Arts Scene

ArtsGala at 20

Stage set for a magical evening featuring all the arts at Wright State

ArtsGala, which showcases all the fine and performing arts at Wright State University in one place and time, celebrates its 20th year on April 13 in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Water power

Paintings by Wright State arts alum Jennifer Rosengarten shine at Miami Valley Hospital South

Jennifer Rosengarten, who received her bachelor’s degree in painting from Wright State, was commissioned to create paintings for Miami Valley Hospital South. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents Sondheim’s Broadway hit ‘A Little Night Music’

Wright State Theatre’s production of “A Little Night Music” runs from March 21 to April 7 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Homecoming

Wright State alum Hannah Beachler shares her new Oscar and her insights with motion pictures students

Hannah Beachler ’05 returned to Wright State to talk to students about filmmaking and winning an Oscar for her work on “Black Panther.” Continue reading

Artfully done

Painter and Wright State alum Erika b Hess making name for herself with artist podcasts

2006 Wright State fine arts grad Erika b Hess interviews artists, curators, collectors and gallerists on her popular “I Like Your Work” podcast. Continue reading

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 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 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

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