Fine and Performing Arts

New school structure will facilitate interdisciplinary learning and teaching in College of Liberal Arts

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The College of Liberal Arts has reorganized into the schools of Fine and Performing Arts, Humanities and Cultural Studies, and Social Sciences and International Studies. Continue reading

Dear D’Kaylah Unique Whitley

Wright State musical theatre major D’Kaylah Unique Whitley has spent the summer on Broadway as an understudy in “Dear Evan Hansen.” Continue reading

Wright State Theatre 2022–23 season features classic and contemporary plays, musicals and dance

Wright State Theatre’s new season opens with “The Mousetrap” from Sept. 23 to Oct. 2 in the Festival Playhouse. Continue reading

Feeling and form

The Wright State Dance Program hosted nearly 100 emerging choreographers and dancers from around the country during a unique 10-day day festival. Continue reading

Wright State hosting national dance and choreography festival in Creative Arts Center

The Wright State Dance Program is hosting dozens of emerging choreographers and dancers from around the country during the 61st National Choreography Intensive July 17–27. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre productions saluted by Dayton.com as among area’s best in 2021–22

Wright State’s productions of “Sweat” and “Sweet Charity” were honored as the best local university productions. Continue reading

Music man

Hollywood composer and Wright State alumnus Steve Hampton continues to support music students by donating recording equipment to the School of Music. Continue reading

Wright State theatre graduate Joey Monda wins third Tony Award

Wright State musical theatre graduate Joey Monda has once again won a Tony Award for his excellent work as one of the producers for an acclaimed musical. Continue reading

Herd instinct

Farmer Matthew Keener, a former Wright State music student, starts a nonprofit to donate beef to the needy

Matthew Keener, a former Wright State music student, took a 10-year detour to ranch in Montana before returning to Ohio to raise cattle and launching a nonprofit organization to donate beef to food banks. Continue reading

Wright State theatre graduate Joey Monda nominated for another Tony Award

Joey Monda is nominated for a Tony Award as a producer of “A Strange Loop,” which is vying for the Best New Musical award. Continue reading