Jim Hultquist ASTC, LEED AP


Jim is a theatre consultant with a broad range of experience from black box theatres to multi-venue performing arts centres. He became a theatre consultant in 2000, capitalising on his experience as a lighting designer which includes designs for regional, civic, and touring productions, as well as architectural lighting designs.

In his years as a theatre consultant, Jim has covered all areas of theatre planning, building a base of knowledge that he applies to the larger picture of design for the performing arts.

Significant Projects

  • Arts Centre Melbourne – State Theatre Orchestra Pit Expansion

    Melbourne, VIC, Australia

  • Aotea Centre, ASB Theatre Renovation

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • West Kowloon Cultural District – Preliminary Design

    Hong Kong, China

  • Sydney International Convention, Exhibition & Entertainment Precinct - Independent Verification

    Sydney, NSW, Australia

  • Walsh Bay Arts Precinct – Preliminary Business Case

    Sydney, NSW, Australia

  • Arts Centre Melbourne - Sidney Myer Music Bowl Rigging Renovation

    Melbourne, VIC, Australia

  • Geelong Performing Arts Centre – Concept Design

    Geelong, VIC, Australia

  • Riverside Theatre Renovation Study

    Parramatta, NSW, Australia

  • Presbyterian Ladies' College

    Burwood, NSW, Australia

  • Monash University – Blackwood Hall Study

    Clayton, VIC, Australia

  • Completed Prior to Joining Schuler Shook

  • Portland Center Stage Gerding Theatre

    Portland, OR, USA

  • Moonlight Amphitheatre

    Vista, CA, USA

  • Bankhead Theatre

    Livermore, CA, USA

  • Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall

    Clovis, CA, USA

  • University of Arizona - Stevie Eller Dance Theatre

    Tuscon, AZ, USA

  • South Mountain Community College

    Phoenix, AZ, USA

  • East Los Angeles College Performing Arts Center

    Los Angeles, CA, USA


  • BA - California State University, Stanislaus
  • MFA - Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts


  • Australian Performing Arts Centres Association (APACA)
  • American Society of Theatre Consultants
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology