Engaging in the arts holds significant value for individuals and communities alike. From a young age, involvement in the arts fosters creativity, encourages expression, and promotes an appreciation for diversity and the broad spectrum of human experience. This is especially important for children.
Thankfully, the Fargo-Moorhead community has a plethora of options for people looking to get involved.
Theaters in the Metro
The historic Fargo Theatre, located on Broadway in downtown Fargo and opened in 1926, doesn’t show plays per se, but this spot is a must-visit for residents of the metro. If you have older children, be sure to check out the Fargo Film Festival which takes place in March!
Catch a Show!
One way to inspire a child is by seeing a live performance. Below are a few organizations putting on a show in the area.
Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre (FMCT)
Trollwood Performing Arts School
Trollwood Performing Arts School, located at the Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, Minnesota, is a unique arts institution committed to providing high-quality arts education, exceptional community entertainment, and serving as a community events and exposition center. They have a wide range of programs for children of all ages and abilities including
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre
The FMCT’s Education programs, termed FMCT Ed, offer a holistic theatre education, covering various subjects like English, History, Science, Social Studies, Math, and Music. The programs are designed to broaden students’ perspectives, promoting creativity, collaboration, and connectivity with diverse individuals. They offer a range of classes and camps for different age groups, from preschoolers to adults, across various seasons. Some examples include Musical Theatre classes, Preschool Acting, Story Invention, Middle School Acting, and Adaptive Theatre.
Gooseberry Park Players
Gooseberry Park Players provides an educational, multigeneration, and fee-free summer theater experience for youth ages 11-18.