Fine and Performing Arts

Wright State motion pictures alumna, former adjunct professor wins Ohio Valley Regional Emmy

Wright State motion pictures graduate Selena Burks-Rentschler was honored for her work on the ThinkTV documentary “Redlining: Mapping Inequality in Dayton and Springfield.” Continue reading

Wright State University staff and faculty honored for excellence

Wright State University has recognized select staff and faculty members for their vital contributions to the university with Awards for Excellence. Continue reading

2022–23 University Professor

In-Hong Cha

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2022–2023

In-Hong Cha, professor of music, is an outstanding teacher, musician and conductor who has brought national and international attention to Wright State and its music program. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre’s 2023–24 season features classic and contemporary dramas, musicals and dance

Marya Spring Cordes, professor in acting and musical theatre, is the first woman to serve as artistic director of Wright State Theatre. Continue reading

Wright State Wind Symphony invited to perform at national college band conference

This is the first time a Wright State music ensemble has been invited to perform at the College Band Directors National Association North Central Division Conference. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre’s Joe Deer to direct ‘Guys and Dolls’ during residency in Italy

Joe Deer, distinguished professor of musical theatre in the School of Fine and Performing Arts, is participating in a residency at a musical theatre school in Italy. Continue reading

Concert in downtown Dayton to showcase Wright State fine and performing arts students, faculty

Wright State ArtsLive!: A Celebration of Fine and Performing Arts will take place on Sept. 21 at Levitt Pavilion in downtown Dayton. Continue reading

Whether it’s cars or cello, it’s music to his ears

Nick Dunbar, a cello performance major at Wright State, balances a love of music with a passion for automobiles. Continue reading

Remembering Julia Reichert

Filmmaker, pioneering feminist, friend

Julia Reichert’s focused commitment to her students’ careers paved uncharted paths to national and international success for Wright State graduates. Continue reading

Fall 2023 class notes

Meet three outstanding alumni who are featured in the fall 2023 issue of the Wright State University Magazine. Continue reading