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    Dances with Building

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    Longitudinal section through the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre, designed by Gould Evans Associates, at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
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    Eller's shape and structure were inspired by dancers and choreographic notation.
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    The scrim facade serves partly to shade the building from the harsh Arizona sun.
    Photo: Timothy Hursley

     

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    The theater has a full fly tower and is outfitted with a control suite, catwalks, and spotlights.
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    Portable box office in the Eller lobby.
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    A studio opens up to an outdoor exercise/performance area when weather permits.
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    Even plumbing fixtures have a dancer's grace.
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    Scrim panel details.
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    Project Credits

    Architect: Gould Evans Associates
    Theatrical Consultant: Landry & Bogan, Inc.
    Acoustical Consultant: Dohn Associates
    Acoustical and Audio Visual: Riske Associates
    Civil engineering: MMLA
    Structural engineering: Rudow + Berry
    Mechanical and plumbing: Bridgers + Paxton
    Electrical engineering: Associated Engineering
    Landscape: Ten Eyck Landscape Architects
    Artist: Mies Grybaitis
    Construction: CF Jordan Construction

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