Mesa Arts Center

Mesa Arts Center
Mesa, AZ

This regional facility consuming a large city block, became both a major cornerstone and revitalization project in downtown Mesa as it raised the bar for quality of performance venues in the entire state. Four performance venues are linked with a common, 3-story service spine while the separate education, administration and gallery arm provides education in both visual and performing arts covering sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, painting, acting, drama, music and dance. MCH provided full scope acoustical and audiovisual design services.

  • Ikeda Theater (1600 seat, variable acoustics)

  • Piper Theater (500 seat, fixed/variable acoustics)

  • Playhouse Theater (200 seat)

  • Studio Theater (99 seat)

  • 178,530 SF complex

  • $96M Total Project Cost

Architect: BOORA (design) with DWL Architects
Completion: 2005