New BFA in Musical Theatre announced; Bryce Britton named director
The CCA has been presenting musical theater productions for many years at the Creative Arts Center. Beginning this fall, the college is offering a new Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre, under the direction of new faculty member Bryce Britton.
James and Judith Culberson have been advocates of both education and the arts in Morgantown since becoming part of WVU almost 50 years ago. Now the couple has pledged $25,000 to endow a scholarship for students in the School of Theatre and Dance, where their daughter Sarah graduated in 1998.
Nov. 20: George Stelluto returns to CAC to work with conducting students
Award-winning American conductor George Stelluto, a graduate of the WVU School of Music, will visit the Creative Arts Center on Thursday, Nov. 20, to work with conducting students. The visit is part of the "Alumni in Residence Series" in the College of Creative Arts.
Art Student Kaitlyn Hunter Receives International Sculpture Center Award
WVU School of Art and Design graduate student Kaitlyn Hunter, of Lisbon Falls, Maine, is one of 22 artists from throughout the world to be awarded the International Sculpture Center's prestigious "Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture" Award for 2014.
On November 6th at 3PM in the Davis Theatre, Kim will talk with students about her life and her career path after leaving WVU, as well as the importance of branding yourself. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session. All events are free and open to the public.
Mitchell Arnold Receives College's Research & Creative Activity Award
The director of orchestral studies in the School of Music was honored for his outstanding work with the orchestra, as he was presented with the 2014 Research and Creative Activity Award from the College of Creative Arts.
School of Art & Design Signs Articulation Agreement with Pierpont Technical College
The College of Creative Arts has signed an articulation agreement with Pierpont Community and Technical College in Fairmont that will make it possible for students at that school to transfer their credits to the WVU Graphic Design program after two years.
President Gee to Conduct "Country Roads" at WVU Symphony Orchestra Concert
The audience attending the Nov. 19 WVU Symphony Orchestra Concert at the Creative Arts Center is in for a special treat, as President Gordon Gee joins the orchestra to conduct "Take Me Home, Country Roads," the evening before the nationally televised football game with Kansas State.