Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Contacts

Advancing - Stage
TechPAC@ncbpac.org

Advancing - General
Programming@ncbpac.org

Technical Director
Bill Walter
Office: (704) 379-1215
bwalter@ncbpac.org

Booking Manager
Stephanie Cantrell
Office: (704) 379-1210
scantrell@ncbpac.org

Administration Office
(704) 333-4686

Box Office
(704) 372-1000

Location

Mailing Address (USPS, UPS, Fedex)
Blumenthal PAC
130 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Public Entrance
130 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Loading Dock Entrance (Freight ONLY)
139 N. College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Stage Door Entrance
155 N. College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Stage Dimensions

Proscenium Height 31’ 3” Centerline to SL wall 68’
Proscenium Width (adjustable) 45’ - 59’ 8” Centerline to SR wall 39’ 8”
Stage (depth x width) 47’ 3” x 107’ 8” Wing Space Stage Left 33’ 2” x 53’ 6”
Clearance under SR gallery 31’ 10” Clearance under SL gallery 28’ 11”
Centerline to SL structural beam 44’ Plaster line to first available line 0’ 9”
Clearance under structural beam 26’ 10” Plaster line to last available line set 46’ 6”
Centerline to SL gallery 36’ Grid height (to walking surface) 82’ 4”
Plaster line to lip of stage 2’ 3”
  • 88 Line sets. 60’ long, 6” apart, out trim 79’. Grid is subway grate, line sets can be diverted.
  • Orchestra Pit: Two Elevator Pits, front of each pit has a curve. Stage is 3’ 4” high from house seating level. Pit plays 8’ below stage level. US pit is 52’ 4” wide by 9’ 1” deep at center and 5’ deep at each end. DS pit is 57’ 8” wide by 9’ 6” deep at center and 9’ 6” deep at each end. When the pit is down you gain under stage space 6’ 6” deep by 63’ wide.
  • Shell Ceiling: Hangs on motorized pipe at 5’ 6” ceiling is 1’ 4” thick, 64’ long, and 65’ from bottom edge to stage floor.
  • Grid Hatch: 53”X 60” with a door. SR next to the first well between line set 74 and 84.

Front of House Hanging Points

  • 4 Apron rigging points (Lion King): approximately 6ft. DS of smoke pocket, two are 5’ off centerline and two 15’ off centerline.
  • 8 Phantom rigging points: 4 are approximately 3’ 4”DS of smoke pocket, 2 are 7’ SL & SR of center and 2 are 21’ off center. 4 are approximately 7’ 5” DS of smoke pocket, 2 are 7’ SL & SR of center, 2 are 21’ SL & SR of center. Not easy points to use.
  • 5 Front of house truss rigging points: approximately 18’ DS of smoke pocket, 1 at center, 2 at 6’ 7” SL & SR of center and 2 at 20’ SL & SR of center.
  • Sound points: 1 ton chain motors on trolleys,11’ steel beams left and right next to proscenium, about 1’ DS of smoke pocket.

Company Switches

  • (3) 400 amp 3-phase 5 wire - USL wall
  • (1) 200 amp 3-phase 5 wire - SL wall (isolated sound power)
  • (1) 400 amp 3-phase 5 wire - USR back wall
  • (1) 200 amp 3-phase 5 wire - USR back wall
  • (1) 400 amp 3-phase 5 wire - Loading dock

Lighting Control

  • Light Board: ETC ION 2000
  • Dimming: (480) 20 amp dimmers (48) 50 amp dimmers hard wired to production lighting circuits, all terminating in grounded stage pin connectors.
  • Front of House Transfer Panel: Located on SL wall, access to all odd number FOH circuits. Road tie-in to DMX to control of all house circuits.

Lighting Positions

  • Light Booth: Board can be set up in the booth 90’ from the plaster line. Booth is open to audience chamber, 20’ wide x 12’ deep and is shared with sound.
  • Follow Spot Booth: Located rear of balcony. (3) Lycian 1295 3K. Throw to plaster line is 130’, power and room for fourth spot.
  • Lighting Bridge # 1: 34 circuits, 50’ throw to deck @ 65 degrees. (2) 26 deg. & (2) 19 deg.
  • Cove: 72 circuits, 96’ throw to deck @ 37 degrees. (20) 5 deg., (4) 10 deg. & (4) 14 deg.
  • Balcony Rail: 12 circuits, 94’ throw @ degrees. (2) 36 deg. & (2) 10 deg., hanging pipe is 1” ID.
  • Mezzanine Rail: 12 circuits, 94’ throw @ 17 degrees. (12) 19 deg., hanging pipe is 1” ID.
  • Torms SL & SR: 15 circuits per side, 8’ DS of plaster line. (8) 26 deg. per side.
  • Horizontal Box Boom (High) SL & SR: 16 circuits. (3) 19 deg. & (6) 14 deg. per side. 56’ to 87’ from stage.
  • Horizontal Box Boom (Mid) SL & SR: 9 circuits. (6) 19 deg. per side. 38’ to 74’ from stage.
  • Horizontal Box Boom (Low) SL & SR: 9 circuits. (3) 19 deg. & (3) 26 deg. per side. 21’ to 54’ from stage.

