The Stage at Payne Park selects architect and guide for future location

From left to proper: Marcel Maslowski, president and director of design for FG+M; Alec Stoll, ASTC, and acoustician — Levels Consultants

SARASOTA, Fla. — The Stage at Payne Park LLC (The Stage), a wholly-owned subsidiary nonprofit group of The Gamers, Inc. with a mission to transform the present Payne Park auditorium for its new residence, has chosen Fleischman Garcia Maslowski (FG+M) Structure to guide the design course of for its new location at 2100 Laurel St. in Sarasota.

“FG+M is happy and honored to have been chosen to design The Stage at Payne Park,” stated Marcel Maslowski, president and director of design for FG+M. “Now we have a deep ardour for the humanities and the group of Sarasota, and we stay up for collaborating with the theater teams. The rhythm and sound of actors and dancers on stage all the time encourage us in our designs of performing arts areas. Our purpose is to create a novel place that conjures up folks to return collectively and have fun the humanities.”
The Stage has additionally employed Levels Consultants to function the venture’s theatre, AV and acoustics guide, and might be led by theatre guide Alec Stoll, ASTC, and acoustician Damian Doria, FASA. Stoll has performed integral roles within the programming, planning, design and development of greater than 250 educational, skilled and group venues, in addition to historic renovation and restoration initiatives. He’ll assist oversee design and development of the brand new facility.

“Levels Consultants was chosen due to their unimaginable work on different versatile theatre initiatives throughout the nation and in Florida, like the brand new theatre at Rollins School, the Dr. Philips Middle for the Performing Arts, Oolite Arts and the Faena District in Miami Seaside,” stated Brian McCarthy, chief govt officer of The Stage.

“FG+M was chosen as a result of they have been native, with workplaces in Tampa and Sarasota, have in depth expertise on this space, have been very price aggressive and have been prepared to help in selling the venture as we gear as much as launch a capital marketing campaign in September,” stated McCarthy. “We’re excited to work with this dynamic group to convey our joint visions to life.”

The Stage can also be at the moment in search of a basic contractor, govt director and advisory committee members. The group has began the key conditional use allowing course of with the town of Sarasota, which is able to take roughly 4 to 6 months.

A group workshop might be held on September 11, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. on the municipal auditorium in Payne Park to collect enter from neighbors and group stakeholders.

Building is predicted to start out in March 2024, with an estimated completion slated for summer time 2025.

The Stage may also host a spotlight group and design charrette on August 29 from midday to three p.m. to replace the consortium of performing arts organizations on the progress, duties forward and to grasp the various necessities of every group for inclusion within the design for the brand new facility.

“Since The Stage will solely be wanted by The Gamers for its five-month theatrical season, we’re devoted to constructing one thing that meets the assorted wants of Sarasota’s different arts organizations, together with bodily necessities for the ability, widespread providers to scale back prices, enhance effectivity and customer support, advertising and marketing, ticketing, convention rooms and their scheduling wants for the 2025 season,” stated McCarthy.

About The Stage at Payne Park
Based in 2023, The Stage at Payne Park LLC is a completely owned subsidiary of The Gamers Inc. a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group, whose mission is to advertise and embrace group theatre and performing arts inside Sarasota. In partnership with The Gamers, The Stage presents an inclusive setting that conjures up cultural creativity, acts as an incubator for the performing arts group to thrive and offers aspiring performers a platform to supply and showcase authentic productions. The 299-seat auditorium positioned at 2100 Laurel St. in Sarasota will function versatile house for a various lineup of performances, workshops, and group occasions.

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About Fleischman Garcia Maslowski
Based in 1971 by Sol J. Fleischman Jr. and Eduardo Garcia, our agency is now one of many area’s largest and most skilled domestically owned structure, planning, and inside design companies, identified for award-winning initiatives in libraries, performing arts facilities, training, healthcare, and extra. Eddy Garcia’s sudden passing led to retaining the identify as a tribute. FG+M is dedicated to serving our group and sustainability with workplaces in Tampa, Security Harbor, Sarasota, and Lutz, Florida. FG+M signed the AIA 2030 Dedication and earned the US Inexperienced Constructing Council recognition. FG+Ms expert staff of 34 professionals drives our success, complemented by a strategic partnership with BDG Architects since 2020. In 2022, Marcel Maslowski’s promotion to President/Director of Design resulted in Fleischman Garcia Maslowski Structure (FG+M).


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