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, 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. 
 
Interested in renting the LHE/PAC for an event? Click HERE 

Programming at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center is funded in part by the generosity of the Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Charitable Foundation.

Purchase Tickets to Upcoming Events:

List of 10 events.

  • Met Opera Live in HD: Carmen

    Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere. Estimated run time: 3 hrs, 21 mins. Joe De Vito will be hosting his free Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, January 31st at 3 pm in the LHE/PAC seminar room.
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • Bradley Backstage: Junco [Unplugged]

    Bradley Backstage presents Junco [Unplugged]! Hailing from the hills of the Mt. Washington Valley, Junco performs an original hybrid of folk and funk-infused rock. The band is comprised of bassist Anthony Branca, lead guitarist Jeremy Holden, drummer Alex Ouellette, lead singer/guitarist Bobby Sheehan, and oboist Dan Stackhouse. While channeling the sounds of Paul Simon, the Dave Matthews Band, and the Grateful Dead, Junco's lively presence, upbeat themes, and improvisational approach all add up to a feel-good, stimulating, and ever-evolving style of music. This concert will provide a rare opportunity to see the full band unplugged and acoustic! Click HERE to learn more about Junco. Bradley Backstage 'flips' the theater and seats the audience on stage with the performers, creating a much more intimate and unforgettable live concert experience.
    $15-Adults, $5-Students (General Admission)

  • Met Opera Live in HD: La Fille du Regiment

    Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts. Estimated run time: 2 hrs, 35 mins. Joe De Vito will be hosting his free Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, February 28th at 3 pm in the LHE/PAC seminar room.
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students
    

  • Bradley Backstage: Bradley Jazz Collective

    We are thrilled to welcome back the very first Bradley Backstage act, the Bradley Jazz Collective! The band—comprised of drummer Craig Bryan, bassist Al Hospers, vocalist Mimi Rohlfing, saxophonist Mike Sakash, and pianist Jed Wilson—will be performing an evening of jazz standards as well as some original compositions. 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.
    $15-Adults, $5-Students (General Admission)


  • Met Opera Live in HD: Die Walkure

    In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts. Estimated run time: 4 hrs, 55 mins. Joe De Vito will be hosting his free Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, March 28th at 3 pm in the LHE/PAC seminar room.
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • Art Celebrates Place

    The Upper Saco Valley Land Trust presents the 10th annual Arts Celebrates Place event from 5-7:30 pm. Art Celebrates Place showcases the work of local artists and the landscapes of the Mount Washington Valley and western Maine. Enjoy and evening of local foods, drinks, original artwork, and live performance—all in support of land conservation.
    Free Admission
  • Mountainfilm on Tour 2019

    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. For more information visit www.mountainfilm.org. If your outdoors organization is interested in setting up a informational table in the lobby, please contact Dylan Harry at dharry@fryeburgacademy.org. Please note that there is a $25 presentation fee.
    $20-In Advance, $25-At Door, $10-Students



  • Fryeburg Academy Arts Cabaret

    The Fryeburg Academy Arts Department is reviving the Arts Cabret! The evening will feature student works of film, theater, visual art, and music. Please join us in celebrating Fryeburg Academy's talented and creative artists!
    $5 Suggested Donation
  • MSAD72 Band Concert

    Free Admission
  • Fryeburg Academy Spring Concert

    Fryeburg Academy presents the annual Spring Concert, featuring the school's choral and instrumental ensembles.
    Free Admission
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Phone: (207) 935-9232 
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