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Rental of Smith Center Facilities- Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts

Technical Specifications of Facilities

G. Craig Jackson Theatre

Technical Statistics

  • Seating (three sections): 405
  • 8 wheelchair spaces (deduct 2 seats from 405 for each wheelchair), 4 transfer seats Note: House has a steep rake
  • Proscenium Opening: Adjustable Width: 41′-2″ to 37′
  • Height: 18′-10″ to 21′
  • Overall Stage Dimensions including wings: 97′ wide and 37′-4″ deep
  • Wing Space Stage Left and Right: 27′-9″ wide and 37′-4″ deep
  • Plaster Line to furthest usable depth upstage: 34′-5″
  • Plaster Line to Apron: 5′-11″ (forestage down), 15′-2″ (forestage up)
  • Stage Floor to Grid: 55′-5″
  • Stage Floor to Loading Bridge: 52′-2″
  • Stage Floor to Auditorium Floor: 3′
  • Stage Floor to Orchestra Pit: 7′-11″
  • Stage Floor to Basement: 13′
  • Control Booth to Plaster Line: 61′
  • Tech Area (Row J in house) to Plaster Line: 40′-9″
  • First Row to Pit: 6′-6″
  • Forestage (Gala Spiral Lift) is 36′-9″ wide, 9′-3″ deep tapering to 5′-6″ at each end.
  • Orchestra Pit is 36′-9″ wide, 16′-7″ deep tapering to 13′-9″ at each end, 6′-9″ head clearance under stage lip. Loads at orchestra level level from stage left. Maximum load 15,600 lbs. Travels at 8.67 ft/min. Stage to Audience: 21 sec. Stage to Orchestra: 54 sec. Stage to Basement: 90 sec.
  • Rigging: 34 single purchase linesets. Orchestra shell and 1st Electric on winched lineset. 17 open linesets. Low trim: 2′-9″. High trim: 53′-10″. All linesets: live load 1200 lbs. 70′ long 1 ½″ schedule 40 pipe with 6′ extension on each end. Seven ¼″ lift lines on each pipe.
  • Loading Dock: street level, accommodates one truck at a slight angle to roll up door (10′ wide by 11′-10″ high). Load in through scene shop to stage sound door (12′-7″ wide by 16′-8″ high). Distance is approximately 63′.
  • No Company switch, nor 120v/208v tie in service within stage distance

Seating chart with wheelchair accessible seats marked.

Facilities and Amenities

Lobby

  • Lobby restrooms with disabled access, telephones, drinking fountain, concession booth with counter, 8 mission style benches (4 each 5′and 7′).
  • Art Gallery with exhibits when available

Dressing Rooms

  • Principals: Two single rooms each with 4 makeup stations, sink, shower and toilet located directly behind the stage.
  • Ensemble: Two single rooms each with 21 makeup stations and sink. Each room has direct access to full restroom and showers. Located one floor below stage.
  • Costume racks: 6′ long, at least one in each dressing room

Green Room

  • Located behind stage, equipped with a kitchenette

Dance Equipment

  • 4 portable dance bars

Concert Equipment

  • Acoustical Concert Shell: ¾ depth (45′ wide by 20′ deep)
  • Wenger free standing choral shell
  • Wenger Signature Choral Riser: 7 sections of four step with safety rails
  • Wenger Tourmaster choral riser: 7 sections of three step and 7 sections of fourth step with 7 safety rails
  • Risers: 3′ x 8′ in 10″, 20″, 30″, 40″ and 50″ heights
  • 3′ x 8′ in 8″, 16″, 24″, 32″ and 40″ heights,
  • Risers subject to availability
  • Orchestra Chairs (50)
  • Black Manhasset music stands (75)
  • Weise music stands lights (40)
  • 7′ Yamaha Grand Piano
  • 9′ Steinway "D" Concert Grand Piano

Stage Drapery

  • Main Drape: Burgundy velour drape, can be either flown or traveled
  • Legs: 1 set 24′h x 11′-6″w, 4 sets 24′h x 15′-8″w of black 24oz velour
  • Borders: 1- 12′h x 80″w 25oz velour, 5 - 8′h x 80′w black 19 oz velour
  • Upstage black velour traveler (consists of 6 leg panels)
  • 1 Leno 60% gray Cyclorama
  • White scrim 30′ high by 50′ wide

Stage Lighting

  • 288 2.4kw ETC Sensor Dimmers, 256 available stage lighting dimmers, balance is for house lights and orchestra shell controlled by an ETC Architectural controller. Stage lighting is controlled by an ETC Expression 2X (24 subs, 600 ch) or ETC Insight 2 (108 subs, 108 ch). DMX and remote focus at all lighting positions.
  • Three front of house lighting catwalks, box booms and torms, four on stage electrics and eight lighting boom (10′ trees) available. Five drop boxes with 6 circuits each. Five floor pockets stage left and right and one UC. (Check circuit listing for paralled circuit.) Limited color in stock.

