House specs

Stage

  • Type of stage - Proscenium, black box.
  • Rake - Yes.  1 in 36.
  • Surface - Dark Grey Lino on wooden floorboards.
  • Drilling/Fixing - No drilling into the stage floor is permitted.
  • Stage Dimensions - Effective playing area 6.54m (w) x 6.68m (d).  A detailed stage plan is available as a separate download.
  • Height to lighting grid - Variable. Usually set between 4 and 5m.
  • Wing space - Stage left 1.25m. Stage right 1.29m.
  • Proscenium arch width - 6.54m
  • Depth from apron front to rear tabs - 6.68m
  • Safety curtain - No
  • Trap - No

Rostra

  • 3 of (L)1m x (D)2m x (H)0.25m
  • 5 of (L)1m x (D)2m x (H)0.50m
  • 2 of (L)1m x (D)1m x (H)0.25m
  • 1 set of steps to 0.50m height

Flying System

  • Type of flying system - Manual hemp. Single lines. No counterweights.
  • Barrel diameter - 4 x 48mm
  • Barrel length - 8m
  • Maximum load per fly bar - 100Kg
  • Maximum recommended cloth size - 8m x 4.5m
  • Swipe track - Yes. 8 metres. 2 available.

 
Stage Management Facilities

  • Prompt corner position - Stage left
  • FOH call facilities - No
  • Bar bells - No
  • Q-lights - No
  • Talkback - Metro Audio, 2 channel, 4 headset comms system.
  • First aid box - Available from box office, bar and office.
  • Other facilities - Iron, ironing board, washing machine.
  • Show relay - Show relay is available in all dressing rooms. SM cue mic to relay system is available.

Drapery

  • House tabs - Red velvet on manual winch, prompt corner.
  • Black tabs - Mid-stage and up-stage, pulley operated.
  • Cyc - No.
  • Borders - 2, black, down-stage and mid-stage, height variable.
  • Legs - 4 pairs, 1m x 4.5m.

Power

  • 3-phase - 1 x 63amp 3-phase cee-form USR.
  • Single phase - 2 x 63amp single phase cee-form USR. 2 x 13amp SL, 2 x 13amp SR.

Load-in

  • Loading bay - 2.8m x 12.5m.
  • Building access - Ramp from car park to auditorium.
  • Load-in entrance - 1.41m (w) x 2.29m (h).
  • Height to stage - 1.04m. There is no lift so all equipment must be raised to stage level by hand.

Accommodation

  • Dressing rooms - Main dressing room (9.26m x 3m) is split into 4 small cubicles with direct access to stage. 1 large room underneath stage (9.11m x 6.15m), accessed via flight of stairs (Can be split into 3 sections using curtains). Access to back of house is via a small flight of stairs. A chairlift is available.
  • Toilets - Ladies and gents available backstage. Disabled toilet available FOH.
  • Shower facilities - Yes.
  • Wardrobe/Props - Props room available (5.85m x 3.20m), direct access from stage right.

Orchestra

  • Orchestra pit - No
  • House instruments - Bechstein grand piano, Sonor drum kit.
  • Lit music stands - No.
  • Chairs 30 - Various types, no arms.