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Technical Specifications of the Missouri Theater.

Note: Many systems, especially sound and lights, were upgraded in the 2002 renovation, see below for new sound info.

Also,  please check with Frank Polleck, below.

TECH SPECS

MISSOURI THEATER

717 EDMOND

ST JOSEPH, MO 64501

(Owned by the City of St. Joseph, and leased to arts organizations for performances, etc)

 


(816) 271-4628 (office)   *backstage phone outgoing local calls
Stage Manager: Frank Polleck
(816) 271-4628 (office)

(816) 238-2939 (home)

Maintenance Engineer: Steve O’Neal

 


STAGE AND AUDITORIUM

Missouri Theater built as a movie theater in 1927

Last renovation inside and out - 2002

Natural acoustics of the auditorium are rated good

Wenger Legacy Shells (12) added 2002

Auditorium seats 1,200

Main floor seating plus three tiered balcony

Vending Fee: 20% payable to City of St. Joseph the night of the performance

 


TYPE OF STAGE

Stage type - proscenium with a 8 foot thrust

Stage has one trap - upstage right - 3’6"X8'

Stage has no footlights

Crossover is located downstairs stage right and left through green room. It is free of obstructions.

Orchestra pit is covered with an 8' thrust which is not on a lift

House curtain is a red hand-operated traveler which takes 10 seconds to open

 


DRAPERIES AND SOFT GOODS

Draperies: 5 pair of black and 1 pair of red. 3 borders - no backdrops and 1 white drape - all pleated.

Legs are 30' long and 8' wide - fullness is 9".

Borders are 50' wide and 10' tall - fullness is 9".

Travelers are 26' X 30' white drape - fullness is 9".

Drapes are not dead hung and can be moved except for the traveler.

Theatre does not have a cyclorama or a scrim.

There is an asbestos fire curtain or fire wall. NOTE: Props can not be placed beneath it.

The doors in the stage walls measure 6'10" wide X 6'10" high. These lead to dressing rooms and loading door.

Movie Screen: 49' x 19'5"

 


STAGE DIMENSIONS

Proscenium is 41' 10 ½" wide X 50" high

Plaster line to back wall measures 28'

Offstage (proscenium to side walls) - Right 7'7" - Left 13'

Plaster line to edge of stage (apron or thrust) - 10'7"

Plaster line to center line of thrust - 20' 11 1/4"

Stage left offstage wall to center line to counterweight rail 33'4½"

Stage right offstage wall to center line - 28' 9 ½"

Edge of stage to back wall 31' - stage floor to grid - 64'

Stage floor to fly gallery - 55'

Stage floor to bottom of borders (normal trim) 20'

Bottom of borders to grid (normal trim) - 44'

Number of sets of lines - 45

Electrical battens - 4

Pinrail - stage left - counterweight

Distance of last line to upstage wall - 2'

Distance of last lineset to plaster line - 3'

Orchestra Pit: 40' wide x 8' deep at center tapering at the sides. 18" below house floor. Capacity is determined by the amount of instruments and equipment needed.

 


STAGE MISCELLANEOUS

There is no smoking allowed on stage.

Open flame is allowed depending on the size of the flame.

Smoke is allowed using Rosco or dry ice.

Touring companies that have performed in this theatre recently: St. Louis Ballet, State Ballet of Missouri, Tulsa Ballet Theatre, the Acting Company.

Total blackouts are possible.

 


STAGE ELECTRICS

Amperage - stage left: 2 @ 400; stage right: 2 @ 100

Stage does have a dimmer board - Lee Colortran 12/24 and 24/48 - solid state (CALL FOR 2002 UPDATE)

Operation - 2 scene and multi-scene preset fully programmable board (patching submasters bump buttons grandmaster time fades between cues) DMX-512

Board is located stage left and in balcony at back of the house

Dimmer: 2000 watts per dimmer

Number of presets - 999 cues - 9 decmals cues between 2 consecutive cues numbered with whole numbers

Control channels number 12/24 - 24/48 - 12 channels house

There is no "patch panel" - board patch soft patch

There are 74 outlets - 11 circuits in the front of the house - each with a capacity of 2,000 watts.

There are no non-dim circuits.

There is a company (disconnect) switch - 1-400 emergency switch - 1 400-amp main switch - 1-200 amp - 1-100 amp - and 2-80 amp

Company switch is located stage right under stage in the green room - it has a bare end connection.

House lights are controlled from the light board - they are not motorized

Fade time can be programmed - maximum fade time 999 seconds.

There are ladders used for the focusing of lights.

There are gel frames for the lights but no template holders.

Instruments have 3 pin connectors.

