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Enjoy an evening of art, music, and theatre
by Wright State students

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Photo/Video

Take a look at these past photos and videos of ARTSGALA. As you can see, the entertainment is professional level, the students are fully engaged in entertaining our guests, and their guests are simply having a great time.

It's almost hard to believe it's all for an extremely worthy cause.

Videos

2014

ARTSGALA 2014 commercial advertisement

ARTSGALA Alumni Testimonials

Blaine Boyd, Musical Theatre, 2011

Blaine currently works in Seattle at the 5th Avenue Theatre, the city’s biggest musical theatre producing organization. Blaine has instantly made a name for himself there as a strong singer and dancer. He is about to start rehearsals for Elf: The Musical, and his future plans include a move to NYC.

"I would not be where I am today–doing what I am doing today— if it wasn't for the teachers and the program at Wright State."


Nichole Lookabaugh, Music Education, 2011

Nichole lives in Urbana, Ohio and is enjoying her work as a substitute teacher in Champaign, Clark, and Madison counties while continually pursuing her dream job in music education.

"Receiving the ARTSGALA Scholarship was unexpected honor. I am truly grateful for the support of the music department and faculty along with the College of Liberal Arts. The scholarship has blessed me in more ways than I could have imagined. Thank you so much to the donors who make these ARTSGALA Scholarships possible for so many!"


Stephanie McEnery, Painting, 2011

Since graduating, Stephanie has taught painting and drawing at Stivers School for the Arts; volunteered with K-12 Gallery for Young People and BlueSky Project of Dayton; and given private art lessons to children of military families. She is currently building a portfolio to prepare her for graduate school.

"The ARTSGALA scholarship program is a great opportunity for WSU students to engage in their talents and worry a little less about financial troubles. By receiving my ARTSGALA scholarship my senior year, I was able to focus more energy and creative mind to my studio work. I am very thankful for ARTSGALA. I can't wait to attend and give back."

2013

ARTSGALA 2013 highlights
Student on the Scene - ARTSGALA 2013 Students Reaction
ARTSGALA 2013 WHIO-TV 7 report
ARTSGALA 2013 commercial advertisement
ARTSGALA 2013 ThinkTV promo

ARTSGALA Alumni Testimonials

Blaine Boyd, Musical Theatre, 2011

Blaine currently works in Seattle at the 5th Avenue Theatre, the city’s biggest musical theatre producing organization. Blaine has instantly made a name for himself there as a strong singer and dancer. He is about to start rehearsals for Elf: The Musical, and his future plans include a move to NYC.

"I would not be where I am today–doing what I am doing today— if it wasn't for the teachers and the program at Wright State."


Nichole Lookabaugh, Music Education, 2011

Nichole lives in Urbana, Ohio and is enjoying her work as a substitute teacher in Champaign, Clark, and Madison counties while continually pursuing her dream job in music education.

"Receiving the ARTSGALA Scholarship was unexpected honor. I am truly grateful for the support of the music department and faculty along with the College of Liberal Arts. The scholarship has blessed me in more ways than I could have imagined. Thank you so much to the donors who make these ARTSGALA Scholarships possible for so many!"


Stephanie McEnery, Painting, 2011

Since graduating, Stephanie has taught painting and drawing at Stivers School for the Arts; volunteered with K-12 Gallery for Young People and BlueSky Project of Dayton; and given private art lessons to children of military families. She is currently building a portfolio to prepare her for graduate school.

"The ARTSGALA scholarship program is a great opportunity for WSU students to engage in their talents and worry a little less about financial troubles. By receiving my ARTSGALA scholarship my senior year, I was able to focus more energy and creative mind to my studio work. I am very thankful for ARTSGALA. I can't wait to attend and give back."

2012

ARTSGALA 2012 highlights
ARTSGALA 2012 ThinkTV promo
ARTSGALA 2012 commercial advertisement

2011

ARTSGALA 2011 recap
ARTSGALA 2011 recap
ARTSGALA 2011 ThinkTV promo
ARTSGALA 2011 commercial advertisement

2010

ARTSGALA 2010 recap

Radio

2014

Miami Valley Voices with Ron Rollins from March 30, 3014 whio-radio-screen.jpg

Listen to the complete interview (28.06 mins)


Discover Classical Arts Focus Interview

2012

On Friday, February 24, 2012, an ARTSGALA scholar from each of our arts departments participated with Jennie Buckwalter in a radio interview with News-Talk Radio WHIO AM/FM to promote ARTSGALA. Micah Zavacky (Art), Travis Wissman (Music), and Yvette Williams (Theatre) all presented themselves wonderfully. They were respectful, appreciative of WSU's strong arts faculty and programs, and gracious about being ARTSGALA scholarship recipients.

The interview aired Sunday, Feb. 26, on the following stations at the following times:

  • WHIO-AM 1290 / FM 95.7
    6:30 a.m.  Greene County Reports
  • WHKO-FM 99.1
    5:00 a.m.  Greene County Reports
  • WZLR-FM 95.3
    6:30 a.m.  Greene County Reports