Williams College

Williams College — ‘62 Center for Theatre and Dance, Williamstown, MA

The high-end complex includes a formal, 550-seat main stage, complete with state-of-the-art traps, lifts, audiovisual systems, rigging and acoustics. There is a 240-seat center stage “Black Box Venue”, as well as scene shops, dressing rooms, seminar rooms, dance rehearsal spaces, classroom space and faculty offices. Renovations were also performed on the adjacent Adams Memorial Theatre and included reconfiguration of the existing theatre space, complete replacement of mechanical systems, ADA upgrades and the construction of a new front lobby.

Facts

Size:  100,000 square feet

Schedule:  25 months

Contract Type:  Construction Manager-at-Risk

Owner:  Williams College

Architect:  William Rawn Associates