There are two follow spots - ALTSPOT Q 1,000 - both are located in the balcony on the right and left side of the house

There are no footlights.

Any additional lighting instruments have to be acquired in Kansas City (50 miles South). A minimum of one month's notice is needed to obtain them.

Ample cable, jumpers, two-fers, and/or adaptors are available for all instruments and dimmers - additional cable must be obtained in Kansas City - additional dimmers are not available.

 


LIGHTING INVENTORY (CALL for 2002 update)

12 - 6X9 leko - 750 watts

8 - 6X12 leko - 750 watts

10 - 6" fresnel - 750 watts

32 - PAR 56 MFL - 1,000 watts

4 - Scoop - 300 watts

Front of House equipment - 8 leko on house right and left - 4-6X9 and 4-6X12 on each side - 4-6X9 on loge rail. These are not good for focusing, but for front lighting only. 3 circuits in the center.

4 - electrics over stage floor. 15 circuits on each electric.

 


FRONT HOUSE LIGHTING POSITIONS

2 positions on wall house left and right. Approximately 17' to edge of thrust and approximately 28' from lighting positions to edge of thrust. 37' to proscenium. Positions for 4 instruments on loge rail approximately 25' to edge of thrust or 34' to proscenium

 


ELECTRIC MISCELLANEOUS

Experienced electricians are used in hanging and focusing lights and in running shows, load-in, focusing and performance - there is no student crew and no volunteers.

All lighting information addressed to :
Frank Polleck, Technical Director
717 Edmond St., St. Joseph, MO 64501
(816) 271-4628
Fax - 816-233-6704

 


SOUND From 2002 Update

Mackie 2404 mixer  - front of house 24X4X2 w/6 aux sends, phantom power

1 – Ashley GQX-3101 1/3rd octave equalizer – mains

1 - Ashley GQX-3102 stereo1/3rd octave equalizer - monitors

2 – Electro-Voice Force floor monitors

2 – Electro-Voice FM1202 floor monitors

6 – Electro-Voice SX-300 front of house speakers hung over proscenium arch

8 – Electro-Voice S-40 speakers – under balcony delay

6 - Shure SM58 microphones

4 – Shure 849 condenser microphones

4 – Electro-Voice PL80 microphones

2 – Shure UT 14/84 diversity wireless lavalier microphones @ 600 MHz

2 – Shure UT 2458 diversity wireless handheld microphones w/SM58 elements @ 600 MHz

3 – Crown MA-2402 Amps (mains and monitors)

1 – Crown CH-2 amp for delay speakers

Telex intercom w/8 belt packs and headphones

32X4 snake with access points stage left, stage right, and orchestra pit

2 – Electro-Voice FR15-2 cabinets (for side fills)

16 - boom microphone stands

 

Also available for rent:

2 additional monitor mixes (for a total of 4)

additional microphones

sub woofers

outboard processing

 

 


SOUND INVENTORY - OLD - Check with Erich if still available

Microphones: ElectroVoice - 4 PL80's and 3 RE11's

8 boom stands with 3-leg base, 2 stands with 3-leg base, 2 round base stands

8 miscellaneous cords, 15 and 25 foot with XLR plugs

3 25' monitor cords w/quarter-inch plug

3 10' monitor cords w/quarter-inch plug

2 ElectroVoice monitors FM1202 (1 monitor mix)

House speakers: 2 on stage left and stage right at thrust. ElectroVoice FR15-2

Speaker system: 2 positions - organ loft house left and right (2 D H2 EV Drivers, 2 HP420 EV Horns, 1 TL806DX speaker boxes

 


LOADING

Loading door is not on stage level - stage level is two steps down

There is no loading dock but a landing that can accommodate one 40' truck with a vertical clearance of 13'8"

Vehicle access to the loading area is down an alleyway between two buildings - ½ block from Edmond Street

There is no elevator or doors between the loading area and the stage

There are no obstructions between the loading area and the stage

Vehicles may not be parked at the loading area. City permits will be obtained and information on parking locations will be given upon arrival

Ladders are available: one - 20' and one - 12'

There is no equipment storage space on or near the stage.

The stage will only be available the day before the performance if prior notice is given and rental is agreed upon.

