Arts Scene

Wright State to host Camp A Cappella summer program

Brody McDonald with campers

Contemporary a cappella singing camp for collegiate and high school students, adults and professionals, will return to Wright State June 23–28. Continue reading

About conductor Keith Lockhart, Distinguished Visiting Artist

Keith Lockhart (Photo by Michael Lutch)

Distinguished Visiting Artist Keith Lockhart has served as conductor of the Boston Pops since 1995 and principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra since 2010. Continue reading

Acclaimed conductor Keith Lockhart to teach at Wright State, lead ‘War Requiem’ performances

Keith Lockhart conducting

Conductor Keith Lockhart will teach master classes with School of Music students and conduct the “War Requiem” with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and Wright State Choirs. Continue reading

Wright State grad Alexis Gomez advances to top 24 on ‘American Idol’

Alexis Gomez at American Idol audition

After performing in Hollywood, Alexis Gomez, a 2014 Wright State graduate, advanced on “American Idol.” Continue reading

Wright State offering new studio arts minor

Student painting self-portrait

Department of Art and Art History designs new studio arts minor to help students develop artistic skills and expand understanding of visual literacy. Continue reading

Women’s Studies Quilt Show raises money for scholarships

Women’s Studies Quilt Show raises money for scholarships

Second annual Women’s Studies Quilt Show celebrated Women’s Studies through quilt stories. Continue reading

Wright State dance students to premiere choreography work

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“Emerging Choreographers 2015″ concert will feature new choreographic works by five seniors and 13 juniors in the Wright State dance program on Feb. 14-15. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents Jane Austen’s classic ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Bennett sisters in Pride and Prejudice

Wright State University Theatre’s production of “Pride and Prejudice” opens Jan. 29 and runs through Feb. 8 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Idol chatter

Wright State grad Alexis Gomez rising star in 'American Idol' competition
Alexis Gomez at American Idol audition

Musician and 2014 Wright State graduate Alexis Gomez advances to Hollywood in the current season of “American Idol.” Continue reading

Broadway star Leslie Uggams delivers inspiring message to Wright State students

Leslie Uggams and Joe Deer

Wright State performing arts students received coaching and encouragement from Broadway star Leslie Uggams during her inspiring visit to campus. Continue reading