Oct 11, 2016
Wright State-affiliated speakers will address a variety of topics including the re-development of musical theatre, fitness, modern library transformation and LGBTQ advocacy.
Feb 15, 2016
Jason Robert Brown will perform in concert on Feb. 25 at the Victoria Theatre and discuss his work with Wright State students on Feb. 26 in the Creative Arts Center.
Jan 8, 2016
Joe Deer, distinguished professor of musical theatre, wins the 2016 Governor's Award for the Arts in Ohio for Arts Education.
Dec 1, 2015
Excerpt Tony Award nominee Adam Pascal, one of the finest pop/rock voices in contemporary musical theatre who garnered acclaim in Jonathan Larson’s groundbreaking 1996 Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “Rent,” will perform a special acoustic concert Wednesday, Dec. 2 at …
Nov 16, 2015
Kristin Sobolik, dean of Wright State’s College of Liberal Arts, talks about the modernization and expansion of the Creative Arts Center, home of the university’s performing and fine arts programs. The CAC project includes renovating existing classrooms, studio spaces, labs …
Oct 9, 2015
Wright State theatre students will work alongside Broadway stars and master teachers during "Musicals Rock," a yearlong celebration of contemporary musical theatre.
Jan 23, 2015
Wright State performing arts students received coaching and encouragement from Broadway star Leslie Uggams during her inspiring visit to campus.
Jan 22, 2015
Excerpt Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Leslie Uggams will share her insights and talents with students of the Wright State University Musical Theatre Program today and tomorrow, January 22-23 in Dayton, Ohio. Uggams will become the first major …
Jan 20, 2015
Excerpt “Leslie Uggams embodies so much of what Wright State University’s theater department values,” said Joe Deer, WSU musical theater professor and director of the Musical Theatre Initiative who appeared with Uggams in “Anything Goes.” “Leslie is an incredible entertainer, …
Jan 6, 2015
Actress and singer Leslie Uggams will work with Wright State students and perform in concert as a visiting artist of the university’s Musical Theatre Initiative.