Michael “Mike” Nicolai


Mike is a multidisciplinary designer for architectural acoustics and performing arts spaces with over 12 years of industry experience. With a background in theater and production design, he understands the role that technology and acoustics have in fostering community and creating engaging environments. His broad experience ranges from theaters and sports venues to conference centers and classrooms.

Selected Project Experience

Performing Arts

  • Caloosa Sound Amphitheater, Fort Myers, FL

  • Koski Production Center at Asolo Repertory Theatre, Sarasota, FL

  • Veteran’s Park Arts Academy, Lehigh Acres, FL

  • Historic Federal Reserve Adaptive Reuse, Jacksonville, FL

  • Bellini Center for the Arts at Tampa Catholic High School, Tampa, FL

  • MidCity Huntsville Amphitheater, Huntsville, AL – Community Noise Evaluation

  • University of Miami Theatre Arts Building & Interim Swing Space, Miami, FL

Sports & Recreation

  • Paradise Coast Sports Complex, Naples, FL

  • Jenkins Arena at RP Funding Center, Lakeland, FL

  • Bonita Springs High School, Bonita Springs, FL

General Industry Acoustics & Noise Control

  • Gale Lemerand Student Center at Daytona State College

  • American Express Regional Headquarters, Sunrise, FL

  • PGA Corporate Center, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

  • Sarasota County Central Energy Plant, Sarasota, FL


Education

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts / Theatre Design & Technology – University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

  • ETCP Entertainment Electrician

  • AVIXA CTS-D

  • QSC Q-Sys Programmer Level 1