Coming 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Voxel?

The Voxel is a 9,000 square foot blackbox theater in the heart of Baltimore city. It has two missions: by day, it is the teaching center and research lab for Figure 53; by night, it is a theater, incubator, and resource for performing artists in Baltimore.

When will construction start?

Construction began in April of 2019. If you’d like to receive updates on construction, please sign up for our newsletter here.

When will it be finished?

Construction is on track to finish by the end of 2019. We hope to host our first public events beginning in 2020.

Will I be able to rent the space?

The Voxel is not primarily designed to be rented out. However, our hope is that it will be an asset to the Baltimore community and will be put to good use by local artists, businesses, and organizations. If you’d like to use the Voxel for a performance, event, or something else, please email us at

What’s the history of the building?

The theater was built in 1946 and was a popular destination for moviegoers through the late 1980’s. It fell into disrepair and went through numerous owners until we purchased it in 2015.

Who is doing this?

The Voxel is a project of Figure 53, a small but mighty Baltimore-based company that makes software for the performing arts. It is being built by Chris Ashworth, the founder of Figure 53.

Still have a question?

If you have a question that we didn’t address please send an email to and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.