Cast members are needed for the Fairmont State University Town & Gown Summer Theatre production of “South Pacific” at Prickett’s Fort State Park this summer. Auditions will be held Tuesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 3. There will be roles for men and women ages 17 and older and two children ages 7 to 10.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will present five spring concerts. Admission is free and open to the public.
During the opening reception for the 2012 Juried Student Exhibition, the Art Department of Fairmont State University presented awards to the winning student artists.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Masquers theatre group present “What the Butler Saw,” a comedy by Joe Orton, in the Wallman Hall Theatre over two weekends in April. Performances are planned for at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22; and 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 26, 27 and 28. For tickets, visit the call (304) 367-4240 or visit www.fairmontstate.edu/tickets. This show is not appropriate for young children.
The Student Juried Exhibition takes place at the end of each academic year. Its purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to compete by participating in a juried show, something which as artists they will continue doing for the rest of their lives.
If you have ever attended a play in Wallman Hall Theatre, you know that Fairmont State University has an active and dedicated Theatre program. During spring break 2012, all that enthusiasm and talent went on tour as part of an outreach program that the Theatre Department participates in every four years, bringing “Hush: An Interview with America” to audiences at Spencer Middle School, Blennerhassett Middle School in Parkersburg and Lewis County High School.
The end of the academic year is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the students and faculty of Fairmont State University.
Saturday, March 24, 2012 offered an exciting opportunity to experience campus life at Fairmont State University through Campus Visitation Day. The pictures are from that day's events.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Department of Language and Literature present the American Shakespeare Center’s “Almost Blasphemy Tour” for a week of Elizabethan lyricism, love and oh-so-bitter woe. Three separate productions will take place in Wallman Hall Theatre — “The Winter’s Tale,” “ ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The ticket price for each performance is $10 per person. To order tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240 or visit www.fairmontstate.edu/tickets.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College recently honored the dedication of former employees and the impact of community members on the lives of students during this year’s Student Affairs Hall of Fame Awards Banquet.