Mercedes Edwards Theatre Renovation


The Clovis (CA) Unified School District renovated this 1942 building into an attractive, fully upgraded Performing Arts Facility for use by the district and the community for drama and musical theater.   Landry & Bogan provided the full scope of theatrical consulting for this 770-seat auditorium, including new performance lighting and rigging systems, orchestra enclosure, refurbished seating and sightline layouts and assistance with ADA and exiting requirements.


Award of Honor, C.A.S.H. AIACC, 2001
Edwin S. Darden Associates, Architects, Fresno, California

Owner's Representative

Terry Bradley, Ed.D. District Superintendent

Clovis Unified School District, 1450 Herndon Ave.,
Clovis, CA 93611

(559) 327.9100


Martin E. Dietz, AIA, CCS, LEED, AP, Principal-in-charge

Darden Architects, Inc.,
6790 West Avenue,
Fresno, CA 93711

(559) 448.8051

Construction Data

21,900 SF

Construction Cost $4.1 million

Opened 2000