Ms. Katherine Georgeson, FAIA

ORCHESTRA Design Studios

Contact Details

ORCHESTRA Design Studios
Menominee, MI


For over 25 years Georgeson has specialize in the design of hard-working performance spaces for professional and community arts organizations. Ms. Georgeson has risen to international status for her design expertise and passionate advocacy for the key role theatres play in building strong, sustainable communities. With over 150 theatre projects in her portfolio. Katherine has focused her practice on building a knowledge base for every aspect of performing arts architecture.


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Master of Architecture (MArch)
1981 To 1984

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)
1976 To 1979

Job History

ORCHESTRA Design Studio
Milwaukee, WI, United States
October 2013 - present

Workshop Architects
Theatre Architect, Project Director
June 2009 - October 2015

Senior Associate, Theatre Architect
July 2007 - June 2009

Carrier Johnson Architects
Senior Associate, Project Manager
July 2006 - April 2007

Holabird & Root
Associate, Architect, Theatre Design Expert, Designer, Project Manager,
April 1997 - July 2006

Valerio Dewalt Georgeson
Partner, Owner, Theatre Architect
November 1992 - March 1997

Beckley Myers Architects
Associate, Architect, Theatre Designer
March 1984 - October 1992


  • Architectural Design
  • Sustainable Building Design