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Overview

Tempe Center for the Arts flexible venues are designed and well-equipped to handle a variety of events and performances. A full-time production staff oversees clients’ technical needs, with expertise in lighting and sound. Special requirements should be reviewed with TCA's production staff. Technical specifications regarding the venues’ dimensions, acoustics, equipment, lighting, electrical, sound, audio and projection capabilities are available for download.

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Theater Specifications 

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• Stage Specifications

Proscenium ......................................................... 40’ to 50’W x 29’H
Stage Depth (plaster) .......................................... 46’
Stage Depth from Curtain ................................... 44’
Stage to Grid ....................................................... 5’H
Forestage lift....................................................... 44’W x 7’6” D
Forestage to Curtain line..................................... 1.5’D
Left Wing Dimension............................................ 11’W x 46’D
Right Wing Dimensions........................................ 13’W x 46’D

Orchestra Pit:
Pit dimensions....................................................... 44W x 13’6”D
Pit travel (orchestra level...................................... 8’ 8” H
Pit capacity............................................................ 43

Dressing Rooms (6 Rooms):
Maximum capacity: 35
1 – 11-person room with showers
1 – 8-person room with showers
4 – 4-person rooms with showers
1 – 1-person Star Suite

Wardrobe:
Washers (2) and dryers (2) available

Draperies:
Main Curtain: Deep Purple Velour (travels and guillotines)
All other curtains are black velour and sewn flat
Border: 1 panel............................................................... 59’W x 15’ H
Borders: 5 panels ........................................................... 59’W x 10’H
Legs: 10 panels .............................................................. 16’6” W x 32’H
Traveler: 2 panels........................................................... 34’W x 32’H
Side Tabs: 6 panels......................................................... 12W x 30’H
Scrim (Black Sharkstooth): 1 panel................................ 59’W x 29’ H
Cyclorama (White filled Leno): 1 panel.......................... 50’W x 29’H

• Lighting

Lighting Console:   ETC  GIO

Control Location:
Front of house booth, Orchestra level
Balcony Level
Dimmers..................................................... 450 2.4k ETC Sensor Racks
Company Switch......................................... 400Amp-3phase

Instruments:

5 Source 4 5 Degree
15 Source 4 10 Degree
40 Source 4 19 Degree
68 Source 4 26 Degree
60 Source 4 36 Degree
10 Source 4 50 Degree
40 Source 4 Par
16 FC1 4 Circuit Cyc Light
2 83071 Super Trouper Followspot (Addl. Charge) Information
Maximum capacity 600

Cables:
42 Twofers
42 5’Cable
18 10’ Cable
24 25’ Cables
6 50’ Cables
4 100’ Cables
20 25’x6 Circuit Multi Cable
16 50’x6 Circuit Multi Cable
19 75’x6 Circuit Multi Cable
4 100’x6 Circuit Multi Cable
50 10’ Male Veam to Female Pin Fan Out
2 3 Phase Cam Lock Tails
2 3 Phase Cam Lock 30’ Feeder Cable

Accessories (shared with the Studio):
80 6” Top Hats Pars
340 6” Top Hats Source 4s
425 A size Pattern Holders
4  6 way Power supply
52 24” Sidearms w/2 sliding Tee
30 12” Sidearms w/1 sliding Tee
20 Iris Kits (source 4)
8 50lb Boom Base and12’ x 1.5” Boom Pipe
18 Scenery Bumpers

Rigging:
Fly rail location................................ Stage left (stage level)
Lock rail........................................... Stage left (stage level)
Load rail........................................... Stage left (grid level)
Pin rail location................................ Stage right and left
Batten Length................................... 63’
Batten high trim and travel.............. 72’H
Available counterweighted set.........75 (6” centers)
Lineset load limit............................. 1600 lbs.

