In 2008 we began a four year collaboration with the wonderful people at The Levoy Theatre in Millville, NJ and R2Architects. In September, The Levoy will have been open for five years and they’ve sent us some statistics on their success.
Earlier this year we started working with New York’s Target Margin Theater on converting a two story warehouse into a new studio theatre, rehearsal spaces, and office space. Two acoustically isolated rehearsal rooms were built at the beginning of the summer. When bids for the resilient stage floor were twice as high as expected the team decided that TMT could build it themselves.
TMT hired a technical director to oversee a crew of volunteers installing the resilient floor we designed and building portable seating risers. The project required:
- 50+ volunteers over 5 days
- 125+ sheets of plywood
- 50+ sheets of masonite
- 2,000 rubber pads
- 75+ 2x4s
- 15 gallons of black paint
- 3 gallons of wood glue
Target Margin now has a great floor and a set of risers. Here’s a gallery of photos showing the progress.
Next steps will include a disconnect for stage dimmers, a pipe grid, and a new mechanical system.