Registration open for prestigious CSU Summer Arts program

Summer Arts Creature Workshop

For over 30 years, CSU Summer Arts has assembled some of the world’s best creative artists to teach and inspire students across all art genres. Fresno State is in its fourth consecutive year (and 17th year overall) of hosting the festival and will welcome over 400 students who will immerse themselves into their crafts this summer. Registration is now open.

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Summer Arts to host Diavolo Dance Company

The Los Angeles-based dance company is internationally known for their ability to combine elements of contemporary dance with martial arts, acrobatics, gymnastics and hip-hop. They will present their highly anticipated dance, “DIAVOLO Past, Present, Future…Volo” to fans in Fresno.

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Summer Arts: Kiel Johnson to present artist’s lecture

Los Angeles-based artist Kiel Johnson

Johnson’s drawings and sculptures tell tales and layered narratives that speak of his travels and adventures throughout everyday life. Johnson will speak on the way he uses drawings and sculptures to bring inanimate to life.

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CSU Summer Arts presents first of two Student Showcase Festivals

Artists present Shakespeare’s work and include medieval broadswords during a Summer Arts Combat Presentation.

Participants will present their original solo performances, showcase dynamic dance routines and exhibit one-of-a-kind artwork. The final show will be action-packed with students interpreting some of Shakespeare’s most famous fight scenes as they act and demonstrate their stage-fighting acumen.

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Summer Arts Featured Supporter: Dr. Honora Chapman

Dr. Honora Chapman

A champion of the arts and a scholar of the humanities, Dr. Honora Chapman, associate dean of the Fresno State College of Arts and Humanities, is one of the top supporters of CSU Summer Arts. Click here to learn more about the Summer Arts performances, student showcases, and festival.

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