Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts

112 2nd Ave NE
Decatur, AL 35601-2349

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 335, Decatur, AL 35602
www.princesstheatre.org

Technical Information

Technical Director: Penny Linville

Box Office and Patron Manager: Mary McDonald

Auditorium

Seating 677 (Main Floor: 472; Balcony: 205)

Stage Information

View diagram

  • Proscenium Width: 40’
  • Proscenium Height: Stage floor to Valance 18’6"
  • Stage floor to Plaster 19’5"
  • Stage Depth (plaster line to back wall): 34’ 6"
  • Crossover Space: 4’ 6" wide
  • Off-Stage Wing Space: Right –27’ 7" Left- 8’ 8"
  • Apron (plaster line to front edge of stage): 3’ 6"
  • Height of Grid from Stage Floor: 46’
  • Battens will fly 44’ 6"
  • Electrics do not fly to the grid
  • Front of Stage to Back of Balcony: 105’ 3" with pit open, 98’ 3" with pit closed
  • Maximum Width of Auditorium: 56’ 11"
  • Maximum Height of Auditorium: 31’
  • Seat Nearest to Stage: 8’
  • Dimensions of access stage right leading to set prep shop:
  • Stage floor to top of opening 14’
  • From downstage to upstage 33’
  • Counterweight Fly System: (Single purchase), Max 1200 lbs per set (20 lines will fly)
  • Length of Pipe: 45’
  • Diameter of Pipe: 1-1/2"
  • Orchestra Pit Dimensions: Width – 10’ Length - 42’ Depth – 7’ 6"
  • A pit filler covers the orchestra pit. It can be removed if necessary. The pit is not an elevator and there are no elevators or traps in the stage floor. Scenery cannot be secured to the floor with stage screws or nails.
  • Only Theatrical Spike tape or Gaff tape may be used on stage floor and walls.
  • Soft Stage Masking:Grand Drape (24’ x 24’) with manual control SL fly line
  • 4 black velour legs each side (7’ x 20’)
  • 5 black velour borders (45’ x 6’)
  • 1 black velour traveler (40’ x 20’) mid-traveler
  • 1 muslin (blue) cyclorama (45’ x 24’)
  • Stage Floor: Wooden-suspended stained black
  • Piano: Yamaha P 22 Studio
  • Baby Grand Piano: Kawai ebony polish GS-60 (6'10")
  • Projection Screen: Width: 20’ Height: 16’ Front Only
  • Rear Projection Screen Width:22 ½’ Height 13’ with legs
  • Digital Projector: Sanyo PLC-XT25-4500 Lumen LCD projector                  
  • Whirlwind PDCI – direct box with computer interface       
  • Load Area: Double stage loading doors: 10’ x 12’, with ground-level truck access
  • Stairs from the stage to the house floor exist on both stage right and stage left.  Center stairs can be added upon request. We charge a fee for these stairs.

Dressing Rooms

 

  • 2 principle dressing rooms, with bathroom, showers, lighting, mirror, air conditioning, heating, intercom, costume racks. Sizes: (8’ 3" x 10’ 6") and (8’ 3" x 10’ 6")
  • Additional spaces available.

 

 

 

Green Room

 

 

  • Kitchenette with sink,  refrigerator, table and chairs

 

 

Power

  • Main Power to stage located Stage Right in dimmer room.
  • Three Phase
  • 120/208 Volts
  • 400 Amps per Leg
  • WYE configuration
  • Coach Shore Power: 220 volts/200 amp

House Lighting System

Control Board

  • Light Factory V2.17 Build 120

Dimmers

  • 2 ETC Sensor Installation Racks:
  • 96 2.4 KW dual dimmer modules: 192 dimmers

Total Circuits

  • 192
  • Three- pin stage plugs

Front of the House Lighting Positions

Position

Distance From Curtain Line

Height From Stage

Angle To Stage

# Of Circuits

Total # Of Units

Front of House Truss

35’

27’ 6”

45

32

32

Box Boom (left)

39’

21”

30

4

4

Box Boom (right)

39’

21”

30

4

4

Onstage Lighting Positions

  • Four pipes with raceways (all fly to the stage, electrics do not fly to the grid)
  • First Electric is 3’ upstage of the proscenium and has 28 circuits
  • Second Electric is 11’ upstage of the proscenium and has 24 circuits
  • Third Electric is 17’ upstage of the proscenium and has 16 circuits
  • Fourth Electric is 23’ 6" upstage of the proscenium and has 12 circuits
  • Fifth Electric is 30’ upstage of the proscenium
  • Torm Lighting Positions 3 circuits per side
  • Extension Boxes may be hung on other battens

