Firestation Technical Specification

The Auditorium

Description

The auditorium is a multi-purpose space that is appropriate to use for performances, seminars, lectures, workshops and networking events.

Potential layouts of the venue include;

  • Open space, size 15m x 7.3m with an area 103 msq.
  • Standing (flat floor) – Capacity 150
  • Theatre style – Bleacher seating – capacity 159
  • Cabaret-Style – Audience seated at cabaret tables and chairs, capacity 70
  • Mixed – 130 Standing plus 96 seated in upper balcony

The venue has technical capacity for;

  • Live Performance – Theatre/Music/Dance/Cabaret.
  • HD Projection operated from either computer at the stage or from the technical area situated at the rear of the room. Image is projected onto a large cinema screen at the front of the stage. Sound for this is run through the main PA system from either position.
  • iPod/Laptop Audio Playback connecting to either Main PA or Cinema Sound System
  • Internet Connection is available throughout the building using the wireless network. Each space has its own wireless broadcast hub available to all users.

Technical Details

Staging

  • 5.78m wide x 5m deep performance area in theatre set-up
  • Blacked out stage area surrounded by serge curtains
  • Automated black serge curtains across the stage front
  • Automated drop-down white cinema screen (5m x 3.5m)
  • Full blackout OR open window, bright space
  • Smoke Machine/Bubble Machine/Party Effects

Sound

  • 16 Channel Stage Box run into Stage Left wing
  • Various microphones (6 x Shure SM58, 4 x SM57, 1 x Red Five Audio Drum Clip Set, 2 x Sennheiser E840) and stands (short and tall)
  • Radio Mic Kit (Sennheiser G2 EW100 Wireless)
  • 2 x EV DMC 1152 Bi-amped Speakers
  • 2 x EV S-Series Full Range Speakers
  • 2 x Subwoofers on request with EV DL15X drivers
  • Series of amps, sound processing DC42496 Cross-over
  • Soundcraft (GB2 24/4/2) Mixing Desk
  • Variety of sound periphery (Compressors, gates, reverb units, 32 band graphics)
  • Facilities for CD playback and cabling for iPod/Laptop sound from stage and desk

Lighting

  • ETC Express running 24 1000w channels of dimming.
  • 8 x Parcan (CP62)
  • 6 x Strand Prelude 16/30
  • 6 x Strand Prelude 28/40
  • 6 x Strand Prelude F
  • Various Gobos/Iris/Gels available

The Basement Studio

Description

The Basement is a multi-purpose space that is appropriate to use for performances, seminars, lectures, workshops and networking events.

Potential layouts of the venue include;

  • Open space, size 12.5m x 6.64m
  • Standing (flat floor) – Capacity 130
  • Seated /Cabaret– Set on flat floor – capacity 70

The venue has technical capacity for;

  • Live Performance – Theatre/Music/Dance/Cabaret.
  • iPod/Laptop Audio Playback at either end of the space
  • Internet Connection is available throughout the building using the wireless network. Each space has its own wireless broadcast hub available to all users.

Technical Details

Staging

  • 3 Staging Options
    • Full Stage Layout – 4m wide x 4m deep x 6 inches high at front
    • 4m wide x 3m deep x 6 inches high at rear
    • Semi Stage – 4m wide x 3m deep x 6 inches high
  • No Stage
  • Black Box Space
  • Stage Left Exit to offstage area, stairwell and car park access
  • Backstage area behind stage available with prior consent (USL and USR crossover).

Sound

  • Soundcraft GB8 32/8/2 Mixing Desk
  • 24 Channel Floating Stage Box
  • 2-way monitor mix (through 4 monitors)
  • 1 x Tapco j1400 amp
  • 1 x Tapco 2400 amp driving
  • 4 x Turbosound TXD-151 Full Range Cabs
  • 2 x Subwoofers on request with EV DL15X drivers
  • Sound processing through DCX2496 Cross-over
  • Behringer FBQ 6200 – 32 band graphic eq over front of house
  • Alesis Midiverb 3
  • Lexicon FX unit
  • Samson Sgate 4-way noise gate
  • 1 x Red Five Audio Drum Mic Set
  • 6 x Shure SM58
  • 6 x SM57
  • 2 x Sennheiser E840 Dynamic
  • Multiple Stands available, both short and tall

Lighting

  • 6 x 1000W Channels of Dimming from a Zero88 Betapack2
  • 4 x 650 W Fresnels
  • 4 x Parcans on floorstands
  • Lighting is operated from a manual 6 channel DMX Control

The Loft

Description

The Loft is an intimate venue suitable for classes, workshops, networking events and small performances.

Dimensions

2.75m wide x 13m long.

Capacity 30

The venue has technical capacity for;

  • Live Performance such as solo talks/poetry/music
  • iPod/Laptop Audio Playback connecting to small 600w PA
  • Film Showings/ an HD TV is set up in the space
  • Internet Connection is available throughout the building using the wireless network.
  • Each space has its own wireless broadcast hub available to all users.

Technical Details

Staging

  • 2m wide x 3m deep raised area at one end of room
  • Bright Space – no blackout

Sound

  • Alesis Multimix 8Line Rack Mixer
  • Pioneer PD-M426 CD Multichanger
  • L2-Audio PA600 Amplifier
  • 2 x 300w L2-Audio Speakers
  • Toshiba DVD Player
  • Toshiba Regza 32inch HD TV with VGA cable connection
  • Facilities for CD playback and cabling for iPod/Laptop sound
  • Dynamic Microphone for voice amplification

Lighting

3 x Par64 1000w
Ambient stage lighting with gels as requested