Repertory Plot

  • 1st beam (US): 18 -26 deg. Source 4
  • 2nd beam: 18 -26 deg. Source 4
  • 3rd Beam (DS): 18 -19 deg. Source 4
  • Three color wash from front of house
  • On Stage: 1E, 2E, and 3E all have 5 -1kw 8″ Fresnel, 10 -36 deg. Source 4
  • Two color front light, one color back light
  • 4E: 6 -3 cell Altman Sky cyc, 1kw (note: current distance to cyc is 4′)

Complete Smith Center inventory includes Jackson rep plot instruments, and instruments shared with the NUMMI studio theatre. For availability, contact the Technical Coordinator.

  • 50 deg. X 30
  • 36 deg. X 70
  • 26 deg. X 70
  • 19 deg. X 20
  • 10 deg. X 4
  • Par 64 hoods X 40
  • lamp inventory all 1kw, 30 WFL, 28 MFL, 13 NSP, 6 VNSP
  • 8″ Fresnel 1kw X 15
  • 6″ Fresnel X 40 (22) 1kw (10) 750w (8) ? w
  • 3″ Fresnel X 5
  • Altman 1kw Zoom X 10
  • Drop in iris for Source 4 X 5
  • Top Hats for Source 4 X 12
  • Pattern Holders for Source 4 X 30 (ETC and Theatre Magic)
  • Lighting boom 24″ base X 8 10′ tall, and 8 -6′ boom extensions
  • Floor plates X 12
  • Barndoors 2 (6″), 16 (8″)
  • Side arms 24
  • Light Ladder 2 (3 rung), 2 (4 rung)
  • Follow Spots 2 Lycian Super Arc 400
  • Martin 1220CMYR Roboscans X 6
  • Martin 400 Pro Robocolor X 5
  • F-100 Smoke Generator X 1
  • Strobe Lights (with remotes) X 2 Diversitronics 1500w DMX strobes
  • Kligel strip lights X 6 6′ 15 lamp 3 circuit

Sound System

  • Yamaha M-2000 40x8, 6 aux: 1-4 pre/post. 5-6 post
  • Main Speakers: EAW-KF300iSP Three way stereo pair and three way mono cluster
  • 8 Effects/monitor amp channels
  • 2 JBL sidefill monitors (SR4732A)
  • 6 JBL wedge monitors: (3) 12″ two-way(MR802), (3) 15″ two-way(SR4704A)
  • Full matrix routing of paging, cue mic, program and lobby chime to all backstage and lobby areas
  • Microphones: (2) Shure SM94, (4) Shure Beta 4.1, (4) Shure SM58, (4) Shure SM57, (2) Crown PCC160, (2) Seinheiser 421, (1) Telex 12″ gooseneck mic, (4) Shure SC4 wireless Lavs, (4) Shure SC4 wireless Handheld and (6) Electro-Voice mics
  • 16 Ebony straight mic stands, 6 Ebony short mic stands, 12 Ebony 25″-38″ telescoping boom mic stands, 2 Ebony 16″-24″ telescoping boom
  • 2 DigiTech TSR-24s Reverb units
  • Tascam DA-30 MkII DAT recorder
  • Tascam CD-401 MkII CD player
  • Tascam 122 MkII Cassette deck
  • 2 Sony Mini Disk, MDSB3 rec/play, MSDB4P playback only
  • 20 Gentner FM personal assistive listening devices with single ear bud
  • Intercom: Clear-Com 2 channel system to all major areas of the stage and lighting positions

Other Information

The information contained in this packet are supplied according to the best of our ability. It should be clearly understood that any critical dimension must be checked on site. Some items may not be available, please check with the Technical Coordinator.

Any questions arising from or not answered by this should be addressed to:

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