My Perfect Theatre Design

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


Jana Henry Funderburk
Costume Director
Millikin University
William Murray, FAIA
Pfeiffer Partners, Inc.


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


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