Fine and Performing Arts

A creative force

From theme parks to cruise ships, acting alumnus Jake Lockwood puts his unique spin on elevating the guest experience

Wright State acting alumnus Jake Lockwood develops unique and interactive entertainment experiences for Disney audiences. Continue reading

24th annual ArtsGala celebrates Wright State’s fine and performing arts students

Wright State University’s ArtsGala will feature an impressive program of student performances and presentations in theatre, dance, motion pictures, music and visual arts. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre to present dance musical comedy ‘On the Town’ in Festival Playhouse

Featuring its largest musical ensemble and an onstage orchestra, Wright State Theatre will present “On the Town” from March 17 to April 8 in the Festival Playhouse. Continue reading

ArtsGala silent auction to feature works by Wright State fine art students

Patrons can participate in the silent auction during ArtsGala in the Wright State Creative Arts Center on Saturday, April 1, beginning at 7 p.m. or online. Continue reading

Wright State music graduate Connor Barney performs at Carnegie Hall

Classical guitar player and Wright State graduate Connor Barney performed at Carnegie Hall after winning a Golden Classical Music Award. Continue reading

Wright State theatre alumnus Dayron Miles named associate artistic director of Harvard’s American Repertory Theater

Dayron J. Miles, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies from Wright State, was named associate artistic director of the American Repertory Theater at Harvard. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents the searing social drama ‘The Laramie Project’ in Herbst Theatre

Presented by Wright State Theatre from Feb. 17–26, “The Laramie Project” is about the reaction to the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student. Continue reading

Wright State dance majors will premiere original works at annual Emerging Choreographers Concert Feb. 10–12

Juniors and seniors in the Wright State Dance Ensemble will premiere 14 original choreographic works during the Emerging Choreographers Concert 2023. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents Tom Stoppard’s romantic masterpiece ‘Arcadia’ in the Playhouse Theatre

Wright State Theatre’s production of Tom Stoppard’s romantic masterpiece “Arcadia” runs from Feb. 3 to 12 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Wright State students premiere documentary films at annual Doc Night

Doc Night featured 11 documentaries created by 12 motion picture students on topics ranging from local businesses to family to filmmaking, itself. Continue reading