12 01, 2012

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts – Jim Fausett Theater

By |2021-01-04T16:26:06-06:00January 12th, 2012|Arts, Featured, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Jim Fausett Theater is a 482-seat Auditorium with proscenium stage and orchestra pit designed as part of the larger Plaza on Fifth condo/retail project. Acoustics has been a central concern for the Theater from early in design. The site [...]

9 01, 2012

Boston Conservatory of Music – 31 Hemenway

By |2021-01-04T16:25:31-06:00January 9th, 2012|Education, Education-old, Featured, Higher Education, Projects, Theatres|

The Boston Conservatory of Music has a strong program combining music, dance, and musical theatre taught out of several small urban buildings near the heart of Boston. Kirkegaard and the design team transformed their 1940 Hemenway building by inserting a [...]

28 04, 2011

DePaul University – The Theatre School

By |2021-01-04T16:13:36-06:00April 28th, 2011|Arts, Commercial, Education, Education-old, Featured, LEED Sustainable, News, Projects, Theatres|

The new building for The Theatre School at DePaul University’s Lincoln Park campus provides much-needed performance, rehearsal, instruction and office facilities for this top-ranked conservatory program. The complex includes extensive scenery and costume shops, multimedia computer lab, a lighting laboratory, [...]

21 04, 2011

National Concert Hall (Competition Entry)

By |2021-01-04T16:07:48-06:00April 21st, 2011|Arts, Concert Halls, News, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

In the Fall of 2008, an international design competition was held to redevelop the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland at its current Earlsfort Terrace location. The project objective was to provide three performance auditoria with the highest international standards [...]

2 07, 2009

Overture Center for the Arts

By |2020-12-29T15:55:07-06:00July 2nd, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Overture Project is remarkable in many ways.  The construction cost of $205 million was a gift from a single donor, local businessman Jerry Frautschi.  His extraordinary generosity provided Madison, Wisconsin, with a beautiful new performing arts center designed by [...]

24 06, 2009

Allen Elizabethan Theatre – Oregon Shakespeare Festival

By |2020-12-04T17:23:44-06:00June 24th, 2009|Amphitheatres, Arts, Celebrating 40, Outdoor, Projects, Theatres|

From its 1880’s Chautauqua roots, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has blossomed into a four-acre complex housing one of America’s most successful repertory theatre companies. Kirkegaard provided acoustic design consulting services for the largest of the Festival’s venues, the Allen Elizabethan [...]

19 06, 2009

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

By |2020-12-29T11:10:13-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

Meymandi Concert Hall is a new facility located beside the existing 2,000+ seat multi-purpose Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh, North Carolina. The primary purpose of the hall is to serve the North Carolina Symphony as a space for rehearsal as well [...]

19 06, 2009

Peace Center for Performing Arts

By |2010-09-03T15:22:10-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Peace Center for the Performing Arts consists of two newly constructed, free-standing multi-purpose theaters built on the site of an old textile mill in downtown Greenville, SC. Several mill buildings were renovated as support, administrative, and retail spaces, while [...]

19 06, 2009

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts

By |2010-09-03T15:04:36-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Centre East Theatre is an 848-seat multi-purpose proscenium theater that is part of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. The space is designed to support a wide range of productions including local symphony orchestras, drama productions, musicals, [...]

19 06, 2009

North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

By |2017-01-18T14:43:33-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Blumenthal/North Carolina Performing Arts Center is an intricate puzzle of a building shoehorned onto a tight downtown site. The PAC shares a city block and some internal circulation with a high-rise office building and a retail atrium. It includes [...]

17 06, 2009

Valparaiso University – Center for the Visual and Performing Arts

By |2020-04-08T11:46:24-06:00June 17th, 2009|Arts, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Projects, Theatres|

Acoustics and audio/video design for new arts center including 230-seat recital hall, 300-seat drama theatre, and blackbox theatre/video studio; audio/video design for support facilities including a recording studio and video edit suite.

17 06, 2009

University of Cincinnati – College Conservatory of Music

By |2020-04-08T11:46:24-06:00June 17th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls, Theatres|

From 1992 to 1999, Kirkegaard contributed to a comprehensive reworking of the facilities for the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. The first step was the conversion of a 100-year-old gymnasium into the Dieterle Vocal Arts Center, with a choral [...]

17 06, 2009

University of Alabama Birmingham – Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

By |2020-04-08T11:46:24-06:00June 17th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center is a new structure built adjacent to the 1960s music building at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. The PAC complements the existing facilities by focusing on performance halls. It includes the 1300-seat Jemison [...]

16 06, 2009

Rensselaer Polytechnic – Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)

By |2020-04-08T11:46:25-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, Featured, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Recording and Broadcasting, Theatres|

EMPAC is a signature work of architecture that brings together four main venues as well as artist-in-residence studios, audiovisual production and post-production suites, student facilities and lab spaces for cross-disciplinary collaboration under one roof. Spaces can be used independently and [...]

16 06, 2009

University of Delaware – Louise & David Roselle Center for the Arts

By |2020-04-08T11:46:25-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls, Theatres|

The University of Delaware's new $42 million Center for the Arts is a superb new facility serving the needs of the Theater and Music Departments. The building includes a 464-seat proscenium theater with pit and full flytower, 250-seat recital hall, [...]

16 06, 2009

High Point University – Hayworth Fine Arts Center

By |2020-04-08T11:46:58-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Projects, Theatres|

Room acoustics mechanical noise control and audio/video system design for a new 500-seat proscenium theater, 125-seat black box, radio studios, television studios, graphic arts lab, lecture hall, faculty office, practice rooms and art exhibit space.

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