Arts Scene

Stage set for annual ArtsGala at Wright State

The annual Wright State University ArtsGala, which has raised more than $2.5 million for arts scholarships during its 18-year history, is scheduled for Saturday, March 24. Continue reading

Wright State’s archives receives one-of-a-kind bust of acclaimed poet and novelist Paul Laurence Dunbar

The bust will be displayed along with exhibits of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s works at Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives during a reception and program on Feb. 21 beginning at 3:30 p.m. Continue reading

Gallery general

Michael Conlan takes command of Wright State’s art galleries

As the new coordinator of the Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Michael Conlan has lofty ambitions for the galleries. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

Wright State Theatre’s production of “The Grapes of Wrath” runs Feb. 1 to Feb. 11 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Wright State musical theatre grad Christian Duhamel wins prominent award for emerging artists

The 2018 Kleban Prize in Musical Theater recognized 2005 grad Christian Duhamel as the year’s most promising musical theatre librettist. Continue reading

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