Arts Scene

Dance Ensemble to demonstrate program’s versatility in Spring Concert

Dance Ensemble to demonstrate program’s versatility in Spring Concert

Wright State Dance Ensemble will hold its Spring Dance Concert and offer its annual Dance Intensive Workshop for high school students. Continue reading

Senior Thesis Exhibition now open to art lovers

Senior Thesis Exhibition now open to art lovers

Art students celebrate the culmination of their Wright State education during the annual Senior Thesis Exhibition through May 4 in the Stein Galleries. 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

Stage set for annual ArtsGala

Record high attendance for 2013 ArtsGala

The annual Wright State University ArtsGala, which has raised more than $1.6 million for arts scholarships during its 14-year history, is set for Saturday, April 12. Continue reading

New show at Stein Galleries features works by high school art teachers and their students

New show at Stein Galleries features works by high school art teachers and their students

Works by area art teachers and their students are on display March 19–30 in a unique exhibition at Wright State’s Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries. Continue reading

Theatre students storm barricades with premiere of ‘Les Miserables’

Wright State Theatre set to perform ‘Les Misérables’

Wright State University Theatre continues its 39th season in the Festival Playhouse with the Tony Award-winning “Les Misérables” March 20 through April 6. Continue reading

Student-made documentary to generate support for Rwandan communities at March 20 premiere

Wright State film student Brad Wickham

Wright State film student Brad Wickham has produced a documentary on how developmental agencies are helping Rwandans recover from genocide. Continue reading

Literary publishers and organizers offer advice and anecdotes on success

Adventures in the Literary Arts panel

Tips on how to start a literary magazine, become involved in the local literary community and launch a career in creative writing came out of a panel discussion at Wright State University for aspiring writers. 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

‘The Magic Fire’ review – Wright State University – our private world

Wright State University Theatre set to perform ‘The Magic Fire’

Excerpt Wright State University returns to sophisticated fare with a beautifully executed regional premiere of Lillian Groag’s semi-autobiographical, thought-provoking Argentinean drama The Magic Fire. Commissioned and originally produced in 1997 by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the engrossing, highbrow Magic Fire concerns … Continue reading