Théâtre du Nord, Lille

This 18th century building, which offers a wide range of local and national productions, required seats and partial technical equipment renewal.

Information Sheet

Renovation/Transformation Théâtre du Nord

Location   Lille, France.

Project Cost   2 million €.

Time Frame   Evaluation: 2009. Design: 2010. Construction: 2011-2012.

Owner   City of Lille.

Architect(s)   Blond & Roux Architectes, Paris  •  Étienne Sintive, Agence Sintive Architectes, Lille.

Seat Count   460-seat theatre, 100-seat theatre, rehearsal rooms, offices, foyer and cafeteria. Total area approx. 4 000 m².

Uses   Theatre and music.

Services   Acoustic consulting services.

Team   Yann Jurkiewicz, Project Manager, Eckhard Kahle, Kahle Acoustics.

1/7Théâtre du NordView of the building from the 18th century and whose façade is listed as historical monument. Photo © Frédéric Iovino
2/7Théâtre du NordThe 460-seat theatre. Photo © E. Legrand
3/7Théâtre du NordView of the stage of the National Theatre from its 460-seat venue. Photo © Frédéric Iovino
4/7Théâtre du NordView from the balcony of the main 460-seat venue. Photo © Frédéric Iovino
5/7Théâtre du NordDetailed sitting of the 460-seat venue. Photo © Frédéric Iovino
6/7Théâtre du NordView of the 100-seat theatre from the stage. Photo © Frédéric Iovino
7/7Théâtre du NordView of Grand Place, Bourse and the Salle des Spectacles (1792). Document N° LXI, Pl 7, Page 63, antiquités nationales. Photo © Bibliothèque municipale de Lille, Fonds Lefebvre 12, 84.