Booth Playhouse 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
Inside Founders Hall on the 2nd Floor
100 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 opening 23’ 11” tall by 39’ 7” wide Stage depth from plaster line 37’ 6”
Centerline to SL wall 39’ 7” Distance from plaster line to first available line 1’
Centerline to SR wall 54’5” Distance from plaster line to last available line 33’
Centerline to SL fly rail 28’ Wing depth (from proscenium) 18’ - SL & 32’ 2” - SR
Clearance under SL fly rail 18’ 9” Clearance under SR fly rail 23’ 2”
Centerline to SR fly rail 31’ Freight Elevator Doors 8’ x 8’ Inside 10’ x 19’ 11”
Depth of apron from US smoke pocket 5’ 50 Line sets. Most are 8” apart
Width of apron 39’ 7” Grid Height 64’ 10”. Subway grate. Lines can be diverted.

Company Switches

  • 2 @ 400 amp 3 phase 4 wire - SR wall
  • 1 @ 100 amp 3 phase 4 wire - UR (on transformer-isolated sound power)
  • 1 @ 200 amp 3 phase 4 wire - UL

Lighting Control

  • ETC Ion 1,000 Console 2x20 Fader Wing
  • 330 ETC L86 dimmers (mix of 20A & 50A)

Lighting Positions

  • Lighting catwalks 97 cir.
  • Balcony rail 18 cir.
  • 1 st. Elec. 30 cir.
  • Drop boxes on stage 22 6-cir/ea
  • Followspots 2 Lycian Midget HP, 56’ throw to deck

Sound System

  • Mix Position: Located back of Orchestra audience chamber, 54’ from plaster line. Permanent. 7.5’ wide, 6” deep. Shared with lighting.
  • Console: DiGiCo SD9 (Stealth Core 2) w/ (2) 32x8 stage racks.
  • System Processing: BSS Soundweb London BLU handles all distribution and processing.
  • CD Players: (2) Denon C635. Both w/ wired remotes.
  • Proscenium PA System: (2) Martin WT3 (aimed to Orchestra level seating), (2) Martin WT3 (aimed to Balcony level seating).
  • Proscenium Fills: (2) Nexo PS8 (stage edge fill).
  • Subs: (2) OAP 118 Subs on X-Over (flown), (2) Bag End D18E-AD Infrasubs on Aux (deck).
  • Downshot: 1 Renkus Heinz STX4/44.
  • Portable Speakers: (4) 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 HM’s office.
  • Intercom: Clear-Com 2 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. All equipment uses freight elevator to reach stage.

Freight Elevator

Freight Elevator connects L2 (basement), L1 (dock), 2nd and 3rd (stage) 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 balcony. Additional video monitor on SR. Microphone provided for backstage paging and god mic.

Union Information

The Booth Playhouse primarily uses BPA House Staff. Stagehands, as needed above the House Staff, 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 10’6 x 11’8 1-2 1 1 1 x1307
#2 15’6 x 6’7 3-4 1 1 1
#3 16’6 x 5’4 3-4 1 1 1
#4 15’11 x 10’10 3-4 1 1 1
#5 12’11 x 9’10 4-5 1
#6 12’10 x 10’ 4-5 (1 Washer/Dryer) 1
Green Room 17’10 x 14’10 1 x1252
  • All rooms are at stage level (3rd floor).
  • All dressing rooms remain unlocked. All phone line extensions are 704-379-xxxx, have DID and LD.
  • Public WiFi is available in all areas. SSID is BOOTHGUEST. There is no password.

Inventory - Soft Goods

Qty Type Color Size (h x w)
12 Leg Black 30’ x 12’
4 Leg Black 30’ x 6’
4 Border Black 15’ x 56’
2 Border Black 7’6” x 56’
4 Half Stage Panels Black 30’ x 28’
2 Traveler Panels Black 30’ x 28’
1 Bounce White 30’ x 56’
1 Cyc (old) White 30’ x 56’
1 Cyc (new) White 30’ x 50’
1 Scrim White 30’ x 56’
2 Scrim Black 30’ x 56’
12 Z-Tex Border Black 2’6” x 20’
2 Main Curtain Panel (70% Fullness) Fern 27’ x 28’
1 Main Teaser (70% Fullness) Fern 8’ x 52’

Inventory - Lighting

Inventory included in plot

Qty Description
12 Altman Spectra Cyc 100 (LED)
38 Source Four ERS - 36 degree
38 Source Four ERS - 26 degree
36 Source Four ERS - 19 degree
20 ETC Selador D60
12 ETC PARnel

Available loose fixtures

Qty Description
12 Altman Spectra Cyc 100 (LED)
16 Source Four ERS - 36 degree
8 Source Four ERS - 26 degree
6 Source Four ERS - 19 degree
10 ETC PAR (all lens options)
30 ETC PARnel
10 Altman ZipStrip

360 Degree Interior

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