Lights

  • (32) 19° ETC Source 4 Leko’s (21) 26° ETC Source 4 Ellipsoidal
  • (21) 26° ETC Source 4 Ellipsoidal
  • (20) 36° ETC Source 4 Ellipsoidal
  • (8) 6 x 9 Lekolites w/FEL -Q1000 lamps
  • (8) 6 x 12 Lekolites w/FEL-Q1000 lamps
  • (4) 6 x 16 Lekolites w/FEL-Q1000 lamps
  • (8) 1 KL6 20 Ellipsodials w/FEL 1000 watt lamps
  • (6) 6" Fresnelites w/BTL -500 W lamps
  • (12) 6" Fresnelites w/BTN-Q750 lamps
  • (2) 8" Fresnelites w/BVT-Q750 lamps
  • (10) Par 64 Altman fixtures
  • (3) Scoop Floodlights w/EGG-Q750 lamps
  • (17) Chauvet Hex Pars
  • (6) Altman Sky-cycs (3 cell)
  • (2) Altman Explorer Follow Spots 1200 HMI

Accessories

  • (6) 24" - 12/3 Y molded connectors
  • (4) 36" - 12/3 Y molded connectors
  • (6) 6" Barndoors

If additional hanging positions are needed, either on stage or front of house, we suggest bringing in ground trusses. The permanent front of house hanging positions are Box Booms in the auditorium and the FOH lighting truss.

House Sound System

Mixer

  • (1) Soundcraft 32 x 8 Mixing Console

Amplifiers

  • (7) Crown CT-810 Dual 400 Watt Power Amp
  • (3) Crown CT-410 Dual 200 Watt Power Amp
  • (1) Crown CT-1600 Dual 800 Watt Power Amp

Speaker Systems

  • (2) JBL VS-2110-9 2 Way Loud Speaker System 90 Degree
  • (2) JBL VS-3215-6 3 Way Loud Speaker System 60 Degree
  • (3) JBL 2226-H 15" Loudspeaker
  • (4) JBL MS-112 Type S2 Delay Speaker
  • (17) JBL Control 24CT Type S1 Ceiling Speaker

Monitor Speaker

  • (2) JBL MR 905 Floor Monitor

Accessories

  • (7) Shure SM58 Hand-held microphones
  • (8) Shure SM57LC Dynamic Cardiod Microphones
  • (3) Crown PCC-160 microphones
  • (8) Mic Stands
  • (1) Shure/Telex UHF Lapel Wireless Mic System
  • (1) Shure/Telex UHF Handheld Wireless Mic System
  • (2) Shure/Telex AT839 Suspended Mics
  • (12). Atlas MS12C Mic Stand
  • (6) SCH-211 Series Telescoping Boom Arm
  • (1) Yamaha Digital effects SPX-990

Hearing Impaired System Equipment

  • (1) Telex RF Hearing Impaired System Transmitter
  • (20) Receiver/Headset Assemblies & Accessories

Cables, patch panel, line amplifiers, etc., are all included in the house system with modifications made periodically on the overall system.

Location for Sound Mixer

  • Directly behind orchestra seating, behind a half wall. Slightly under balcony overhang. Seats cannot be removed.

Intercom

  • CS-222 Clear Com Main Station
  • (1) Clear Com CC85 Single Muff Headset
  • (8) TELEX HD- 3A Double muff Headsets
  • (2) TELEX PH-1 Single muff Headsets
  • (8) Clear Com RS 501 Single Channel belt packs (all with call lights)

Princess Theatre- Stage/Line Set Description

Single Purchase Counterweight System

From Plaster Line

Pipe #

  Description

0’ 0"

 

  Grand Valance Dead Hung

0' 1"

 

  Fire Curtain

1’ 3"

1.

  House Curtain

1’ 9"

2.

  Black Velour Legs

3’ 0"

3.

  Electric #1 (28 circuits) electrics do not fly to grid

6’ 6"

4.

  Black Velour Border #1

7’ 6"

5.

  Black Velour Legs

8' 0"

6.

  Movie Screen

11’ 0"

7.

  Electric #2 (24 circuits) electrics do not fly to grid

13’ 6"

8.

  Black Velour Border #2

14’ 0"

9.

  Spare Pipe

15’ 6"

10.

  Full stage Black Traveler

17’ 0"

11.

  Electric #3 (16 circuits) electrics do not fly to grid

20’ 0"

12.

  Black Velour Border #3

20’ 6"

13.

  Black Velour Legs #3

23’ 6"

14.

  Electric #4 (12 circuits) electrics do not fly to grid

26’ 6"

15.

  Black Velour Border #4

27’ 0"

16.

  Black Velour Legs #4

29’ 0"

17.

  Spare Pipe

30’ 0"

18.

  Electric #5 (12 circuits) electrics do not fly to grid

32’ 6"

19.

  Black Curtain

33’ 0"

20.

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Contact

Penny Linville
Phone: (256) 350-1745 ext. 303
penny@princesstheatre.org