Who may apply

Any current high school sophomore or junior may apply to attend the Missouri Fine Arts Academy in the following areas of study:

  • Visual Arts (painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography, digital art)
  • Theatre (acting)
  • Dance (modern, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop)
  • Creative Writing (fiction, short story, poetry, playwriting, spoken word)
  • Music (vocal or instrumental performance, songwriting, composition, electronic music)

An online application will appear on this web page on January 2, 2015.

Student Selection

The application period for MFAA 2015 runs January 2 - March 6, 2015. The application, including a portfolio or audition video, essay, and student evaluation form will be reviewed and adjudicated by a panel of artists and educators. Selected students will receive letters of invitation in March 2015.

Apply to be an R.A.

Resident Assistants create an atmosphere that encourages students to take advantage of all that MFAA has to offer. The application period for MFAA 2015 RAs begins in the spring.

Apply to faculty positions

The application period for MFAA 2015 faculty begins soon.