Announcing the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts

 

Site map for the new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts

 

The cultural landscape of southern Utah and the Utah Shakespeare Festival was forever changed on March 27 when the first shovel broke ground on the long-awaited Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts.

The center will serve as the home of the new Engelstad Theatre, an open-air theatre which will replace the Festival’s aging Adams Shakespearean Theatre, and the Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre, a 200-seat theatre which will provide a third, flexible option for Festival programming and allow the production of small, intimate plays to complement the offerings in the new Engelstad Theatre and the Randall L. Jones Theatre. In addition, the center will house the Festival’s new artistic and production building, which contains rehearsal space, offices, and a new costume shop.

Finally, the Center will be anchored on the opposite corner by the Southern Utah Museum of Art, with four galleries, collection storage, and education space.

Construction is starting this summer, with completion in time for the 2016 season of the Festival.

Approximately $35 million has been raised for the new center, but more is needed to finish and furnish the buildings. Naming opportunities are still available, and contributions are still needed.

 

Map Key

  1. Existing Randall L. Jones Theatre

  2. Southern Utah Museum of Art

  3. Engelstad Theatre

  4. Costume and Craft Workshops

  5. Rehearsal/Education Space

  6. Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre

 

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Photos of the Groundbreaking

 

Renderings of the New Center

 

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