Contact: Anthony de Bruyn
Meadows School of the Arts
214.768.4067
adebruyn@mail.smu.edu

August 21, 2001

SPOTLIGHT SHINES ON STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS AT PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS COLLEGE FAIRS

ALEXANDRIA, VA (July 12, 2001) -- Students interested in continuing their education in the areas of music, dance, theater, visual arts, graphic design, and other related fields are invited to attend the San Antonio Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on Sunday, September 23 from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., at the Double Tree Hotel in San Antonio; Houston Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on Monday, September 24 from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., at Rice University; or the Dallas Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on Tuesday, September 25 from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., at Southern Methodist University.

Sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, this free event provides students seeking an undergraduate or graduate program the opportunity to meet one-on-one with admission representatives from a variety of colleges, universities, conservatories, studios, and summer arts programs. Students have the opportunity to find out about educational opportunities, financial aid possibilities, portfolio days, auditions, entrance requirements, and much more. The Performing and Visual Arts College Fair Program annually brings in more than 5,500 students in contact with over 1,000 institutions of higher education at more than 25 fairs.

About NACAC

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is an Alexandria, VA-based education association of more than 7,000 secondary school guidance counselors, college and university admission and financial aid officers, and related individuals who work with students as they make the transition from high school to postsecondary education. Members of NACAC join together because they recognize that, for students and their families, real choice demands information and communication. In addition to the Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs, NACAC also sponsors the National College Fair program in 38 locations nationwide and the Online College Fair program.

For additional information

To learn more about the NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs, please contact the College Fairs Department at 800.822.6285. For more information about any of NACAC's college fairs, including directions and lists of exhibitors, visit the NACAC Web site at www.nacac.com/fairs.html. For more information about NACAC Online College Fairs, visit www.OnlineCollegeFair.com

Dallas Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on Tuesday, September 25 from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., at the Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University

Attending Organizations:

  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts
  • American Musical and Dramatic Academy
  • Atlanta College of Art
  • Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music
  • Converse College
  • Cornish College of the Arts
  • Glenn Gould Professional School
  • Houston Baptist University
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Jazz and Contemporary Music Program
  • Maharishi University of Management
  • Meadows School of the Arts--SMU
  • New England Conservatory of Music
  • New World School of the Arts
  • North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Northwestern University
  • Oberlin Conservatory of Music
  • Rice University
  • Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design
  • Roger Williams University
  • Roosevelt University--College of Performing Arts
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Southwestern College
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas Tech University School of Music
  • The Boston University
  • The College of Santa Fe
  • The Juilliard School
  • The School for Film and Television
  • University of California--Los Angeles School of Music
  • University of Illinois School of Music
  • University of Maryland School of Music
  • University of Michigan School of Music
  • University of Missouri Conservatory of Music
  • University of Southern California
  • University of the Incarnate World
  • University of Tulsa
  • Webster University
  • Westminster Choir College Rider University

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