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John Sergio Fisher & Associates Inc. (JSFA) is a full-service architecture and planning firm, also providing theatre and acoustical consulting services, with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco


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The firm’s design philosophy is based upon an innovative problem-solving approach that examines every parameter of the project needs and results in a design synthesis with a high level of visual and technical quality including sustainibility (green architecture). The design process often includes the participation of user groups in creative, problem-solving charettes.



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............................................................ ........................................................................... jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa .. jsfa ..architect Purnell Center for the Arts Pittsburgh, PA Joint venture Architect in charge of performance spaces and spatial organization for this state-of-the-art building which houses the School of Drama with a museum/gallery for the School of Art. The venues include a 450- to 500-seat theatre for plays, musicals and operas, a 130-seat flexible black box theatre and a video sound stage. The main stage is transformable to various stage and seating modes and has variable acoustics. Stage openings from 36 to 50 feet in width are achieved by sliding or pivoting tormentor walls.JSFA are architects and theatre consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Los Angeles Theatre Center Los Angeles, CA Architect for this 80,000 s.f. facility for the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency, which consists of 55,000 s.f. of new construction for three theatres and the renovation of an old bank building for the lobby/gallery, a 99-seat flexible black box theatre, administrative functions and some support spaces. The theatres are 500-, 300- and 325-seats in capacity and vary from a soft thrust with balcony, to a soft proscenium with flies to a strong thrust. La Jolla Playhouse La Jolla, CA Joint venture Architect and Theatre Consultant for this 44,000 s.f. facility. The Play Development and Education Center proposed for the La Jolla Playhouse and UCSD Department of Theatre and Dance consists of a 450-seat black box theatre, three classroom/rehearsal spaces, outdoor public spaces, restaurant, technical and storage support spaces and a permanent artistic and administrative home for the Playhouse. The site planning goal is to give the Theatre District a coherent identity as a bridge to the University and community. Danish Royal Theatre Copenhagen, Denmark Joint venture Architect for this competition entry for the new 200,000 sq.ft. Royal Theatre Copenhagen complex consisting of a 700 seat theatre, a 250 seat experimental theatre and a 100 seat black box theatre/rehearsal room with ample support facilities. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Boston Court Theatre Pasadena, CA Architect and Theatre Consultant for a new facility which will house two performance spaces, a 99-seat theatre and a rehearsal room that can be turned into a recital hall using a system that quickly converts the floor from flat to tiered seating. Madrid Theatre Canoga Park, CA Architect for this 11,000 s.f. building for the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency. Constructed on a 50 x 140 ft. site, the Madrid Theatre may be the world's largest performing arts center on the smallest site. It houses 500 for symphony, dance and musical performances and can be sized down to 250 for more intimate dramatic plays. Moving pocketed drapes allow for variable acoustics. The side walls are scalloped with corrugated metal panels to prevent parallex. Light bridges, catwalks and a unistrut grid allow for full stage lighting flexibility and for spot flying of sets. The stage is configured as an orchestra shell that can also receive sets. The catenary curve in the roof/ceiling optimizes sound disbursement. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Fox Oakland Marquee Oakland, CA The Fox Oakland Theater is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s best surviving examples of a 20th century movie palace. This Oakland Community & Economic Development Agency project entailed the renovation of the Fox’s two marquees. The project is part of a larger scope of work intended to lead to the building’s reoccupation. Nate Holden Performing Arts Center Los Angeles, CA Architect and Theatre Consultant for the design of the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center complex, which consists of a 400-seat, strong-thrust theatre with fly loft and support facilities, a video sound stage/future black box theatre, a restaurant/jazz club, an art gallery and four live/work loft studios. This project for the Los Angeles Redevelopment Agency will replace the existing, historic theatre complex and restaurant. