School of Fine Arts

Are you a passionate musician, aspiring actor, or creative visual artist? Lake Ridge Academy's School of Fine Arts is your launchpad to artistic excellence!
This unique program offers talented students like you the perfect blend of:
  • Experience In Your Art Form: Expand your skills and explore your artistic vision with a comprehensive music, theater, or visual arts curriculum.
  • Strong Academics: Benefit from a rigorous academic program at Lake Ridge Academy while nurturing your artistic side.
  • Supportive Community: Build close relationships with dedicated faculty and fellow artists, fostering a rich learning environment.

Here's what awaits you in the School of Fine Arts:

  • Choose Your Path: Select your program of study – Music (Voice or Strings), Theater (Acting or Musical Theater), or Visual Arts (Studio or Digital Arts).
  • Master Your Craft: Complete 16 credits within your chosen field, honing your technical skills and artistic expression.
  • Weekly Fine Arts Seminars: Engage in discussions, workshops, and collaborations, expanding your artistic horizons.
  • Extracurricular Excellence: Participate in performances, exhibitions, and other enriching activities.
  • Graduate Ready: Fulfill specific exit requirements, preparing you for the next stage in your artistic journey.
  • Special Schedules: Benefit from personalized schedules that ensure you meet both artistic and academic goals.

Success Stories:
Our School of Fine Arts alums are thriving! They've gone on to attend prestigious art programs like Berklee College of Music, Pratt Institute, Oberlin Conservatory, Savannah College of Art and Design, Belmont University, Cleveland Institute of Art, and Rhode Island School of Design. Join their ranks and turn your artistic passion into a reality!

The Cleveland Arts Connection
Our Advisory Council, comprised of esteemed Cleveland arts professionals, provides valuable guidance and connections. They help us refine our program, spark innovation, and connect you with local arts organizations and artists.

Want to take your artistic journey to the next level? Audition for the Lake Ridge Academy School of Fine Arts today!
Lake Ridge Academy is the only independent college preparatory school on Cleveland's west side. Our co-educational curriculum offers a unique blend of academics, extracurricular activities, and a focus on character development, all on our beautiful 93-acre campus. With a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, our devoted faculty provides personalized attention to help every student thrive.