St. Francis School opens new 400 seat theater in Goshen, Kentucky

August 6, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Francis School opens new 400 seat theater in Goshen. Community Celebration and Ribbon Cutting on Saturday 8/10/19 Goshen, KY – St. Francis School, “the School of Thought,” has completed a major renovation and addition at their Goshen Campus. The project, named Goshen Main Amp, Theater & Lobby Renovation, will provide St. Francis’ Preschool through 8th-grade students with a completely updated and much larger theater space to support their National Youth Arts award-winning performing arts program. The 4,000 square foot addition and renovation includes seating for 400 in the new theater, an outdoor amphitheater classroom space, and a revamped main entryway with a new modern canopy. Design features include the use of natural wood throughout and a large southern canopy and tall glass walls framing the campus’ verdant rear fields while keeping light and heat and heat levels manageable within the theater. The theater is outfitted with a modern digital lighting and audio system, new mechanical system, and fixed seating for the upper half of the theater, allowing for greater comfort for the audience while maintaining the child-oriented open-tiered seating for the lower half of the theater. “This project gives our School a more welcoming entrance and lobby, and a performing arts space to match the quality of our students’ talent. It is wonderful news for St. Francis, and also for Oldham County because the theater could host community concerts and plays, as well as school events. Since our enrollment has grown over 27% in the last six years, our performing arts programs, [...]