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Aliens 3D Theatre Architect and Theatre Consultant for this Landmark Entertainment Group production of a six camera, three screen 3D movie, in conjunction with live actors. Housed in a 500-seat themed theater with continental seating, clad in stainless steel and copper, and exposed structural, mechanical and electrical elements both inside and outside to relate to the theme. At the climactic conclusion of the 12 minute show, the seating drops 5 millimeters on hydraulic jacks. Gallo Arts Center Modesto, CA Winner of an invited competition for a state-of-the-art 84,000 sq. ft. Performing Arts Center in downtown Modesto with a 1,200 seat Mainstage Theatre and a 400 seat Secondstage Theatre. The center will accommodate symphony, dance, musicals, ballet and drama for touring shows and for resident civic and University companies. The facility also has an art gallery. Construction is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2002. Roseville Theatre Roseville, CA Architect for the phased renovation of the Roseville Theatre, a 1920s Vaudeville house seating 650 patrons. Phase one involved renovating the audience chamber, included a new accessible entry, wheelchair seating, and refurbishing the existing seats. Phase two involved providing lobby improvements, new restrooms, office space and a facade face lift. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Old Town Temecula Theatre Temecula, CA Architect and Theatre Consultant for a new 300-seat proscenium theatre in Old Town Temecula, serving Mt. San Jacinto Community College and the local community. This project includes the renovation of an historic mercantile building, which will serve as the lobby. The complex also includes an outdoor courtyard, a dance studio, rehearsal space, classrooms, scenery fabrication shop and support facilities. Charleston Civic Auditorium Charleston, WV Rehabilitation and addition to a 3,500-seat civic auditorium originally constructed in 1936. Rehabilitation includes transformation of the auditorium into a state-of-the-art performing arts center. David Marr Auditorium Redding, CA Originally built in 1927 as a high school theatre, David Marr Auditorium is now rented out as a community theatre in addition to serving the needs of the local high school district. Renovation of this 1,100-seat theatre will include cosmetic improvements such as repainting, seat refurbishment and new carpet, as well as infrastructure improvements such as a front-of-house lighting position integrated into the original plaster ceiling. Complexe Culturel et Administratif de Montréal Montreal, Canada Architect for this competition entry for the new Cultural and Administrative Complex in Montreal. The program included three buildings, Bâtiment Administratif et les Commerces, Conservatoire, Maison de l’Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. The placement of the buildings drew in the city and allowed for lively streetscapes, which were reinforced by a perimeter of retail spaces, pedestrian amenities and public lobbies. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Tower Theatre Roseville, CA This historic 1940 Art Deco movie house, closed since the late 80s, has been renovated and the interior converted into a 300-seat theatre-in-the-round for live performances produced by the Magic Circle Repertory Theatre Company. The renovation included the lobby, ADA improvements including the addition of a new accessible restroom, and new performance area, control rooms and backstage support spaces. JSFA is a full-service architecture firm that also provides theatre consulting and planning services, with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA. The center includes a 650-seat theatre, 150-seat black box theatre, band room, choral room, video studio and theatre support spaces. The performing arts center is currently under construction. Western Academy of Beijing Beijing, PRC Six hundred student early childhood through middle school facility that focuses on information technology and multi-media. It has a flexible 400-seat theatre which then acts as a stage for a 400-seat amphitheatre. It is designed as an environmentally sustainable ("Green") building with vacuum tube solar cells for heating and photo-voltaic cells for electricity from the sun. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Purnell Performing Arts Center Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA This state-of-the-art building houses the educational and performance spaces for the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University, the first degree granting school in the nation, in 100,000 sq.ft. with a 10,000 sq.ft. museum/gallery for the School of Art. The facility has all the audience, artistic, and technical support spaces necessary for optimum functioning.The majority of the classrooms and faculty offices are located on the third floor. The administrative offices are on the second floor overlooking the grand Lobby. The exterior of the building reflects the facades of the existing buildings on campus. La Jolla Playhouse La Jolla, CA Joint venture Architect and Theatre Consultant for this 44,000 s.f. facility. The Play Development and Education Center proposed for the La Jolla Playhouse and UCSD Department of Theatre and Dance consists of a 450-seat black box theatre, three classroom/rehearsal spaces, outdoor public spaces, restaurant, technical and storage support spaces and a permanent artistic and administrative home for the Playhouse. The site planning goal is to give the Theatre District a coherent identity as a bridge to the University and community. