Cafritz Foundation Theatre: Technical Specifications

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  • Rep light plot: PDF

Seating charts

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Item Measurement
Venue floor approximately 50' x 35'
Total usable area 1,565 sq ft
Grid height 18'


Venue floor is 4’x8’ pale Masonite.

There is an alcove (approx. 4’8” x 19’9”) underneath a control booth adjacent to the main entrance, which can be masked by soft goods.

Black soft goods are hung from a traveler track on the grid and surround the room. Fixed grid spans entire area above floor.

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Small sound reinforcement options such as CD/iPod playback or a speaker at a lectern are possible. Note that the maximum number of sound inputs is limited to 12.

  • Mixer: Alesis Multimix 12-channel mixer (mounted at rear of room)
  • CD player: Tascam CD-200iB with iPod dock
  • Speakers: (4) EV SX-80, 1 flown in each corner

Microphone inventory is shared with other spaces throughout the Center and is dependent on availability. Clear-com is available at multiple points throughout the venue.

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The Cafritz Theatre has a static light plot that cannot be rehung or refocused. Dimmers are controlled from the rear of the room. Further control is available from an ETC Element console located in the tech booth.

A reception lighting look is available that includes: color and no-color washes covering the entire floor; specials for a podium, food tables, and bar; wall slashes; and gobo effects.

Available equipment

Unit Type Quantity
Source 4 Ellipsoidal (750 W)  
  26 Degree 9
  36 Degree 20
  50 Degree 13
Source 4 Pars (575 W) 12
6' Fresnel 15
ETC Desire LED PAR D40 Lustr+ 12



  • There is no additional inventory available for this space.
  • Refocusing or rehanging of the light plot requires approval of the Technology Shop Manager. Please contact your Production Coordinator with any questions.


  • Rep light plot: PDF
  • Channel Hookup: PDF
  • Lighting Inventory: PDF
  • Paperwork available upon request.

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There is no permanently installed projector equipment in the Cafritz Theatre. Video and projection equipment is shared with other spaces throughout the Center and is dependent on availability. Please consult with your Production Coordinator to determine available options.

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Dressing Rooms

There are no dressing rooms or Green Room dedicated to the Cafritz Theatre. Arrangements can be made to use other rooms as dressing rooms by arrangement, depending on availability.


Restrooms for this theater are located one floor up. Though not accessible by the audience, the restrooms are for general use and are located in a classroom hallway.

Internet access

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.

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