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Wright State launches major WWI project with concert of music from the Great War

CELIA World War I art

Wright State history and music programs are collaborating on a concert of popular songs from the Great War, the first program in CELIA’s yearlong commemoration of the start of World War I. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre opens 2014–15 season with August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

Wright State Theatre opens 2014–15 season with August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

Wright State Theatre presents August Wilson’s landmark drama “Fences” in the Festival Playhouse Sept. 18–28. Continue reading

Practice makes perfect

Wright State’s Elizabeth Procopio feeling the drumbeat of success
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Wright State senior music major Elizabeth Procopio, who has been playing the drums since childhood, plans to pursue a career in a symphony orchestra as a percussionist. Continue reading

Contemporary photography comes in focus in latest Stein Galleries exhibit

“Tethered Sky” (2005, photogravure) Aileron Company Collection, courtesy of Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison

Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries opens 40th season with photography exhibition on display through Oct. 12. Continue reading

Camp A Cappella spreads harmony through harmony

Two concerts end the weeklong camp
Ensemble at Camp A Cappella

Nearly 200 people from all across the country are singing their hearts out this week at Camp A Cappella at Wright State. Continue reading

Tony nominees have local connections

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Excerpt The Human Race Theatre Company, the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music and Wright State University all have reason to celebrate today. A number of theater professionals responsible for Tony-nominated Broadway shows have local connections. … Wright State grads … Continue reading

Over 700 attend 2014 ArtsGala

In customary fashion, Arts Gala 2014 kicked off with a patriotic show that's always a crowd pleaser.

Wright State University’s annual ArtsGala offered patrons a night of unparalleled entertainment. Continue reading

Wright State breaks ground on Creative Arts Center renovation project

New accessible entrance at CAC

The Creative Arts Center project include new gallery space, art and performance studios, motion picture production studio, classrooms and an iconic, accessible entrance. Continue reading

CUPA study finds arts responsible for 18,000 jobs, almost $800 million in income in Dayton region

Wright State’s liberal arts programs bolster region's creative community, have significant impact on economy
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An analysis by Wright State’s Center for Urban and Public Affairs estimates that the creative industries in the Greater Dayton region accounted for 18,000 jobs and $799 million in labor income last year. Continue reading

Wright State Collegiate Chorale to perform at Carnegie Hall

Wright State Collegiate Chorale to perform at Carnegie Hall

Wright State University musicians will return to one of the world’s most prestigious concert venues when the Collegiate Chorale performs at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, Feb. 16. Continue reading