UCCS Ent Center for the Arts – Colorado Springs, Colorado

General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction

Engineer: ME Engineers, Inc.

Architect: Semple Brown Design, PC

Completion Date: 2017

Encore Electric recently completed major work on the new Ent Center for the Arts in Colorado Springs. It is the main facility for the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs’ Department of Visual and Performing Arts.

The new center features various performances spaces, labs, classrooms, office space and recording spaces and studios, including four theaters: a 774-seat theater and concert hall, a 245-seat recital hall, and two other theaters designed for smaller shows. In addition to power and lighting, Encore’s Technology Solutions group provided many of the technological innovations in the center.


  • 2018 ENR Mountain States Best Projects
    Best Specialty Construction Project and Award of Merit Cultural/Worship
  • 2018 Associated General Contractors of Colorado ACE Awards
    Specialty Contractors over $10 Million – ACE Award
  • 2018 Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Awards
    Award of Merit
  • 2018 National Independent Electrical Contractors Award of Excellence
    Best Low Voltage/Limited Energy Project
  • 2018 Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain Summit Awards
    Best Low Voltage/Limited Energy Project