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Ball State University's College of Fine Arts collaboration between the Department of Theatre and Dance and the School of Music performed the classic tale of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker in Emens Auditorium. Performances are held at 2:30p.m. and 7:30p.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2022. Photos by Annika Sharlow

The Nutcracker 2022

Ball State University's College of Fine Arts collaboration between the Department of Theatre and Dance and the School of Music performed the classic tale of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker in Emens Auditorium. Performances are held at 2:30p.m. and 7:30p.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2022. Photos by Annika Sharlow


On Saturday, December 3, 2022, Ball State University Studio Art student held a Glass Demonstrations and Student Art Sale at the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass in Muncie, Indiana. The free public event lasted from 5p.m. - 9p.m. It was held in tandem with several other events across campus and Minnetrista as a celebration of Holiday Arts & Culture. Photos by Victoria Johnson

Glass Demos and Student Art Sale Fall '22

On Saturday, December 3, 2022, Ball State University Studio Art student held a Glass Demonstrations and Student Art Sale at the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass in Muncie, Indiana. The free public event lasted from 5p.m. - 9p.m. It was held in tandem with several other events across campus and Minnetrista as a celebration of Holiday Arts & Culture. Photos by Victoria Johnson


The Enchanted Luminaria Walk is one of many signature events held at Minnetrista. The event showcased thousands of lights, creating many displays all across the museums and gardens. The free public event was held on Friday and Saturday, December 2-3, 2022 from 5-9pm. Photos by Victoria Johnson.

Enchanted Luminary Walk 2022

The Enchanted Luminaria Walk is one of many signature events held at Minnetrista. The event showcased thousands of lights, creating many displays all across the museums and gardens. The free public event was held on Friday and Saturday, December 2-3, 2022 from 5-9pm. Photos by Victoria Johnson.


Ball State's annual Rocky Horror Picture Show shadow cast production began at 11:00p.m. on October 31, 2022 in Emens Auditorium. The cast acted alongside the film, which was projected on a screen above the stage. Photos by Blake Chapman

Rocky Horror Picture Show 2022

Ball State's annual Rocky Horror Picture Show shadow cast production began at 11:00p.m. on October 31, 2022 in Emens Auditorium. The cast acted alongside the film, which was projected on a screen above the stage. Photos by Blake Chapman



16 teams competed for Air Jam Champion in Emens Auditorium on Thursday, October 20, 2022 in Muncie, Indiana. Air Jam is Ball State's annual lip-syncing and dancing competition that takes place on the Thursday of Homecoming week. This year's homecoming week theme was "Chirp Chirp Fever". Photos by Victoria Johnson

Air Jam 2022

16 teams competed for Air Jam Champion in Emens Auditorium on Thursday, October 20, 2022 in Muncie, Indiana. Air Jam is Ball State's annual lip-syncing and dancing competition that takes place on the Thursday of Homecoming week. This year's homecoming week theme was "Chirp Chirp Fever". Photos by Victoria Johnson


The Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance put on the play The Moors, a story about two sisters and a dog who live out their lives on the bleak English moors, dreaming of love and power. When the arrival of a hapless governess and a moor-hen set all three on a strange and dangerous path. The Moors is a dark comedy about love, desperation, and visibility. Opening night is Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. and runs until October 28, 2022 in Strother Theatre. Photos by Victoria Johnson

The Moors

The Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance put on the play The Moors, a story about two sisters and a dog who live out their lives on the bleak English moors, dreaming of love and power. When the arrival of a hapless governess and a moor-hen set all three on a strange and dangerous path. The Moors is a dark comedy about love, desperation, and visibility. Opening night is Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. and runs until October 28, 2022 in Strother Theatre. Photos by Victoria Johnson


Ball State's Department of Theatre and Dance showcased the comedic ballet, Coppelia, on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 in the Dance Theatre on campus. This production runs until April 30th, 2022 with shows every night at 7:30 p.m. Photos by Annika Sharlow

Coppelia '22

Ball State's Department of Theatre and Dance showcased the comedic ballet, Coppelia, on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 in the Dance Theatre on campus. This production runs until April 30th, 2022 with shows every night at 7:30 p.m. Photos by Annika Sharlow



Muncie indie artist, Saint Lavender performed with her band at Be Here Now during Bubble Fest on Saturday, April 2nd, 2022 in Muncie, Indiana. 

