General ASTC News


New ASTC Member & Associate

Posted on December 12th, by Staff in General ASTC News, Theatre Consultants. No Comments

The American Society of Theatre Consultants met in San Antonio in September 2017. During the business portion of the yearly Forum, applications for membership were reviewed. Yves Bouchard from Trizart-Alliance in Montreal was accepted as a full member. Alex Robertson from Schuler Shook’s Dallas office was accepted as an associate. Click to view The ASTC Membership Roster for a list of our members and their contact information.


History of Theatre in Chicago at PAMC 2017

Posted on July 18th, by Staff in General ASTC News. Comments Off on History of Theatre in Chicago at PAMC 2017

It’s become a command performance for two ASTC Members at the Annual IAVM Performing Arts Manager’s Conference. Robert Long and Scott Crossfield continued their popular series of ASTC-sponsored presentations in Chicago this spring. Read More…


New ASTC Member Parrella

Posted on July 18th, by Staff in General ASTC News. Comments Off on New ASTC Member Parrella

Michael Parrella has been accepted into membership of ASTC. Read More…


ASTC Announces New Honorary Member

Posted on June 20th, by Staff in General ASTC News. Comments Off on ASTC Announces New Honorary Member

The American Society of Theatre Consultants (ASTC) is pleased to announce they have selected Susan J. Lustig as an Honorary Member of the Society because of her significant, numerous and meritorious contributions to ASTC. ASTC’s Honorary Membership classification is intended to provide an avenue for the Society to recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves by providing eminent service to the advancement of the profession of Theatre Consultation or in the allied Theatre Arts and Sciences. (http://theatreconsultants.org).
Since 2006, Susan has served ASTC and its Board of Directors in a variety of roles associated with the creation of graphics, marketing and overall promotion of the Society and its activities. Her efforts have focused on enhancement of the Society’s web presence and the design of its 2nd and 3rd generation websites.

Susan composed the Society’s LinkedIn, FaceBook and Wikipedia pages, created … Read More »


ASTC at NATEAC 2016

Posted on December 18th, by Kent Conrad in General ASTC News, NATEAC, Theatre Consultants. Comments Off on ASTC at NATEAC 2016

The ASTC membership was well represented at the 2016 North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference held in New York City. The following is a recap of ASTC member involvement and some discussion of the event. READ MORE….


THE ASTC USITT Student/Consultant Renovation Challenge 2017

Posted on December 18th, by Michael McMackin in College/University Challenge, General ASTC News, Theatre Consultants. Comments Off on THE ASTC USITT Student/Consultant Renovation Challenge 2017

ASTC, in conjunction with USITT, once again hosts a theoretical design project for university and college students. The next presentation will be held March 10, 2017 in St. Louis, MO. READ MORE….


NATEAC is a Great Place to Discuss Theatre Planning Issues

Posted on April 20th, by Peter Scheu in General ASTC News, NATEAC. Comments Off on NATEAC is a Great Place to Discuss Theatre Planning Issues

ASTC Members will be presenting and attending the 2016 edition of NATEAC in New York City in July. This conference is a fantastic opportunity to learn and network, not only for theatre consultants but also architects and Owners; all those interested in the issues of good performing arts design. READ MORE….


ASTC Remembers Ron Jerit and Ned Lustig

Posted on April 20th, by Michael McMackin in General ASTC News, Theatre Consultants. Comments Off on ASTC Remembers Ron Jerit and Ned Lustig

Two founding members of ASTC passed away in the first months of 2016, and they are sorely missed by the membership. Both Ned Lustig, FASTC and Ron Jerit, ASTC had a great impact on the profession and the society. READ MORE…


ASTC Names New Fellows and Accepts New Members

Posted on April 20th, by Paul Sanow in General ASTC News, Theatre Consultants. Comments Off on ASTC Names New Fellows and Accepts New Members

At the most recent ASTC Business Meeting, the society named two long-time members as Fellows, Robert Shook and Michael McMackin. ASTC also accepted one new member, Josh Allen and reinstated one inactive member, Grace Gavin Rhodes. ASTC membership is limited to full-time, professional theatre consultants who demonstrate expertise and experience in the design of performing arts facilities READ MORE…


ASTC Presents at 2016 Performing Arts Manager’s Conference

Posted on April 19th, by Staff in General ASTC News, Theatre Consultants. Comments Off on ASTC Presents at 2016 Performing Arts Manager’s Conference

Back by popular demand, ASTC members, Scott Crossfield and Robert Long, presented the 5th installment in their ASTC-sponsored “History of….” series on March 7th at the IAVM Performing Arts Manager’s Conference held this year in San Antonio. Their rollicking presentations have become one of the highlights of this annual industry event. READ MORE…