We design extraordinary spaces

When you’re in an amazing performance space, you can feel it. Theatre Projects knows how to create performance spaces that come alive. 

We speak the languages of construction, design, and the arts. From visioning through design and construction, we provide advice on planning and design decisions that affect the art, the architecture, how the performance technology functions, and how artists and audience will use each space. 

Working closely with clients, users, architects, and builders, we apply our experience of what makes a dynamic performance space—intimacy, density, flexibility, and simplicity—to create extraordinary spaces.

The hybrid presenting model: part one

If 2020 has taught us anything about our audiences, it’s that we must connect with them in innovative ways. To be sustainable and supportive of our communities, we must develop programming that extends past the in-venue experience and reaches the community at large. As we look to re-opening strategies, what will the new presenting season look like?

In part one of a series of articles about this topic, we look at why it makes sense to look towards building long-term hybrid presenting models and strategy.

So you think you know Theatre Projects?

After a challenging year for everyone in the arts—and in the wider communities that we live in—we knew that this holiday season would be a difficult time for many. So, we decided to divert our resources to helping those communities and have a little fun in the process! Over the month of December, we ran a holiday quiz so that you could help us select a deserving arts organization and a community charity to win a monetary donation.

Thank you to each and every one of you who took part in our holiday quiz. We were delighted and humbled at the sheer number of responses we received. It seems we're not alone in wanting to give a little something back to the communities we care about this holiday season. If you're curious to know who won our three amazing prizes or want to know what the correct answers were, read on...

Tiny Necessary Theater

On October 14, Northern Stage—a celebrated LORT (League of Resident Theatres) company in White River Junction, VT—performed a one-woman play It’s Fine, I’m Fine on an indoor stage in front of a live audience for the first time since they were forced to close their theatre in March.  

Getting permission to perform the country’s first indoor professional theatre production in front of a live audience during a pandemic wasn’t easy. Here's how they did it.

Building confidence

Since March, many organizations have been discovering the true potential of digital streaming to their audiences. Offering online experiences while venues have been shuttered has been a necessary way to stay connected with communities and engage with audiences in new and exciting ways. But what role do online platforms play when venues begin to reopen? As social distancing restrictions are lifted further, will there still be a need to offer digital accessibility?

We recommend including digital subscription packages as part of your reopening strategy. Here's how they can help to build confidence with audiences who prefer not to return to in-person performances immediately.

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