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RNCM Opera Theatre

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Contact Information

Address
Royal Northern College of Music,124 Oxfo
Town
Manchester
County
Manchester
Postcode
M13 9RD
Email
glynn.davies@rncm.ac.uk

Main Contact
0161 907 5200
Company Manager
Head of Venues & Events. Glynn Davies
Box Office
0161-273 4504
General Admin
0161-907 5200
Stage Door
0161-907 5298
Fax
0161 273 7611

Website
www.rncm.ac.uk

Website Technical Page
 

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
Head of Venues & Events .Glynn Davies 01
Chief Electrician
Lighting Manager. Philip L. Edwards 016
Sound Technician
-
Stage Manager
Venues Manager. Mel Purves 0161-907 5239

Stage Carpenter
-
Flyman
Steve Barrington
Wardrobe Contact
Elaine Needham 0161-907 5298
FOH Contact/Manager
Ellen McIntyre 0161-907 5285

Accomodation list is available from
Accomodation Services Officer 0161-907 5240   

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
Proscenium
Rake
None
Surface
Hardboard on Maple on Chipboard
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
Yes
Type of flying system
Counterweight, and hemp
Total number of lines
33 counterweight, 4 hemp in main stage,
Barrel (pipe) diameter
48.3mm
Barrel length
17m main stage, 12m rear stage
Max load rating per set
300Kg (Counterweights)
Maximum out dead
15m main stage, 6.5m rear stage
Overall load rating
6000Kg
Spacing between lines
203mm average
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
400mm
Apron Width
13.76m

Apron Depth
1.80m

Traps/Size
1 has been purpose cut on stage. Refer to plan
Weight Restrictions
-

Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
Yes, contact any member of the theatre staff. 

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
DSOP

FOH call facilities?
By FOH manager
Q-Lights?
12

Bar Bells?
By FOH Manager
Q-Lights Movable?
7

First aid box?
Yes

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
13.76m

Height
6.10m

Wing Space:

Stage Left
3.96m
Height of Grid
15.20m. Height reduces to 6.4m 8.1m upst

Stage Right
10.76m

Setting line to rear of prosc
210mm
Setting line to front edge of stage
2.40m
Setting line rear wall
17m

Are these available?

House tabs
Yes, 2 sets, counterweight & draw
Cyc.
Yes

Blacks:

Borders
5 full.
Legs
8 permanently flown hard black. (Hemp fl
Tabs
One full black, 2 black half tabs

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
Get in Level through workshop

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
800 amps/phase Main Intake
Sound
63amps/phase Back Lighting Bridge

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
150amps/phase total available DSP. 125amp TPNE, 63amp TPNE & SPNE, 32amp TPNE & SPNE
Lighting Control
Strand 530i.350 channel,350 attribute

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
192, 160 3Kw, 32 6Kw.
FOH
100, 96 3Kw, 4 6Kw
Any patching/twinning
See Plan

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
FOH. 40 Cantata 11/26, 8 Pattern 774, 8 Pacific 14/35 800w
Fresnels
-
Cyc Floods
-
Follow Spots
2 inadequate Pattern 293 in poor condi
Movable lanterns list
Full equipment list & standard rig plans available on resquest    
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
Tallescope, Zarges ladders, extending la

Sound

Indication of tie lines
XLR3, Speakon & BNC from prompt corner t
Mixer position
Rear of stalls or prompt corner
Equipment available
Small Installed System plus permanent foldback, audience announcement & show relay system installed,Full spec. available on request. Additio   
Headset/comms details
Single channel Techpro system. 

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
8 for between two and ten people. Additional rooms can often be made available elsewhere in the building
Showers & toilets
Adequate facilities available
Access to stage
Adjacent
Wardobe facilities
Full making and running facilities. 
Wig room & facilities
By arrangement

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
17m wide x max 6.8m deep, lift at front and understage at rear. Maximum depth 2.8m below stage.

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
65 orchestra stands,conductors stand, se
Chairs
Available as required.
Net
Yes
Rostra
Yes
Double bass pin boards
Yes
Sound baffles
Some, subject to College orchestra needs

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
By arrangement

Other

Any other features
In addition to the fixed apron the orchestra lift can form a forestage 3.22m deep (maximum).Full plans, specifications and equipment lists are available on request.

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