Kent Conrad ASTC

Senior Theatre Consultant

Kent excels at hearing the needs of his clients and translating them into highly functional theatre design. His background in professional theatre, theme parks and educational theatre is a firm foundation for consulting on a multitude of performance space types, always with a keen understanding of the end user’s perspective.

He has served as production manager for the Arizona Theatre Company, American Theatre Company in Aspen and the UCLA department of Theater, Film and TV. For Walt Disney Entertainment, he consulted on two venues for Tokyo DisneySea theme park and was technical director for the initial shows.

Significant Projects

  • Stanford University - Stanford Memorial Auditorium and Pigott Theater Renovation

    Stanford, CA

  • McClatchy High School, Auditorium Renovation

    Sacramento, CA

  • Completed Prior to Joining Schuler Shook

  • Craterian Theatre at the Collier Center for the Performing Arts

    Medford, OR

  • California Theatre – Renovation

    Pittsburg, CA

  • Temple of Music and Art

    Tucson, AZ

  • Broadway Music Theatre – Tokyo DisneySea

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Rose Center Theatre

    Westminster, CA

  • Snowmass Festival Theatre

    Snowmass, CO

  • Tohono Chul Amphitheatre, Alice Y. Holsclaw Performance Garden

    Tucson, AZ

  • Bakersfield College Performing Arts Center and Amphitheatre

    Bakersfield, CA

  • Contra Costa College – Rigging Renovation

    San Pablo, CA

  • Estrella Mountain Community College

    Avondale, AZ

  • Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center

    Mesa, AZ

  • Riverside City College Concert Hall

    Riverside, CA

  • UCLA Light Lab

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Chula Vista High School

    Chula Vista, CA

  • Dublin High School

    Dublin, CA

  • Silver Creek High School

    San Jose, CA

  • Webb Schools – Copeland Donahue Theatre

    Claremont, CA

  • Webb Schools – Susan A. Nelson Performing Arts Center

    Claremont, CA


  • BFA - University of Utah


  • American Society of Theatre Consultants
  • Actors Equity Association
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology


  • California Theatre

    • Governor’s His­toric Preser­va­tion Award, 2016
    • Cal­i­for­nia Preser­va­tion Foun­da­tion Design Award, 2014
  • Craterian Theatre

    • Ore­gon Governor’s Liv­abil­i­ty Award, 2000
  • Tokyo DisneySea

    • TEA Thea Award for Out­stand­ing Achieve­ment – Theme Park: Enter­tain­ment Pro­gram, 2002