11 05, 2022

New York City Center Renovation and Restoration

By |2022-05-11T12:00:21-06:00May 11th, 2022|Arts, Awards, historic, Projects, Theatres|

New York City Center has been central to the vitality of the performing arts of New York since its first renovation in 1943 when Mayor LaGuardia dedicated it as Manhattan's first performing arts center. Since then it has been providing…

7 05, 2022

Michigan State University – Fairchild Theatre

By |2022-05-07T22:33:08-06:00May 7th, 2022|Education, Higher Education, Projects, Theatres|

The renovated 550-seat Fairchild Theatre has an enhanced orchestra pit to support opera and musical theatre. With a stage level lift, a generous platform supports a wide range of ensembles. A series of orchestra shell towers infills the expanded proscenium…

30 08, 2017

Purchase College (SUNY) – Humanities Building

By |2022-05-06T17:39:22-06:00August 30th, 2017|Arts, LEED Sustainable, Projects, Theatres|

The Humanities Building at SUNY Purchase complements the school’s performing arts center by offering students who are not necessarily arts majors an opportunity to gain experience in the arts. Kliment Halsband Architects designed a gut renovation of Venturi & Rauch’s…

3 02, 2016

University of Missouri – Kansas City – Helen Spencer Theatre

By |2022-05-06T17:59:57-06:00February 3rd, 2016|Education, Higher Education, Projects, Theatres|

The Theatre and lobby went through an extensive seven-month renovation that included 5,550 sf of new lobby space at both main and upper level that expanded seating area, restroom capacity and concessions. As part of the project the 585 seats…

12 01, 2012

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts – Jim Fausett Theater

By |2022-05-11T11:43:59-06:00January 12th, 2012|Arts, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The acoustic design challenges were a central concern when the project was designed. The wide range of uses required the design of acoustic curtains and banners to reduce reverberation and reflections and offer different acoustic Environments. At the same time,…

9 01, 2012

Boston Conservatory of Music – 31 Hemenway

By |2022-05-11T11:41:47-06:00January 9th, 2012|Education, Higher Education, Projects, Theatres|

Kirkegaard performed initial programming and room acoustic design for an addition to, and extensive renovation of this, one of many, major building of the Boston Conservatory campus. Program included a 325-seat multi-function theatre for dance, opera, musical theater, and theater,…

28 04, 2011

DePaul University – The Theatre School

By |2022-05-07T22:37:16-06:00April 28th, 2011|Awards, Education, LEED Sustainable, Projects, Theatres|

The 250-seat Watts Theatre is a thrust theater with a stagehouse and a single balcony, protected from the hubbub of this busy building by a structural concrete shell. Actors need no amplification in this intimate space, but a sophisticated audio…

21 04, 2011

National Concert Hall (Competition Entry)

By |2022-06-14T08:38:52-06:00April 21st, 2011|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

We were invited by the Danish architectural firm 3XN to participate in a design competition for the National Concert Hall. The project was extensive, involving a number of other performance venues as well as social, educational, and artist support spaces.…

11 05, 2010

Queen Elisabeth Hall – Koningin Elisabethzaal Antwerpen

By |2022-05-06T17:27:54-06:00May 11th, 2010|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Projects, Theatres|

Antwerp's Queen Elisabeth Hall brings a new world-class concert hall and conference space to life within the shell of the existing facility. This new concert venue seats 1,900 in a flexible music, conference, and theatre space serving the KMDA (the…

24 06, 2009

Allen Elizabethan Theatre – Oregon Shakespeare Festival

By |2022-05-11T21:47:28-06:00June 24th, 2009|Amphitheatres, Arts, Outdoor, Projects, Theatres|

Acoustic design consulting services for this Elizabethan outdoor courtyard located in the scenic town of Ashland, Oregon. The stage of the venue is patterned after London's historic Fortune Theater (completed in 1599) and is the second playhouse to stand on…

19 06, 2009

Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

By |2022-06-13T22:27:01-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

Acoustics, noise control, and audio/video systems design for the new 1,800-seat Robert E. Jacoby Concert Hall with organ, and renovation of the 600-seat Herman & Mary Virginia Terry Theater and 3,000-seat proscenium Jim and Jan Moran Theater.

19 06, 2009

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

By |2022-06-13T22:18:13-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

This new performing arts facility complex contains the 1,747-seat Meymandi Concert Hall, home to the North Carolina Symphony and the 604-seat A. J. Fletcher Opera Theater, a proscenium lyric theatre that also serves as an intimate chamber music and recital…

19 06, 2009

North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

By |2022-06-16T15:40:48-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Blumenthal 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 a…

17 06, 2009

Valparaiso University – Center for the Visual and Performing Arts

By |2022-06-14T09:19:42-06:00June 17th, 2009|Awards, Education, Higher Education, Projects, Theatres|

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

17 06, 2009

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

By |2022-05-11T22:05:19-06:00June 17th, 2009|Awards, Concert Halls, Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls, Theatres|

This effort supported five separate projects: new music building with 300-seat recital hall, 250-seat studio theater, 100-seat recital hall, classrooms, offices, and teaching studios; extensive renovation of 750-seat lyric theatre; renovation of 400-seat drama theatre; conversion of a historic gymnasium…

17 06, 2009

University of Alabama Birmingham – Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

By |2022-06-14T09:16:45-06:00June 17th, 2009|Concert Halls, Education, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Alys Robinson Stephens Center is a tribute to creativity, but not just in the way you might expect. When UAB set out to build a performing arts center to serve its arts program and present visiting artists, the initial…

16 06, 2009

Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media And Performing Arts Center At Rensselaer

By |2022-06-16T18:31:52-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Higher Education, LEED Sustainable, 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 |2022-05-11T21:33:04-06:00June 16th, 2009|Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls, Theatres|

The University of Delaware's 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; a 250-seat recital hall; a large…

16 06, 2009

High Point University – Hayworth Fine Arts Center

By |2022-06-14T08:56:59-06:00June 16th, 2009|Education, 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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