Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Texas Woman's University Drama: Creative Repurposing

 

 A portion of this 1953 dining hall 

at TWU

 Denton, Texas
TWU Hubbard Hall         photo from university website
 

was transformed into

 

Redbud Theater        photo by CherylCreative
 
*23,000 feet renovation 
*a conversion of a dining hall and a kitchen facility into a new theater space
*120 seat theater
*rehearsal room
*supporting spaces (classrooms, practice room, make-up room, conference room, student lounge, scene shop, faculty offices, costume shop, prop and costume storage)
*$3.2 million dollars
*BottinoGrund Architects

 

I graduated with a Master of Library Science degree
from the TWU School of Library & Information Studies.

See a slide show of the stunning results of the 2007 transformation of Redbud Theater
from part of the historic Hubbard Hall.


 

"Circle Mirror Transformation" was the first TWU drama production of the season.  I attended and enjoyed this psychological drama. Here's a synopsis of the play.
 
 
 
 

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