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Bute Theatre, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

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Contact Information

Address
North Road
Town
Cardiff
County
Cardiff
Postcode
CF10 3ER
Email
simon.denman-ellis@rwcmd.ac.uk

Main Contact
029 2039 1383
Company Manager
n/a
Box Office
n/a
General Admin
n/a
Stage Door
n/a
Fax
n/a

Website
rwcmd.ac.uk

Website Technical Page
tech.rwcmd.ac.uk

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
Simon Denman-Ellis
Chief Electrician
n/a
Sound Technician
n/a
Stage Manager
n/a

Stage Carpenter
n/a
Flyman
n/a
Wardrobe Contact
n/a
FOH Contact/Manager
Janet Smith

Accomodation list is available from
    

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
Flexible studio with fixed and movable s
Rake
No
Surface
Wood, painted black
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
No
Type of flying system
Hemp & fixed bars
Total number of lines
6 + 1 upstage bar (not full height)
Barrel (pipe) diameter
48 mm, with extensions
Barrel length
12m
Max load rating per set
150kg
Maximum out dead
 
Overall load rating
 
Spacing between lines
Various
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
n/a
Apron Width
n/a

Apron Depth
n/a

Traps/Size
n/a
Weight Restrictions
n/a

Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
Simon Denman-Ellis – Technical Operations Managertech.rwcmd.ac.uk

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
Movable prompt desk

FOH call facilities?
Yes
Q-Lights?
Yes

Bar Bells?
No
Q-Lights Movable?
Yes

First aid box?
No

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
approx 18m full width

Height
n/a

Wing Space:

Stage Left
 
Height of Grid
approx 6m

Stage Right
 

Setting line to rear of prosc
 
Setting line to front edge of stage
 
Setting line rear wall
 

Are these available?

House tabs
No
Cyc.
No

Blacks:

Borders
By arrangement
Legs
By arrangement
Tabs
By arrangement, tab track around theatre

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
 

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
125A 3-ph Powerlock in dimmer room.
Sound
Optional 63A 1-ph in control room, or 32A 3-ph USL.

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
125A 3-ph in dimmer room, 63A 1-ph in control room.
Lighting Control
ETC Ion

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
Up to 120, in 3 portable Avolites racks.
FOH
n/a
Any patching/twinning
On dimmer racks & Socapex facilities pan

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
On Request
Fresnels
On Request
Cyc Floods
On Request
Follow Spots
n/a
Movable lanterns list
On Request    
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
Tallescope, Zarges, Tower

Sound

Indication of tie lines
n/a
Mixer position
Control room or rear house ( 6 seats).
Equipment available
On Request    
Headset/comms details
24 facilities panels. TecPro master station. Video patching also available. 

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
1
Showers & toilets
Adjacent
Access to stage
Corridor to USL
Wardobe facilities
Yes, by arrangement. 
Wig room & facilities
No

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
n/a

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
On Request
Chairs
On Request
Net
n/a
Rostra
Steeldeck / Metrodeck
Double bass pin boards
No
Sound baffles
No

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
None

Other

Any other features
Multi-purpose teaching and performance venue – Full Technical details available from Simon Denman-Ellis

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