Focus Theater

Located on the third floor in the historic downtown Sibley Building, the Focus Theater is Rochester’s newest and most exciting performance space. This intimate, 90-seat venue allows artists to easily connect with the audience. It is perfect for a variety of performance genres from standup to Improv, to one-person shows to music, and everything in between. The Focus Theater is a modern performance venue nestled within an elegant and exciting setting. It offers a spacious lobby area, comfortable theater-style seating, and plenty of on-street and ramp parking in the St. Joseph and Mortimer Street parking garages with direct access into the building.


250 East Main Street Sibley Square
Rochester, NY 14604


Roger Sutphen

Genres Accepted

  • Comedy
  • Kids Fringe
  • Theatre
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Visual Arts & Film
  • Spoken Word
  • Multidisciplinary


90 seats arranged as Theater Style

Stage Size

16’x 20’




The Focus Theater offers a full compliment of LED lights and can provide an overall stage wash, face light, and some special options as well.


The Main Stage at Sibley provides sound reinforcement for various types of performances with mixing capabilities and connectability to all electronic devices.



Dressing Room

The Main Stage at Sibley provides one 12 x 12 dressing room which includes tables, chairs and mirrors.



Facility Services

  • Bar: Yes
  • Cafe: Yes
  • Front Staff: Yes
  • Technical Staff: No
  • Stage Management No
  • WiFi: Yes
  • Tuned Piano: No
  • Sprung Floor: No

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