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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CSU Summer Arts to present an evening of French piano

Jeffrey LaDeur, Gwendolyn Mok, Omri Shimron, Richard Shuster, and William Wellborn

The concert will star virtuosos Jeffrey LaDeur, Gwendolyn Mok, Omri Shimron, Richard Shuster, and William Wellborn, who will play a compilation of works by famed French composers, including Ravel, Debussy, Fauré.

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Summer Arts Featured Supporter: Armen Bacon

Armen Bacon

If you’ve never met Armen Bacon, her impeccable style and petite frame offer no clues into the literary powerhouse and community servant she truly is. She is a champion of the arts, well spoken, and a phenomenal author.

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