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Arcadia High School   Arcadia, CA

This performing arts center features spaces for both large and small productions. The 1,200 seat performance venue has both motorized acoustic panels in the house to assist in tuning the room. Onstage fourteen hoists move all of the curtains, lighting, and orchestra enclosure elements. The onstage hoists allow for programmable presets with that can be run with the push of a button. The blackbox space features a pipe grid and perimeter curtains.

Architect: LPA, 5161 California Ave Ste 100, Irvine, CA

Consultant:  Fred Masino, 3378 Via Oporto, Newport Beach, CA

Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies

Construction data: Completed 2012


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Pacific Lutheran University
Mary Baker Russell Music Building-Lagerquist Hall

This magnificent 535 seat music venue, located on the Tacoma campus, can have the acoustics “tuned” by adjusting the side and rear curtains. Programmable presets allows the owners to set up the room for a solo pianist or full orchestra within minutes with the push of a button. We worked with the consultants to design a custom curtain and motor system that makes this possible.

Architect: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership, Seattle, WA

Consultant:  Auerbach and Associates, 225 Green Steet, San Francisco, CA

Contractor: Absher Construction, 1001 Shaw Rd, Puyallup, Washington

Construction data: Constructed: 1995, Renovated: 2011

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Carmel High School Theatre  Carmel, CA

This beautiful 300 seat theatre features Stagecraft’s curtains, wire tension grid, pipe grid and rigging.  The tension grid over the entire stage allows students to hang and focus stage lights without the use of ladders or lifts.  The variable acoustic curtains in the auditorium can “tune” the room for the various performances.  The pipe grids in the two studios allow for versatility and a great opportunity for students to be creative.

Architect: Kasavan Architects. 60 W. Market Street, Suite 300. Salinas, CA

Consultant:  The Shalleck Collaborative 400 Montgomery St, Suite 500 San Francisco, CA

Construction data: Completed July, 2010

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SOKA University of America Performing Arts Center

Three-level performing arts center housing a 1000-seat auditorium, support areas, and a reception lobby.

The multipurpose concert hall features a tension-grid complete with motorized line-sets which suspend a motorized truss batten, the vertical height of which can be varied. The upper perimeter is enclosed by motorized variable acoustic curtains which can be “tuned” to accommodate various performances. The stage area has a full stage curtain setting complete with border, mid-stage traveler, cyclorama curtains and masking leg curtains.

A black box area features a 64 ft x 64 ft tension grid with perimeter black velour leg curtains, cyclorama and leno curtains.

Architect:  ZGF Architects

Consultant:  Auerbach-Pollock-Friedlander

Construction data: Completed December, 2010

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Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall

Stagecraft worked closely with Landry and Bogan on the Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall, located at the Clovis (CA) North Education Center campus.  The 740-seat concert hall featured a 10,000 pound adjustable acoustical canopy over stage requiring a motor assisted counterweight system and intricate motor control programming. The auditorium has variable acoustic curtains that can be adjusted to accommodate a wide range of users in the auditorium.

Owner's Representative: Terry Bradley, Ed.D. District Superintendent, Clovis Unified School District, 1450 Herndon Ave., Clovis, CA 93611, 559.327.9100

Architect:   Martin E. Dietz, AIA, CCS, LEED AP, Principal-in-charge, Darden Architects, Inc., 6790 West Avenue, Fresno, CA 93711 (559) 448-8051

Consultant:   Landry & Bogan 733 W. Evelyn Ave Mountain View, CA 94041-1316 650) 969-5195

Construction data:  
Construction Cost: $16M, 43,163 sf.
Completed 2008