Kalita Masterplan - Dallas Theater Center

Dallas Theater Center (DTC) is pleased to announce that it is leading an inclusive process to create a Master Plan for the future of the Kalita Humphreys Theater Campus. This city-wide effort involves the active participation of community members, working together with Dallas Theater Center, the City of Dallas, and an esteemed team of renowned architects, led by Diller Scofidio + Renfro. The completed Master Plan will be delivered to the City of Dallas by the end of 2022.

View the Kalita Master Plan Public Meeting held June 16, 2022 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater

THE GOALS

THE GOALS OF THE KALITA MASTER PLAN ARE TO:

– Restore the Frank Lloyd Wright building to its period of significance (1959), while
maintaining it as a working theater that is accessible for audiences and supports 21st
century theatrical practice
– Increase green space;
– Open the site to the Katy Trail and Dean Park;
– Expand accessibility and connectivity to the surrounding communities;
– Activate the site for public use throughout the day;
– Create new, small theater spaces for DTC and the local arts community; and
– Provide amenities for audiences and visitors

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STEERING COMMITTEE

THE STEERING COMMITTEE ON THESE PROJECTS ARE:

Jennifer Altabef, Board Chair, Dallas Theater Center
Kevin Moriarty, Enloe/Rose Artistic Director, Dallas Theater Center
Duncan Fulton, Owner Advisor
Walt Zartman & Jacob Walter, Hillwood Urban, Owner Rep
Zaida Basora, Executive Director, AIA Dallas
Guinea Bennett-Price, Co-Artistic Director/Co-Founder, Soul Rep Theatre
Eric G. Bing, Prof. Public Health, SMU; Board Member, Friends of the Katy Trail
Harrison L. Blair, President, Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce; District 4,
Dallas Parks & Recreation Board
Calvert Collins-Bratton, Dallas Park & Recreation Board (District 13 & former
President); Vice President, Methodist Health System Foundation
Benjamin Espino, Interim Director, Office of Arts and Culture, City of Dallas
Carol Glendenning, Member, Clark Hill PLC; Turtle Creek Resident
Rob Little, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Friends of the Katy Trail
Ryan O’Connor, Assistant Director, Partnership & Strategic Init., City of Dallas
Parks & Recreation
Marshall Payne, Founding Partner and Chairman of the Board, CIC Partners
Jeff Rane, Artistic Producer, Uptown Players
Katie Robbins, President & CEO, Hoblitzelle Foundation
Hilda Rodriguez, AIA, NCARB, ASID; Former President, Oak Lawn Committee;
Principal, HILDARODRIGUEZ Architecture/Planning/Interiors LLC
Julia M Ryan, AICP, Director (Interim) City of Dallas Planning and Urban Design
Jennifer Scripps, President & CEO, Downtown Dallas, Inc.; former Director,
Office of Arts & Culture, City of Dallas
Katherine Seale, Architectural Historian; Chair, Landmark Commission; former
Executive Director, Preservation Dallas
Andy Smith, Director, Giving and Volunteering; Executive Director, TI
Foundation, Texas Instruments
Trent Williams, Senior Program Manager, City of Dallas Park & Recreation
Willis Winters, FAIA, Director Emeritus, Dallas Park and Recreation Department

CONSULTANTS

THE CONSULTANTS ON THESE PROJECTS ARE:

Jennifer Altabef, Board Chair, Dallas Theater Center
Kevin Moriarty, Enloe/Rose Artistic Director, Dallas Theater Center
Duncan Fulton, Owner Advisor
Walt Zartman & Jacob Walter, Hillwood Urban, Owner Rep
Zaida Basora, Executive Director, AIA Dallas
Guinea Bennett-Price, Co-Artistic Director/Co-Founder, Soul Rep Theatre
Eric G. Bing, Prof. Public Health, SMU; Board Member, Friends of the Katy Trail
Harrison L. Blair, President, Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce; District 4,
Dallas Parks & Recreation Board
Calvert Collins-Bratton, Dallas Park & Recreation Board (District 13 & former
President); Vice President, Methodist Health System Foundation
Benjamin Espino, Interim Director, Office of Arts and Culture, City of Dallas
Carol Glendenning, Member, Clark Hill PLC; Turtle Creek Resident
Rob Little, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Friends of the Katy Trail
Ryan O’Connor, Assistant Director, Partnership & Strategic Init., City of Dallas
Parks & Recreation
Marshall Payne, Founding Partner and Chairman of the Board, CIC Partners
Jeff Rane, Artistic Producer, Uptown Players
Katie Robbins, President & CEO, Hoblitzelle Foundation
Hilda Rodriguez, AIA, NCARB, ASID; Former President, Oak Lawn Committee;
Principal, HILDARODRIGUEZ Architecture/Planning/Interiors LLC
Julia M Ryan, AICP, Director (Interim) City of Dallas Planning and Urban Design
Jennifer Scripps, President & CEO, Downtown Dallas, Inc.; former Director,
Office of Arts & Culture, City of Dallas
Katherine Seale, Architectural Historian; Chair, Landmark Commission; former
Executive Director, Preservation Dallas
Andy Smith, Director, Giving and Volunteering; Executive Director, TI
Foundation, Texas Instruments
Trent Williams, Senior Program Manager, City of Dallas Park & Recreation
Willis Winters, FAIA, Director Emeritus, Dallas Park and Recreation Department