EOU Loso Hall

Curtain Call: Renovated performance hall promotes theatre program

“From the quality improvements all around as far as infrastructure, we’re really excited.”
Eastern Oregon Film Festival director and co-founder Chris Jennings

The $5.5M renovation of the three-story Loso Hall at Eastern Oregon University involved updating McKenzie and Schwartz Theatres for ADA accessibility; installing a rotating stage platform; upgrading stage equipment; constructing a new basement level; and creating a more cohesive tech booth to serve both theatres.

DCI conducted a structural assessment report for the renovation of the 420-seat Loso Hall (originally built in 1988). DCI presented a Phase 1 project approach for constructing a new basement under the existing structure. They joined forces with the geotechnical engineers, EOU staff, and the AOR to complete the CD documentation.

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La Grande, Oregon
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Concrete, Steel, Masonry

Project Highlights

  • The team developed a theatre plan and stage details for the ADA framing plan and rigging connections.
  • The smaller theatre has a rotating stage floor.
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