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Temple Emet Woodland Hills, CA A small 2,750 square foot Methodist Church was redeveloped in two different phases. First, a 5,000 square foot sanctuary, seating 400 was added to the east, and the existing sanctuary became a social hall. In the second phase, the social hall was expanded to seat 300 people and include a stage with a kitchen and administrative spaces. A religious school with nine classrooms was also added on a higher level on the sloping side. The Church of the Ascension Pittsburgh, PA A 40,000 sq.ft. combination addition and renovation adds a Parish Hall,classrooms and an administrative office to this existing church built in 1898. A 110- seat amphitheatre is outside the teen meeting rooms. The new construction is primarily a glass curtain wall combined with stone to relate to the existing building in a contemporary manner. The renovation of the sanctuary was previously completed by our firm. JSFA is a full-service architecture firm that also provides theatre consulting and planning services, with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA. The center includes a 650-seat theatre, 150-seat black box theatre, band room, choral room, video studio and theatre support spaces. The performing arts center is currently under construction. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Sherman Village Solar Condominiums Sherman Oaks, CA 118-unit condominium project with flat-plate solar collectors for space heating and hot water heating. Solar control projections and cross ventilation keep the units cool during the summer months. Winner of 1986 "Honor Award" SFV Section, LA Chapter AIA Design Award. Cielo Vista Apartments Albuquerque, NM 205-unit townhouse and garden apartments and recreational facilities. The layout of units on the sloping terrain was designed to provide an unobstructed view of the mountains to the north from every unit. The building’s stepping massing is integrated into the existing terrain to blend with the landscape. 120-Unit Apartment Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 120-unit, 18-story condominium development with "peninsula" units to allow for cross ventilation of lateral breezes. The units are designed to be easily and quickly constructed in concrete modules on site and assembled in a very short period of time with greater precision and workmanship than traditional construction methods. The roof is covered with vacuum tube solar collectors, which provide hot water to the units. Colfax-Kling Townhomes Studio City, CA 13-unit townhome condominiums over parking garage. Four units are artist lofts with a skylight roof that brings in natural daylight to the loft and the living area below. Nine units are townhouse style with natural daylighting provided on the second floor through clerestories at the bedrooms and skylights at the core. Winner of 1987 "Merit Award" SFV Chapter AIA Design Award. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Yosemite Gardens Senior Housing Simi Valley, CA 108-Unit senior’s housing with recreation facilities. The buildings are comprised of one and two-bedroom flats in a courtyard layout surrounding landscaped recreational areas. Passive solar design features include balcony and window overhangs. GAM Entertainment Building Los Angeles, CA Architect for a new 36,000 square foot building consisting of offices, theatre lighting show room, storage, a rehearsal facility for The Los Angeles Opera company and subterranean parking. Construction on this building was recently completed. It is clad with corrugated metal and uses structural steel sections as solar control devices. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant El Camino Hospital Mountain View, CA Two story over subterranean garage Health Services Building with a seven-operating-room surgery center on the first floor and two MRI's, radiology and administration on the second floor for the El Camino Community Hospital District. Solar control fins provide sun protection and define the building form. The exterior is finished with baked enamel metal panels to match the existing AKU building. Cuesta Park Medical Center Mountain View, CA Medical offices (initially with ambulatory surgery center) with natural lighting "wells" and solar control devices. The cedar exterior materials and building form relate to the existing surrounding context. Cahuenga Office Building North Hollywood, CA A 80,000 square foot building shell and tenant improvements over subterranean garage for Disney Productions. The sawtooth plan shape at the front elevation delineates executive office suites each with its own west facing window for optimum views and daylight. