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FWAFA Named One of the Top High Schools in the Country
Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (FWAFA) has been ranked #84 in the nation among public high schools in a list just released by TheDailyBeast.com. It is the only Fort Worth school and one of only 13 Texas schools ranked in the Top 100. FWAFA was also named among the top 5% of public schools nationally and awarded a Silver Medal in the U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Ranking. Additionally, this month the Texas Education Agency (TEA) designated FWAFA as a Reward School for high performance.Read More >
Texas Boys Choir Renewed as Artist on Prestigious Texas Touring Roster
FORT WORTH, TX—“Ring of Fire,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Star Wars- John Williams is the Man” and “Ave Maria” are just a few of the selections to be heard when booking a performance of Fort Worth-based Texas Boys Choir (TBC) through the Texas Touring Roster. And because of the Choir’s inclusion on the roster, non-profit organizations in Texas can receive grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) to experience the sounds of this world-class boychoir.Read More >
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Tutu Tuesday Huge Hit at FWAFA!
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Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (FWAFA) celebrates Tutu Tuesday on April 29 to promote the performance of a ballet double bill of Les Sylphides and Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. The shows will be May 2 & 3 at 7:00 PM at the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts, located at 3901 S. Hulen St. On Tuesday, April 29, students, faculty and staff will wear tutus throughout the school day to celebrate, show their support for dance and compete for prizes. Tutus can be store bought or homemade. All tutu-wearing students will gather for a huge group picture to commemorate the event.Read More >
Children's Choir of Texas Concert Rescheduled for Monday, January 13, 2014
Thanks to the ice storm and FWAFA's very busy December calendar, we have the distinct pleasure of extending Christmas celebrations well into January this year! Children's Choir of Texas and Elementary Choirs unfortunately had to miss their original concert date due to inclement weather, so the concert has been rescheduled for Monday, January 13, 2014. The show will still take place at the FWAFA auditorium at 7 PM. All tickets purchased for the original date will be honored that night. If you purchased tickets and are unable to attend on the new date, please contact Stephen Madrid at Stephen.Madrid@FWAFA.org. Keep your holiday sweaters unpacked and your holiday cheer intact as we bring the season to a close in style!Read More >
Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts Shines Bright at the 13th Annual Buckley Awards
Fort Worth, TX—Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (FWAFA) stood tall on May 23 as some of the biggest names in North Texas musical theater were on hand at Casa Mañana for the presentation of the 13th annual Betty Lynn Buckley Awards. Congratulations to all of the FWAFA students who participated in The Drowsy Chaperone, and especially the Buckley Award winners: Stormy Czupil, Kristi Salinas, Chelsea Branscum, Faith Savage, Alexander Cook, and Ben Allen.Read More >
FWAFA Visual Arts Students Receive Local and National Recognition for Outstanding Work
Fort Worth, TX—Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts is proud to congratulate junior Kasey Williams for her Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards of 2013 National Gold Medal. Her winning photograph, titled “Conglomeration,” has been chosen as one of the most outstanding pieces of artwork this year. Of the more than 200,000 works submitted in 2013, only 700 were chosen as National Gold Medal winners. In addition to this prestigious award, Williams will be joined by fellow FWAFA student Jeremy Anderson for an all-expense paid summer art workshop at the Rachofsky House in Dallas.Read More >