Stage Door Theater


Advancing - Stage

Advancing - General

Technical Director
Bill Walter
Office: (704) 379-1215

Booking Manager
Stephanie Cantrell
Office: (704) 379-1210

Administration Office
(704) 333-4686

Box Office
(704) 372-1000


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

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

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

Room Dimensions

Grid Height - 18’ - 4” College St. to Tryon St. 56’ - 7”
Grid Dimensions 40’ x 50’ Trade St. to 5th St. 53’ - 2” at one end, 51’ - 1” at other end
Grid rated weight 30 lbs a foot

Company Switches

  • (1) 400 amp 3 phase 4 wire - Located in Dimmer Room (used for dimmers)

Lighting Control

  • ETC Ion 1,000 Console 2x20 Fader Wing
  • 96 ETC Sensor dimmers (All 20a w/ pin patch, some dedicated to house/arch fixtures)

Lighting Positions

See lighting plot for information about pre-wired lighting positions. Grid is 10’ x 10’ boxes w/ movable Socapex 6ch mults.

Sound System

  • Mix Position: Located against back (College St.) wall. Permanent. ??’ wide, ??’ deep. Shared with lighting.
  • Console: Yamaha LS9-32 w/ 32x16 stage mult.
  • System Processing: d&b system processed by D6/D12 controller amps.
  • CD Players: 2 Denon C630 w/ wired remotes.
  • PA System: 2 d&b Audiotechnik Q10’s per side w/ 2 flown Q-Subs.
  • Portable Speakers: 2 d&b E3. Passive 2-way.
  • Listening Assist: Sound Associates IR ILS System. Distribution station located in HM’s office.
  • Intercom: No dedicated Intercom System.

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.

SM Calling Desk

Located in lighting/sound control position. Shared space.

Union Information

Stage Door Theater 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

  • Dressing Rooms and Green Room space for the Stage Door Theater are available by advance only. Spaces are shared and may be provided in either Belk Theater or Booth Playhouse backstage areas.
  • Public WiFi is available in all areas. SSID is BPAGUEST.

Inventory - Lighting

Qty Description
20 26deg S4
12 36deg S4
8 50deg S4
2 70deg S4 (asile lights)
8 90deg S4
20 S4 PAR (w/ all lenses & barndoors)
12 Altman PAR38 WFL (house lights)
9 Altman Q-Lite 1K (work lights)
16 6ch Stage Pin Breakout

Inventory - Pianos

All pianos are shared amongst the three venues at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Pianos must be reserved in advance and tuned by BPA’s piano tuner.

  • (1) Steinway D (Concert Grand)
  • (1) Yamaha C7 (Conservatory Concert Grand)
  • (2) Yamaha U1 (48” Upright)

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