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How the Bellevue Society For The Arts Works

How the Bellevue Society For The Arts Works

Located in the magnificent Bavarian Mountains of West Virginia, The Bellevue Society for the Arts serves as the home of The Bellevue Schools, an acclaimed college and university establishment.

Since 1987, this all-inclusive, faith-based academic community has worked diligently to cultivate leaders, artists, and inspire students through special programs that combine religious education and professional development. Today, the entire school system operates under the direction of a very senior, renowned professor and poet. His name is Dr. Arthur Hills, and he is the founder and artistic director of the arts organization.

History & Mission

Bellevue Society for the Arts.

Currently scoring well above every other state on the U.S. News and World Report’s Academic Rankings, the capital city of West Virginia is on the rise. It’s a progressive, cultural hub. In addition to boasting the largest performing arts center in the state (the only one in the lower 48), the arts organization houses The Bellevue Society for the Arts. Established in 1988, the organization is dedicated to presenting artistic and academic excellence through a multiplicity of programs that nurture talent, inspire change, and build community spirit.

The Bellevue Society for the Arts is home to many different arts organizations. They include:

  1. The School of Dance
  2. The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra
  3. Youth Ballet Theatre of WV
  4. Bellevue Community Band
  5. the Opera Guild. 

BelSoA provides all types of programming from art exhibits to winter youth orchestras. One can also find scholarship information under Admissions/Scholarships. 

Bellevue Society for the Arts’ mission is to connect diverse communities with their artistic selves through innovative experiences that build social capital by nurturing creativity and encouraging community engagement in culture, education, and ideas. In addition, it also aims to increase public interest in performing arts through showcasing these talents. Bellevue Society for the Arts’ vision is people who are passionate about how art enriches their lives together.  Bellevue Society for the Arts is dedicated to presenting artistic and academic excellence through a multiplicity of programs that nurture talent, inspire change, and build community spirit. 

Bellevue Society of Arts

One of the most important aspects of the arts in Washington, DC is its lack of strict policy regulations surrounding them. In the case of the Bellevue Society for the arts, it is obvious that the lack of a score provides a positive reflection on their work so far. Considering that the organization does not have any official governing board yet, the feedback from its constituents helps them know if there are areas they would like to see improved. In the case of the arts, the lack of a score only indicates that the people involved have yet to come up with a concrete plan for improvement.

In terms of evaluating its key persons, the Bellevue Society for the Arts is not accountable for how well its members perform academically or even how well the performing arts themselves perform. Though the US News and World Report give it a failing grade, it is clearly tied to the performance of its key persons. This means that although the absence of a score does not indicate that a nonprofit organization has performed poorly so far, it does not necessarily mean that key persons are doing poorly either.

Other than the lack of a score, the Bellevue Society for the Arts is not entirely free of any legal problems. A part of its by-laws says that they will only hire people who have passed an interview and are members of a given organization. Though they will hire people who want to be a part of its community, they are also very picky about education and background. They are, however, open to new members of any nonprofit organization. Considering the fact that the organization has been around since 1971, this is not really surprising. In fact, with the lack of a governing board, they have yet to set in stone policies for potential members.

Going Through a Competition: How to Get In

Going Through a Competition: How to Get In.

The Bellevue Society for the Arts is one of those organizations that truly prides itself on integrity. They do not give opportunities to anyone unless they feel like they will fit their program well and can complete all of their tasks efficiently. To make sure this happens, they allocate resources to set up a trial period which you must pass before you are allowed to participate in any activities or responsibilities with them. Not only that, but you must meet certain requirements if you want any chance at getting accepted into the program. It is important that you learn what these qualifications are before making your decision about whether or not working with them would benefit your life journey through education and entertainment.

Artists of a certain caliber are accepted into Society and must meet some requirements before they can start taking on more involved projects:

  • You must go through an audition process to prove that your talents align with what is expected of their artists
  • You also need to be willing to dedicate the time and effort needed for such intense artistic endeavors. It will take up hours of your day and mental focus which you cannot shirk on even though it may be difficult at times
  • If you decide this is for you, then you need to commit yourself to improving your skills while working with them because this organization does not accept people who do not care about their craft or who only want minimal involvement in something they find dull. The Bellevue society for the arts is a place of artistic learning and advancement, not a resting ground for those who are too unwilling to grow.

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