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Ilfeld Auditorium Technical Information

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Ilfeld Auditorium Manager: Donna Lucero
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: 411
Total capacity: 706

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′

Maximum 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.