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Alban Arena

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Contact Information

Address
Civic Centre
Town
St. Albans
County
Hertfordshire
Postcode
AL1 3LD
Email
 

Main Contact
01727 861078
Company Manager
 
Box Office
01727 844488
General Admin
01727 861078
Stage Door
-
Fax
01727 865755

Website
www.alban-arena.co.uk

Website Technical Page
 

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
Steve Brookes
Chief Electrician
 
Sound Technician
 
Stage Manager
Nick Clarke

Stage Carpenter
-
Flyman
Anthony White
Wardrobe Contact
-
FOH Contact/Manager
Danielle Saleeb/Bekki Vousden

Accomodation list is available from
Tourist Information Centre01727 864511  

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
Thrust
Rake
No
Surface
Black 8\\\’x4\\\’ boards
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
Yes
Type of flying system
Counterweight (double purchase/half heig
Total number of lines
32
Barrel (pipe) diameter
48 mm
Barrel length
14 mtr
Max load rating per set
250kg C/LO / 500kg Winch
Maximum out dead
10.08 mtr
Overall load rating
-
Spacing between lines
200 mm
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
1.15 mtr
Apron Width
15 mtr

Apron Depth
2.6 mtr

Traps/Size
-
Weight Restrictions
?

Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
Technical Manager/Deputy Technical Manager 

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
Stage Left

FOH call facilities?
No
Q-Lights?
Yes

Bar Bells?
No
Q-Lights Movable?
2

First aid box?
On Request

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
13.7 mtr

Height
6.1 mtr (4.88 mtr to mask)

Wing Space:

Stage Left
1.9 mtr (height restriction)
Height of Grid
10.08 mtr

Stage Right
1.8 mtr

Setting line to rear of prosc
1.3 mtr
Setting line to front edge of stage
2.6 mtr
Setting line rear wall
6.76 mtr

Are these available?

House tabs
Yes (Red velvet)
Cyc.
Yes (white wall)

Blacks:

Borders
Yes
Legs
Yes
Tabs
1 x u/s blacks, 1 x m/s blacks

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
1.5 mtr – platform lift 2.4 x 1.2 mtr

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
125A 3 phase
Sound
63A single phase

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
Camlock (powerlock adapters availlable)
Lighting Control
Jands Vista I3 and S3

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
48 x 2kw
FOH
24 x 2kw
Any patching/twinning
Yes

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
10
Fresnels
10
Cyc Floods
6 x 3ct
Follow Spots
2 x Robert Juliat Super Korrigans
Movable lanterns list
40 x Parcans26 x GLP Volkslicht   
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
Zarges

Sound

Indication of tie lines
32 x mic 16 x line
Mixer position
Sml (ILI) Control Room. Large (K3) Rear
Equipment available
Turbo TLS SPKS + Subs12 Way K1 28 Way K3 (Soundcraft)AKG Mics (Various) x 24  
Headset/comms details
8 Way Tech Pro 

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
2 x 10 person/4 x single
Showers & toilets
2 Toilets(M/F) 1 x Shower in Each
Access to stage
Stairs
Wardobe facilities
Automatic Washing MachineTumble Dryer, Iron & Board
Wig room & facilities
-

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
2.7mtr deep x 6.4 mtr OR 13.7 mtr W

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
9 + MD
Chairs
200 black
Net
No
Rostra
20 x peices of lightdeck
Double bass pin boards
No
Sound baffles
No

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
None Designated

Other

Any other features
NEC Digital Cinema Projector, 7.1 Dolby Surround sound

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