Theatre / Space Design

Chicago Theatre interior, 2011 © Can Stock Photo / rabbit75can

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Stage Layouts:

  • Arena
  • End-On
  • Thrust
  • In-The-Round

Designing and Specifying a Space for Drama


The Beginners Guide to Adaptable Theatres (Tabs - 1957)

Proscenium Arch Theatres

Arena Theatres / In-The-Round

Theatre Architects:

Frank Matcham

Legendary Victorian theatre architect and designer, who is responsible for many iconic British buildings. The Frank Matcham Society celebrates his work. 

Walter Gropius

Developed a concept for the Total Theater for Erwin Piscator in 1926, which was not able to be practically realised in his lifetime. Some of the groundbreaking ideas were incorporated into the design of the New London Theatre which opened in 1973.

Walter Gropius Total Theatre 3d Visualization. from Javier Nuñez on Vimeo.