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Texas Center for Arts + Academics Virtual Open House

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR 2022-2023

January 12, 2022 – February 14, 2022
*Applications are only accepted during these dates.

Learn about how an arts-based education will inspire your child to think more creatively, work collaboratively with teachers and peers, and grow to be a future innovator. It is proven that arts integration in the classroom increases academic and emotional success! To RSVP, click HERE.

Explore FWAFA

Campus Tours

Campus tours on Wednesdays at 9am. Space is limited, please RSVP below to reserve your spot.

For any questions, please contact Paula Fukuhara at paula.fukuhara@artsacademics.org.

RSVP For a Campus Tour

Open House

December 2 | 7PM on Facebook LIVE

Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (Grades 3-12) will accept applications for auditions starting January 12 for the ’22-’23 school year.
 
Join us for a virtual open house to learn about how an arts-based education will inspire your child to think more creatively, work collaboratively with teachers and peers, and grow to be a future innovator.
It is proven that arts integration in the classroom increases academic and emotional success!
 
This event will be hosted LIVE on Facebook by our principal, Dr. Jennifer Jackson and our President/CEO, Mr. Gravley. They will introduce you to our incredible FWAFA Department Chairs, show you our classrooms in action, give you glimpses of performances, and answer your questions in a live Q&A session.
 
If you’re interested in FWAFA, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to explore our school!
 

Audition Workshops

UPCOMING AUDITION WORKSHOPS:

After watching a step-by-step video on how to successfully complete an online audition, our Audition Coaches will give extra tips and answer any questions you may have. Make sure to reserve your spot in advance for one of our workshops listed below.

January 15, 2022

10:30-11:30am

February 10, 2022

7:00-8:00pm

RSVP to an Audition Workshop

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!

Open Virtual Goodie Bag

How to Apply

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR 2022-2023 IS JANUARY 12 – FEBRUARY 14

Please follow the application process below during our open enrollment period to schedule an audition. Auditions will be conducted in an online format.

  1. Link to Online Application will be available here at 8am on January 12, 2022.
  2. Once your application is received, an email will be sent to the email address provided on the application to schedule your audition. Please review the audition information below.

For more information regarding applying to FWAFA or the admission process, please contact Paula Fukuhara at Paula.Fukuhara@FWAFA.org or 817.766.2390 ext. 112.

The Admission Process

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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
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Apply for Admission

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

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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 disciplines: Choir, Dance, Theatre, and Visual Art. Please note: a second audition is not allowed for grades 9-12.


Auditions for the 22-23 school year will take place online. Applicants will be scored using the provided rubrics 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.

Applicants will not receive audition feedback, copies of their scoresheets, or be given access to their final audition score(s).

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