Academy for the Arts

Fairmont State announces cast for holiday productions

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Fairmont State University Town and Gown Players and the Academy for the Arts present Jolly Holiday, A Broadway Christmas Revue, and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, opening December 8, 2022, and running through December 11. With two school-day performances on December 13 and 14 in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening performances begin at 7:30 pm, and a Sunday matinee starts at 2:00 pm.

Fairmont State's Academy for the Arts and Town & Gown Players present two holiday productions

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Fairmont State University Town and Gown Players and the Academy for the Arts present Jolly Holiday, A Broadway Christmas Revue, and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (December 8-10, 2022) in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening performances begin at 7:30 pm, and a Sunday matinee starts at 2:00 pm. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at fairmontstate.edu/boxoffice 

Town & Gown and Academy for the Arts offer audition opportunities for holiday performances

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Fairmont State University’s Town & Gown Theatre and Academy for the Arts will host auditions for two upcoming winter holiday productions, including The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and Jolly Holiday, A Broadway Christmas Revue. Auditions for both children and adults will take place on Tuesday, October 4 and Wednesday, October 5.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and Jolly Holiday, A Broadway Christmas Revue, will both run December 8 – 11 in Fairmont State’s Wallman Hall Theatre.

Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts announces class for the fall 2022 season

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

Fairmont State University’s Academy for the Arts began its fall 2022 classes on Monday, September 5. Academy for the Arts offers students opportunities to explore and build skills in the performing and visual arts. Serving grades K-12, classes are offered in various subjects at convenient times to meet the needs of parents and children.

The Academy for the Arts offers discounts for multiple classes, multi-family member enrollment, and scholarships.

Fairmont State University’s Academy for the Arts receives $10,000 grant from Truist West Virginia Foundation

Thursday, June 30, 2022

FAIRMONT, W.Va. Thursday, June 30 – Fairmont State University’s Academy for the Arts has received a $10,000 grant from the Truist West Virginia Foundation to provide need-based scholarships to be applied to student tuition for camps, classes and private lessons throughout the summer and 2022 – 23 academic year.

Fairmont State's Academy for the Arts announces 2022 summer camp lineup

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Fairmont State University’s Academy for the Arts has announced a robust lineup of summer camps for the 2022 season. The Academy for the Arts summer camps offer students opportunities to explore and build skills in the performing arts. Serving grades K-12, camps are offered in various subjects at convenient times to meet the needs of parents and children.

Fairmont State University’s Academy for the Arts Receives Grant for K-12 Initiative

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Fairmont State University’s Academy for the Arts has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the George W. Bowers Family Charitable Trust. The grant will allow the Academy for the Arts to provide scholarship opportunities to new and current Academy for the Arts K-12 students.

Fairmont State University’s College of Liberal Arts Announces Summer Arts Series

Thursday, May 13, 2021

The Fairmont State University College of Liberal Arts has announced its Summer Arts Series to provide opportunities for both students and the community to participate and experience the arts in several different forms.

Fairmont State Board reaffirms May vote to expand community-based theatre and music/choir programming

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Fairmont State University Board of Governors have again voted to expand community-based theatre and music/choir programming and to discontinue academic programs in music and theatre, including music and theatre education during the June 18, 2020 meeting. 

Fairmont State works to reimagine Fine Arts on campus

Monday, June 08, 2020

On Thursday, May 21, the Fairmont State Board of Governors (BoG) voted to enhance the community theater and music programs, including the programs provided by Academy of the Arts and discontinue the academic programs in theatre and music. These programs had been under review for consecutive years because neither academic program met minimum standards established by the WV Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC) for continuation.

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