Application

We are glad that you are interested in the
Fine Arts Magnet of Iredell-Statesville Schools.
In order to enroll in a FAMIS course, students must submit an application and complete the audition process.


Please have at least TWO teachers who are familiar with your work submit a recommendation form.  
The link the the form is HERE.

2.  THE APPROPRIATE DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT YOU FOR AN AUDITION
(No audition necessary for AP Music Theory, AP Art History, or Modern Music History)


AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

To audition for FAMIS in Music:

1.  One piece of music selected by the student that demonstrates the student's highest skill level.
2.  One piece of music that is sight-read or improvised, selected by the audition panel.
3.  Auditions are held in person at Statesville High School. (A special recruitment visit may be scheduled for some middle schools in the Iredell-Statesville School district) 

To audition for FAMIS in Theatre:

1.  One monologue, memorized, and no longer than 2-3 minutes.
2. Sing one song from musical theater, memorized.  You must provide your own recorded accompaniment.

To audition for FAMIS in Dance:

1. Come dressed in traditional dance attire, leotard, black tights, hair out of face, ie. bun or ponytail. If you have ballet slippers you may wear them. 
2.  Audition class will be a ballet barre, modern across the floor and a combination, no need to bring a solo.  Class will last 1-1.5 hrs. 

To audition for the Music & Theatre Technology Training Program:
(Stage Lighting, Sound, and Stagecraft)

1.  Contact Us to set up an interview for the training program. 
2.  Be prepared to discuss why you want to study Music & Theatre Technology, any experience you have in this area, and what area of the technical arts you are most interested in (SOUND, LIGHTING, STAGECRAFT).  It is expected that trainees in sound tech have some previous musical training and experience.


To audition for FAMIS in the Visual Arts:

Students must submit a portfolio of artistic works:

PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS

1.  5-10 pieces of original art, either in their actual physical form or via digitized or photographed representations.
3.  Specimens may include, but are not limited to, paintings, drawings, clay & ceramics, sculptures, artistic photography, graphic designs, and other recognized art forms.
4.  Applicants should strive to submit the most diversified portfolio possible in order to demonstrate well-rounded artistic ability.
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