Sound System

  • Mix Position: Located back of Orchestra audience chamber, 90’ from plaster line. Permanent. 20’ wide, 12’ deep. Shared with lighting.
  • Mixing Console: DiGiCo SD9, (2) D-Racks (32x8 per).
  • System Processing: BSS Soundweb London BLU handles all distribution and processing. d&b system processed by 30D amps.
  • Main PA: d&b V-Series line array with 10 per side full range cabinets and 6 per side V-Sub cabinets. The system is Array Processed. Additional V-Series cabinets can be deployed at the proscenium along with lip fills, as needed.
  • Center Cluster: (5) Martin WT-3 [low/mid/high], covers balcony seating areas and Boxes 2-4 on all levels.
  • Under Balcony Fills: (8) JBL 8305 per level (Orchestra, Grand Tier, Mezzanine. Delayed to cluster.
  • Upper Balcony Fills: (5) Turbosound TMS-1 covering last three rows of Balcony. Delayed to cluster.
  • Box Fills: (1) JBL 8305 per box, 8 boxes per side, 16 boxes total. Delayed to cluster.
  • Portable Speakers: (6) Radian RPX-108p. Passive 2-way.
  • Paging: Backstage paging stations located, DSL, DSR, Tech Table and FOH Mix. Priority override.
  • Show Relay: Backstage relay available in all backstage areas. Volume has page priority override.
  • Listening Assist: Williams Sound FM ALS System. Distribution station located in lobby Grand Tier Coat Check.
  • Intercom: Clear-Com 4 channel system with connections throughout stage area.

Loading Dock

Interior loading dock controlled by Bank of America. Prior authorization required for all use. Back in blind from N. College St. Three truck dock (two levelers, third needs dock plate). Two dock doors, 12’ wide 15’ high. Dock is stage level. There is a slight downward slope towards dock doors. 1 ton chain motor USL to stack/unstack boxes.

Freight Elevator

Freight Elevator connects L2 (basement), L1 (stage and dock level), 2nd and 3rd floors. Door is 8’ x 8’. Interior dimension is 10’ wide x 20’ long x 8’ high. Elevator has a 10,000lb capacity.

SM Calling Desk

SM calling desk is DSL. Desk is standing height with storage and a video monitor showing the stage from lowest balcony. Additional video monitor on SR. Microphone provided for backstage paging. God mic available upon request.

Union Information

The Belk Theatre is a union house. All Stagehands are provided by IATSE Local 322. Local 322 is a mixed local representing all crafts and truck loaders. Venue has no other union contracts (AFM, Equity, etc.).

Dressing Rooms

Room Size Cap. # Shower # Toilet # Sink Internet Phone
#1 10’9 x 13’9 1-2 1 1 1 x1290
#2 8’7” x 11’5” 2-3 1 1 1
#3 8’7” x 11’5” 2-3 1 1 1
#4 8’7” x 11’5” 2-3 1 1 1
#5 8’1” x 10’8” 4-5 1 1 1
#6 8’1” x 10’8” 4-5 1 1 1
#7 8’1” x 10’8” 4-5 1 1 1
Prod. Office 9’3” x 10’8” 1 x1254, x1259, x1351
Green Room 13’6” x 20’9” 1 1 x1320, x1331, x1337
Wardrobe 23’0” x 30’8”
Laundry 10’3” x 31’0” 3 washer/dryer 1 x1310
Hair & Makeup 10’10” x 19’8” 4-8 2
#8 (Female Chorus) 12’8” x 22’3” 10-15 2 6 3
#9 (Male Chorus) 13’7” x 22’5” 10-15 2 8 2
#10 15’0” x 9’4” 8-12 1
#11 20’4” x 9’8” 8-12 1
#12 16’3” x 10’1” & 13’1” x 10’1” 8-12 1 x1294
  • 1-7, Production Office and Green Room are located on L1 (Stage Level). All others are on L2 (Basement).
  • All dressing rooms remain locked. Access codes are required for entry. All phone line extensions are 704-379-xxxx, have DID and LD.
  • Public WiFi is available in all areas. SSID is BPAGUEST. There is no password.

Inventory - Soft Goods

Qty. Type Color Size (h x w)
1 Main Curtain
1 Main Teaser
6 Border Black 15’ x 69’
6 pair Leg Black 35’ x 12’
2 Full Stage Black 35’ x 60’
1 Scrim Black 35’ x 60’
1 Cyc Leno White 35’ x 60’
1 Bounce White 35’ x 60’
1 Sharktooth Scrim White 34’ 3” x 62’

Inventory - Lighting (stage)

Qty. Description
0 S4 5deg - Fixture
4 S4 5deg - Lens Tube
0 S4 10deg - Fixture
6 S4 10deg - Lens Tube
5 S4 19deg - Fixture
1 S4 19deg - Lens Tube
63 S4 26deg - Fixture
0 S4 26deg - Lens Tube
64 S4 36deg - Fixture
5 S4 36deg - Lens Tube
0 S4 50deg - Fixture
8 S4 50deg - Lens Tube
120 PAR 64 - Fixtures
various PAR 64 - Lamps (VNSP, NSP, MFL, WFL)
12 Minuete 3-Cell Cyc Light - Fixture
8 Atlman 3-Cell Sky Cyc - Fixture

360 Degree Interior

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