Hancher Auditorium - complete

Hancher Auditorium
Location: 
141 East Park Road
Zone: 
Arts Campus
Start Date: 
May 2013
Completion: 
Spring/summer 2016
Cost: 
$176 million
Square Footage: 
191,977GSF
LEED Status: 
Gold

The UI's largest flood recovery project replaces the flood-damaged Hancher at a level 7 feet above the 500-year flood level. The project includes the replacement of Hancher, including a large 1,900-seat, multi-purpose proscenium theater, front of house and back of house support spaces, rehearsal room, and administrative offices. School of Music program space, including the scene shop, costume shop, recording studio, and performing arts production offices,  also are included in the replacement building.

What's New: 
  • First Performance was held Fall 2016
General Contractor: 
Construction Management: MA Mortenson Construction
Architects: 
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, OPN Architects