FCA  Announces Upcoming Programming
February 28, 2023

Fairmount Center for the Arts has offered visual art, theatre, dance and music programming to the Northeast Ohio community for more than 50 years. Recently, FCA announced its events and programming for March through May, including Kids Country, presented in memory of David Cockley, a well-known Cleveland writer and producer of children’s books and performances.

Community Connections Homeschool Program
Beginning March 15
Create and connect with other homeschoolers. Students will explore dance, music and visual arts. Social snack and lunch breaks are included.

Tales for a Budding Artist
March 16, April 20 & May 18
Join them on the third Thursday of the month for a fun-filled, interactive multi-arts experience for families. Listen to a story, create art, explore movement and discover musical instruments.

Faculty Musical Recital
March 4
Listen to performances by Fairmount’s Music Faculty members. This event is free, but advanced reservations are requested.

Pull Back the Curtain Series: Behind the Scenes at Verb ‘Ohio Contemporary Ballet’
March 12
Learn about what goes into creating a production with Dr. Margaret Carlson, producing artistic director of Verb ‘Ohio Contemporary Ballet.’

Pull Back the Curtain Series: In Conversation: Bill O’Connell
April 16
Explore the world of classical music with beloved WCLV host, Bill O’Connell.

Kids Country, A Family Musical, presented in memory of David Cockley
April 21 & April 22
It’s a kids’ country! Fed up with the grownups bossing them around, the kids nominate a young girl, Mary Lou Gimble, to run for mayor of her small town. Her opponent is her uncle, the current mayor, Gus Gimble. The vote is tied. The only one who can break the tie is Mary Lou’s grandmother, who is also the mayor’s mother. Will the kids or adults prevail? Tickets are required.

Student Music Recital
May 6
A recital featuring Fairmount’s music students and faculty in a variety of solo and chamber performances. This event is free.

Fairmount Dance Recital
May 13
This dance performance features each of Fairmount’s dance classes and performing groups. Guests can see dancers of all ages showcase what they’ve learned in this session. Tickets are required.

In addition to these events and programs, additional classes and workshops are offered from March through May. More details can be viewed at fairmountcenter.org/workshops/.

For those interested in participating in the upcoming summer session that begins June 5, registration is underway. To receive a registration discount for the summer session, register before April 3.