The Eastgate auditorium has the following specifications:


o Retractable raked seating for 156, with a further 12 seats behind
o 56 gallery seats around the sides, some with restricted views
o Space at the front of the stalls for up to six wheelchairs
o Floor space (with seats retracted) including stage 17.5m x 7.25m
o Height to ceiling 7.75m, and height to lighting gantry 6.25m


o Stage at same level as auditorium floor
o Stage proscenium opening 7.65m (6m between soft masking)
o Stage proscenium to back wall 5.5m (4.5m to crossover masking)
o Stage from centre line to left wall 6.1m (3m to soft masking)
o Stage from centre line to right wall 4.65m (3m to soft masking)
o Height of fixed grid 5m (4.5m clearance below lighting gantry)
o Platform lift, 2.1m x 3.1m, forms part of up stage left wing


o No flying system available
o Fixed grid 5m above stage with lighting bars at approximately 1m intervals
o 150kg safe working load per lighting bar
o 3 FOH lighting bridges with cat walk access from above
o access to cat walk via ladder in control room / rear stage

o ETC Express 125 control console in control / projection room at rear of auditorium
o 92 x 3kw dimmers and 6 x 3kw relays
o patch: 92 x 15amp pairs and 6 x 15amp independent mains
o 3 x 12 way lighting bridges, and 2 x 6 way side bars above auditorium
o 5 x 12 way lighting bars on fixed grid 5m above stage
o 4 x 4 way stage boxes at floor level
o 16 x switched 13amp independent circuits above stage and auditorium
o 16 x DMX lines to stage and auditorium

o 8 x ETC S4 zoom profile lantern 15-30 degrees permanently rigged on FOH gantry
o 8 x ETC S4 zoom profile lantern 25-50 degrees
o 4 x Iris for S4 zoom profiles
o 16 x ETC S4 PAR EA reflectors with 4 lens set (VNSP, NSP, MFL, WFL)
o 20 x Selecon 1200 fresnel lanterns and barn doors
o 12 x Selecon Acclaim fresnel lanterns and barn doors
o 12 x Selecon Acclaim zoomspots 24-44 degrees
o 12 x Selecon Acclaim 1-comp floodlights
o 4 x lighting stands
o 4 x bench stands
o all rigging and focusing above stage is from Genie powered access platform

o Allen and Heath GL2200 mixing console in control / projection room
o 2 x Tascam MD-301 mkII minidisk player / recorders
o 1 x Tascam CDRW700 CD player / recorder
o 1 x Tascam CD-A500 cassette / CD player
o 1 x Lexicon MPX110 effects processor
o 2 x BSS FCS966 graphic equalisers (1 x FOH, 1 x monitors, 1 x side fills)
o 3 x XS700 power amplifiers (1 x FOH, 1 x monitors, 1 x side fills)

o 16 x XLR3 mic tie lines between stage and control room
o 2 x Shure SM58 mics
o 2 x AKG SE300B mics
o 1 x AKG C1000S condensos mic
o 2 x Beyer GST400 mic boom stands
o 1 x AKG S11 table mic stand
o 2 x Sennheiser lapel radio mics
o 2 x Sennheiser handheld radio mics
o 3 x pairs EV SX300 speakers (2 x FOH, 1 x side fills)
o 4 x WPL1 monitor speakers

o Metro Audio comms master station in control room
o 6 x Metro Audio comms beltpacks

o Flying screen (rear stage) 7m x 3m on electric winches, with fixed speakers
o 1 x FP 25 E 35mm projector
o 1 x spooling tower
o 130mm HD lens
o 90 mm HD lens
o 75mm HD lens
o 1 x R-5000 electric rewinder 5000m, spools and splicer

o 3 x QSC 1602 PLX 2 x 600 power amps
o 3 x Martin Audio WT2 screen speakers
o 1 x Martin Audio S18 sub base speaker
o 8 x Martin Audio effect-surround speakers

o Red velour soft proscenium legs and border
o Red velour house tabs available on draw track (hung on request)
o Black cloth on wipe track to form crossover 4.5m up stage of house tabs
o White filled cloth cyclorama on wipe track down stage of black cloth
o 6 x black legs in fixed positions on swivel mountings, 3 on each side of stage
o 3 x black borders
o Genie access platform
o Stage has permanent black vinyl dance floor covering

o Free standing lectern
o Upright rehearsal piano
o Access to Steinway Grand by prior arrangement

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Eastgate - Engage Programme