Woodruff Arts Center, Alliance Theatre, Coca-Cola Stage

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

A complete reimagining of the Woodruff Center’s Alliance Theatre includes new balconies and side boxes, and a complete reseating of the Alliance Stage. We designed this space to be intimate, inviting, and inclusive—with accommodations for patrons with different ambulatory and sensory needs. The 650-seat rearrangement brings audiences closer to the stage, creating more intimate interactions, while new staircases and terraces increase circulation and provide greater access for people with disabilities. The renovation includes a new audio system, upgrades to LED lighting, new dressing rooms, and multipurpose rooms that can be used for rehearsal, classes, and other events. Theatre Projects provided a programming and planning study, exploring the needs of Atlanta Symphony, Alliance Theatre, High Museum, and Young Audiences in order to unify their needs into a clear plan for revitalization of the Arts Building.

Woodruff Arts Center, Alliance Theatre, Coca-Cola Stage
Credit: Leonid Furmansky
Credit: Leonid Furmansky
Credit: Leonid Furmansky
Owner

Woodruff Arts Center

Architect

Trahan Architects | Joe Amisano (1969 architect)

Acoustician

The Talaske Group, inc 

Users

Alliance Theatre, Palefsky Collision Project

Seat count

770

Construction type

Renovation

Theatre type

Drama theatre

Services

Masterplan, programming, concept design, theatre planning, theatre equipment design and specification

Completion

2018

Venue website

alliancetheatre.org

Woodruff Arts Center, Alliance Theatre, Coca-Cola Stage
Credit: Leonid Furmansky

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