Phoenix Theatre

Phoenix Theatre

Indianapolis, IN|Community

After outgrowing its space in a converted church building, the Phoenix engaged RATIO to design an expanded, permanent facility to call home. Designed to reflect the organization’s unique culture and reputation for edgy, envelope-pushing performances, the new Phoenix Theatre building preserves and enhances the intimate atmosphere patrons have come to expect while giving the growing company ample space to support its programming.

Client
Phoenix Theatre
Size
19,970 SF
Complete
2018

The facility features raw, spartan materials, exposed structure, and intense pops of saturated color to guide patrons throughout the building. Two performance spaces (a black box theater and a 143-seat main stage) provide the capability to stage two shows at once.

A welcome addition to the surrounding neighborhood, the new venue anchors the emerging district and serves as a catalyst for revitalization through the arts