Arts

Our Arts program was created to bring an appreciation of the fine arts into students' lives by discovering individual talents, encouraging original expression, and fostering creative discovery. On campus, Students experience live professional performances in the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, see professionally curated exhibits in the PACE Galleries, and display their own works of art in the Nadler Gallery.  
Arts

Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center

Located on the campus of Fryeburg Academy, the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center is home to a variety of professional and student performances throughout the year. Since opening its doors in January 2009, the “LHE/PAC” has offered a state-of-the-art performance space for the Mount Washington Valley. From hosting renowned performers including Peter Yarrow, NRBQ, Carbon Leaf, and comedian Bob Marley, to projecting live video streams of the Metropolitan Opera’s Emmy and Peabody award-winning “Live In HD” series, the LHE/PAC has become a cultural heartbeat of northern New England. 
 
Funded in part by the Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Charitable Foundation.

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List of 10 events.

  • Comedian Bob Marley

    Maine's own Bob Marley is coming back to the LHE/PAC to put on another hilarious performance! Marley’s brand of high-energy and offbeat observations of everyday life things has captured the minds of fans of all ages. From getting his own special on Comedy Central to appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Late Show with David Letterman, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Marley has become one of the most sought after comedians in the country. You don't need to be a 'Maine-iac' to laugh yourself silly at Bob's wicked funny antics. All proceeds benefit the Class of 2017 Project Graduation.
    $22-In Advance, $25-Night of the Show

  • Fryeburg Academy Presents: The King And I

    Fryeburg Academy presents the 2016-17 All-School Musical, The King And I. This 1952 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, a classic by Rodgers and Hammerstein, is based on Anna and the King of Siam, a 1944 novel by Margaret Landon. Anna is a widowed British schoolteacher brought to Siam to tutor the King’s many children. When she arrives, though she enjoys an instant connection to the students, she struggles with cultural differences and with the headstrong King. Through her kindness and persistence, Anna eventually connects with the King, helping to fuel mutual feelings of social understanding and cultural acceptance and openness.
    $10-Adults, $5-Students


  • Fryeburg Academy Presents: The King And I

    Fryeburg Academy presents the 2016-17 All-School Musical, The King And I. This 1952 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, a classic by Rodgers and Hammerstein, is based on Anna and the King of Siam, a 1944 novel by Margaret Landon. Anna is a widowed British schoolteacher brought to Siam to tutor the King’s many children. When she arrives, though she enjoys an instant connection to the students, she struggles with cultural differences and with the headstrong King. Through her kindness and persistence, Anna eventually connects with the King, helping to fuel mutual feelings of social understanding and cultural acceptance and openness.
    $10-Adults, $5-Students

  • Met Opera Live in HD: Eugene Onegin

    Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Tatiana and Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts. White Mountain Cider Company will be serving lunch in the lobby from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Due to our limited lunch seating, all tables are reserved for White Mountain Cider Co. customers. Joe De Vito will be hosting his Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, April 20th at 3:00 pm. 
    Estimated Run Time - 3:38 (2 intermissions)
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • Portland Symphony Orchestra Brass KinderKonzert

    Learn about musical concepts like melody, harmony, rhythm, and call and response, as well as a little about the brass family of instruments with players from the Portland Symphony Orchestra! This performance is educationally aimed at Pre-K through 2nd grade students. Proceeds help MSAD 72 continue to fund musical experiences for students. 
    $4 General Admission (call or email the box office to make reservations)
  • Portland Symphony Orchestra Brass KinderKonzert

    Learn about musical concepts like melody, harmony, rhythm, and call and response, as well as a little about the brass family of instruments with players from the Portland Symphony Orchestra! This performance is educationally aimed at Pre-K through 2nd grade students. Proceeds help MSAD 72 continue to fund musical experiences for students. 
    $4 General Admission (call or email the box office to make reservations)
  • District II Honors Jazz Festival

    The District II Honors Jazz Festival brings together students selected by audition from throughout southern Maine. The concert, which features the Honors High School Jazz Band, the Honors Middle School Jazz Band, and the Honors High School Jazz Choir, is the culmination of a two-day educational jazz festival. 
    $5 General Admission (available at the door)
  • Painting Sound, Hearing Color

    Featuring original music and fine art by Ellen Schwindt, Mike Sakash, and friends.
    $25 General Admission
  • Food For Thought Film Festival: Seed

    Spice and Grain presents the final 2017 Food for Thought Film Festival screening, Seed: The Untold Story. The festival will include a farmers' market from 2-4 pm, live music from Junco from 3-4 pm, the film at 4:00, and guest speaker Will Bonsall (author and director of the Scatterseed Project) following the film. "Food for Thought” is designed to encourage a discussion among neighbors and friends about the food we eat, and the importance of where it comes from. Local farmers, producers, and restaurateurs will be on hand to provide information, samples, and food. 
    $2-$10 Suggested Donation
  • MSAD72 Chorus Concert

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Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center 
18 Bradley Street, Fryeburg, Maine 04037 
Phone: (207) 935-9232 
boxoffice@fryeburgacademy.org

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