Venue floor is sprung soft pale pine, with Marley flooring laid in the performance area. Bleachers can be retracted to create a rehearsal area.
Stage/studio has a mirrored wall that can be curtained for stage presentation.
There are windows behind and above the seating area that let in natural light during the day. Blackout curtains cannot provide a true blackout during full sun.
|Total Marley width||43'|
|Total Marley depth||31'9"|
|DS Marley edge to US Traveler||28'|
|DS Marley edge to Rear Projection Screen||32'6"|
|DS Marley edge to rear wall||34'6"|
|Rear wall to Rear Projection Screen||2'|
|SR Marley edge to Wall (there is no usable wing space SR)||8'|
|SL Marley Edge to Wall (there is limited wing space SL)||8' to 17'9"|
|Floor to Grid (lowest point farthest upstage)||17'5"|
|Floor to Grid (highest point farthest downstage)||18'3.5"|
|Total usable dance area||1,300 sq ft|
|Stage capacity||86 people|
The Dance Theatre has no fly loft. Due to grid height restrictions, full drops must be west-coasted to fully fly out. Drapery is on dedicated tracks and cannot move.
|Main traveler (red)
Traveler is split in the center and opens and closes horizontally.
|Full stage traveler (black)||1 (permanent)|
Scrims & Cycs
|Rear Projection Screen
Used as a cyclorama
Console and microphones inventory is shared with other spaces throughout the Center and is dependent on availability. Sound can be operated from the tech booth or from the last row of the house.
There is a 4 channel clear-com headset system with panels distributed throughout the space. The main outlets are located stage right, stage left, the rear of the house and the tech booth. A 4-unit wireless headset system may be available, depending on availability.
- 1 Crown ComTech 410 Amplifier (main cluster): 220W per channel at 8 Ω
- 1 Crown ComTech 810 Amplifier (main cluster): 300W per channel at 8 Ω
- 1 Crown ComTech 810 Amplifier (stage Monitor):300W per channel at 8 Ω
- 2 EAW JF-100E 2-way Full-range speakers: 280W/8 Ω
- 2 EAW SB-180 Subwoofers: 1000W/8 Ω
- 4 EAW SM-122E 2-way stage monitors, flown
The Dance Theatre is equipped with an ETC GIO lighting console and has a standard repertory lighting plot. Limited refocusing and additional specials may be accommodated depending on time and other resources. Please consult with your Production Coordinator to determine available options.
- Source 4 Ellipsoidal (750 W)
- 19 Degree
- 26 Degree
- 36 Degree
- 50 Degree
- Source 4 Pars (575 W)
- Color Kinetics Colorblaze TRX 6' LED Strips
- ETC D40 Luster+ LED PAR
- Boom Pipes are in fixed positions at four per side.
- Standard accessories are available for all equipment. Barn doors for 8” Fresnels are 36” side-to-side when fully open and will not open past 180 degrees. Units should be spaced accordingly.
- There is no template stock available.
- Catwalk access in the Dance Theatre poses significant obstructions to lighting shots; please check theatre section carefully.
There is no permanently installed projector equipment in the Dance Theatre. Video and projection equipment is shared with other spaces throughout the Center and is dependent on availability. Rear-projection is not possible while utilizing the full available stage. Please consult with your Production Coordinator to determine available options.
Dressing rooms, green room and restrooms
One small changing area with a shower, sink and toilet is located backstage. Depending on availability, large dressing room/locker rooms are located nearby off a public accessible hallway next to the Kay Theatre, not shared with the audience. Restrooms are located in this area.
A green room is located adjacent to the dressing room area. (220 sq ft) It has a barre installed on one wall. It is commonly used as a storage space for TDPS and not recommended as a functional Green Room.
There is a warm-up room adjacent to the theatre, measuring 46’8” x 28’11” (1350 sq ft). This studio is booked separately from the Dance Theatre. Use is dependent on availability.
Guest access to the UMD wireless network is available. Wireless access requires an authentication for each device connecting to the internet, available by speaking with your Production Coordinator.