Liberal Arts

Ring leader

Wright State music student Noah Carpenter brings the carillon to life from atop a bell tower at a Middletown church

Noah Carpenter, organ performance and vocal music education major, may be the youngest carillonneur in the country. Continue reading

Wright State film grad Hannah Beachler wins Oscar for her work on ‘Black Panther’

Hannah Beachler, who graduated from Wright State in 2005, is the first African American to win an Oscar in the Best Production Design category. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents hit Broadway musical ‘If/Then’

Wright State Theatre’s production of “If/Then” runs from Feb. 22 to March 3 in the Herbst Theatre in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Wright State’s Micki Hayes selected as drum major for prestigious national drum corps

Micki Hayes, who is majoring in music education with a focus on flute studies, will perform with the acclaimed Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps. Continue reading

Empowering student success

Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation provides $50,000 grant to support Wright State students in engineering and the arts

A $50,000 Power Grant from the Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation will support ArtsGala, programming in the Creative Arts Center and engineering workforce development. Continue reading

High school bands directed by Wright State alumni capture awards from the National Band Association

The awards honor programs and educators that challenge students and promote standards of excellence. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents Bertolt Brecht’s drama ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’

Wright State Theatre’s production of “Mother Courage and Her Children,” by Bertolt Brecht, runs from Feb. 13 to Feb. 17 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Making magic

Wright State alumni artists help Dayton’s Front Street Studio Gallery spread its wings

Wright State alumni contribute to Dayton’s arts world through the Front Street Studio Gallery. Continue reading

Emerging Choreographers Concert will feature new works by Wright State dance majors

Junior and senior dance majors will premiere new works Feb. 15–17 in DanceSpace 170 in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Arts starts

Recent Wright State grads land full-time jobs at Dayton Ballet, Dayton Philharmonic following internships

Wright State School of Music grads James Edwards-Kenion and Cory Wilhite turned internships into jobs with the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. Continue reading