 


COMPANY MANAGER INFORMATION

Hotel information:

Holiday Inn

102 South 3rd, St. Joseph, MO 64501

(816) 279-8000 (Fax: same number)

Location: 4 blocks from theater

Room rate: $74/single

Days Inn

4312 Frederick, St. Joseph, MO 64506

(816) 279-1671 (Fax: 279-6729)

Location: 5 miles from theater

Ramada Inn

4016 Frederick, St. Joseph, MO 64506

(816) 233-6192 (Fax: 233-6001)

Location: 5 miles from theater

Room rate: $65.00+ single

Drury Inn
I-29 and Frederick, St. Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 364-4700
Location: 5-10 miles from theater
Room rate:
Comfort Suites
917 N. Woodbine, St. Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 232-6557
Location: 5-10 miles from theater
Room rate:

 

RESTAURANTS

The Black Angus - located in the Holiday Inn

(816) 279-8000
D&G Restaurant - 1918 Frederick (816) 232-7170
Frederick Inn Steakhouse - 1627 Frederick (816) 364-5151
Boudreaux's - 4th St. & Jules (816) 387-9911
Hardee's - 911 Frederick (816) 233-3351
Cafe 1601 - 1601 Frederick (816) 232-2827
Subway - 1405 Frederick (816) 279-7827
Sonic Drive-In - 1301 Frederick
Jerre Anne's - 2640 Mitchell (816) 232-6585
Taco Bell - 910 Francis (816) 232-5773

 


BANKING FACILITIES

Commerce Bank

4th & Felix, St. Joseph, MO 64501

Location: Across the street from the Holiday Inn


MEDICAL AND EMERGENCY INFORMATION

Nearest hospital

General Practitioner
Heartland Regional Medical Center West Dr. Shawn Griffin
801 Faraon, St. Joseph, MO 64501 802 N. Riverside Rd., St. Joseph, MO

816-271-7111

816-271-1330

Nose/Throat Orthopedist
Dr. Dana King Dr. William Humphries
5301 Faraon, St. Joseph, MO 5301 Faraon, St. Joseph, MO
816-364-3277 816-232-1888
Dentist
Dr. Stephanie Selecman-Files
2404 Highly, St. Joseph, MO
816-233-8668

 


WARDROBE AND DRESSING ROOMS

There are 7 principal dressing rooms and 1-2 chorus located stage right and under stage - restrooms are located in the dressing room areas

Dressing rooms are equipped with mirrors, tables, sinks, 2 with showers, toilets, hot and cold running water and wardrobe racks

Dressing rooms are not on stage level - accessible by stairs

Make-up stations vary per room from 2 to 15 - all make-up tables and mirrors are built into each room

Clothes racks are built in

Companies have exclusive use of the dressing rooms during the engagement. Dressing rooms can be secured

Dressing rooms that are too far from the stage (quick changes) can be made using curtains arranged backstage

Chorus Room/Green room area is 50' x 20'. It can be used for dressing rooms or as a green room and is located under the stage with one dressing room adjacent. The room has 1 toilet, 4 outlets, a 15' lighted mirror, 2 sinks, and a 10' clothes rack.

Access to dressing rooms and chorus room is off stage right. 2 chorus room doors open into the orchestra pit.

Dry cleaners: Hodson Cleaners, 1606 Frederick - 816-232-4076 - 7AM-5:45PM

Laundromat: Linda’s, 22nd & Frederick - 816-364-0755 - 7AM-9PM

There are no on-site laundry facilities or costume shop.

 


MISSOURI THEATER - FLY SYSTEM

1. DRESS TEASER

2. OPEN

3. DRESS LEG - WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC

4. FIRST ELECTRIC

5. NO BATTEN

6. OPEN

7. CHAMPAGNE DRAPE ON TRAVERSE ROD - CAN NOT MOVE

8. FIRST LEG - BLACK

9. OPEN

10. OPEN

11. 1ST TEASER - BLACK

12. MOVIE SCREEN - CAN NOT BE MOVED

13. SECOND LEG - BLACK

14. OPEN - WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC

15. SECOND ELECTRIC

16. OPEN - WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC

17. OPEN

18. OPEN

19. OPEN

20. THIRD LEG - BLACK

21. SECOND TEASER - BLACK

22. RED AND GOLD FULL DRAPE - CAN NOT MOVE

23. OPEN

24. OPEN - WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC

25. THIRD ELECTRIC

26. OPEN - WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC

27. OPEN

28. FOURTH LEG - BLACK

29. OPEN

30. OPEN

31. OPEN

32. THIRD TEASER - BLACK

33. OPEN

34. OPEN

35. FIFTH LEG - BLACK - WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC

36. FOURTH ELECTRIC

37. OPEN - WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC

38. OPEN

39. OPEN

40. NO BATTEN

41. OPEN

42. FULL BLACK

43. OPEN

44. OPEN

45. OPEN

FIRST BATTEN - 22 INCHES FROM PLASTER LINE

LAST BATTEN - 12 INCHES FROM UPSTAGE BACK WALL

8 INCHES FROM CENTER TO CENTER OF BATTENS