Fairmont State University Performing and Community Arts announces lineup for the Fall 2022 season

Fairmont State University’s Performing and Community Arts program has announced its fall 2022 performance schedule. In addition to the five large-scale performances, children and adults can join in and explore the performing and visual arts this fall through various community opportunities.

Fall 2022 community opportunities include: Academy for the Arts fall classes begin on September 5. The Academy offers classes and private lessons for all ages in musical theater, acting, dance, music, voice, and art. In addition, the Community Choir at Fairmont State is seeking new members this season; all are welcome to join the first rehearsal on September 13 at 7:00 pm. Finally, auditions for this year’s Town and Gown Christmas play will be held October 4-5. All events take place on the Fairmont State Campus in Wallman Hall.

The Fall 2022 season performances are as follows:

  • September 29 – October 1, 7:30 p.m. and October 2, 2:00 p.m., The Masquers Fall Production of “All in the Timing” in Wallman Hall Theatre.
  • October 27, 7:00 p.m. community arts concert “Doing What We Do Best” kicks off Fairmont State’s annual Day of Giving in Wallman Hall theatre.
  • November 3, 7:30 p.m., The Black Diamond Philharmonic performs in concert in the Wallman Hall Theatre.
  • November 11, 7:30 p.m., the Collegiate Choir performs the Fall Collegiate Choir Concert in the Wallman Hall theatre.
  • December 8-11, the Town and Gown Players present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” in Wallman Hall Theatre.

“We are excited to announce our first full season of community-based performing arts, visual arts, performances, and community opportunities on the Fairmont State Campus.” Said Leigh Anne Riley, Director of Performing Arts Outreach & Development. “This season is about coming together celebrating the arts and continuing to build interactions between the arts communities on the Fairmont State Campus and within greater North Central West Virginia.”

“Performing and visual arts opportunities are still numerous at Fairmont State University. The Academy for the Arts, Community Arts Program, Town and Gown Players, The Masquers student organization, and Community Choir are beacons of outreach and creativity on our campus,” said Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Christopher Kast. “Community outreach and integration are integral to Fairmont State’s longstanding mission and the cultural and social development of the region. The community outreach through these programs impacts the lives of the people in our region, whether it is attending a performance, taking a class through the Academy, or participating in one of our annual productions, these programs are integral to our student body and the greater Fairmont community.”

Many of the events this Fall season are free to the public; additional information can be found on the Fairmont State Community Arts Facebook Page @FairmontStateAcademyfortheArts and at fairmontstate.edu/collegeofliberalarts/community-arts.

SHOPS & SERVICES

Featured

St. Joseph’s Hospital recognizes Advanced Practice Providers

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – St. Joseph’s Hospital recognized the contributions of their Advance Practice Providers (APP) during National Advanced Practice Week from September 26 to 30.  Jennifer Dorazio, Director of Ancillary Services and Ambulatory Clinics, personally

City Water Department officials, Public Service Districts discuss benefits of a nonprofit water plant model

BUCKHANNON – The City of Buckhannon Water Board met with members of Upshur County Public Service Districts Sept. 29 to share information and forge improved communications between the two entities. City officials also touted the benefits of the municipality remaining […]

There’s more to this story! Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to daily, in-depth local news that matters to you. Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

Filming of Christ-centered movie ‘In God’s Time’ is based on a true story and set to begin Oct. 11 in Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON – A Bridgeport-based film-making company is scheduled to shoot their next movie entirely in Buckhannon. JC Films Studios, a Christ-centered, faith-based film production company, will start filming their next movie “In God’s Time” at various locations throughout Buckhannon next […]

There’s more to this story! Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to daily, in-depth local news that matters to you. Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

SHOPS & SERVICES

WVSSAC playoff ratings: Week 6

Here are the AAA Week 6 football rankings from the WVSSAC. The Bucs, who were idle, are in a three-way tie for 19th place.

WVWC Volleyball

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats fall to Davis & Elkins, 3-0

ELKINS, W.Va. — The West Virginia Wesleyan (5-12, 1-4 Mountain East Conference) volleyball team dropped its road contest against Davis & Elkins (10-7, 3-2 Mountain East Conference) on Tuesday (Oct. 4) night at the McDonnell

BUHS Girls Soccer Feature Image

Soccer Lady Bucs down Brooke

WELLSBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team went 1-2 during a three-game stretch on the road. Last Saturday, the Lady Bucs suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of George Washington and followed that up with a 3-0 loss […]

There’s more to this story! Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to daily, in-depth local news that matters to you. Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

Football Little Bucs roll past Tucker Valley, 38-14

TENNERTON – Brody McDaniels threw for two touchdowns and 84 yards as the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs cruised to a 38-14 win over visiting Tucker Valley Thursday night at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium. Going to a spread offense […]

There’s more to this story! Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to daily, in-depth local news that matters to you. Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

SHOPS & SERVICES

DHHR recommends flu vaccines to West Virginians of all ages

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is recommending West Virginians ages 6-months and older to be vaccinated against the flu as the season approaches, as well as encouraging