Our broad range of services, keeps all aspects of our clients’ projects under one roof. This allows us to ensure every step of fabrication – from design to delivery – meets our high standards of execution and quality.
Our carpentry shop is staffed with an array of skilled professionals with a passion for their craft. Having expertise in cabinet making, furniture fabrication, film, television and theatre fabrication, their collective skill, versatility and creativity ensures we consistently produce the high level of quality product that we are known for.
Enhancing our fabrication capabilities, our CNC router enables efficient execution of complex pieces in a variety of building materials. Over the years, we’ve found our CNC’s versatility to be a compliment to all of our fabrication departments, providing us creative ways to increase efficiency and reduce costs for our clients.
With over 10,000 square feet of dedicated paint space and 2 self contained paint booths, our scenic paint wizards regularly transform the ordinary into extraordinary. Comprising artists and professionals with decades of experience, our scenic artist team ensures all of our projects are finished with the highest level of quality and have that WOW factor. From high end automotive coatings to a convincing faux finish, their knowledge of products and techniques is unmatched.
The heart and start of every project – a good drawing. Our design and drafting team transforms ideas and concepts into concrete designs and fabrication drawings to get the job done. Working closely with our clients, our design and drafting technicians help find creative solutions to technical and creative needs, all the while ensuring our projects remain true to artistic intent.
Great Lakes Scenic Studios proudly maintains CWB certification in steel welding. The rigorous training and testing requirements of this certification ensures a high level of skill and dedication in our welding department and ensures a quality product. Working in both steel and aluminum, our master metal fabricators are capable of fabricating a varied range of projects – from large structural forms to small decorative pieces – they can do it all!
Specializing in textiles, our soft goods department’s expertise and knowledge of all things fabric, ensures quality projects of any size. From drapery and upholstery to stitched drops and awnings, our soft goods technicians regularly transform simple pieces of cloth into stunning parts of scenery.
Our prop builders and sculptors work with a vast array of materials and techniques to create fabulous props and stunning sculptures. Well versed in various mediums, such as foam, pvc, fiberglass and clay, these skilled artisans are able to mold our clients’ visions into reality.
Leading our talented fabrication teams, our project managers work to deliver our clients’ projects on time and on budget. With over 60 collective years of experience, in a variety of fabrication and construction industries, our seasoned team of project managers has the experience and knowledge to ensure all of our projects’ success.
Our dedicated team of electricians stays current on all the latest technologies in lighting and effects in order to be able to meet each projects unique needs. Their extensive knowledge and experience in designing, programming and wiring lighting systems and effects has allowed them to illuminate some of our most spectacular set pieces.