Since 1985, CSU Summer Arts has assembled dozens of the world’s top creatives to teach our students and hold public performances. Each summer, we produce live events spanning the spectrum of dance, media, music, theater, visual art and design, and writing.
CSU Summer Arts will be hosted by Fresno State in Fresno, California through the 2023 season.
Kick-off the CSU Summer Arts season with geniuses of improv comedy. Prepare for spontaneous laughter and bursts of joy!Request Zoom link for this event here
Justin Torres" work has been published widely. Justin"s novel We The Animals was translated into 15 languages and adapted into a film that that premiered at Sundance.
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Join us for an afternoon presentation of student work featuring participants from the first session courses at CSU Summer Arts:
Experience the captivating and inspiring words of multiple award-winning playwright and director Octavio Solis.Request Zoom link for this event here
Join us for an afternoon presentation of student work featuring participants from the second session courses at CSU Summer Arts:
Seating for all events is general admission. Tickets are:
Contact the box office for information about age-appropriateness of events and if you have special access needs. Performances begin at the time indicated in the Events Calendar. Late-arriving patrons are not guaranteed a seat.
If you have special access needs, including seating for those in wheelchairs or the need for a sign language interpreter, let the box office know at least two weeks before the event you wish to attend.
Concert Hall, Music Building John Wright Theatre, Speech Arts Building Phebe Conley Art Gallery, Conley Art Building
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Paid parking is required at Fresno State. Learn more about parking on the Fresno State website.