Volunteer & Artist of the Month

We wouldn’t be able to thrive without our dedicated Arts Center teachers and students, work study participants, and our amazing volunteers. Each month, we spotlight different ones to show the rest of the world how much they really mean to the FOA!

December Volunteers: Stephanie and Alexandra Wright


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We are so grateful for these lovely ladies for giving their time and talents over the past several weeks! Stephanie was lead costumer for our Holiday Blast Music Show and her daughter Alexandra helped quite a bit and also performed on stage! They both spent time on preparing the set as well as various other behind the scenes tasks.  We asked them about their experience and this is what they had to say:
“It has been an amazing opportunity to work on set and costumes for the Holiday Blast show. The dancers, dance instructors, theater students, cast members, and parents have been so helpful and patient with the process. It is so much fun to watch a show like this go from ideas on paper to live on stage. The FOA truly touches lives through art and teamwork like no other organization. We are so thankful to be a part of this community!”

December Artists: Doug, Vivian, and Evelyn Maglothin

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Yay for the Maglothin Fam! This father and his two daughters rocked the stage in Holiday Blast- Doug as a band member and his girls as vocalists and dancers. Evelyn even got to play a special little Who. 😉 Each night they gave it their all and we think they’re oh so awesome for it!

“The Foundation of Arts is a special place to our family. The FOA is unique in that it gives opportunities for both education and for creative outlet to all people regardless of their age, race, or socio-economic standing. Our children are in love with performing arts of all kinds and, as their parents and as people who grew up enjoying performing arts, we try to be encouraging of their creativity and passion. The FOA is a place where those passions are nurtured around other amazing and talented kids from all over Northeast AR. We cannot say enough about how warm and accepting the group of kids have been to our young ones. Children desire to belong somewhere, and we are glad that the GOA is a place with so many opportunities for children in our region.”
– Doug and Leigh Ann