The Tarkington Theater and The Studio Theater are the two smaller performances venues located within the new The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, USA which also includes a 1600-seat concert hall designed by Artec as well as various rehearsal and educational spaces.
The Studio Theater is a blackbox space that has been designed to accommodate up to 200 people and is used primarily by community performance groups. The Studio Theater has opened in March 2011.
The Tarkington Theater is a 500-seat space that is primarily used for drama, musicals, dance, lectures and variety presentations. The Indianapolis Civic Theatre Company is the primary tenant of the theater. Carmel Proscenium Theater opened in July 2011.
Artec is providing Design and Planning services covering
Phase services, Auditorium
Performance Equipment Systems Design and Background Noise
and Vibration Control consulting for the Carmel Proscenium Theater and Studio Theater projects. The architect is Steve Sturtz of the Pedcor Design Group, LLC.