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Sawtelle Office Building West Los Angleles, CA 40,000 square foot office building shell with tenant improvements over two-level garage. The building overhangs provide solar control and there is a "light shelf" to reduce the amount of dependence on electrical fixtures. The stepped upper floors allow for exterior courtyard areas. Ventura Blvd. Office Building Woodland Hills, CA Building shell and tenant improvements for a 20,000 square foot office building over garage with solar control devices on the East, South and West sides of the building. The building is on a sloping site with the garage entry at the lower side at the rear, which allows for the main entry at the first floor level. Western Academy of Beijing Beijing, PRC Six hundred student early childhood through middle school facility that focuses on information technology and multi-media. It has a flexible 400-seat theatre which then acts as a stage for a 400-seat amphitheatre. It is designed as an environmentally sustainable ("Green") building with vacuum tube solar cells for heating and photo-voltaic cells for electricity from the sun. Cultural Arts Center of California Orange County, CA Architect/Theatre Consultant for a performing arts & arts complex including a 3,000-seat amphitheatre with retractable roof and a 500-seat proscenium theatre plus their support spaces, a 15,000 sq.ft. art museum, art exhibition galleries, restaurants and other support spaces. The 500 seat performing arts theatre is shown. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant Complexe Culturel et Administratif de Montréal Montreal, Canada Architect for this competition entry for the new Cultural and Administrative Complex in Montreal. The program included three buildings, Bâtiment Administratif et les Commerces, Conservatoire, Maison de l’Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. The placement of the buildings drew in the city and allowed for lively streetscapes, which were reinforced by a perimeter of retail spaces, pedestrian amenities and public lobbies. CBS Studio Center Studio City, CA Master planning for the addition of 13 sound stages (3 feature and 10 television with audience seating). JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant WRS Entertainment Technology Park Pittsburgh, PA Master planning and schematics to accommodate four sound stages for film and television (including audience seating) plus support spaces, production facilities, warehouse and offices. architect jsfa The Aliens 3D Theatre is part of Samsung's Everland Park in Korea. The Landmark Entertainment Group was the client for the Aliens Theatre in Everland Park. The Aliens 3-D Theater was built specifically for a six camera (6 camera) three screen (3 screen) 3D movie. The Aliens Theater is a 500-seat theater with continental seating. The Samsung Theater has exposed structural, mechanical, and electrical elements. jsfa The Church of Ascension in Pittsburgh, PA was a joint venture. The project included a renovation and an addition to an existing structure, which was built in 1898. jsfa The Boston Court Theatre houses a 99-seat theatre and rehearsal room that converts to a recital hall. The Boston Court Theater, which is located in Pasadena, CA, has tiered seating. The Theatre is on Colorado Boulevard. Eileen T'Kaye, Eileen Tkaye, and Clark Branson were involved in the project. jsfa The Cultural Arts Center of California, a project for the Festival of the Arts Pageant of the Masters is a 3,000-seat amphitheatre with a retractable roof. The California Cultural Arts Center in Orange County, CA also includes a 500-seat proscenium theatre. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant jsfa The Charleston Civic Auditorium is located in Charleston, West Virginia. The Charleston Municipal Auditorium includes the rehabilitation of and the addition to a 1936 3,500-seat civic auditorium. jsfa The Danish Royal Theatre is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Danish Royal Theater is for experimental theatre. The Danish Theatre was a competition. jsfa The David Marr Auditorium in Redding, CA is a project for the Shasta Union High School District. The David Mar Auditorium serves as both a community theatre and a high school theater. The David Marr Theater project is the renovation of a 1,100-seat theatre, which includes seat refurbishment, infrastructure improvements, and front-of-house lighting position integration. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant jsfa The Fox Oakland Theater Marquee Renovation was a project for the City of Oakland’s Community and Economic Development Agency. The Fox Oakland Theatre Marquee Renovation was part of the larger project for the Fox Oakland Theatre Renovation. Jeff Chew of Oakland’s Redevelopment Division and the Friends of the Oakland Fox were responsible for the project. Gary Knecht was also involved in the project. This sign design was the first phase of renovating the historic Fox Theater in downtown Oakland on Telegraph Avenue. jsfa The Gallo Arts Center in Modesto, CA is a state-of-the-art 84,000 sq ft performing arts center. The Gallo Art Center has a 1,200 seat mainstage theatre, the Foster Family Theatre, and a 400 seat secondstage theatre, the Mary Stuart Rogers Theatre. Marie Gallo and Ernest Gallo have been instrumental in making this project happen. jsfa The GAM Entertainment Building is a theater lighting show room. The project included a rehearsal facility for the Los Angeles Opera Company. The building is clad with corrugated metal. Structural steel sections also work as solar control devices. The GAM Lighting Building is located in Los Angeles, CA. Joe Tawil was involved with this project. The client was GAM Products, otherwise known as the Great American Market. jsfa The La Jolla Playhouse at UCSD is used for play development and as an educational center. The La Jola Playhouse University of California, San Diego is the home of UCSD’s Department of Theatre and an experimental dance laboratory for artists and educators. The La Jolla Play House is located in the UCSD Theatre District. The Lajolla Playhouse in the University of California, San Diego Theater District was a joint venture with RoTo Architects. Michael Rotundi was involved with the La Hoya Playhouse. