Friends of the Arts

The Maryvale Friends of the Arts (FOTA) is a subgroup of the Maryvale Parents Association. Their mission is to support and enhance the growing Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Music programs through social events and fundraising to elevate and strengthen the artistic community at Maryvale.                      

2021-2022 Friends Of The Arts Leadership

President: Jamie Papas P '24

Performing Arts Representative: Laura Mannarino P '23

Visual Arts Representation: TBD

FOTA will be selling flowers at 2021-2022 Performing Arts Productions. This is a great way to raise funds for the Arts and also a fun volunteer opportunity for parents to get involved. Look for details to come in the Maryvale Minute. 

The cast of "Matilda," Maryvale's Spring 2021 production

2021-2022 Performances

Fall Production
Mr. Burns, a post-electric play for Upper School students in Fall 2021.
  • Fall Upper School play tryouts in September and October
  • Fall Upper School play in December
Winter Production

Frozen, a show for Middle School students during Winter 2022.

  • Middle School musical tryouts on December 2, 2021
  • Middle School musical - February 11 and 12, 2022
Spring Production

The Secret Garden, a musical for all Maryvale students in Spring 2022.

  • All School musical tryouts on February 15 and 16, 2022
  • All School musical on May 20, 21 and 22, 2022

Contact the Director


Director of Alumnae and Parent Relations Cathy Vitrano Kellermann '73

Cathy Vitrano Kellerman '73

Director of Parent Engagement


2021-2022 Friends of the Arts Meetings

September 30
November 11
January 27
April 28
Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held virtually. Look for Zoom information in the Maryvale Minute. All Maryvale parents are invited to attend!