CELEBRATE THE ARTS AT FORT WORTH COUNTRY DAY

Whether your child is interested in dance, visual arts, music or theatre, our goal is to energize, educate, nurture and support his or her passion for the arts each and every day! From kindergarten through senior year, FWCD students are given the opportunity to engage with dedicated faculty artists who strive to challenge and motivate students in their artistic pursuits. From the ceramics studio to the photo lab, from the ballet studio to the Scott Theater, from the band hall to the orchestral stage, our students explore their artistic imaginations and goals, tackle the challenges of multiple art forms and artistic concepts, and connect with their teachers and to the world outside of our campus through these exciting cultural experiences.

I invite you to celebrate the arts with us. Our fine arts calendar lists all of our concerts, theatrical performances and art exhibitions. Please join us as we celebrate the hard work and talents of our students and faculty. Fort Worth Country Day is truly a champion of the arts, and we look forward to sharing our arts with you.

Please check out our fine arts Instagram, @fwcd_finearts, where you can get a glimpse of a day in the life of FWCD fine arts students.
 
Denise Mullins
Director of Fine Arts

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Arts News and Announcements

List of 4 news stories.

  • Lower School Debuts New Music

    Months of hard work led up to the Lower School Music Program on Friday, April 27, as brand new music, composed by Mark Burrows was performed by students in grades 1-4. View the Lower School Music Program. Thanks to a Supporting CAST grant, Lower School Music Teachers Karla Dunning and Julie Dean brought in Burrows, local composer and Director of Children’s Ministries at First United Methodist Church (FUMC), to meet with fourth-graders in December. They discussed the composition process, as well as brainstormed about new music.  
     
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  • An Afternoon Dance

    Upper School ballet dancers invited faculty and staff members to participate in a ballet class on Thursday, April 26, in the ballet studio. This “Bring-Your-Teacher to Ballet Class” was a way for teachers and staff to see their students in action and experience what ballet students do each day in class to perfect their craft. View the Take-Your-Teacher to Ballet Class Slide Show. While athletes take part in many games each sports season, FWCD’s ballet dancers have two recitals each year that are considered their “game days.” Read more to see the students and the teacher/staff member they invited.
     
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  • Senior Playwright Honored

    Finn Connor ’18 “wordsmithed” his way to recognition in the 2017-18 Circle Theatre High School Playwriting Project. Connor’s script, titled Party Lines, was chosen as a Finalist for the Neighborhood Play Festival and will be publicly read by TCU students on May 6 at 3 p.m. This reading is free and open to the public. A special “meet & greet” reception follows the reading.
     
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    FWCD Garners Buckley Award Nominations

    The nominations are in, and there are three 2017-18 Betty Lynn Buckley Awards nominations for Fort Worth Country Day:
     
    Best Play: The Matchmaker
    Male Actor in a Play: Jackson Bennett for his portrayal of Cornelius Hack
    Female Actor in a Play: Catherine Cravens for her portrayal of Dolly Levi

    It was a clean sweep for the School as we received a nomination in every category in which The Matchmaker, directed by Natalie Bracken ’05, was eligible!
     
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Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a K-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.