Fine and Performing Arts

Wright State professor emeritus and pioneering documentary filmmaker Julia Reichert dies

Oscar-winner Julia Reichert taught film production at Wright State for 28 years, mentoring dozens of emerging filmmakers. Continue reading

Marching toward a dream

Percussion performance major Phil Andrews realized a lifelong dream when he was accepted into the Army Old Guard Drum and Fife Corps. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre to present bluegrass musical ‘Bright Star’ in Herbst Theatre

Wright State Theatre will present the bluegrass musical “Bright Star” on Nov. 18–20 and Dec. 2–4. Continue reading

Protecting and valuing the Wright State woods is focus of Runkle Woods Symposium

The fifth annual Runkle Woods Symposium on Nov. 18 will showcase research and artistic creations inspired by the Wright State campus woods. Continue reading

A touch of Philly comes to Wright State

Pam Lavarnway, professor of theatre design and technology, oversaw the transformation of the Festival Playhouse stage into Philadelphia for Wright State Theatre’s production of “Sister Act.” Continue reading

Sisterhood takes center stage in Wright State Theatre’s ‘Sister Act’

Wright State Theatre’s production of “Sister Act” runs in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center from Nov. 4 to 20. Continue reading

Wright State alumnus Martin Fahrer wins primetime Emmy for ‘Only Murders in the Building’

Wright State theatre alumnus Martin Fahrer served as an assistant art director on “Only Murders in the Building.” Continue reading

Bridge the gap

The Wright State School of Fine and Performing Arts hosted aspiring high school music students at its third annual Fall Strings Festival. Continue reading

Wright State Bands collaborate with Wandering Griffin for fundraiser

A chance encounter led to a collaboration between Shelley Jagow, professor of music, and the Wandering Griffin Brewery & Pub. Continue reading

Raising the barre

Olivia Bruno, a senior dance major at Wright State, realized a lifelong dream of dancing professionally when she joined Dayton Ballet for its 2022–2023 season. Continue reading