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Technical Specifications
The Performing Arts Center is a proscenium house with a soft pine floor, continental seating for approximately 1,000, a 24-batten single-purchase counterweight fly system (17 of which are dedicated lines; electrics, cloth goods, etc.), stage lighting and sound systems. Access to the lobby from backstage is possible only through the house or outside the building. Board operators work in a control suite located at the back of the house. Production communications are available with house Telex headset systems (wired). Production monitor systems feed the green room, dressing rooms, backstage hallway, scene shop and control rooms for show and stage manager announcements. A green room with refrigerator, stove, microwave and sink is available for use. Two chorus style dressing rooms are located backstage. Each have showers, toilets, sinks, lighted mirrors and costume racks. The loading dock offers quick and easy access to the stage.

Contacts
Box Office (252) 335-9050  (800) 335-9050
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2327, Elizabeth City, NC 27906
Location/Shipping Address: 1208 N. Road St., (US Hwy. 17 N), Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Nearest Metropolitan Area: Norfolk, VA (approximate travel time = one hour)

Stage
Proscenium: width 40', height 24'
Stage depth (curtain to upstage wall): 36'8"
Apron (curtain to downstage edge): 5'
Wing space: stage left 10'8", stage right 15'
Floor: soft pine tongue-and-groove with flat black latex finish
groundplan of the stage

Rigging
Type: Single-purchase counterweight
Fly floor height: 32'
Load bridge height: 73'
Number of linesets: 24
Maximum weight per batten: 1,000 lbs.
Batten length: 58'
Height from floor to grid: 66'6"

Line Schedule

1 - Fire curtain 9 - 2nd Border Legs 12'9" 17 - Open Line 25'3"
2 - False Proscenium 10 - Open Line 13'3" 18 - Open Line 26'3"
3 - Grand Drape 11 - Traveler 13'9" 19 - Blackout Drop 29'9"
4- Grand Border/Valance 6" (DS of curtain line) 12 - 3rd Electric 14'9" 20 - Open Line 30'3"
5 - 1st Electric 4'3" (US of curtain line) 13 - 3rd Border Legs 18'3" 21 - Open Line 30'9"
6 - 1st Border Legs 6'9' 14 - Open Line 19'3" 22 - 5th Border Legs 31'3"
7 - Open Line 7'3" 15 - 4th Electric 20'3" 23 - 5th Electric 32'3"
8 - 2nd Electric 8'3" 16 - 4th Border Legs 24'9" 24 - White scrim 34'8"


Pin Rail
Located opposite of counterweight locking rail on deck; spot lines possible

Cloth Goods
House curtain: Guillotine (from fly floor) or draw (from deck stage left)
Legs: Black velour, 5 sets, 11' x 32' non-pleated
Borders: Black velour, 5 sets, 58' x 10' non-pleated
Traveler: Black velour, 58' x 32'
Cyc: 58' x 32'
Scrims: Black, 58' x 32'
Tabs: Black velour, 2 sets (stage left and stage right wings), 6' x 32'

Loading Dock
Height from ground: 28"
Overhead clearance: unlimited
Loading door size: 12' x 14'
Distance from stage: approx. 15'

Stage lighting
Control: ETC Expression 72/144 lighting console with remote and computerized soft patch
Location of control board: back of house
Number of dimmers: 240 Capacity: 2.4K Mfg: LMI
Number of channels: 240
Type of connectors: 3-pin stage plug
Drop Boxes SL & SR 2@ 6 per box
Wall Boxes US L&R 12 per box

COA Lighting Inventory
Mixture of Strand and Altman 750/1000 W 6” Fresnel- 30
Altman 6x9's- 16
Altman 6x12's- 29
Altman 6x16's- 16
Strand Lekolite 750/1000 W 6” zoom- 15
Strand FOH Ellipsoidals- 33
Par 64's- 20
Par 32's- 5
Scoops- 20
ETC Source 4 Jr. 36 degree- 2 with drop in iris for each
ETC Source 4 36 degree- 1
LE Mini Strips 4 circuits per run- 10

Circuit locations

FOH Position Approx. Distance Approx. Angle Circuits
3rd Catwalk 60' 35 24
2nd Catwalk 52' 40 24
1st Catwalk 34' Straight down onto apron 9
Box left and right 25' 20 - 80 3/side

On Stage Lighting Position

Location Circuits
1st Electric 30
2nd Electric 18
3rd Electric 18
4th Electric 18
5th Electric 24
Proscenium 6/side
Downstage Wall 3/side

Sound
Bose LT 6403 III 60x40 dispersion Full Range Loudspeakers (2)
Bose LT MA24 III Subwoofers (2)
Crown CE-4000 Power Amplifiers (3) Main Speakers and Subwoofers
Behringer Ultra Curve DEQ-2496 Digital Signal Processors (2)
Behringer DSP-1124P Signal Processors (5)
Rane 1/3 Octave Equalizers (2) 
5 Monitor Wedges (2 EV SX300, 2 Yamaha SM-10, 1 EAW 222B)

Mixer - LS9
32 Channel in 8 and 16 out
6 Auxiliaries 4 Post 2 Pre (1 Pre/Post)

Microphones
5 SM58 microphones
3 SM57 microphones
1 SM94 Condensor microphone
1 Beta 52
1 Beta 58
2 Beta 87 Handheld Microphones
3 Sennheiser SKM 100-835 G3 Wireless Microphones
2 Sennheiser EW 100 G3 Wireless Lavaliers
1 AKG C1000S Condenser/ Capacitor Microphone
1 Sennheiser MD 421 II Dynamic Cardioid Microphone
3 Shure MX202B/C Microflex Cardioid Condenser overhead microphones
1 Shure Cardioid Condenser Gooseneck w/ Podium
5 Crown PCC-160 Area Microphones

Inputs - All XLR
7 on Stage Right 
9 on Stage Left
5 Upstage
24 Channel Snake SR to Sound Board

Playback
Denon Professional CD Player

Theatre Manager
Mariah Schierer (252) 335-9050


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