Dear TCAA Family,
This year, we are hosting our Open House events virtually - which means the Fall Open House is still available for streaming and can be watched any time, from the comfort and safety of your home!

Our next open houses, are January 13 for Texas School of the Arts and January 14 for Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts at 6pm Live on Facebook!

If you know someone who might be interested in our schools, please share this information with them and invite them to apply to audition during our open enrollment period.
Open Enrollment for 2021-2022 is
January 13 - February 15
Give the Gift of Creativity this Holiday Season!
Creative Movement | Ages 3-4

Our youngest students are introduced to the fundamentals of dance through imaginative play, which enhances self-confidence and strengthens cognitive skills, coordination, rhythm, spatial awareness, and gross motor skills.

We still have spaces open both in-person and online!
After School
Art Classes
  • Grades 3-12
  • Variety of mediums and technical approaches
  • 2-D and 3-D design
  • Taught in-person or live online via Zoom
After School
Music Lessons & Ensembles
  • Ages 5-19
  • Group Ensembles
  • Private Lessons for voice, piano, & flute
  • Taught in-person or live online via Zoom
FWAFA High School Theatre Presents: 
Welcome to the 60s!
 
Dec. 11-13 ArtsAcademics.org/LIVE

Streaming for a limited time only, Welcome to the 60s! is a Theatrical Revue, featuring musical numbers, skits, and more either from or set during the 1960s.

Each act has been chosen and produced specifically with the pandemic in mind, utilizing outdoor spaces, social-distancing, and masks, when needed. In lieu of of a traditional, on-stage performance, FWAFA is working with a professional crew of videographers, guest choreographers and directors to film and produce a full-length, high-quality, virtual performance for all to enjoy.

This event is appropriate for all ages. Grab your family and friends and escape 2020 for a while – Welcome to the 60s!
FWAFA Choral Department Presents:
A Hope Carol

Dec. 18-20 ArtsAcademics.org/LIVE

Join the Academy Singers, CCT, SGT, and TBC for a virtual winter concert featuring many of your favorite holiday classics like Carol of the Bells, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, and Christmas Time Is Here

This combined winter concert, presented by all of the choirs at FWAFA, is sure to raise your spirits and get you in the holiday spirit.
Texas School of the Arts Presents:
I AM

Dec. 21 - Jan 1 | ArtsAcademics.org/LIVE

I AM will showcase every TeSA student, grade K-6th, regardless of their learning environment. Students have been busy creating artworks, writing poetry, rehearsing scenes, choreographing dances, and making their own music to showcase in this virtual production.

Set to stream online over the winter break, this virtual performance is perfect for your family to enjoy, together.
From the Principal's Desk:
First Thursday of the Month | 8:15am
Every Friday Morning | 8:15am
TCA+A Student Spotlight:
Saffron Makoutz
8th Grade
Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
Saffron and her mother/FWAFA teacher, Kari Makoutz are both playing roles in a radio production by the Stolen Shakespeare Guild. Saffron plays "Fan Scrooge" and "Belinda Cratchit." Show runs November 20th - December 31st.
Maya Michalski
11th Grade
Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts

Maya is playing "Maisie" in Wishing Star Stage Company's production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - A LIVE RADIO PLAY at the Palace Theater in Grapevine. 

Showtimes are December 5th at 2:00pm and 7:30pm. Performances are live with special COVID protocols for audience members.
2nd grade students at TeSA created poster-board sized personal exhibits to showcase some of their artwork from before Thanksgiving Break. Students created Robots in the City while learning watercolor techniques and Onomatopoeias.
There is No School December 21 - January 5.
Both campuses and TCA+A are closed during Winter Break.
We wish everyone a happy and safe holiday!
Dec 9: Progress Reports
Dec 11: Spelling Bee
Dec 16 & 17: Class Parties
Dec 17: Science Fair Judging
Dec 18: Holidays Around the World
Dec 18: Early Release
Dec 21: TeSA Virtual Production Streaming - @ArtsAcademics.org/LIVE
Dec 21 - Jan 4: No School - Winter Break
Jan 5: No School - Professional Development

EVERY FRIDAY IS SPIRIT DAY!
Dec 9: Progress Reports
Dec 11: Welcome to the 60s: A Theatrical Revue -@ArtsAcademics.org/LIVE
Dec 15: Elementary Theatre Classroom Demonstrations
Dec 17: A Hope Carol: Winter Choir Concert - @ArtsAcademics.org/LIVE
Dec 18: Early Release
Dec 21 - Jan 4: No School - Winter Break
Jan 5: No School - Professional Development
Jan 8: REIMAGINE: Dance Company Concert -

EVERY FRIDAY IS SPIRIT DAY!
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