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  • The Forsyth County Arts and Learning (FoCAL) Center is a two-story, 81,006 square-foot facility located on the campus of Forsyth County Schools' Board of Education and Professional Development Center. The facility is designed to support the fine arts programming of the district’s schools, with secondary service to the local community through access to quality arts and cultural entertainment, and space for rehearsals/performances, trainings, meetings, and other gatherings.


    Built with funding provided by the 2018 voter-approved Bond referendum, the facilities include outdoor gathering/performance space and feature a main theatre with a stage, orchestra pit, and seating for 1,813 guests (1,188 on the main level and 625 on the balcony). The building also has a black box theatre with four different seating configurations, a convertible rehearsal/banquet hall space, a scene shop, a green room, dressing rooms, a catering kitchen, concession kiosks, and a two-story lobby for visual art galleries. 


    FoCAL Center Mission:

    To be a “FoCAL Pointe” of performance and visual arts for the Forsyth County schools and community.


    FoCAL Center Vision: