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Alice Statler Auditorium, Cornell University   Ithaca NY
Cornell renovated a 1000 seat auditorium that serves as the major proscenium theater for the campus community. The room is used for touring productions, campus performing organizations, and major conferences. Renovation included installation of new theater equipment and a satellite teleconference facility.
Amsterdam Opera House   Amsterdam, Holland
Robert Davis maintained a seven-year relationship with the Netherlands Opera, consulting on stage operations and specialized equipment such as translation projection for the $50 million opera house, which opened in September, 1986.
Ansonia High School Auditorium   Ansonia CT
Arts Bank   Philadelphia PA
Bailey Hall Auditorium Renovation - Cornell University   Ithaca NY
Ball State University - Sursa Performance Hall   Muncie IN
Baltimore Pier Six Tent   Baltimore MD
Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts - Ramapo College
The Berrie Center includes the departments of painting, sculpture, photography, dance, music, and drama. There are three main public spaces, a 280 seat proscenium drama theater, a 200 seat laboratory theater, and a large rehearsal/performance studio.
Boettcher Concert Hall   Denver CO
Bratton Theater - Chautauqua Institution   Chautauqua NY
The Bratton Theater received an award citation for excellence in historic preservation and adaptive re-use from the New York City Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Built in the 1830's as a barn and adapted several times, the Bratton Theater seats 270 and houses a professional theater performance and conservatory training program. This renovation is a successful example of coordination, integration, and restraint in service of a valuable historic structure in a landmark district.
Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, Playhouse, and Leperq Space
BTI Performing Arts Center and Memorial Auditorium Renovation
Raleigh recently renovated its large municipal proscenium theater, Memorial Auditorium, and is flanking it with new construction of a 1700-seat concert hall on one side and a 600-seat theater for opera, ballet, and drama on the other.
Capitol Cities/American Broadcasting Corporation Studio 23   New York NY
Catalina Foothills High School Auditorium   Tucson AZ
Catalina Foothills High School Theater   Tucson AZ
Catalina Foothills Middle School   Tucson AZ
Cedar Hill Municipal Government Center   Cedar Hill TX
Center for Contemporary Arts, Shepherd College - Contemporary American Theater Festival   Shepherdstown WV
Central Park Puppet Theater   New York NY
City Center Space   New York NY
Civic Arena and Auditorium   Augusta GA
Clinton Central School   Clinton NY
Clinton Community College Auditorium   Plattsburgh NY
Community Arts Center   Hartford CT
Community Arts Center   Kansas City MO
The College of New Jersey Kendall Hall   Trenton NJ
The College of New Jersey Music Building   Trenton NJ
Robert Davis consulted on four spaces at The College of New Jersey. Kendall Hall, an 800-seat proscenium theater built in 1934, was completely renovated after asbestos abatement, with all new stage equipment. Adjacent to Kendall Hall is a large television studio and a 200 seat experimental theater. A recital hall with 380 seats is located in the new music department building.
Conard High School Auditorium   West Hartford CT
Constitution Hall of the D.A.R. Renovation   Washington DC
Cowin Center Auditorium at Teacher's College, Columbia University   New York NY
Creighton University Cultural Arts Center   Omaha NE
C.W. Post Concert Theater - Long Island University   Greenvale, Long Island NY
Dance Umbrella Theaters   New York NY
Delbarton School   Morristown NJ
New proscenium theater.
Episcopal Academy   Newtown Square PA
New proscenium theater.
Ethical Culture Fieldston School   New York NY
Renovation of a 700-seat proscenium theater auditorium.
59 E 59   New York NY
In January 2003 the Elysabeth Kleinhans Theatrical Foundation started construction of a new three theater performing arts complex at 59 East 59th Street. The tenant for the 199 seat Main Stage Theater is Primary Stages, who has signed a long term lease for the state of the art performance space. The remaining 99 seat and 50 seat theaters are available for rent to Non-For-Profit 501C3 arts organizations.
Freedom Theater   Philadelphia PA
The Friends Academy Theater   Locust Valley NY
Frisco City Hall and Public Library   Frisco TX
Garrett County Performing Arts Center   Garrett County MD
Geneva College Performing Arts Center   Beaver Falls PA
Geneva College is in the schematic design phase of planning a new performing arts facility that will house two proscenium theaters, one with 1000 seats and one with 250 seats. The facility also includes an art gallery, large rehearsal room, classrooms, studios, offices, labs, workshops, music library, and practice space. The college is planning regional partnerships with participation by performers and audiences from a wide area.
George Mason University - the Community Performing Arts Center   Manassas VA
Globe News Center for the Performing Arts   Amarillo TX
Goshen College - Music and Performing Arts Building   Goshen IN
Grace Street Theater - Virginia Commonwealth University
Gurwin Educational Resources Center - Long Island Jewish Medical Center   Long Island
Hamilton College - New Music Facility   Clinton NY
In October 1988, Hamilton College opened an 800-seat auditorium for music performance and rehearsal. This room is also equipped to present ballet, modern dance, musical theater, and opera. Facilities include: a permanent orchestra shell, stage rigging, dressing rooms, large and small rehearsal rooms, faculty offices, and an extremely quiet air conditioning system. The New Music Facility at Hamilton College opened to critical acclaim.
Hamilton College Studio Theater and Auditorium   Clinton NY
Harrisburg Area Community College Rose Lehrman Arts Center   Harrisburg PA
Robert Davis LLC consulted on a complete renovation of the facility, with new acoustics, new stage lighting, new house lighting, and new interior appearance for the 400-seat auditorium.
Hartford Stage Company   Hartford CT
Haverford College, Sharpus Hall   Haverford PA
Heckscher Children's Theater - El Museo Del Barrio   New York NY
Holbrook Arts Center   Millbrook NY
New proscenium theater.
Indiana University Auditorium   Bloomington IN
Adjacent to the new Department of Theatre and Drama is Indiana University's 3000 seat art-moderne proscenium theater, recently renovated. The renovation included better audience accommodations, mechanical and electrical upgrades, a large new stage lighting system, and new loading facilities, with a $12,000,000 budget.
Indiana University Department of Theatre and Drama   Bloomington IN
In 2001 Indiana University completed construction of a new facility to house the Department of Theatre and Drama. It includes a 450-seat proscenium theater, a 250-seat experimental theater, production space, studios, classrooms, and offices. Their goal is to build the best educational theater facility in the world. The next phase of construction is to add a 150-seat experimental theater and large rehearsal rooms.
Jacob's Pillow   Becket MA
Long Range Plan and Studio IV.
Jones Beach Marine Amphitheater   Massapequa NY
Kidz Stage - Marcus Center for the Performing Arts   Milwaukee WI
Long Island Children's Museum - Auditorium   Hempstead NY
Louisiana State University - Music and Dramatic Arts Building   Baton Rouge LA
Renovation Master Plan.
Lowe-Marschalk War Room   New York NY
Mahaiwe Theater   Great Barrington MA
Malvern Prep   Malvern PA
New proscenium theater.
Manhattan Clearing House   Dallas TX
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts   Milwaukee WI
Uihlein Hall and Vogel Hall Renovations.
Memorial Hall Auditorium - Pratt Institute   Brooklyn NY
Mitchell Hall - University of Delaware   Newark DE
Mountain View High School Auditorium   Tucson AZ
Mullins Center - University of Massachusetts   Amherst MA
New Brunswick Cultural Center   New Brunswick NJ
New Milford High School   New Milford CT
New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts   New Orleans LA
400-seat proscenium theater, TV studio, 200-seat drama lab, and jazz club for an archetypal performing arts magnet school.
Renovation of the former
The former New York City High School of the Performing Arts was renovated to include a new 250-seat proscenium theater. Complete stage equipment allows the presentation of professional dance and theater companies to the students and to the community.
Nightingale Bamford School   New York NY
Orpheum Theater   Hunter NY
Paramount Theater   San Juan, Puerto Rico
Pearson Hall Auditorium - University of Delaware   Newark DE
Pell Chafee Perfomance Center - Trinity Repertory Company
Trinity Repertory Company is in the process of planning a renovation to a 1930’s bank building half a block away from their current theaters in Providence. Plans include a 350-seat experimental theater in the huge former banking hall for conservatory work and for special productions by the repertory company.
Philips Memorial Hall - West Chester University   West Chester PA
Pima Community College Performing Arts Center   Tucson AZ
In 1991 Pima College opened a new facility for the Departments of Music and Drama. In addition to office and classroom spaces, the project includes: a 400 seat proscenium theater, a 150 seat laboratory theater, and a 120 seat recital hall.
Playwrights Horizons   New York NY
In 2001 Playwright’s Horizons started new construction of a facility that includes a 149 seat end-stage theater, 99 seat experimental theater, production space, studios and offices. Long one of New York’s “Theater Row” houses, the new facility re-creates the performance space used for the past 30 years, only better, and adds a new theater and desperately needed support space.
Plymouth State University Silver Center
The performing arts center at Plymouth College includes adaptive re-use of existing theater, music, and dance department spaces to serve new uses for the same three departments. The finished project includes this 700-seat multipurpose proscenium theater, 200-seat studio lab theater with a 60-foot gridiron, 120-seat recital hall, offices, production and support space, dance class rooms, music practice rooms, and music rehearsal studios. Completed in 1991, the project cost $15 million.
Poly Prep Country Day School   Brooklyn NY
Prestonwood Baptist Church   Plano TX
Pueblo High School Auditorium Renovation   Tucson AZ
Queens Theater in the Park   Queens NY
Rahway Theater   Rahway NJ
Riverside Church Performance Lighting   New York NY
Roberts Wesleyan College Concert Theater   Rochester NY
Robinson Hall, University of North Carolina   Charlotte NC
Robinson Hall is a $16,000,000 facility for music, dance, and drama. Performance spaces include a 350-seat proscenium theater, recital hall, theater lab, and dance lab. Support space include offices, classrooms, studios, ensemble rooms, practice rooms, labs, production spaces, a large instrumental rehearsal room, and a large dance studio.
Shenandoah University Performing Arts Center   Winchester VA
Shenandoah Conservatory and Shenandoah University will use their new 700 seat theater for producing 6 Broadway musicals a year. The facility supports this level of activity with a costume shop, scene shop, dressing rooms, rehearsal rooms, a full proscenium stage, and a large studio theater. The facility also includes faculty offices for the music and theater departments, class rooms, and music rehearsal spaces.
Simon's Rock College of Bard   Great Barrington MA
Snug Harbor Cultural Center Music Hall and Recital Hall   Staten Island NY
Stage 4 for Lar Lubovitch   New York NY
Strosacker Auditorium, Case Western Reserve University   Cleveland OH
Susquehanna University Degenstein Center Theater   Selinsgrove PA
Susquehanna College built a new 500-seat proscenium theater with a full stage house, fly tower, traps, and support facilities. The stage is fully equipped with resilient dance floor, traps, full counterweight rigging and full stage lighting. The auditorium serves the campus and the community, accommodating performances by all the college departments, community groups, and by visiting artists.
Teatro Alfa Real - Instituto Alfa Real de Cultura   Sao Paulo, Brazil
Teatro Oliver   Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Thayer Academy   Braintree MA
New 450-seat proscenium theater.
Towson University Center for the Arts   Towson MD
Trenton Performing Arts Center   Trenton NJ
This is a $3 million performing arts center. It re-uses industrial buildings from the former Roebling steel works and is part new construction. It includes a 450 seat proscenium theater, a 4200 square foot rehearsal room/studio theater, and support spaces.
Trinidad and Tobago Financial Complex Auditorium
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies
The Trinidad and Tobago auditorium is a conference and meeting center for the Department of Finance of Trinidad and Tobago, which is used regularly for community arts activities. It is equipped for dance, concerts, film, and theatrical presentation. Conference equipment includes film and slide projection facilities and a simultaneous translation system.
Two River Theatre Company   Red Bank NJ
The Two River Theatre Company produces four straight plays each season. They are building a new home near the train station with a 350-seat theater, support space, and offices.
Victoria Theatre   Dayton OH
The Victoria Theatre renovation included: gutting and rebuilding an 1886 lobby structure, restoring a 1919 proscenium auditorium, and demolishing a 1919 stage house to replace it with a larger modern stage house. The theater is the home of the Dayton Ballet company and school. The project, completed in 1989, cost approximately $13,000,000. Stage equipment includes: computerized motor operated spot lines, conventional counterweight rigging, new orchestra pit elevator, and new dance floors.
War Memorial Auditorium Renovation   Trenton NJ
Wellin Hall - Hamilton College   Clinton NY
In October 1988, Hamilton College opened an 800 seat auditorium for music performance and rehearsal. This room is also equipped to present ballet, modern dance, musical theater, and opera. Facilities include: a permanent orchestra shell, stage rigging, dressing rooms, large and small rehearsal rooms, faculty offices, and an extremely quiet air conditioning system. The new music facility at Hamilton College opened to critical acclaim.
Westlake High School Auditorium   Mount Pleasant NY
Williams Carlos Williams Center for the Performing Arts   Rutherford NJ
Williams College - Drama and Dance Facility   Williamstown MA
Robert Davis LLC wrote the program for new construction of a $20,000,000 performing arts center for the department of drama and dance.
Winter Garden Arts & Events Program, The Winter Garden - Battery Park City   New York NY
Winter Garden Arts & Events Program Technical Facilities Upgrade   New York NY
Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts   Vienna VA
The Filene Center II at Wolf Trap is a large, outdoor, fully equipped modern opera house with 6700 seats. Half the audience sits under a wooden canopy and half sits on a sloping lawn. The original theater burned to the ground. The reconstructed facility opened on July 30, 1984, redesigned to double the backstage area and substantially improve the stage equipment. This Class-A house accommodates the worlds largest touring companies including: the Metropolitan Opera, Bolshoi Opera, American Ballet Theatre, Kirov Ballet, and Stuttgart Ballet. The stage is equipped for live television broadcasts, seen regularly on the PBS series, "Live From Wolf Trap."
World Trade Center Plaza Special Events Facilities   New York NY