First Ontario Performing Arts Centre

Kraun's Projects

Project Details

Kraun was awarded the electrical contract for the construction of a performing arts centre. The First Ontario Performing Arts Centre in St. Catharines is the jewel of the downtown core. This modern art complex consists of four state-of-the-art performance venues, including:

  • Partridge Concert Hall (782 seats)
  • Cairns Recital Hall (304 seats)
  • Robertson Theatre (210 seats)
  • The Film House (199 seats)

The project also included a multi-purpose space, community lobby and box office to serve the centre and various community arts organizations with shared access with the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.

Value: $5.8M

*Photos courtesy of the St. Catharines Performing Arts Centre

Project Scope

  • 100 kW 125kVA, 600V, 3-phase diesel generator with two 200A ATS.
  • Three venues with ETC theatrical lighting
  • Four venues with Westbury National Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Lutron Lighting System
  • Leviton Lighting System
  • Electric retractable theatre seating
  • CCTV and access control
  • 1600A, 600V main service
  • LED lighting throughout the facility
  • JOEL Rigging Theatrical rigging system