Make. Believe.—features the entertaining enchantment of puppetry. Mel Hatch Douglas, a 1998 BGSU theatre alumna and the associate artistic director of Madcap Puppet Theater Productions, along with her colleagues will share the magic of puppets in their performances of The Firebird. Also Professor Bradford Clark and the BGSU Department of Theatre and Film will share an array of puppets and the puppetmaking process during the event.  The 13th annual event showcases arts actitivites such as musical, theatrical and dance performances; exhibits and demonstrations; hands-on activities and art sales for holiday shoppers looking for unique, handmade gifts. More Info

News and Stories

Brianna Smith's short film is now in production

Brianna Smith's short film is now in production

Family Ties is a drama that follows Amber, a young African American woman preparing to graduate from high school and move forward into college and the rest of her life. The film will be 25 minutes long and is being produced by students and faculty at BGSU. Production will take place in and around Bowling Green and shooting for the film starts on November 10th and runs through the 19th. Read More

Treehouse Troupe performs at local schools

Treehouse Troupe performs at local schools

The show this year, New Kid, explores timely themes of immigration, discrimination, and bullying.  The full cast & crew are: Shannon Bingham (Nic), Autumn Chisholm/Talisa Lemke (Mencha), Harmon Andrew/Talisa Lemke (Mug), Kristyn Curnow (Mom), Kailee McAfee (Stage Manager), Katie Grzymkowski (Costume Designer), and Miranda Sutton (Scenic Designer). Read More

Cynthia Baron honored for Faculty Excellence

Cynthia Baron honored for Faculty Excellence


The University recognized a group of its highest-achieving faculty on April 13th during the annual Faculty Excellence Awards. Faculty were honored for research, teaching, creative arts, service, leadership, advising, mentoring and more during the celebratory event in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Read More