Technical Info

Auditorium Seating Capacity

560 Total; 400 Orchestra (Floor), 160 Balcony

There is no pit, but a small orchestra or ensemble can be accommodated in the orchestra section.

Truck & Bus Parking

One 53’ truck and one bus can fit into our dock area at one time. Dock area includes one loading ramp. Company trucks and buses may stay in this area during the run of the show.

House Dimensional Informationm

Measurements are from the Center Line at the upstage edge of the proscenium to the centers of each position. Booth measurements are to the booth floors.

Position Horizontal Distance Elevation

Apron Pipe

4'-5'

18'-3"

House Pipe

17'-5"

18'-3"

Balcony Rail

House Left

Box Room

17'-5"

House Right

Box Room

17'-5"

Stage Specifications

Stage Floor
Wood

Height of Proscenium
18′

Width of Proscenium
30′

Depth of Stage to Cyc
15′ 0″

Width of Stage
30′

Width of Stage (center to SL Wall)
24′ 0″

Width of Stage (center to SR Wall)
24′ 0″

Depth of Stage to Wall
15′ 5″

Maximum Stage Dimensions
48′ 0″ W x 23′ 0″ D

Apron Side (from US edge of proscenium)
5′ 0″

Apron Center (from US edge of proscenium)
7′ 0″

Power Distribution

There is one Power Panels that can be used as electrical service for incoming shows.

Panel Phase Amps Volts Common Use Location

A

3

200

120/208

Isolated Sound

DSL Wall/Deck

Audio System Information

Front of House Console:

Yamaha QL5 Digital Mixing Console

Main Speaker System Full Mid/High:

(5) Renkus-Heinz CF61-2R – Self Powered Mid-High

(2) Renkus-Heinz CF81-2R – Self Powered Mid-High

Subwoofers:

(4) Renkus-Heinz CF15S-5R Self powered sub with Mono Amp

Monitor Speakers:

(4) Renkus-Heinz CF121M-2R – Powered 12” speakers

Micophone List:

Line Array:

(4) Renkus-Heinz VA101-7/6-R – 7.5 Degree Line Array with Rhaon 60 degree

(2) Renkus-Heinz VA101-15/6-R – 15 Degree Line Array with Rhaon 60 degree

(2) Renkus-Heinz VA101-22/69-R – 22 Degree Line Array with Rhaon 60-90 degree

(4) Renkus-Heinz VA101-22/75 A-R – 22 Degree Line Array with Rhaon asymmetrical

Input(s):

(2) Rio1608-d 16 In, 8 Out Stage Box

Wireless

  • 12 Channels of Shure ULXD Receivers
  •  (12) ULXD1 Bodypack Transmitters
  • (4) ULXD2 Handheld Transmitters SM58 Capsules
  • (1) ULXD8 Wireless Gooseneck Base Transmitter
  • (12) Countryman E2 Headset mics
  • (4) WL185 Lavalier Microphone

Wired

  • (6) Shure Beta 58A
  • (4) Shure Beta 57A
  • (3) AKG PCC 160 Floor Mics
  • (4) Shure MX202 Hanging Mics
  • Selection of boom and straight mic stands

Rigging Specifications

19’ – 3” ABOVE STAGE RIGHT DECK. There is NO fly system.  All battens are dead hung.  Linesets may not be moved, and softgoods and equipment are permanently installed.

Number of Battens: 13

Lineset # Distance from Plaster Description Notes

1

6"

Main Valance

42" x 4'

2

1' - 6""

Main Curtain

2 Part 17' x 19' - 3"

3

2' - 7"

1st Electric

4

4' - 0"

Empty

5

5' - 0"

Projection Screen

6

6' - 6"

Border

42' x 4'

7

7' - 6"

Traveler

2 Part 17' x 19' - 3"

8

8' - 7"

2nd Electric

9

10' - 0"

Empty

10

11' - 3 "

Border

42' x 4'

11

12' - 0"

Traveler

2 Part 17' x 19' - 3"

12

13' - 9"

Empty

13

15' - 0"

Cvc

32' x 19' - 3"

House Curtain:

Blue traveler operated downstage left

Production Intercom:

4 Channel Clearcom Helixnet System

(8) Beltpacks with headsets

Soft Goods Inventory:

2 Black Borders 42’W x 4’H

2 Full Stage, 2 Panel Black Velour Traveler 34’W x 16’H

1 White Cyclorama 32’W x 19’ – 3” H

2 Black Side Tabs 6’W x 19’ – 3” H

Lighting System Information

Console:

ETC ION XE 

Moving Lights:

(4) Vari-Lite VL2600 Spot 820W

Spotlights:

(2) Robert Juliat Topaze 1200W

Instruments

(32) Colorsource Spot

(12) ETC Source Four 19 Degree Barrels      

(12) ETC Source Four 26 Degree Barrels   

(24) ETC Source Four 36 Degree Barrels                  

(24) ETC Source Four 50 Degree Barrels                        

(32) ETC Colorsource Par

(12) ETC Colorsource Cyc

PLEASE NOTE: The Dowd Center Theatre is not a Union House.