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Ilfeld Auditorium Technical Information

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Ilfeld Auditorium Manager: Donna Martinez
505.454.3238
martinezda@nmhu.edu
Office located on
Highlands campus, Media Arts West, studio 103.
ilfeld@nmhu.edu
Backstage: 505.454.3183

Seating Capacity:
    Lower Level:     295
    Balcony:            424
    Total capacity:  719

Stage Information:
    Type: Proscenium
    Floor: Matte black finish.
    Stage traps:  9‘ wide (SR-SL) x 3‘ 7‘‘ deep (US-DS)
            14‘‘ SL of C
            DS edge of trap 23‘9‘‘ from plaster line
    Width:
        Wing to wing: 56' 3"
        Proscenium Opening: 33‘ 10‘‘
        CS to SR Wall: 39‘ 9‘
        CS to SL Wall: 26‘ 6‘‘
    Depth:
        Plaster Line to US Wall: 30‘ 9‘‘
        Apron Lip to Plaster Line: 10‘ 6‘‘
        Apron Lip to US Wall: 41‘ 3‘‘
    Height:
        Stage Floor from House Floor (at C Apron edge): 3‘8‘‘
        Proscenium Height: 23‘ 3‘‘
        Maximum Batten Height: 37‘ 3‘‘
    Apron:
        Shape: rectangular
        Width: 35‘ 9‘‘
        Depth: 10‘6‘‘
    Pit:
        Access: Through green/dressing rooms (located downstairs SL)
        Note: Orchestra pit is semi-permanently covered by the apron.

Rigging:
Consists of single-purchase counterweight system. Rail located at stage level SR.
Please note:  House Curtain is a traveler (pulley located stage level SR).
        Midstage Traveler pulley located stage level SR.

        Maximum Arbor capacity:     1300 lbs.

        Batten Length:         42’

        Maxium Batten Height:     37‘ 3‘‘
        Trim of Electrics 1-4:        21‘ 10‘‘
        Trim of Electric 5:        approx.      20‘/variable

        Grid Dimensions:
         There are 4 I Beams located  44’113/8” above the stage floor
         5’111/4” SR of Center, 17’115/8” SR of Center, 6’3/4” SL of Center
         and 18’3/8” SL of Center. I Beams are 8” wide X 117/8” high


Hanging Plot:
Line Set:    Description:    Distance from PL
1                    Teaser                        3' 10''
2                   Main Curtain            4' 10''
3                   Border 0                     5' 8''
4                   Electric 1                    6' 10''
5                   Movie Screen            8' 2''
6                   Border 1                      9'
7                   Legs 1                          9' 7''
8                                                        10' 5''
9                   Electric 2                  11' 2''
10                                                   12'
11                                                   12' 11''
12                 Border 2                   13' 8''
13                 Legs 2                        14' 5''
14                (scrim)                       15'
15                Electric 3                   15' 4''
16                                                     17' 7''
17                Border 3                    18' 7''
18             Midstage Traveler    19' 5''
                 (Legs 3)   
19                                                   20' 4''
20              Electric 4                  21' 2''
21                                                   22' 1''
22              Border 4                   22' 11''
23                                                  23' 7''
24              Legs 4                       24' 6''
25              Electric 5                 25' 10''
26                                                 27' 2''
27              Border 5                  27' 11''
28             Cyclorama            29' 2''
29                                                30' 4''
30              Sky drop                 31' 4''

Loading Area:
Located at street level.
Loading door is 6’6” wide X 8’3” tall, and opens directly into the SL wing onto an 8’ X 4’ platform, 3’ above stage floor.
Ramp 2’3” wide and 9’9” long is available

Best Position to “Call Show”:
Stage Left or Stage Right Wing. ClearCom hookups SL and SR.

Power:
200 amps of 208 Volt 3 phase located in the down stage left wing.
All cam connectors are female.

Sound Control:
Control Booth is located rear house left with removable windows. A temporary mix position can be situated in the rear of house, center, 5’11” deep x 25’ wide, under the balcony and 42’ from the lip of the stage.

    Full sound specifications available upon request.

Lighting:
Control Booth is located rear house right with removable windows. Lighting control can be located virtually anywhere in the theatre.
     
    Dimming and Control:
    ETC Sensor 192 dimmers, (16 dimmers dedicated to house lights)
    ETC Express 125
    ETC Express 24/48
    Remote Focus Unit
    75’ DMX cable

Projection Location: Typically, center balcony rail. Approximate distance from this distance to:   
                    DS Screen    - 52’
                    Cyc               - 75’

Spot Booth:
Located rear balcony center with two Altman Comets. Has ClearCom hookup.

Dressing Rooms:
Only accessible by stairway in SL wing. There are two bathrooms, two large dressing rooms with locking doors, counters, mirrors, and mirror lights, and one “common”/green room area with counters, mirrors, and mirror lights. Maximum capacity of dressing rooms: 90. Maximum capacity of backstage area: 140.
Ironing board and iron available for use, but the theatre has no washer or dryer and no phone line.

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