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Fine Arts Facilities

Our beautiful 125-acre campus features facilities typically found only at the college level. The Fine Arts Center, Lower School and Richards Hall Annex house two theatres, four dedicated music rehearsal spaces, five dedicated art studios, a darkroom, twelve private lessons studios, classrooms and the offices of the full time Fine Arts Director and full time Fine Arts Administrative Assistant. Our facilities house fourteen full time band, choir, drama, strings and visual arts teachers, a full time accompanist, three Artists in Residence, and eight adjunct private lessons teachers. Several of the full time teachers also teach private lessons. On campus you will find:

  • 450-seat theatre with an orchestra pit
  • 200-seat black box theatre
  • Art gallery with new exhibitions each month, often by nationally renowned visiting artists
  • Permanent art collection with over 35 pieces of paintings, photographs, tapestry, sculpture and other media
  • Scene shop
  • Two grand pianos
  • Upright pianos in nine private lessons studios

Ravenscroft Fine Arts Facilities are used for curriculum, school performances and, on occasion, guest events. Usage must not interfere with any regularly scheduled curricular class, Ravenscroft activity or event. Ravenscroft Fine Arts Facility use requires direct supervision by a fine arts theatre manager or approved Fine Arts faculty member. Questions regarding the daily schedule should be directed to the Ravenscroft School Fine Arts Department. Use of Fine Arts Facilities by outside groups must be arranged through Sandy Kapatos, Director of Auxiliary Services, at 919-847-0900 ext 2635. Food and drinks are prohibited in the theatre and black box.