The Fine Arts Center of Greenville, SC was established in August of 1974.  We provide advanced comprehensive arts instruction to students who are artistically talented and wish to take an intensive pre-professional program of study.  Students apply and are selected on the basis of talent, interest and commitment to their discipline and study architecturetheatredancevisual artsmusiccreative writing, or digital filmmaking

Students attend the Fine Arts Center five days each week in the morning or afternoon for 110 minutes of instruction and spend the remainder of their time at their home high school.

Each year approximately 400 students attend the Fine Arts Center. Our 2015-2016 graduating class of 102 students earned over 10 million dollars in scholarship opportunities


The Fine Arts Center is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year.  Apply Here 

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November 1, 2017                          Online application opens

December 19, 2017                        Deadline for returning students

January 18, 2018                           Deadline for new applicants - The application deadline has been extended until this Thursday the 18th. You will be notified of an interview time via e-mail in the next three weeks. 

January 17-February 23, 2018      Audition period

February 27, 2018                         Decisions available to applicants

March 5, 2018                                Deadline for applicant decision to accept/decline offer

March 12, 2018                              Rosters of accepted students available to high schools


The Fine Arts Center will hold its annual Middle School Visitation Day on November 16th from 9:15AM-11:05AM. (Students attending League Academy will attend from 1:30AM-3:20PM). High School Visitation Day will be the same day from 1:30-3:20PM. Students and parents from across Greenville County with an interest in studying the arts are encouraged to spend the morning at the Fine Arts Center looking at the programs and meeting the faculty and students.

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