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Choosing Acoustic Shells – Fixed Or Portable

Are you planning a theatre renovation and wondering what is better to use, a fixed/ permanent acoustic shell or portable/ mobile ones. There are very straightforward considerations when choosing acoustic shells. 

choosing acoustic shells

What Are They For?


Acoustic shells are invented to enhance an audience theatre experience. It is usually curved and made of hard materials and is engineered to reflect sound towards the audience area.


What To Consider When Choosing An Acoustic Shell


Will you be using this in a makeshift venue that houses not just orchestra and bands but other non-musical events too? Would you eventually be needing a wider stage to accommodate a play? Or is your venue solely for musical performances?  Through answering this you’ll have an idea if you want a fixed shell or portable ones.


There are a few types of acoustic shells you can choose from that might address your needs. Here at Specialty Theatre we offer a variety of them enumerated below:



Perfect for medium and large theatres, diva acoustic shells not only provide supreme performance, but they also add a beautiful backdrop to your space. Handcrafted and designed to fit your venue, you can’t go wrong with this excellent investment.


 At Specialty Theatre, we offer Legacy acoustic shells in “basic,” “classic,” and “select” styles, so you can choose the shells that best meet your needs. Let us know your intended use, and we’ll provide the acoustic shells that help you achieve the best results.
Travelmaster – You should never have to settle for a poor acoustical space when you know your performance has a lot to offer. One way to achieve your best sound every time is with


Travelmaster’s acoustic shells 

Allow you to take your sound devices with you wherever you go.


Wenger provides an easy-to-install option when you are taking performances on the road with inflatable acoustic shells that go up in minutes. Your crew and your performers will love this effective addition!


Give us a call or chat with us if you need more information on these products or if you need anything specific that you couldn’t find on our site.

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