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The Pauper’s Pit

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Contact Information

Address
Old Hall Hotel,The Square
Town
Buxton
County
Derbyshire
Postcode
 
Email
info@rec-theatre.co.uk

Main Contact
01298 73229
Company Manager
 
Box Office
07989 670137
General Admin
01298 73229
Stage Door
0798 9670137
Fax
 

Website
www.rec-theatre.co.uk

Website Technical Page
 

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
 
Chief Electrician
 
Sound Technician
 
Stage Manager
Naomi Yates

Stage Carpenter
Martin Beard
Flyman
 
Wardrobe Contact
 
FOH Contact/Manager
Vicky Martin

Accomodation list is available from
The REC Theatre Co Ltd18 – 19 Park BuildingsFairfield RoadBuxton, SK17 7DJ

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
End On
Rake
None
Surface
Concrete
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
Yes
Type of flying system
None
Total number of lines
 
Barrel (pipe) diameter
 
Barrel length
 
Max load rating per set
 
Maximum out dead
 
Overall load rating
 
Spacing between lines
 
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
 
Apron Width
 

Apron Depth
N/a

Traps/Size
 
Weight Restrictions
 

Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
REC Theatre Co 

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
USR

FOH call facilities?
 
Q-Lights?
Done by FOH

Bar Bells?
Yes
Q-Lights Movable?
Yes

First aid box?
Yes

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
18′ 11″

Height
9′

Wing Space:

Stage Left
2ft
Height of Grid
10′

Stage Right
2 – 4 ft

Setting line to rear of prosc
 
Setting line to front edge of stage
 
Setting line rear wall
12′

Are these available?

House tabs
If required
Cyc.
Yes

Blacks:

Borders
yes
Legs
yes
Tabs
yes

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
ramp to 6’6″ x 3′ door

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
30amps various points
Sound
same

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
none
Lighting Control
Alcora Zero 88

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
12
FOH
 
Any patching/twinning
yes

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
 
Fresnels
 
Cyc Floods
2
Follow Spots
1
Movable lanterns list
8 Spots12 Fresnel2 Profiles6 SPK 500 
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
Small Ladder

Sound

Indication of tie lines
 
Mixer position
At FOH LX Desk
Equipment available
CD/Mini DiscRadio Mics   
Headset/comms details
None 

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
One at side of stage USR
Showers & toilets
toilets FOH
Access to stage
Via FOH
Wardobe facilities
Wash and dryer and iron 
Wig room & facilities
None

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
None

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
 
Chairs
 
Net
 
Rostra
 
Double bass pin boards
 
Sound baffles
 

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
 

Other

Any other features
This is a tiny studio theatre, as far as we know the smallest professional theatre in the north of England. Only 3 more seats than Mull Theatre. 41 in total.

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