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant jsfa The Los Angeles Theatre Center is a project of the community redevelopment agency. The Los Angeles Theater Center is a complex of multiple theatres: a 99-seat flexible black box theatre, a 500-seat theatre, a 300-seat theatre, and a 325-seat theatre. One of the theatres in the LA Theatre Center, which was commissioned by the LA community redevelopment agency, is a soft thrust with balcony. One of the theatres in the L.A. Theatre Center is a soft proscenium with flies. Another is a strong thrust stage. The LA Theater Center is located on Spring Street, which is in downtown LA. Spring St. is in Los Angeles. jsfa The Madrid Theatre in Canoga Park, CA is the largest possible performing arts center on a very small site. The Madrid Theater, which was commissioned by the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency, boasts moving pocketed drapes, variable acoustics, and a catenary curve for sound disbursement. The theatre is designed to prevent parallex. The Madrid Theatre can support symphony, dance, and musical performances, as well as dramatic plays, despite the size constraints of the site. The stage acts as an orchestra shell, in addition to being able to receive sets. jsfa The Complexe Culturel et Administratif de Montréal includes three buildings, Bâtiment Administratif et les Commerces, Conservatoire, and the Maison de L’orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. The Cultural and Administrative Complex in Montreal, Canada was designed with a retail perimeter, pedestrian amenities, and public lobbies to create a lively streetscape. jsfa The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, previously called the Ebony Showcase Theater, is a 400-seat strong-thrust theatre with a fly loft. The Nate Holden Arts Center is located in Los Angeles, CA. The Nate Holden Center, which at one point was named the Washington Boulevard Performing Arts Center, was commissioned by the Los Angeles Redevelopment Agency. The Nate Holden Theater, also known as the Ebony Showcase Theatre and the Washington Blvd Performing Arts Center, was once an historic theatre complex. The Nate Holden Theatre uses a tensile structure. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant jsfa Purnell Center for the Arts provides art education and performance spaces for the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. The Purnel Center for Art houses a 500-seat theatre and a 450-seat theatre. The theatre at Purnel Center for Arts allows for variable acoustics. With a false proscenium and rotating tormentor wall, the jsfa Purnel Center for the Arts at CMU services the acting, music, and theatre programs in the Drama School, which is part of the College of Fine Arts. jsfa The Roseville Theatre is a renovated 1920s Vaudeville House. The Roseville Theater, locatedon Vernon Street in Roseville, CA is a 650-seat theater renovation. The theatre’s façade was refurbished and given a face lift. The client was the Magic Circle Theatre. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant jsfa The Shady Side Academy is a joint venture with the Design Alliance Architects. JSFA was responsible for facilitating a master plan expansion, as well as designing, the Hillman Center for Performing Arts, a 37,000 square foot high school performing arts center with a 650-seat theatre and a 150-seat black box theatre. The Shady Side Academy is located in Pittsburgh, PA. jsfa The Old Town Temecula Theatre is a 300-seat proscenium theatre. The Old Town Temecula Theater in Temecula, CA services the Mt. San Jacinto Community College. The theatre for Mount San Jacinto College includes the renovation of an historic mercantile building. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. JSFA have been theater consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. jsfa architect planner theatre consultant san francisco los angeles jsfa architect planner theater consultant jsfa The Temple Emet in Woodland Hills, CA. Previously, a Methodist church the Temple was redeveloped in two phases. It includes a 5,000 square foot sanctuary. jsfa The Tower Theatre is a 1940s Art Deco converted movie house for the Magic Circle Repertory Theatre Company in Roseville, CA. This theatre renovation project was for a 300-seat theatre-in-the-round. jsfa The Western Academy of Beijing focuses on information technology and multi-media. Architect jsfa Located in the People’s Republic of China, the Western Academy of Beijing is a green building, which means that it is environmentally sustainable. The heating uses vacuum tube solar cells and the electricity is generated from photo-voltaic cells. The school also includes a 400-seat theatre. JSFA are architects and theater consultants with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. JSFA have been theatre consultants on numerous projects in California, nationally and internationally. 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