Musical Theatre Initiative

Legacies series brings musical theatre professionals to Wright State students

When it comes to the craft of theater, not everything can be learned in a classroom. There’s a long history of theater professionals sharing their knowledge with younger generations. At Wright State University, the Musical Theatre Initiative continues that tradition … Continue reading

Linda Caron named dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Linda Caron has a wealth of experience and has been instrumental in the growth of the College of Liberal Arts — in facilities, events and programs. Continue reading

ArtsGala 2017, one to remember

Fine and performing arts students displayed their rich talents throughout the newly renovated Creative Arts Center, and guests were treated to a breathtaking array of performances. Continue reading

Broadway stars Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley to give workshop at Wright State

Wright State’s Musical Theatre Initiative and Human Race Theatre will sponsor the master class on Feb. 24. Continue reading

Musical Theatre Initiative bringing Broadway designer Tony Walton to Wright State

Tony Walton will discuss his career working on Broadway and in Hollywood during a special visit to Wright State University on Nov. 2. Continue reading

Wright State arts students ready to share their love of the arts with local kids at ArtsFair

Photo of a student leading an acting class.

Spring’s annual ArtsGala may get all the headlines but Wright State’s performing arts students love participating in December’s ArtsFair. Continue reading

TEDxDayton speakers to include Wright State faculty and alumni

Wright State-affiliated speakers will address a variety of topics including the re-development of musical theatre, fitness, modern library transformation and LGBTQ advocacy. Continue reading

Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown to perform, give lecture

Jason Robert Brown will perform in concert on Feb. 25 at the Victoria Theatre and discuss his work with Wright State students on Feb. 26 in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

From the stage to the director’s chair

Joe Deer, distinguished professor of musical theatre, wins the 2016 Governor's Award for the Arts in Ohio for Arts Education

Joe Deer, distinguished professor of musical theatre, wins the 2016 Governor’s Award for the Arts in Ohio for Arts Education. Continue reading

Adam Pascal Bound for Wright State

Adam Pascal headshot

Excerpt Tony Award nominee Adam Pascal, one of the finest pop/rock voices in contemporary musical theatre who garnered acclaim in Jonathan Larson’s groundbreaking 1996 Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “Rent,” will perform a special acoustic concert Wednesday, Dec. 2 at … Continue reading