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The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in St. Catharines is a 95,000 square foot facility that houses several theatres, multi-purpose spaces, and a large lobby. It opened in 2015, and was a collaboration between the City of St. Catharines and Brock University.

Photos courtesy of the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre.

The arts centre is a cultural complex comprised of four state-of-the-art performance venues, including the 782-seat Partridge Concert Hall, 304-seat Cairns Recital Hall, 210-seat Robertson Theatre and 199-seat The Film House.

Kraun Installed Sophisticated Lighting Systems Throughout the Complex

Our construction team installed ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls) theatrical lighting in three venues. The building was equipped with Lutron and Leviton lighting systems.

We also finished four venues with Westbury National audio/visual equipment, electric retractable theatre seating, and JOEL Rigging theatrical rigging system.

Other Features of the Project:

  • Generator: 100kW 125 kVA, 600V, 3P diesel generator
    with two 200A automatic transfer switches
  • Power Distribution: 1600A, 600V
    main service‚Äč