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Apply Now for 2021-2022!

We are now accepting applications for 2021-2022. Open Enrollment runs now – February 15, 2021.

More details regarding submitting your application and auditions can be found on this page.

We can’t wait to meet YOU!

Click Here to Apply

Explore FWAFA

Friday Campus Tours

Every Friday 

  • Come see our student artists in action!
  • Get answers to your specific questions.
  • Participate in small group tours to ensure social-distancing.

Please RSVP to reserve your spot.


Audition Workshops

January 16, 2021 | Grades 3-6 @ 9am | Grades 7-12 @ 10:30am

Meet online with an audition coach who will explain what to expect so that you can be confident in your performance when you audition for FWAFA. 

*Please fill out and submit the RSVP form in order to receive the Zoom link for the meeting


Virtual Goodie Bag

Our Virtual Goodie Bag is a touch-free information packet, including handouts with details regarding auditions, after-school arts programs, FAQ’s and more!

Download Your Virtual Goodie Bag Here

How to Apply

Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts is currently accepting students, in grades 3-12, for the 2021-2022 school year. Please follow the application process below to schedule an audition. Auditions will be conducted in an online format.

  1. Download your application HERE.
  2. Return completed application by (CHOSE ONE – whichever method works best for you):
    • Email: Paula.Fukuhara@FWAFA.org
    • Fax:      817-926-9932
    • Mail:    ATTN: Paula Fukuhara
                     Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
                     3901 S. Hulen St.
                     Fort Worth, TX 76109
    • In Person: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

      3. Once received the application will be reviewed and an email will be sent to schedule your audition. Check out the audition information below.

For more information regarding applying to FWAFA or the admission process, please contact Paula.Fukuhara@FWAFA.org

Open enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year runs January 13 through February 15, 2021. Auditions are scheduled upon evaluation of the applications. Decision letters are sent mid-March.

The Admission Process


Explore the Process

We are so excited you want to audition for FWAFA! It’s never too early to start preparing. The first step is getting familiar with the application process. Explore the following documents and remember to contact us if you have any questions. These documents are for reference only and may change from year to year.

  • Audition Requirements, Score Sheets & Rubrics

Apply for Admission

Students from accepted ISDs (see below) may begin the admission process by Completing an Application and auditioning.


Audition to Join Us

Grades 3-6 must audition in TWO of the following disciplines: Choir, Dance, Theatre, and Visual Art.

Grades 7-8 must audition in ONE of the following disciplines: Choir, Dance, Theatre, and Visual Art. Grades 7-8 have the option to audition in a SECOND area, and the higher score will be used to determine admission. Please note: a second audition is NOT REQUIRED for grades 7-8.

Grades 9-12 audition in ONE of the following areas – Choir, Dance, Theatre, and Visual Art. Please note: second audition is not allowed for grades 9-12.

Auditions for the 21-22 school year will take place entirely online. Applicants will be scored on the provided rubric(s) for their chosen artistic discipline(s). Students must meet a minimum required score for acceptance. Those who receive adequate scores will either be offered admittance to FWAFA or be placed on the waitlist until a spot becomes available.

Students will not receive copies of rubrics or be given access to their audition scores.

Once a student has been admitted to FWAFA, they will be given the opportunity to audition for our premier performing groups (i.e. Children’s Choir of Texas, Singing Girls of Texas, Texas Boys Choir, Academy Singers, Academy Dance Company, Academy Dance Company Trainees, and Academy Musical Theatre Company).

What are the Accepted ISDs?

Students whose parent or guardian currently resides in any of the following TEA-approved ISDs are eligible to apply:

Aledo ISD
Alvarado ISD
Arlington ISD
Azle ISD
Birdville ISD
Burleson ISD
Carroll ISD
Castleberry ISD
Cedar Hill ISD
Cleburne ISD
Coppell ISD
Crowley ISD
Dallas ISD
DeSoto ISD

Duncanville ISD
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD
Everman ISD
Fort Worth ISD
Godley ISD
Granbury ISD
Grand Prairie ISD
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD
Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD
Joshua ISD
Keene ISD

Keller ISD
Kennedale ISD
Lake Worth ISD
Mansfield ISD
Northwest ISD
Peaster ISD
Springtown ISD
Weatherford ISD
White Settlement ISD