Spotlight On The Arts Festival Events, Sunday, April 29th

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Posted on April 13, 2018 by Matt Geske

Every spring, Fairfax City hosts their Spotlight on the Arts festival, and the Academy will once again take part by presenting a special student/ faculty music recital, a student playwright presentation and a theater show on April 29th, plus a student art show on April 28th. “Upgrade” your weekend and enjoy the show!

 


 

Music faculty performing at recital

SPOTLIGHT MUSIC RECITAL
Sunday, April 29, 2018  2PM-4PM
Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax     See Map
Free Admission

Select Academy music students and faculty will perform a charming collection of chamber, duet and solo pieces “spotlighting” a variety of genres and instruments. This is a great opportunity to hear unique works and musical arrangements, and to get a taste of the outstanding music education that the Academy has to offer to the community.

Light refreshments will be served following the program. Call 703-993-9889 with any questions.

 


 

Student playwright festival

AFYP STUDENT PLAYWRIGHT FESTIVAL
Sunday, April 29, 2018  11AM-1PM
Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax     See Map
Free Admission

Acting For Young People (AFYP) presents it’s first ever Student Playwright Festival! Student playwrights will perform their work in a morning of staged readings, featuring professional and student actors. The featured playwrights range from 8-16 years old. Student actors range from 9-14 years old and will be acting alongside professional adult actors.
Act 1: 11am-12pm. Suitable for all ages
Act 2: 12pm-1pm. Contains more mature content

Light refreshments will be served following the program. Call 703-554-4931 with any questions.

 


 

Mary Poppins in concert

AFYP THEATER SHOW “MARY POPPINS IN CONCERT”
Sunday, April 29, 2018  6:30PM-8:30PM
Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax     See Map
Free Admission

Acting For Young People (AFYP) will present a rousing collection of musical numbers and segments based on their Spring Showcase production of Mary Poppins, Jr. in preparation for their full production performance in early June.

Light refreshments will be served following the program. Call 703-554-4931 with any questions.

 


 

Art student exhibit

ART STUDENT EXHIBITS
Saturday, April 28, 2018  11AM & 12:30PM
Art & Design Building, Mason Fairfax Campus     See Map
Free Admission (Parking Available in Lot A)

Our visual art students and instructors will finish out the Academy’s Spring session of art classes with a 15 minute (approx.) class presentation and student art exhibit. It’s a great opportunity for curious parents/ children to see what projects and methods are taught in these classes.
Art Adventures Class for Ages 4-7: 11 AM (actual class time 10am-11:15am)
Art Foundations Class for Ages 8-11: 12:30 PM (actual class time 11:30am-12:45pm)
Art Explorations Class for Ages 12-18: 12:30 PM (actual class time 11:30am-12:45pm)

Light refreshments will be served following the program. Call 703-993-9889 with any questions.

 


 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SPOTLIGHT ON THE ARTS FESTIVAL

 

A very special thanks to City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts for their invaluable support of our programs and mission.

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