L.J. Williams Theatre

What is L.J. Williams Theatre:

The L.J. Williams Theater, located in Visalia, California, is a significant cultural and historical venue with ties to the local educational and performing arts communities. Originally built in the 1930s, the theater is situated on the Redwood High School campus. It was named after Lawrence J. Williams, who was not only an instructor and principal at Visalia Union High School but also served as the first President of College of the Sequoias. This establishment has played a pivotal role in the local arts scene, hosting a wide array of events including concerts, plays, and other artistic performances​​.

Revitalizing a Legacy: The L.J. Williams Theatre Transformation

For too long, the iconic L.J. Williams Theatre, a cornerstone of our community’s cultural and historical heritage, operated under the limitations of outdated sound systems and inadequate lighting. Recognizing the urgent need for modernization, the Visalia Unified School District (VUSD) entrusted NTM with the honor of revitalizing this esteemed venue. Committed to excellence and respectful of the theatre’s storied past, our mission was clear: to usher the L.J. Williams Theatre into a new era of performance art.

Our journey began with a comprehensive assessment of the theatre’s existing infrastructure, laying the groundwork for a transformation that would blend state-of-the-art technology with the timeless elegance of the venue. Here’s how we made it happen:

Sound System Overhaul: Our first order of business was to replace the antiquated audio equipment with cutting-edge sound technology. By installing a bespoke sound system designed for clarity, depth, and richness, we’ve ensured that every note and word reaches the audience as intended by the performers.

Lighting Revolution: We then turned our attention to the lighting. Gone are the days of dull, unflattering illumination. In its place, we’ve introduced a dynamic lighting system capable of creating the perfect ambiance for every scene, enhancing the visual experience of the audience and providing directors with an expanded palette for storytelling.

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With a deep respect for the theatre’s legacy and an eye on the future of entertainment, NTM is proud to stand at the helm of this transformative journey. Together with VUSD, we are committed to providing a venue that not only meets but exceeds the expectations of today’s audiences and performers alike.

Experience the rebirth of the L.J. Williams Theatre – where history meets innovation.


We understand that the Audio, Video, and Lighting world can be daunting. We don’t expect you to figure it out on your own.