HDR, Inc. in collaboration with Polshek Partnership Architects
The Holland Performing Arts Center is a performing arts facility located on 13th and Douglas Streets in downtown Downtown Omaha, Nebraska, Nebraska in the United States; it opened in October 2005. Designed by Omaha architectural firm HDR, Inc. in collaboration with Polshek Partnership Architects, the structure specializes in events requiring an environment with good acoustics, including performances by the Omaha Symphony Orchestra and Omaha Area Youth Orchestra, as well as various events within the series, Omaha Performing Arts Presents season. Kirkegaard Associates provided acoustics consulting and New York firm Fisher Dachs Associates provided theatre planning and design consultation.
The Center includes the Peter Kiewit Concert Hall, which seats 2,005 and has a stage size of 64 feet by 48 feet. Another area is the Suzanne and Walter Scott Recital Hall with seating for 486 people and a stage size of 40 feet by 32 feet. Finally, the Courtyard is a semi-closed area for events that seats 1,000 people.