Saint Lavender performs at Be Here Now

Muncie indie artist, Saint Lavender performed with her band at Be Here Now during Bubble Fest on Saturday, April 2nd, 2022 in Muncie, Indiana. 


The Equinox Music Festival took place on Saturday, March 26th, 2022 in Muncie, Indiana. The festival showcases students musical talents on Ball State University's campus. 

2022 Equinox Music Festival

The Equinox Music Festival took place on Saturday, March 26th, 2022 in Muncie, Indiana. The festival showcases students musical talents on Ball State University's campus. 


Ball State's Anime Club held their C-Con Anime Convention in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center on Saturday, March 26th, 2022.  

2022 C-Con Anime Convention

Ball State's Anime Club held their C-Con Anime Convention in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center on Saturday, March 26th, 2022.  



Ball State University held a student comedy show "Chirp Up" on Saturday, March 26th, 2022 in Pruis Hall. Students were able to watch or participate in the event to show off their comedy skills. Photos by Annie Bastian

2022 Chirp Up

Ball State University held a student comedy show "Chirp Up" on Saturday, March 26th, 2022 in Pruis Hall. Students were able to watch or participate in the event to show off their comedy skills. Photos by Annie Bastian


The Band CAMINO played at Old National Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, March 24th, 2022. Photos by Savannah Baird.

The Band CAMINO

The Band CAMINO played at Old National Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, March 24th, 2022. Photos by Savannah Baird.


Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance students performed "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" in University Theater in March 2022. The show premiered at 7:30p.m. on March 25th, 2022 and runs until April 2nd, 2022 in Muncie, Indiana. Photos by Annie Bastian and Emma Fullen.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance students performed "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" in University Theater in March 2022. The show premiered at 7:30p.m. on March 25th, 2022 and runs until April 2nd, 2022 in Muncie, Indiana. Photos by Annie Bastian and Emma Fullen.


Ball State University hosted attorney and media personality, Rachel Lindsay, for the Excellence in Leadership speaker series at 7:30p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022 in Pruis Hall in Muncie, Indiana. Lindsay is most known for being the first and only African American lead on ABC's "The Bachelorette". The program was held in a "Question and Answer" fashion with audience participation offered about 30 minutes into the discussion. A "Meet and Greet" followed where audience members could ask Lindsay questions and take photos with her. 

Rachel Lindsay - Excellence in Leadership

Ball State University hosted attorney and media personality, Rachel Lindsay, for the Excellence in Leadership speaker series at 7:30p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022 in Pruis Hall in Muncie, Indiana. Lindsay is most known for being the first and only African American lead on ABC's "The Bachelorette". The program was held in a "Question and Answer" fashion with audience participation offered about 30 minutes into the discussion. A "Meet and Greet" followed where audience members could ask Lindsay questions and take photos with her. 


Ball State students perform the classic play, A Christmas Carol, in University theater. Amber Pietz, DN

A Christmas Carol '21

Ball State students perform the classic play, A Christmas Carol, in University theater. Amber Pietz, DN


Ball State's Spectrum partnered with Ball State University Program Board to present a Halloween Drag Show during Late Nite. Annika Sharlow, Byte

Halloween Spectrum Drag Show

Ball State's Spectrum partnered with Ball State University Program Board to present a Halloween Drag Show during Late Nite. Annika Sharlow, Byte


The SelfieWRLD Museum in Illinois is a place where people can see a variety of different stages and backdrops set up so that visitors can take fun selfies and photos. Savannah Baird, Byte

SelfieWRLD Schaumburg

The SelfieWRLD Museum in Illinois is a place where people can see a variety of different stages and backdrops set up so that visitors can take fun selfies and photos. Savannah Baird, Byte


Ball State University celebrates their Fall 2021 Homecoming with their traditional Bed Races. Savannah Baird, Byte

Bed Races '21

Ball State University celebrates their Fall 2021 Homecoming with their traditional Bed Races. Savannah Baird, Byte