Arts Scene

‘(H)OURS’ to be performed by Wright State theatre studies students

Wright State theatre studies students will perform “(H)OURS,” a mix of music, poetry and the spoken work, Oct. 18–20 in the Herbst Theatre. Continue reading

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ opens Wright State Theatre’s 2019–20 season

Wright State Theatre’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher” runs Sept. 26 to Oct. 6 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Nick Warrington to oversee ARTSGala as COLA’s director of events and community engagement

Nick Warrington, a 2012 Wright State graduate, hopes to attract more first-time attendees and enhance the experience of all attendees at ARTSGala. Continue reading

Wright State’s 2019-20 Theatre and Dance season: where Broadway begins

Wright State University’s 2019-20 Theatre and Dance Season is sure to bring applause. Continue reading

Stein Galleries exhibition explores themes of daily work

“GOALS,” featuring sculptures by Dallas artist Kristen Cochran, is on display in Wright State’s Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries from Aug. 28 to Oct. 6. Continue reading

American Factory

Latest documentary by Wright State filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar premieres in Dayton

“American Factory,” by professor emeritus Julia Reichert and former motion pictures faculty member Steven Bognar, is now streaming on Netflix. Continue reading

Machine learning

Frances Smith blossoms into galleried photographer after discovering the camera at Wright State

As a senior Frances Smith developed a thesis photography project exploring her struggle to understand and make peace with her inner self. Continue reading

Wright State grad Jim McCutcheon takes top spot in Ohio Federation of Music Clubs Adult Composer Contest

Jim McCutcheon was honored for the third movement of a concerto he wrote titled “Mirkin Concerto for Classical Guitar and Strings.” Continue reading

Famous feud

Opera by Wright State composer Steven Aldredge performed at prestigious Fort Worth showcase

Opera by Steven Aldredge, piano instructor in the Wright State School of Music, is about the historic Hatfield-McCoy feud. Continue reading

Songs of war and protest to be featured at Wright State music and poetry concert on May 1

The concert will feature the music and poetry of Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill and Paul Dessau. Continue reading