OU associate professor of architecture and project architect Daniel Butko recently attended the grand opening of the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts audio and video recording studio. Located within the Dallas Arts District, Booker T. Washington High School is a magnet school serving 700 students in ninth through twelfth grades.

The studio is designed for classes of approximately 15 students to record and live stream in-house productions, create audition files for scholarships and competitions, teach recording processes, and develop podcasts. It includes a connected classroom and infrastructure for remotely capturing performances elsewhere in the building.

The project is the result of collaboration among associate professor Butko, RBDG, the BTWHS Advisory Board, and the Dallas Independent School District.

Images provided by Daniel Butko. Bottom image, from left: Butko, Bob Marshall, Russ Berger, Richard Schrag,Tim Bock & Dr. Scott Rudes.