Technical Information

Below you’ll find a range of technical specifications that will help you plan your booking at the Auden Theatre. If you have any queries or would like to chat with a member of the technical team, please call 01263 714549.

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Seating Capacity: 307


Stage Facilities:

Main stage: 11m w x 6.37m d (plus thrust stage 4.45m depth)

Drapery:

  • 1 Full height cyclorama
  • 2 Half blacks (Can be flown on or off tab track)
  • 6 Legs
  • 3 Borders
  • 1 Black gauze
  • 1 Half size white gauze

Backstage Facilities:

  • 2 dressing rooms (accommodating up to 6 people each)
  • 2 Rehearsal rooms, 1 upstairs and 1 down (can serve as green rooms or additional dressing rooms)
  • 2 shower cubicles
  • Lavatories
  • Show relay & paging to all backstage areas

Front of House Facilities:

  • Steinway upright piano
  • Steinway baby grand piano. Tuning charges will be applied if necessary.
  • Public Lavatories with disabled access
  • Infra-red Induction loop
  • Bar/Refreshments
  • 2 Sinks

Technical Equipment:

Lighting:

  • ETC Ion lighting desk
  • Strand EC21 96 way dimmer plus 4 extra dimming channels (total of 100 hardwired dimming
  • channels)
  • 100 sockets in rig above stage and front of house
  • 3 DMX sockets for scrollers, moving lights, effect etc. on stage and Front of House

Lanterns:

  • 6 Strand Cantata Fresnels (1k)
  • 8 Strand Cantata Profiles (1k)
  • 5 Pattern 743 Fresnels (1k)
  • 8 Selecon Acclaim Fresnels (500w)
  • 2 Strand SL Profiles (650w)
  • 5 Strand Prelude 18/30 (650w)
  • 2 Source 4 Junior Zoom
  • 6 Strand Brio Profile Spots (650w cool source)
  • 4 Parnel cool source (750w)
  • 4 4 way Coda Symmetric Floodlights (1k)
  • 18 Par64

Other Equipment:

  • Sapphire 450×338 Electric projector Screen
  • Mirror ball and rotator
  • BenQ Digital Projector MX662 (Inputs from stage and control room VGA-control room also has HDMI)
  • Sanyo XU45 Digital Projector with remote no show function (Inputs from Stage and Control Room VGA and from control room only for Composite video. Needs replacing so would advise hiring one in if needed.)
  • Steinway Grand Piano Model D

Sound:

  • 1 Allen Heath PA12 Audio Mixer
  • 1 Monitor Yamaha P2500S Amplifier
  • 1 Yamaha P2500S Amplifier for Main PA
  • 2 ElectroVoice S100 Speakers for Main PA
  • 2 HE300 300w HZ Speakers for Portable PA
  • 12 “Speakon” sockets for connection of speakers throughout auditorium
  • 1 Sony Minidisc Recorder
  • 2 Denon CD players
  • 4 Tie Lines / 12 Mic lines to onstage sockets for microphones etc.
  • 3 Canford headsets and belt packs for communication to on stage
  • Front of house and backstage paging
  • Stock of Sound Effects CD’s
  • A selection of microphone’s are available

Lighting plan

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Stage Dimensions and Lighting Bars

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