My Perfect Theatre Design

  • Room: 122
Friday, March 16, 2018: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Speaker(s)

Speaker
Greg Petruska
Director, EHS
NBCUniversal
Speaker
Jana Henry Funderburk
Costume Director
Millikin University
Speaker
Kevin Rigdon
Head of Design
University of Houston
Speaker
Mary Black
Director, School of Theatre & Dance
Millikin University
Speaker
Richard Ingraham
AV Systems Designer
Westlake Reed Leskosky
Chair
William Murray, FAIA
Principal
Pfeiffer Partners, Inc.

Description

Experts will present their ideas for the best theatre designs and why. The panel will provide examples and ideas from their years of experience about common challenges and interesting solutions for production facilities. The panel will be made up of lighting and scenic designers along with technical director and costume specialist. The discussion will be moderated by an architect that specializes in performance venue design. 

This session qualifies for 1.50 AIA/HSW/CEU credits


Tracks:


Learning Objectives

1. Identify key elements that should exist in all performance venues.
2. Differentiate needs vs wants and focus on critical infrastructure to support performance.
3. Describe best and favorite features in performance venue design
4. Derive applicable trends in building design that cut across all design and production disciplines.

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  • Intermediate