Theatre Planning

  • Space allocation and critical adjacencies for new construction.
  • Analysis of existing facilities and equipment for renovation.
  • Preliminary budgets for space and equipment.
  • Development of interior theatre forms, stage/audience relationships, seating layouts and sight line studies.
  • Layout of dressing rooms, rehearsal halls, scene shops, costume shops, loading docks, administrative offices, box offices and audience amenities.
  • Design of structural and electrical infrastructure for stage and house lighting, orchestra pit or stage lifts, catwalks for lighting positions and rigging access, gridirons and loading bridges.
  • Design of resilient floors, traps and stage floor surfaces.
  • Loading information of mechanical, electrical and structural systems.
  • Recommendation, in collaboration with the acoustician, for room heights and wall openings.
3D models help architects and clients quickly visualize and adjust designs.
Various layouts are sketched.
Circulation of people and equipment is studied.