Arts Scene

Signature act

Nearly 30 years of musical history is scrawled on Wright State Nutter Center’s electrical panels

Musicians, comedians, wrestlers, ice skaters and others have made a tradition of leaving their autographs after performing at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Drawing power

Love of sketching cars propelled Wright State alum Sagar Sangle into world of mechanical engineering

Sagar Sangle uses his art skills and his master’s degree in mechanical engineering while teaching middle school students about design for 3D printing, manufacturing design and robotics. Continue reading

First string

Wright State alum Michael Bard again featured soloist at Kennedy Center holiday concerts

Michael Bard, who graduated from Wright State with a bachelor’s degree in music in 1991, will perform at the Kennedy Center Washington Choral Arts Society holiday concerts Dec. 17, 18 and 24. Continue reading

Wright State film grad Hannah Beachler talks about working on ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Black Panther’

Hannah Beachler, who received a B.F.A. from Wright State in 2005, talked about her successful career and answered questions during a discussion with performing arts students. Continue reading

Symphonic streak

Wright State’s Herb Dregalla poised to conduct 'Nutcracker Ballet' in Nebraska for 23rd consecutive year

Music educator Herb Dregalla will conduct three “Nutcracker” performances with the Nebraska Symphony Chamber Orchestra on Dec. 16 and 17. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre to present the cult-classic ‘Urinetown: The Musical’

The satirical musical runs Dec. 1 to Dec. 10 in the Herbst Theatre in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Just dance

Zoe Dell Nutter establishes dance scholarship to benefit Wright State students

Zoe Dell Nutter met with Wright State dance majors to celebrate the creation of an endowed dance scholarship. Continue reading

Wright State’s Musical Theatre Initiative to host long-time Broadway producer Jack Viertel

Jack Viertel will give a talk on his bestselling book, “The Secret Life of the American Musical,” and participate in an interview and discussion with Joe Deer, director of Wright State’s Musical Theatre Initiative. Continue reading

Wright State’s Steven Aldredge wins national choral music competition to commemorate Reformation

Steve Aldredge’s winning composition, “O Glorious Word of Life,” debuted at the Sioux Falls Arena in South Dakota during a worship service featuring hundreds of singers. Continue reading

Watch: Rap ture

Wright State’s Jesse Williams pursues computer science degree along with rap music

Video: Wright State computer science major Jesse Williams finds a creative outlet through coding and rapping as J-Williams. Continue reading