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Aberdeen Arts Centre

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Contact Information

Address
33 King Street
Town
Aberdeen
County
Aberdeen
Postcode
AB24 5AA
Email
enquiries@aberdeenartscentre.org.uk
Main Contact
01224 635208
Company Manager
Box Office
01224 641122
General Admin
Stage Door
Fax
01224 626390
Website
www.aberdeenartscentre.org.uk
Website Technical Page

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
Barry Sherriffs
Chief Electrician
Paul Reynolds
Sound Technician
Bob Gillanders
Stage Manager
Stage Carpenter
Flyman
Wardrobe Contact
FOH Contact/Manager
Accomodation list is available from
http://www.all-rooms.com/aberdeenshire/aberdeen/hotels.htm

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
Proscenium
Rake
No
Surface
Black Lino
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
Yes, but consult technical staff first.
Type of flying system
Manual Hemp
Total number of lines
5
Barrel (pipe) diameter
48mm
Barrel length
10.4m
Max load rating per set
Maximum out dead
approx 1m
Overall load rating
Spacing between lines
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
0.5m
Apron Width
14m
Apron Depth
1.1m
Traps/Size
None
Weight Restrictions
Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
Barry Sherriffs, Technical Manager01224 635208

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
Stage Left
FOH call facilities?
No
Q-Lights?
Yes
Bar Bells?
No
Q-Lights Movable?
No
First aid box?
Yes, located in Control Room, and FOH Of

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
8.9m
Height
3.9m

Wing Space:

Stage Left
2.5m
Height of Grid
6m
Stage Right
2.5m
Setting line to rear of prosc
20cm
Setting line to front edge of stage
1.5m
Setting line rear wall
5.6m

Are these available?

House tabs
Yes, red velvet on winch
Cyc.
Yes, fixed curved pvc

Blacks:

Borders
3
Legs
3 Sets either side
Tabs
2 sets pull tabs, plus 1 set on pulley

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
Small lift available, dimensions: 1.3m x 1.6m x 2.1mAlso curved stairs leading to back stage area.

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
1 x 3ph 63A, 3 x Single ph 63A all on Ceeform on Electrics Floor above PS Wing
Sound

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
Lighting Control
ETC Express 250

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
90 x 2.5Kw Paradim Digital Dimmers
FOH
Any patching/twinning
All on-stage circuits are patchable via

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
Roof Void: 10 x Cantata 18/32 profile 1.2Kw
Fresnels
Cyc Floods
Follow Spots
2 x Teatro Talento 1.2kW
Movable lanterns list
2 x Harmony 22 profiles 1Kw, 6 x Harmony 15/28 profiles 1Kw, 6 x Harmony 22/40 profiles 1Kw, 2 x T84 profiles 1Kw16 x Cantata Fresnels 1.2Kw, 10 x Harmon26 x PAR 64 (CP62 wide), 12 x PAR 56 3009 x ADB Cyc Floods 750W, 10 x Coda 4/500
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
Zarges type ladder (Extending A-Frame)

Sound

Indication of tie lines
24 lines to stage
Mixer position
Rear of auditorium
Equipment available
1 x Allan & Heath GL2200 24-4-2-6, 1 x P.V 231fx Graphic Equaliser with built in F.L.S.6 x Stage monitors in up to a 4-way mix6 x Bose 802 loudspeakers 3 per side, 26 x Shure SM58, 4 x Shure SM57, 1 x BeyeDenon twin cassette deck, Denon C.D play
Headset/comms details
Yes, 6 sets wired

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
5 small, 1 large
Showers & toilets
Toilets available near dressing rooms
Access to stage
Via green room at rear of stage
Wardobe facilities
A dressing room is usually converted
Wig room & facilities
None

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
14m x 3m variable

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
20 x RAT stands
Chairs
approx 50 various types
Net
No
Rostra
3 x 8′ x 4′ x 2′ Merick, 4 x 8′ x 4′ Ste
Double bass pin boards
No
Sound baffles
No

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
Available FOH

Other

Any other features
A range of moving lights are available at additional cost.
The theatre also has 2 x Jem ZR33 DMX512 smoke machines, and 2 x Le Maitre Neutron Star Hazers

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