We are idea builders, creative problem-solvers, solution providers, and artists.

We are exhibit visionaries and metal workers, scenic painters and sculptors, electricians with a flair and masters with a needle and thread. We are your best partner when a challenge is keeping you up at night. Our depth of knowledge and breadth of experience are two of the fundamental differences that clients find when they work with us. We apply what we’ve learned from many different projects to deliver solutions and efficiencies that set us apart time and time again.

By applying our talents of technical design, creative builds, meticulous installs and committed, partner-driven project management, we seamlessly deliver every aspect of a project from start to finish. And we work with a variety of designers, architects, agencies and clients to create engaging experiences that excite and inspire.

Our team members are experienced in a broad range of skills, from carpentry and metalwork to sculpture and scenic painting, electrical/mechanical and interactive development, automation and soft goods.

Services include:

  • Project development & management
  • Interactive development
  • Fabrication
  • Installation
  • Scheduling & budgeting
  • Drafting, engineering & construction drawing
  • Prototype creation & testing
  • Value engineering
  • Design interpretation & charrettes
  • Equipment & maintenance training
  • Material & other resources training
  • Permitting assistance
  • Signage permits & installation tools
  • engineer & manufacture custom control panels approved to the UL508A standard

Meet your team

Chicago Scenic Studios has 40-years of experience mastering the complexities of dynamic environments, challenging interactive experiences, theatrical productions, and entertainment attractions of all types. And we make it all happen under one roof at our Chicago-based 165,000 square foot facility.

When we work together, you’ll have one point of contact throughout your entire project. One of the dedicated project managers you see below will manage your budget, maintain your schedule, and be your single point of communication until the project is done and we start talking about your next one.

  • Bob DoepelPresident Bob Doepel
  • Brian StockmasterVice President / General Manager Brian Stockmaster
  • Ross HamiltonProject Director Ross Hamilton
  • Jim MallerdinoSenior Project Manager Jim Mallerdino
  • Holli EddingtonProject Manager Holli Eddington
  • Jacqueline JohnsonProject Manager Jacqueline Johnson
  • Douglas P. JohnstonProject Manager Douglas P. Johnston
  • Doug PeerProject Manager Doug Peer
  • Doug PokornyProject Manager Doug Pokorny
  • Dana BarberProject Coordinator Dana Barber

Want more information about capabilities?
Contact Chicago Scenic.