Description of Subject:
A revolution in theatre architecture has occurred. The dead hand of modernism and 'engineered' theatre has been lifted. The human scale, three dimensional theatre, beloved of our ancestors, has re-emerged with a new recognition of the power and magic of theatrical energy between actor and audience. But paradoxically, global austerity, competition on our digital planet, and the contradictions of new world markets, force new realities upon us. Folly, ignorance and arrogance still stalk the corridors of theatre architecture. How does the theatre design consultant preserve, strengthen, and reinvigorate his, or her, role in creating the essential theatricality and humanity in new affordable theatres for a changing world.