Theater Planning

The relationship between the performer and the audience is crucial to the success of a performance. Basic performer/audience configurations include: proscenium, thrust, arena and flexible space.  We work with our clients to develop a common vocabulary and consensus; to discover the unique solution to their project. Basic planning includes: audience seating arrangement, sightlines, public circulation, public amenities, stage and backstage layout, technical circulation and backstage amenities (such as dressing rooms, control rooms and rehearsal rooms.

Front of House

Lobbies and vestibules

 

Box office and related areas

 

Public circulation areas

 

Lobby performance and catering

 

Concessions

 

Staff and usher areas

Testimonial
Technical Spaces

Backstage

 

Sound & Lighting booths

 

Dimmer room

 

Dressing rooms

 

Scenery shop

 

Costume Shop

Theater Systems

Stage lighting

 

Stage rigging

 

Stage lifts

 

Seating

 

Acoustic banners & curtains

 

Motorized stage equipment

Construction

Quality Assurance

 

Value engineering

 

Site visits

 

Construction administration

 

Systems testing

 

Punch lists

Michael Mell is a joy to work with. He brings expertise as well as responsiveness and good nature to the project

Ron Williams, AIA, SMRT, INC

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