Providing consulting services for the design of performance and rehearsal facilities that is grounded in real world production, operations, and construction experience.

P&PFC offers consulting services that are informed by an ongoing participation in production, emphasizing a practical and operationally cohesive approach to performing arts facilities.

Click here to read an interview with Chris Buckley from the May 2006 issue of Live Design magazine.



Christopher D. Buckley
(facility design & construction only)

Vice President, Production & Construction
The New 42nd Street, Inc., New York, NY
Responsible for the design and construction of various projects of the New 42nd Street, including the New Victory Theater and the New 42nd Street Studio Building/ Duke on 42nd Street Theater (both recipients of AIA awards). Creation and oversight of production departments at the New Victory and Duke Theaters; review of design and construction process of the Ford Center and the Roundabout's American Airlines Theater. Coordinated with state and municipal agencies regarding design and execution issues. Also acted as theatrical consultant on the Duke Theater and designed support space for the New Victory expansion project (2001). Total value of these projects in excess of $110 million.

Director of Construction
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Brooklyn, NY
Created BAM's construction department and oversaw several capital projects, including Phase II of the Majestic (now Harvey) Theatre renovations (rigging, staging, support space, orchestra pit), Opera House rigging replacement, and the preliminary design of office and support space expansion (executed in 1995).

Project Manager, Majestic Theatre (renamed The Harvey) Renovation
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Brooklyn, NY
Supervised design and construction for this award-winning renovation, undertaken for the presentation of Peter Brook's productions Mahabharata and Cherry Orchard.

The Duke on 42nd Street

37 Arts/ Baryshnikov Arts Center

The Harvey Theatre at BAM