Scenatec Inc is a comprehensive scenic production shop
facilitating the entertainment, event and themed-space industries. This
design-build company has a time-tested philosophy that has inspired
innovative creativity to meet the challenges of our many satisfied
customers. We have learned the value of listening to, and working
in concert with our clients in the disciplines of design, budget, and
in Manheim, Pennsylvania, David
Dorman formed Scenatec Inc in 1998 with his then 20 years of
experience of bringing dreams and concepts to reality. Educated in
architectural design and structural engineering, Dave leads our team of
highly talented designers, artists, fabricators and technicians
and offers a friendly one-stop source of excellent craftsmanship.
He possesses a unique perspective of theater, which includes a trained
aptitude for aesthetic appearance, spatial utilization, mechanical
movement systems, structural integrity, artistic form, and technical
We are grateful that you have taken the time to get to know us by
visiting our site. It would be an honor for us to be able to assist you
with your venture. Whether it be a stage production, a company
convention, a themed living or educational space, an architectural
specialty, a rigging challenge, or someone to prototype your idea.
Scenatec is ready to help!
To the right is a 20 foot motorized set piece for a musical celebrating
America. The inside frame was welded steel with a ladder to accommodate
4 actors standing beside the acrylic flame. The exterior was made with
sprayed foam - sculpted and painted.