Zuiderstrandtheater, The Hague
This temporary performance hall is nestled along the dunes, just outside the city. Since 2015 and till the achievement of the new theatre in the center of The Hague, the Zuiderstrandtheater hosts the Residentie Orkest — the philharmonic orchestra of The Hague — and the Nederlands Danstheater.
New Build Zuiderstrandtheater.
Location Scheveningen, The Hague, Netherlands.
Project Cost 14 million €.
Time Frame Design: 2013. Construction: 2013-2014. Opening: October 2014.
Owner City of The Hague.
Architect(s) Thijs Mauve Architect thijsmauvearchitect.nl • Jochem Groenland Architect, Netherlands groelandarchitecten.nl
Theatre Planner(s) PB Theateradviseurs, Netherlands.
Seat Count A 1 000-seat auditorium, a 500 m² black box and 5 foyers (from 125 to 400 m²). Total area 5 200 m².
Uses The temporary theatre hosts symphonic music performances, as well as dance, opera, theatre, amplified music shows and congresses.
Services Room acoustics and variable acoustics for the theatre and the rehearsal room.
Team Cees Mulder, Eckhard Kahle, Thomas Wulfrank, Kahle Acoustics.