In the Spotlight

Photo of the late Karla Burns performing.
Remembering Karla Burns.
Photo of Javier Ignacio.

Javier Ignacio returns to Wichita to lead a song-filled tribute to MTWichita's first 50 years...

Photo of Hunter Jones.

After graduating in 2018 with a BFA In Performing Arts - Dance, Hunter has kept busy and active. COVID-19 hasn't stopped this artist from pursuing her dreams...

Photo of Maria Tate

Maria Tate graduated from WSU in 2006 with a BFA in Dance. Since graduation Maria has performed and/or taught with Tulsa Opera, Tulsa Ballet, Joel Hall Dancers (Chicago), Spark! Circus in Thailand and many others...

Social Justice dancer
"I am an artist, an activist-educator and an intellectual- I am a kinetic storyteller."
Julius Thomas III
Julius returned to Wichita to perform in Smokey Joe's Cafe in Concert at Music Theatre Wichita. The Alumni Association caught up with him for a video chat.
Richard Biever
The School of Performing Arts welcomes Richard Biever to its family!
Deiondre's Headshot
Learn more about one of our dance instructors and alumn here at Wichita State, Deiondre Teagle!
Ia Hawkin's Headshot
Ia Hawkins answers our weekly "In the Spotlight" Q&A!
Sheldon Mba's Headshot
Learn more about one of our guest speakers, Sheldon Mba.
Taylor Poling's Headshot
Taylor Poling asnwers this weeks "In the Spotlight" Q&A!
Natalie Carrera's Headshot
Alumni Natalie Carrera answers our weekly "In the Spotlight" questions!
Larry Daniels Posing
Learn more about our SPA Day guest artist Larry Daniels!
Jessica Penzia's Headshot
Find out more about the librettist of Fox Sisters, Jessica Penzia!
Anthony DeAngelis' Headshot
Find out more about the composer of Fox Sisters, Anthony DeAngelis!
Christyn Budzyna's Headshot
Find out more about the lyricist of Fox Sisters, Christyn Budzyna!
Read more about a partnering with the University of Veracruz in Xalapa, Mexico.
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With immense experience as a dance educator, community arts advocate & facilitator, and arts administrator/manager, Mina Estrada will make an immediate and important impact on the dance program and entire SPA.