• Sound Reinforcement

House speaker System:
Main Cluster: 6 Renkus-Heinz STX 9
Stage Lip: 12 Renkus-Heinz TRX 61
Sub Woofers: 2 Community SBS45
Stage monitors: 2 EAW SM129 12”
2 EAWSM159 15”

Console: Yamaha CL5

Console location: Front of house booth (orchestra level)
Road console location: Front of house Orchestra level

Processors and Playback
DSP main frame processor: 1 Biamp Audia Flex
CD/Cassette: 2 Tascam CD-A500 w/RC-90
CD/Cassette Recorder: 1 Tascam CC-222 w/RC-90

Microphones:
Vocal: 4 SM 58 Beta
Wireless: 8 Shure ULXP124/85
Hand held/Lavaliere
Mic Stands: 4 Floor stands w/boom
Instrument: 1 Matched Stereo Pair Rode NT5
1 AKG Perception 150
5 Sure SM81
2 Behringer ECM 8000
3 Shure SM 57
1 Shure Beta 52

Clear Com:
Channels: 4 Channel station
Belt packs and Headsets: 8 complete units

Miscellaneous:
Dressing room paging system available
Dressing room program system - Audio and Video
Lobby paging and program system available

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Studio Specifications

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• Stage Specifications

Configurations:
End of stage specifications:
Audience to back wall.................................................................  33’
. Wall to wall w/o draperies .......................................................  51.5’
. Floor to catwalks.......................................................................  21’
Seating capacity: 207 w/balcony; 235 w/extra front rows

Thrust specifications:
Audience to back wall...............................................................  48’
Side audience to audience........................................................  20-51.5’
Floor to catwalks.......................................................................  21’
Seating capacity: 200 w/balcony

Arena specifications:
Playing space...........................................................................  19.5’ x 19.5’
Floor to catwalks.....................................................................   21’
Seating capacity: 211 w/balcony

Dressing Rooms:
2 – 8-person room with showers

Wardrobe:
Washers (2) and dryers (2) available

Draperies:
All other curtains are black velour and sewn flat
Border: 1 panels.................................................................  51’W x 5’H
Border: 1 panels ................................................................  51’W x 9’H
Legs: 8 panels ...................................................................  12’W x 21’H
Traveler: 4 panels..............................................................  25’W x 21’H
Side Tabs: 4 panels............................................................  16’6”W x 21’H
Scrim (Black Sharkstooth): 1 panel...................................  1 panel 51’W x 21’ H
Cyclorama (White filled Leno): 1 panel.............................  1 panel 51’W x 21’

• Lighting

Lighting Console:   ETC GIO

Control Location:   Front of house booth
Balcony Level
Dimmers:.....................................................   240 2.4k ETC Sensor Racks
Company Switch:.........................................   400Amp-3phase

Instruments:
10 Source 4 19 Degree
26 Source 4 26 Degree
58 Source 4 36 Degree
38 Source 4 50 Degree
32 Source 4 Par
10 FC1 4 Circuit Cyc Light

Cables:
36 Twofers
38 5’Cable
12 10’ Cable
14 25’ Cables
8 50’ Cables
2 100’ Cables
10 10’x6 Circuit Multi Cable
27 25’x6 Circuit Multi Cable
2 100’x6 Circuit Multi Cable
30 10’ Male Veam to Female
Pin Fan Out
1 3 Phase Cam Lock Tails
1 3 Phase Cam Lock 30’
Feeder Cable
capacity of 235
Accessories (shared with the Theater)
80 6” Top Hats Pars
340 6” Top Hats Source 4s
425 A size Pattern Holders
4 6 way Power supply
52 24” Sidearms w/2 sliding Tee
30 12” Sidearms w/1 sliding Tee
20 Iris Kits (source 4)
8 50lb Boom Base and
12’ x 1.5” Boom Pipe
18 Scenery Bumpers

• Sound Reinforcement

Consoles:
1 Yamaha QL1
1 Soundcraft K1-24 (24 channel monitor board)

House speaker System:
Main speakers: 6 Frazier Cat 499 (ceiling mounted)
Stage monitors: 2 EAW SM129 12”
4 group sends
6 Aux sends
Console location: Front of house booth (balcony level) and other locations upon request

Processors and Playback:
System processor 1 Biamp Audia Flex
CD/Cassette: 1 Tascam CD-A500 w/RC-90
CD/Cassette Recorder: 2 Tascam CC-222 w/RC-90
AM/FM tuner: 1 Contemporary Research 232-FMA

Microphones:
Vocal: 4 SM 58
Wireless: 4 Shure ULXP124/85
Hand held/Lavaliere
Microphone Stands: 4 Floor stands w/boom attachments

Clear Com:
Channels: 4 Channel station
Belt packs and Headsets: 6 complete units

Miscellaneous:
Dressing room paging system available
Dressing room program system – Audio and Video
Lobby paging and program system available

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