The mission of the Fine Arts Network (FAN) is to support our Arts departments and endeavor to help them flourish. FAN exists to encourage our Fine Arts teachers as they train students to use their God-given gifts and talents in a world-impacting and God-glorifying way.
The First Academy Upper School offers a challenging Arts curriculum. Courses are offered in 2D and 3D visual arts, theatre, band, digital cinema, and more. Students with previous experience can take AP classes, or even join the National Art Honor Society. Learn more about Upper School Arts
The Middle School Arts program is full of electives to improve each discipline. Classes include Visual Arts, Theatre, Steel Drums, Dancing, Choir and more. Students are invited to participate in extra curriculars with the Royal Academy of the Arts. Learn more about Middle School Arts
Lower School students participate in a variety of arts enrichment courses. The program builds the foundations for the Middle School and Upper School Arts programs. Specialized courses are offered through the Royal Academy of the Arts. Learn more about Lower School Arts
My TFA experience has been life changing. I was introduced to a place where teachers continually mentor their students, push them to success, and help them in their spiritual walk. I’m involved in fine arts, and the choir teacher, theater director, and band director are the DREAM TEAM! I have been truly blessed in my time at TFA by people who have poured into me and the experiences I have had the honor to be a part of.”
– Alumni Review on Niche.com, Class of 2019
Membership in the Fine Arts Network also helps by supplying funds for items that may not be part of the general budget like state participation expenses, classroom equipment, instruments, awards, etc.
Families can support FAN by purchasing season tickets (includes reserved seating for all Theatre performances in upper, middle and lower school, as well as the Spring Concert and the Christmas Program. Additional reserved seating opportunities will be announced as events are scheduled). You can also support FAN by making a direct donation to an individual department (see the link below) that is tax deductible as well as available for any corporate matching funds.
Your support of FAN allows this work to continue and helps make the dreams of our aspiring artists, actors, musicians, and producers come true.
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