Kay Theatre: Technical Specifications

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  • Ground plan drawing:
    PDF | VWX
  • Cross sectional drawing: VWX
  • Current line set schedule: XLS


  • Rep light plot: PDF

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Item Measurement


Width (adjustable proscenium side flats) 32'5" minimum;
39'5" maximum
Height (adjustable Grand Teaser) 23'6" typical;
18'9" minimum;
27'0" maximum


Height above audience level 3'
Depth from apron to back wall 40'9"
Plaster line to back wall 37'9"
Apron edge to plaster line 3'
Usable stage space (without pit extension) 1525 sq ft


Stage Right proscenium to Stage Right side wall 35'1"
Stage Left proscenium to Stage Left fly rail 16'6"
Total stage width, wing to wing 99'


Batten length 52'
Height from deck 62'3"

Orchestra Pit

Equipped with one fixed-speed hydraulic orchestra lift; functional at stage, house and pit levels. Consult with your Production Coordinator to determine available options.

Stage area expansion, with lift at stage position 11'10"
Below stage level (stage position) 0'
Below stage level (house position) 3'
Below stage level (pit position) 7'1"
Usable depth of large pit performance area, with lift at pit position 14'0" at CL


Stage-level crossover hallway through doors UL and UR.

Usable width 46"
Length 78'2"


Apron to booth 54'
Apron to mix position 40'
Apron to balcony rail 42'


Storage and projector space located far upstage.

Height from stage 10'
Height to grid 18'7"
Total depth 7'



  • Ground plan drawing: PDF | VWX
  • Cross sectional drawing: VWX
  • Current line set schedule: XLS

Soft goods

Full inventory available upon request.


Basic announcements and playback can be run from the stage manager’s panel backstage right. Live sound for the Kay Theatre can be run from a mix position behind row K in the house (approximately 40’ from stage) or from the Tech Booth. Mixing console, microphones, portable speakers, and other audio inventory is shared throughout the Center and is dependent on availability.


There is a 4 channel clear-com headset system with panels distributed through the space. Wired clear-com outlets are located onstage (UL, UR, DL, DR), mix position, tech booth, and green room. Four wireless clear-com packs are also available in the Kay Theatre.


House & Work Lights are controllable via Strand Premiere House Lighting System, located at the stage manager panel backstage right.


  • Rep light plot: PDF
  • Paperwork available upon request.


There is no permanently installed projector equipment in the Kay Theatre. Video and projection equipment is shared with other spaces throughout the Center and is department on availability.

The standard projection option utilizes the rear-projection screen, hung mid-stage as part of the rep line set schedule. The projector is located in the gallery far upstage.