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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

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Edmund Lingan

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UT Department of Theatre and Film

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FALL 2018

Guest filmmaker Mike GoodierGUEST FILMMAKER IN RESIDENCE
Mike Goodier

SEPTEMBER 17-21, 2018

The University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film welcomes motion picture editor and filmmaker Mike Goodier to campus for a guest filmmaker-in-residency the week of September 17. During his stay, Goodier will guest lecture several classes in the UT film/video program and give individualized tutorials and critiques to film/video students.

Goodier also will screen two films - "Teeth," a documentary about a woman recovering from sex trafficking, and "An Inconvenient Sequel," a follow-up documentary to "An Inconvenient Truth." Goodier worked on the production team for both films. He was the editor for "Teeth" and was the post-production supervisor for "An Inconvenient Sequel." "Teeth" will be shown Friday, September 21 at the 15th International Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference. "An Inconvenient Sequel" will be shown in the UT Center for Performing Arts, Friday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m. The screening is free and open to all.

Fridays on film Series 2018-19

The UT Department of Theatre and Film will present 7 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 14, 2018
    SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
    Directed by Billy Wilder 
  • November 16, 2018
    SHOULDER ARMS (1918)
    Directed by Charles Chaplin
  • December 7, 2018
    WE'RE NO ANGELS (1955)
    Directed by Michael Curtiz
  • January 25, 2019
    Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
  • February 22, 2019
    JOUR DE FÊTE (1949)
    Directed by Jaques Tati
  • March 15, 2019
    PERSONA (1959)
    Directed by Ingmar Bergman 

2018-2019 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. 2-11
    Feb. 1-10
    Apr. 5-20

Updates and News  

Profile: UT Theatre and Film Alumnus and filmmaker, James aponte

James Aponte, a young filmmaker and 2016 film graduate of the UT Department of Theatre and Film, received some well-deserved recognition from BCAN, Buckeye Cable Arts Network, for his past work and upcoming films.

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!


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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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