CELIA

War and peace

Wright State English professor Andrew Strombeck teaches a course on conflict and peace in literature
Andrew Strombeck in his office

Wright State English professor Andrew Strombeck uses works from Dayton Literary Peace Prize winners in a course how literature addresses conflict and promotes peace. Continue reading

Wright State’s Spring Dance Concert to feature premiere of four works

Spring Dance Concert to feature premiere of four works

Annual Dance Concert on April 23-26 will feature the Wright State Dance Ensemble and performances by the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company II and Dayton Ballet II. Continue reading

Concert to feature classical music inspired by World War I

Wright State concert to feature classical music inspired by World War I

Fourth annual “Poetry and Music Concert” on April 24 continues Wright State’s yearlong World War I project. Continue reading

ArtsGala features night of unparalleled entertainment

Wright State's fine and performing arts students displayed their rich talents throughout the Creative Arts Center during ArtsGala March 28.

Fine and performing arts students displayed their rich talents throughout the Creative Arts Center during ArtsGala March 28. Continue reading

Stage set for annual ArtsGala at Wright State

Mimes. They know how to have fun.

The annual Wright State Arts Gala, which has raised more than $1.75 million for arts scholarships during its 15-year history, is scheduled for Saturday, March 28. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre to soar with ‘Peter Pan’

Peter Pan flying above stage

Wright State Theatre continues its 40th season in the Festival Playhouse with “Peter Pan” March 19-22 and again from April 2-12. Continue reading

Wright State Arts Gala showcases student talent

Wright State Theatre presents crowd-pleasing musical 'Hot Mikado'

Excerpt If your image of a community fundraiser is a dinner/dance where you’re seated at a table with eight others for the entire evening, you’ll have to revise that concept when it comes to Wright State University’s annual Arts Gala. … Continue reading

Dayton Philharmonic, Wright State University’s CELIA to collaborate on War Requiem

Keith Lockhart and Paul Lockhart

This weekend, the Dayton Philharmonic will present Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem conducted by Keith Lockhart of the Boston Pops Orchestra. The concert is a collaboration between the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance and Wright State University’s center for Collaborative Education, Leadership, … Continue reading

Boston Pops’ Keith Lockhart conducts master classes with Wright State music students

Keith Lockhart coaches Amanda Bessler

Wright State music students received detailed feedback and coaching from conductor Keith Lockhart as part of the 2014-15 Distinguished Visiting Artist program. Continue reading

From war trenches to piano benches

Keith Lockhart with piano trio

Excerpt On March 13 and 14, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, chorus and soloists will perform the War Requiem under the baton of Boston Pops Orchestra conductor Keith Lockhart. The performance is in association with Wright State University’s organization CELIA (Collaborative … Continue reading