About PBTA


PBTA; a trustworthy team of creative designers: allrounders, consultants en specialists, all with a theatre-heart, well-educated and with solid experience gained on and around the stage.

PBTA is the consultancy with all specialisms under the same roof; we are therefore better than anyone capable of making integrated designs and to switch between specialist disciplines.

Lead by company founder Wim Prinssen, trendsetting acoustician and theatre consultant,  PBTA realised worldwide a choice of large and small theatres, pop stages, art film and commercial cinemas, culture houses, events halls etc. Already more than 30 years PBTA is a trusted partner for design and building processes, including preceding studies and advice, and offers a clear insight of the cost of your (theatre)plans.

PBTA is the bridge that connects political and cultural entrepreneurship, and is the link between designing, building and utilizing the cultural venue. 

Our skills

Theatre technologies
Theatre design
Theatre consultancy
Theatre planning
Theatre acoustics

Our team

Wim Prinssen
Owner / Principal Consultant

Spiritual father of the company, impassioned about acoustics, music and architecture. Just ask him about “His Master’s Voice”.

Joost Wtenweerde
Project Leader / Architectural Consultant

Specialist building designer for  the performing arts, music and film. Architecturally educated  analytic, intermediary.

Evert Heger
Company Manager / Project Leader

Widely oriented, with specialist know-how, a trusted project leader, with and extensive practical experience in the theatre. Our sociable South-Hollander; exemplary.

Leon van Zuijlen
Sr. Specialist Theater Technology

Seasoned electronic engineer and very experience theatre man: sound, acoustics, A/V. Guitar player, live sound recordist and a walking encyclopedia.

Arnoud van Dijk
Sr. Specialist Theatre Technology

The man of facts. Stage machinery, seating layout and sightlines, 3D design, VR animation, technical calculations. More? Yes, a trombonist, music arranger, sound recordis

Leon van Schaijk
Sr. Specialist Theatre Technology

Trusted and quality-conscious designer. Seating plans and retractable / raiseable systems, lighting, sound, cost calculations? You name it, he can do it. Likes racing.