Collins Center for the Performing Arts

Technical Specifications


Location..................................

Shawsheen Rd., off Rt. 133 in Andover, MA

Mailing Address..................................

100 Shawsheen Rd., Andover MA 01810

Phone..................................

978-247-5563

E-Mail..................................

sworthley@aps1.net

Fax..................................

978-623-8662

Website..................................

www.collins-center.com

Technical Director..................................

Scott Worthley

Stage Dimensions..................................

84'-0" wide x 32'-0" from plaster line x 42"-0" up from the house floor. The apron extends 6'-0" down stage. The entire stage is covered with masonite, painted black, laid over 4" of wood, set upon concrete.

Orchestra Pit..................................

61'-0" wide and curving out along the downstage edge to a 100' radius, the pit is 12'-0" at center, 6'-9" at the ends. The pit is fitted with Wenger interlocking platforms and has three level settings: 18" below the house floor, level with the house floor, and stage level.

Proscenium Height..................................

25'-0"

Wings..................................

Stage Right: 10'-0" from proscenium to SR wall x 32'-0" from plaster line to upstage wall.

Stage Left: 5'-0" from proscenium to fly rail x 32'-0" from plaster line to upstage wall.

Rigging..................................

(43) T-Track, counter weight, line sets. All lines are on approximately 6" centers. All sets are operated from the deck off stage left. 10 sets are double purchase. 8 sets are fixed and loaded and cannot be moved.

All arbors are 7'-0" tall and have a maximum load capacity of 1100 pounds.

(See also rigging schedule - included in the downloadable version and on the Fly Schedule page)

Soft Goods..................................

(1) blue velour house curtain, capable of both guillotine and draw.

(1) blue velour house valance 9'-0" x 86'-0".

(4) sets black velour legs, 28'-0" tall x 14'-0" wide.

(4) black velour borders, 6'-0" tall x 80'-0" wide.

(2) black velour drops. One is 28'-0" x 74'-0" and one is 28'-0" x 68'-0".

(1) full black velour traveler. The traveler opens from center and is operated from stage left.

(1) white muslin cyclorama, 25'-0" tall x 50'-0" wide.

(1) black scrim, 25'-0" tall x 40'-0" wide.

(1) 2 layer, silver and white, mylar glitter curtain.

Power..................................

400 amp 3 phase, comes with company switch and disconnect 15'-0" off stage right. (fitted with cam-lok connectors).

4 20 amp circuits with twist lock connectors Down stage right and up stage left

Dimmers..................................

(83) 2.4 Kw Strand Century Modular CD-80.

Lighting Inventory..................................

(42) 19 degree ETC Source 4 - 575 watts
(22) 26 degree ETC Source 4 - 575 watts
(32) 36 degree ETC Source 4 - 575 watts
(6) 10 degree ETC Source 4 - 575 watts
(48) ETC Source 4 Pars - 575 watts
(12) ETC Source 4 Parnels - 575 watts
(4) Altman 3 cell Skycycs - 1000 watts/cell
(8) 12' base standing light booms

Followspots..................................

(2) 19 degree Source 4's with 750w lamps located on catwalk

Control..................................

(1) ETC Element 40/500 (PRIMARY)

The Collins Center is hard wired for the AMX protocol and by means of a converter and preinstalled cabling is also capable of running the DMX protocol.

Circuits..................................

(83) 20 amp circuits in the following locations:
   circs. 1-16, foh pipe
   circs. 17-24, box booms, house right and left
   circs. 25-42, 1st electric
   circs. 43-50, 2nd electric
   circs. 51-64, 3rd electric
   circs. 65-70, 4th electric
   circs. 71-76, 5th electric
   circs. 77-79, upstage wall
   circs. 80-83, downstage wall

Audio..................................

The main in-house public address system consists of a 3 clusters of 2 Mackie speakers located around the proscenium arch. The FOH mixing position is located between the left and right mezzanines.

Mixer:
(1) Allen & Heath GL2400, 32 channel mixing console
(1) 16 send, 4 return audio snake from orchestra pit
to FOH mixing position

Microphones:
(8) Shure SM-58 microphones
(4) UHF SM-58 wireless handheld microphones with
Samson wireless transmitters and recievers
(1) AKG C1000 condenser microphone

Playback:
(1) Tascam 202 MKIII Dual Cassette Tape Deck
(1) Denon 615 Compact Disk Player

Speakers:
(4) QSC KW153 1000W Powered Speakers
(4) QSC KW181 1000W Subwoofer Powered Speakers
(2) Yamaha SV-15V Monitor Speakers
(2) EAW FR-152Hi Full Range Speakers
(2) Galaxy Hotspot Personal Monitors

Projection..................................

(1) Epson G6750WU Projector with long throw and short throw lenses
(1) Panasonic Projector
(1) Panasonic DVD / VCR Player

Communication..................................

(1) Clear-Comm CS-200, 2 channel master station connecting SR, SL, grid, house, rail, catwalk, HR and HL box boom positions, FOH mixing postion, and control booths.

(9) Single muff headsets with Clear-Comm beltpacks.

Paging system with monitor to all dressing rooms, front office, foyer and work areas.

Orchestra Shells..................................

(9) 9'9" x 19' Wenger rolling floor panels
(4) Wenger flying sound panels.

Piano..................................

(1) 9' Baldwin Concert Grand

Movie Screen..................................

(1) 15' x 30' front and rear projection screen. 6'6" from plaster line.

Dressing Rooms..................................

(4) dressing rooms off stage right at stage level.
   #1 "Star" dressing room, seats two.
   #2 seats as many as eight.
   #3 seats 21. (also serves as green room)
   #4 seats 16.

All dressing rooms have counters, mirrors, and lights.

All but dressing room #3 have toilet and sink facilities.

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(1) 12' x 10' Rolling door at ground level, located on the back wall up stage left.

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