H. Lloyd Hawkins Scenic Studio

Creating memorable moments onstage for over 30 years…

And now creating the perfect staging for your important events!

For over 30 years the Hawkins Scenic Studio has provided scenery for New Orleans Opera as well as for opera companies throughout the country.

We have 32 complete opera sets and props available for rental.

The Hawkins Scenic Studio is also able to build any setting for your theatrical endeavors!

We have a 30,000 square foot studio complete with paint deck, metal shop, electrics, and sewing area to create the design to dazzle your audience.

The Hawkins Scenic Studio is the resource  to create the right atmosphere for your next event.


For everything from a chaise to chandeliers to brighten your parlor, ask us!

Need a medieval look for your next  party, we have it! Or a golden chariot to make a grand entrance … We’ve got you covered!






We take pride in our craftsmen’s abilities to create scenery and props for any size venue.

Bring us your ideas and we will make them into a reality.

No project is too large or small.

We provide the setting for your event at reasonable rates!

  • Opera & Theatre
  • Business Meetings
  • Social Events
  • Birthdays
  • Business & Industrial Displays

We can customize any Event that needs a special or exotic “look”!

Contact us Today:
For Rental Prices & Information about how we can create the Atmosphere for your next Event contact:

Lee Marc Molnar
Director of Production

504.529.2278 x231

For Technical Questions concerning scenery rental and rental stock
G. Alan Rusnak
Technical Director & Studio Manager