Use of Area
The 580-seat Auditorium complements the Chan Centre by offering an intimate experience of a mid-sized European opera house. The facility will continue to serve as the home of the renowned Voice & Opera Division and will take its place on campus as a sister theatre to a world-class Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.
What was Done
Complete "to the studs" renovation of an existing 1925 theatre. Upgrades included a seismic reinforcing of the original structure, complete mechanical and electrical upgrades and the introduction of state of the art theatre equipment and lighting systems.
Time & Cost
The total project cost was $21 million, it took 18 months and it was opened in the fall of 2010.