Leigh Anne Bolyard

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 Academy for the Arts Presents: Two Shows, One Premiere Night

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The Fairmont State Academy for the Arts will virtually present “Could you Hug a Cactus?” and an original production titled “SHINE” on Saturday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. “Could You Hug A Cactus?” directed by Troy Snyder, Technical Director and Professor of Theatre at Fairmont State University, is based on the poems of Phillip Van Wagoner, the Book by Jessica Penzias and Music & Lyrics by Denver Casado.

3 FSU Artists Honored by City Arts and Humanities Commission

Monday, April 11, 2016

The City of Fairmont Arts and Humanities Commission presented its 31st annual “Arts in the City” ceremony Sunday.

Held at Central United Methodist Church, the 2016 ceremony rewarded nine artists and humanitarians for their work.

“Obviously our point is to bring recognition to artists and scholars in the local area,” Jack Hussey, commission member, said.

Academy for the Arts Presents Disney's "Alice in Wonderland Jr."

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Caroline Maxwell is no stranger to musical theatre. She has been in the Fairmont State University Town & Gown productions of “The Music Man” and “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.” She also played a large role in the FSU Academy for the Arts production of “The King of Little Things.” However, Maxwell’s newest role is her biggest challenge to date.

Coach Joe Retton Named Parade Marshal for Homecoming 2015

Friday, October 16, 2015

As part of the Homecoming 2015 Sesquicentennial Celebration, the traditional Homecoming Parade for Fairmont State University, sponsored by ACE Hardware, will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in downtown Fairmont.

The Office of Student Activities has selected legendary Fairmont State basketball coach Joe Retton as parade marshal.

Academy for the Arts Offers New Hip Hop Dance Classes

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts is offering new hip hop dance classes for students of all ages. Each class runs for eight weeks and meets on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings. All classes will meet in Room 314 of Wallman Hall and will begin the week of Sept. 7.

            Following is information on available classes:

Concert to Benefit FSU Academy for the Arts

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A Benefit Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, in Wallman Hall Theatre will support the Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts.

Admission is $5 and will be collected at the Box Office on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall on the FSU main campus. The Box Office opens at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Current Academy students receive free admission. The concert will include community and guest performers.

Academy Youth Company Presents "Alice in Wonderland Jr."

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts Youth Acting Company is hosting auditions for its upcoming production of “Alice in Wonderland Jr.”

Academy for the Arts Offers Spring Scholarships

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts is offering three $100 scholarships—one in art, one in music and one in theatre—for the spring term from March 9 through May 16.

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