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.  

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, including Fryeburg Academy’s own award-winning music and theater productions. Since opening in 2009, the “LHE/PAC” has offered a state-of-the-art performance space for the Mt. Washington Valley community, presenting world-class music, theater, visual art, educational workshops, and more. 
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Programming at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center is funded in part by the generosity of the Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Charitable Foundation.

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List of 10 events.

  • Bradley Backstage: Mr. Gus & Blue Bus

    Hop on the bus, Gus! Award-winning honky-tonk bluesman Erik Ray Gustafson (aka Mr. Gus) is teaming up with local folk-rock-bluegrass-reggae-funk-and everything in between band Blue Bus for a very special Bradley Backstage show. Blue Bus, who get their name from their rehearsal space on a remodeled blue bus, will recreate an "evening on the bus" in our alternative performance space at the LHE/PAC. Over the last 30 years as a professional musician, "Mr. Gus" has established himself as somewhat of a musical anomaly. He plays the guitar, mandolin, harmonica, cajon, hi-hat, upright bass, and accordion—mostly simultaneously. Although he usually advertises his music as honky-tonk blues, it really encompasses many more genres including old country, 1960s rock, jump & swing, jazz, and folk. What happens when two acts with such eclectic sounds collide? Join us on April 27th to find out! Bradley Backstage concerts "flip" the theater and seat the audience on stage with the performers, creating a much more intimate and unforgettable live concert experience. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Fryeburg Academy Music Program.
    $15-Adults, $5-Students

  • Met Opera Live in HD: Cendrillon

    “Glorious,” raved the New York Times when Joyce DiDonato sang the title role of Cendrillon at the Royal Opera in 2011. “Her performance was thoroughly enchanting.” Now, for the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story comes to the Met, with DiDonato starring in the title role. She is paired with mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of Prince Charming, Kathleen Kim as the Fairy Godmother, and Stephanie Blythe as the imperious Madame de la Haltière. Bertrand de Billy conducts Laurent Pelly’s imaginative storybook production. Please note there will not be a catered lunch before the opera, but we will have coffee and light snacks available during intermission. Estimated run time - 2 hrs 50 mins. The lobby and box office will be open at 12:00 pm. Seating will begin at 12:30 pm. 
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • Mountainfilm on Tour — Fryeburg

    Mountainfilm is an annual documentary film festival that showcases culturally rich, adventure-packed, and incredibly inspiring nonfiction stories about environmental, cultural, climbing, and political issues that matter. Along with exceptional documentaries, the festival goes beyond the film medium by bringing together people who value outdoor recreation and environmental stewardship for a multi-dimensional celebration of worthy causes. In addition to the films, representatives from local outdoor recreation organizations will be set up in the lobby to provide information and answer questions. All proceeds will support outdoor programs at FA. For more information visit
    $20 In Advance, $25 At the Door, $10 Students

  • MSAD72 Band Concert

  • Fryeburg Academy Spring Concert

    The Fryeburg Academy Music Department presents the annual Spring Concert: Celebrating Leonard Bernstein. Admission donations at this year's Spring Concert will benefit the Fryeburg Academy Police Department, supporting efforts to raise money for Saco River patrol equipment. Fryeburg Academy's Band and Chorus will perform music that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth. As one of America's most prolific composers, and one of the word's most noted conductors, Leonard Bernstein has had a tremendous impact on concert music and music for the theater.
    Free Admission (donations gratefully accepted)
  • MSAD72 Chorus Concert

  • The Seacoast Wind Ensemble

    White Mountain Musical Arts presents the annual Memorial Weekend Concert featuring the Seacoast Wind Ensemble. The performance by the Seacoast Wind Ensemble - a Sousa-style 50-piece band - has been underwritten by retired Air Force officers, Lt. Col. Jim and Col. Karen Umberger, whose generous donation permits the presentation of this exciting concert free of charge. The concert program will honor area Veterans and provide a musical salute to thank those who have and continue to serve in the armed forces.
    Free Admission
  • MSMT Presents: Cinderella

    Maine State Music Theatre presents Robin & Clark's "Cinderella." Based on a story by Charles Perrault, the musical version tells the tale of orphaned and lonely Cinderella. Through whimsical music and audience participation, children of all ages are invited to join in the fun as Cinderella learns that beauty is an inner quality and dreams really do come true. Click HERE to access the FREE EDUCATIONAL STUDY GUIDE for Cinderella. Running Time: 55 minutes
    $15 Admission

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