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Center for Performing Arts

1910 West Rocket Drive
Toledo, OH 43606

PA 1030
Phone: 419.530.2202
Fax: 419.530.8439
Box Office: 419.530.ARTS

Department Chair
Edmund Lingan

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UT Department of Theatre and Film

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Theatre student presentS research at NCUR Conference

UT Department of Theatre and Film student Keeyong Hong presented his research/creative activity at NCUR (the National Conference on Undergraduate Research) April 6-8, 2017 in Memphis, TN. This conference brings over 3,000 undergraduate students from all around the country to showcase their research and creative activities. This year, 17 UT students were selected to present, and Keeyong is one of them. "In my 13 years of handling the NCUR event, this is the first time a UT theatre student has been selected to attend," says Dr. Larry Connin of UT Honors College &
Office of Undergraduate Research.

Fridays on film

The UT Department of Theatre and Film will present 9 classic films this season - each on a Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for Performing Arts Room 1039. Films will be shown on 16mm film. Your ticket also includes a soft drink and popcorn. Seating is limited so come early.

  • September 8, 2017. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) - directed by Stanley Kubrick 
  • October 27, 2017. THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935)- Directed by James Whale
  • November 17, 2017. THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS (1974)- Directed by Stephen Spielberg
  • December 1, 2017. THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI (1920) - Directed by Robert Weine
  • January 26, 2018. FLOATING WEEDS (1959)- Directed by Yasujirô Azu
  • February 16, 2018. CASABLANCA (1942)- Directed by Michael Curtiz
  • April 27, 2018. HAMLET (1948)- Directed by Laurence Olivier

2017-2018 Plays

The UT Department of Theatre and Film will 3 live theatre productions. Below is the schedule. Visit the Current Season page for details. If you'd like to audition for one of our plays, visit the Audition Information page.

    Nov. 3-12
    Feb. 2-11
    Apr. 6-15

Updates and News  

Theatre & Film Students Featured

Two of our students are featured as representatives of the Theatre and Film departments in the University of Toledo's new "Opportunity to a Greater Degree" promotional debut! Check out their stories here and here.

Faculty Feted

Associate Professor of Film, Holly Hey screened her film at Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium 26 – 27 May 2016 in York, UK. Click here to view the main website. Her film “dum dum capitol of the world” will be part of the Special Event: Film Screening, Various times, 26 May, York St John University. Film screenings at the Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium are an opportunity for audiences to experience the longlisted and shortlisted artist film works in a cinema context. The film screening programme will also include Andrea Luka Zimmerman’s shortlisted feature-length documentary Estate: A Reverie, and a specially curated selection of films from the BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF). These will be the winning experimental and artist’s films from the last three editions of ASFF, showcasing the exceptional talent of emerging and established filmmakers from around the world.

Alumni Pens Book

Our very own film alum Clay Chaszeyka has written a book! Click here to watch a video and to learn more about his writing of Video Marketing Roadmap!

New Class: The YouTube Phenomenon, Cinema in Cyberspace

This fun and interesting new course being offered in our Film Department will be taught by Tammy Kinsey over the Summer! Find out more about this course on our department's Facebook page.



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UT Film Alumnus Andrew Makadsi is Beyoncé's full time Art Director!

In 2010, Andrew Makadsi graduated from The University of Toledo with dual bachelor’s degrees in film/video and communication. He headed to New York to work in the fashion industry, not as a clothing designer, but as an intern.
These humble beginnings when he worked for free, or nearly free, helped him make contacts in the fashion industry and earn a name for himself. In less than six years, all of that hard work got him noticed, not only in the garment district, but in music industry circles among artists like Beyoncé.
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