East Central University
Dorothy Summers Auditorium Renovation
Completed: Currently in progress
Square Footage: 16,000
The Dorothy Summers Auditorium at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma, was designed and built in 1962. Integrated Architecture has been asked to remodel and update the auditorium to better accommodate education opportunities for today’s students.Tiered seating platforms will be added to the existing auditorium structure.Lighting throughout the auditorium will be redesigned to have multi levels of adjustable LED lights, general lighting, and theatrical lighting. The current mechanical systems will be reevaluated, and the structural integrity of the building will be inspected and reworked if needed. The sound system will be upgraded with state-of-the-art sound equipment.The old rigging in the fly loft will be completely replaced. The existing electrical infrastructure will be completely updated and replaced to meet current electrical codes.