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Contact Information

Address
Market Place
Town
Newbury
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG14 5BD
Email
Admin@cornechangenew.co.uk

Main Contact
01635 582 666
Company Manager
 
Box Office
01635 522 733
General Admin
01635 582 666
Stage Door
n/a
Fax
01635 582 223

Website
cornexchangenew.co.uk

Website Technical Page
 

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
Guy Dickens
Chief Electrician
Roy Pateman
Sound Technician
Jason Walsh
Stage Manager
Amy Harmsworth

Stage Carpenter
 
Flyman
 
Wardrobe Contact
 
FOH Contact/Manager
Richard Ring

Accomodation list is available from
Admin Office   

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
Pros, made of 2m x 1m steeldeck sections
Rake
No
Surface
Plywood painted black
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
No
Type of flying system
Motor winchs for Lx, plus some hemp sets
Total number of lines
12 x motorised winch bars, 10 x Hemp Set
Barrel (pipe) diameter
48mm O.D.
Barrel length
Winches 14m, Hemp Bars 7.2m
Max load rating per set
Winches 250 kg, Hemp Bars 150kg
Maximum out dead
Winches 7m, Hemp Bars 10m
Overall load rating
 
Spacing between lines
 
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
500 mm
Apron Width
10 m

Apron Depth
1 m

Traps/Size
None
Weight Restrictions
Refer to Steeldeck loadings

Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
YesGuy Dickens (see above)

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
DSR or Control Room at rear of auditoriu

FOH call facilities?
Yes from both positions
Q-Lights?
No. Calls done by House Management

Bar Bells?
Yes
Q-Lights Movable?
Yes

First aid box?
Yes

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
9m

Height
6.5m

Wing Space:

Stage Left
2.5m
Height of Grid
10m (except under catwalk at sides where

Stage Right
2m

Setting line to rear of prosc
 
Setting line to front edge of stage
1m
Setting line rear wall
8m to rear cloth

Are these available?

House tabs
Yes. Red.
Cyc.
Yes

Blacks:

Borders
Yes x 4
Legs
Yes x 8 pr.
Tabs
Yes full stage

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
At street level , with ramp onto stage (height 1m)

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
200A 3 phase hardwired
Sound
32A on back wall USR

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
100 A 3 phase on back wall USR
Lighting Control
Strand 520

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
120 total – 108 x 2k & 12 x 5k
FOH
 
Any patching/twinning
Some twinning

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
9 source 4 – 19 degrees on FOH bridge only
Fresnels
 
Cyc Floods
4 x 4 cell Asymetric floods on flood bar
Follow Spots
2 x 1200w. H.M.I (Pani) at rear of audit
Movable lanterns list
Ask for details    
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
Tallescope for advance bars, Zargees for

Sound

Indication of tie lines
Lots
Mixer position
Flexible
Equipment available
Logic Systems Speakers, JBL M series speakerAllen & Heath GL3300 24 frameCrest Amps2 x handheld radio micsvarious other bits – call for details
Headset/comms details
10 Headsets and beltpacks 

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
4
Showers & toilets
In all
Access to stage
All on 1st floor, lift available
Wardobe facilities
Yes 
Wig room & facilities
No

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
None, can fit approx 16 in front of forestage

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
Yes x 15
Chairs
Yes x 100
Net
No
Rostra
Limited
Double bass pin boards
No
Sound baffles
No

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
Meeting room, at other end of building

Other

Any other features
Refurbished in 1993 with Lottery funding. Seats approx. 400 depending on layout. Bleacher seating for stalls and balcony.

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