Stages Consultants is a theatre and acoustics planning consultancy. The firm was founded on the principle that every project, from a high school auditorium to a major performing arts center, deserves our full attention, creative thinking and problem solving skills. Stages Consultants accepts only a small number of projects at a time so that we can offer that kind of attention and deliver the highest quality theatre and acoustical design. Founders Alec Stoll and Damian Doria, experienced principals with established careers in the field, bring substantial knowledge of stages, orchestra shells, seating and sightlines, and all of the other details of performing arts spaces. Our client-centered approach starts with the recognition that the client and the architect are equally engaged contributors to the design of these spaces. Our goal is to make our client's dreams come true and to reinforce the architect's vision so that it matches those dreams. We believe in a collaborative approach that allows all ideas to come to the table. Our goal is to contribute creative solutions, not an agenda. Stages Consultants' most important function is to serve as an educator to the architect, the engineers and the client. Only with a complete understanding of the many complicated issues that enter into the design of performance spaces can we work together to address them. Some of our clients will only work on a handful of performing arts projects in their careers; others will work on many. With well over 100 projects on several continents under our belts, we have the depth of knowledge and experience with the idiosyncrasies of this building type to make sure that your project succeeds in every way. Stages Consultants' principals understand how theatres work. We grew up both onstage and backstage and are former senior staff members of two internationally respected, top tier theatre and acoustics consulting firms. With nearly 40 years of combined consulting experience and another 30 in the performing arts industry, Alec and Damian have the knowledge, creativity, talent and pedigree to take on performing arts projects of any size and scope. We founded our practice with the mission of bringing a small firm attitude and the leadership and judgment skills of experienced professionals, to bring our clients an incredibly high level of service at a reasonable price. We look forward to the opportunity to show you how positive an experience it can be to work with top quality theatre and acoustics consultants who have your goals and budget in mind.