Golden Wright

Interim Department Chair
Associate Professor
Office: Theatre Arts 101
Phone: 409-880-8037
Email: golden.wright@lamar.edu

Education

     • M.F.A. in Dance, Sam Houston State University
     • B.A. in Dance, Sam Houston State University

Golden Wright is a classically trained ballet dancer and was a member of Ballet Austin. He performed as a guest artist with various other companies such as Ballet Arkansas, Beaumont Ballet Theatre, Corpus Christi Concert Ballet, Corpus Christi Ballet and Victoria Ballet Company. He attended Joffery Summer Workshop in San Antonio and Ballet Austin Summer Intensive before joining Ballet Austin. His performing repertoire includes various ballets such as Cinderella, Coppelia, Sleeping Beauty, and The Nutcracker.

Mr. Wright has performed and showcased choreography at multiple dance festivals. Bailando Dance Festival, American College Dance Association – South Central Regional Conferences, and Exchange Dance Festival in Tulsa are just a few of the venues his work was adjudicated. At Bailando Dance Festival in Corpus Christi, he and his dance partner were chosen by adjudicators to perform Tell Me.

At Sam Houston State University, Wright expanded his training to modern and non-traditional partnering. Many of his current works incorporate technology.