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Theatre Consultancy

From auditorium design to stage engineering, stagelighting and audiovisual systems design; our expert theatre consultants will work with you every step of the way for your venue development.

Acoustic Consultancy

Our team of in-house acousticians use the science of sound balanced with a comprehensive appreciation of building structure, ventilation, interiors and sustainability factors to develop creative solutions.

Charcoalblue Experience

At CBX, we work with clients to Discover, Design and Deliver extraordinary experiences that build culture, create connections, and enhance collaboration.

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ANNOUNCING CHARCOALBLUE PROMOTIONS: Thank you for your amazing work – and congratulations!

We create amazing spaces where stories are told and experiences are shared

Working in partnership with our clients, architects, engineering teams and tech firms, we help to create extraordinary spaces where people come together - from historic theatres to contemporary workplaces, permanent buildings to temporary structures, and from the physical to the digital world.

Through Charcoalblue Experience we are entering new markets to deliver world-class experiences that build culture, create connection and enhance collaboration for a wide variety of venue spaces, workplace and technology clients.

We form genuine, long-lasting relationships with our clients and design teams all over the world. We believe that by being open, honest, and truly collaborative, we can develop outstanding ideas – no matter the size of the project or budget – that result in award-winning projects. But more than that, we can create spaces people love. Regardless of where the project is based, our global team collaborate on every project we touch, pulling from our creative and multi-disciplinary culture.

We have a corporate social responsibility to our local and global communities. We not only care about what we do for you, but for the impact we have on the environment and on inspiring the next generation. Whether it be through the sustainability of our designs and open work practice or continuing to create an inclusive workplace and accessible design approach. We are rooted in a belief that celebrates diversity and inclusivity and are openly committed to improving and consistently embedding these values across our work.

This is Charcoalblue.

'I am forever grateful to the genius professionals from Charcoalblue who performed their usual first rate work for Stages 4 Success, my decade long effort to transform NYC public school auditoriums. Our collaboration is helping to inspire and nurture the next generation of performers, technicians and arts enthusiasts.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart!'

- Bette Midler

'I am forever grateful to the genius professionals from Charcoalblue who performed their usual first rate work for Stages 4 Success, my decade long effort to transform NYC public school auditoriums. Our collaboration is helping to inspire and nurture the next generation of performers, technicians and arts enthusiasts.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart!'

- Bette Midler

Supporting the industry internationally since 2004

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise: International Trade 2020 UK Theatre Tonic ITEAC Theatres Trust Theatre Communications Group Carbon Literate Orginisation - Bronze
John Owens is a Charcoalblue Partner responsible for our North American practice.

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