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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

Department Secretary
Georgina Molina
419. 530. 5063

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2016-2017 Season Announced

The UT Department of Theatre and Film will present 5 live theatre productions, and a Fridays film series of 7 classic films. Capping the season will be the annual Student Filmmakers Showcase, a screening of our students' finest film and video work chosen in juried competition.

Fridays on film

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.

2016-2017 Plays

The UT Department of Theatre and Film will 5 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.

    Oct. 14-16 & 21-23
    Nov. 18-20 & Dec. 2-4
    Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m.
    Feb. 17-19 & 24-26
    Mar. 31-Apr. 2 & Apr. 7-9

Updates and News  


Fall 2016 we welcome two visiting assistant professors of Theatre, James Stover and Caitlyn Tella. James will be teaching Acting and Directing, and Caitlyn will teach Voice and Movement. James will also direct THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST in November 2016 and Caitlyn will direct one of her favorite playwright's works, THE INTERNATIONALIST by Anne Washburn, in April 2017.

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.

2015-2016 SEASON RECAP

The UT Department of Theatre and Film presented 4 plays and a 16mm film series during the 2015-16 academic year.


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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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