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Compass Theatre

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Contact Information

Address
Glebe Avenue
Town
Ickenham
County
Middlesex
Postcode
UB10 8PD
Email
compasstheatre@hillingdongrid.org

Main Contact
Tim Saward
Company Manager
 
Box Office
01895 673200
General Admin
01895 632488
Stage Door
 
Fax
01896 623724

Website
www.compasstheatre.co.uk

Website Technical Page
 

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
Thomas Peters
Chief Electrician
Thomas Peters
Sound Technician
 
Stage Manager
 

Stage Carpenter
 
Flyman
 
Wardrobe Contact
Jill Lloyd
FOH Contact/Manager
Julia Reason

Accomodation list is available from
    

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
proscenium + thrust
Rake
No
Surface
Black Painted Floorboards
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
Consult technical manager
Type of flying system
Hemp + Manual Winch
Total number of lines
14 (inc tabs, borders and lx bars)
Barrel (pipe) diameter
48mm
Barrel length
8.5m approx
Max load rating per set
250kg
Maximum out dead
 
Overall load rating
 
Spacing between lines
approx 0.4m
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
0.8m
Apron Width
8.25m

Apron Depth
0.6m

Traps/Size
1 trap, 0.8m x1.15m located CS but running off towards SL (ie furthest on stage point is SC)
Weight Restrictions
 

Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
email Thomas peters on: tpeters@hillingdongrid.org for a pdf file 

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
Stage Left

FOH call facilities?
No (our in house FOH team deal with this
Q-Lights?
No

Bar Bells?
No
Q-Lights Movable?
N/A

First aid box?
Back Stage Corridor, Box Office, Worksho

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
6.4m

Height
3.3m

Wing Space:

Stage Left
2.75m x 5.5m (depth of stage)
Height of Grid
4.2m

Stage Right
2.75m x5.5m (depth of stage)

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

Are these available?

House tabs
Yes, Red. operated manually by S.M
Cyc.
Yes, Permanent fixture, cream(ish) cloth

Blacks:

Borders
yes, x2 marked on plan fly lines 6 and 9
Legs
no
Tabs
yes, x3 – fly lines 3, 8 and 12

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
tight access to back of theatre, no bigger vehical access than 7.5 tonner. Ground is not flat in relation to dock door… sideways slope! dock door is approx 1.5m from ground and no lif facilities exist, thus all needs to be manually handled in. Also clea

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
Hard wired dimmers, but 13Amp sockets available for moving light fixtures etc. Located SR on LX gantry
Sound
Mainly hardwired in venue all ready, but again 13Amp sockets are plenitiful on SL beside prompt desk

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
None
Lighting Control
Zero 88 Bullfrog

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
48 ways, Paradim Digital Dimmers 10A per
FOH
 
Any patching/twinning
15A Physical patch bay on LX gantry

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
 
Fresnels
 
Cyc Floods
Permanent on cyc barrel
Follow Spots
2 x Strand Patt ???? located rear of aud
Movable lanterns list
All lanterns can be moved, execpt cyc and moving heads.Moving Heads: can be moved … BUT Theat   
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
FOH=Tower, onstage =- winch/ladder

Sound

Indication of tie lines
SL, 11ways to mixer, 5 returns
Mixer position
Rear of Auditorium in control box
Equipment available
Limited, call/email for a rough listMini disc player, tape player, cd playereffects processor, and mixer  
Headset/comms details
Permanent Stage manager position, and then 3 further beltpacks.Techpro equipment, and varoius output lo

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
2 (1 large ish , 1 small)
Showers & toilets
both dressing rooms and also in disabled
Access to stage
Via backstage corridor
Wardobe facilities
none specifically 
Wig room & facilities
none

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
variable, max size = 8.2m x 2.25m depth = 1.8m from stage height

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
none
Chairs
limited
Net
no
Rostra
5x 8′x4′ steeldeck 1x 4′x4′ deck
Double bass pin boards
no
Sound baffles
no

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
no

Other

Any other features
We are a very well stocked small 158 seater theatre, call or email for further details / equipment list etc

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