St. Catherine’s School, Arts and Innovation Center

Richmond, VA | Cultural, K-12


Bartzen + Ball


50,000 SF


2023 GRACRE Real Estate Award, Best Academic Project

About the Project

New 50,000 SF performing arts and classroom facility. The building features a 35,000 SF 550-seat theatre with tiered side balconies (Love Jennison Family Theatre), a scene shop/creativity lab, and expansive lobbies and flexible spaces to use for visual art exhibits, dance instruction, wellness activities and community gatherings. The theatre features a 56′ scenery fly tower to accommodate stage sets, three lighting catwalks, state-of-the-art acoustics and a dedicated control booth. A new mechanical plant was added to support the new building.