Fine and Performing Arts

Acting alum, comedian Brad Sherwood shares stories, advice with Wright State students

1986 Wright State acting alum Brad Sherwood took a break from his national comedy tour to talk to students in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents back-to-back weekends of ‘A Doll’s House’ stories

Wright State Theatre will present Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” on Feb. 15–18 and Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House, Part 2” on Feb. 22–25 in the Herbst Studio Theatre. Continue reading

Drawing attention

Everyday objects, plants and animals spark Wright State fine arts alum Andrew Dailey’s unique graphite drawings

From giant tortoises to elephants to pigs stacked atop one another, creating original graphite drawings on gallery walls has become a feature of many of Andrew Dailey’s exhibitions. Continue reading

Wright State dance students to premiere new works at Emerging Choreographers Concert

Juniors and seniors in the Wright State Dance Ensemble will premiere new works during the Emerging Choreographers Concert 2024 Feb. 9–11 in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents Marina Carr’s Irish drama ‘By the Bog of Cats’ Feb. 2–11

Wright State University Theatre will present the area premiere of “By the Bog of Cats,” the Irish play loosely based on Euripides’ tragedy Medea, Feb. 2–11 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Hot flash

Wright State acting alums Jane Hajduk and Shari Doran soar creatively in a new comedy series about menopause

Shari Doran and Jane Hajduk, who roomed together as acting students at Wright State in the 1980s, have created “Thee Third Act,” a new short-form comedy series about menopause and friendship available on YouTube. Continue reading

Wright State School of Music’s accreditation renewed

Wright State’s Music Program has gained reapproval by the National Association of Schools of Music, its national accrediting body. Continue reading

Champion for commuters

Wright State photography major Selvin Bacon-Velasquez advocates for commuter students through the Commuter Student Association and the Student Government. Continue reading

National juried exhibition of drawings featured at Wright State’s Stein Galleries

“Drawing from Perception, Invention and Memory” and “Fee Lane Pool,” an exhibition by Eve Mansdorf, will be on display in Wright State’s Stein Galleries from Jan. 16 to March 8. Continue reading

Doc Night to showcase new nonfiction films by Wright State motion picture students

Doc Night, a showcase of nonfiction films by Wright State Motion Picture majors, will take place Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at The Neon in downtown Dayton. Continue reading