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Venue

Missouri Theater

717 Edmond Street

St. Joseph, MO 64501

(816) 271-4628 (office)

*backstage phone outgoing local calls

 

Facility Manager: Kathy Brock

(816) 271-4717

 

Technical Director: Frank Polleck

(816) 271-4628 (office)                                                              

                                                                    

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 Auditorium seats 1,200

Main floor seating plus three tiered balcony

Vending fee - 20% payable night of performance to the City

TYPE OF STAGE

Stage type - proscenium with 8 foot thrust

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

Stage has no footlights

Crossover is located down stairs 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

Masonite covered floor

DRAPERIES AND SOFT GOODS

Draperies - 5 pair of black & 1 pair of red - 3 borders - no backdrops & 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

White cyclorama 40’ wide X 20’ long

There isn’t a scrim

There is an asbestos fire curtain or firewall - 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 With Valance and speaker cluster 21’ 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' 4 ½"

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 sides - 18" below house floor.  Capacity determined by 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

STAGE ELECTRICS  

  Light Plot

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

Stage does have a dimmer board – ETC 24/48

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

Board is located stage left or in rear orchestra

Dimmer - 2000 watts per dimmer

Number of presets - 999 cues - 9 decimals 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 footlight

LIGHTING INVENTORY

36- 15 -20° Leko

5- 6" frensel - 750 watts

18- 8” frensel Z2

40 Source 4 Par with variable lens 575 watts

20 - PAR 56 MFL - 1,000 watts

4 - Scoop - 300 watts

8  Altman 3 cell sky cyc lights

Front of House equipment - 8 leko on house right and left - 4-6X9 and 4-6X12 on each side - 4-6X9 on loge rail.  Not good for focusing (front lighting only).  3 circuits in center

4 - electrics over stage floor

13 circuits on 1st electric

12 circuits on 2nd electric

11 circuits on 3rd electric

 8 circuits on 4th 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. There are 4 circuits on each side position – 3 circuits in the loge rail.

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 c/o Kelly Harris

SOUND  

The permanent sound system is located in the rear orchestra

There are no video monitors or recorders

The cuing system for the stage manager is a Clear-com with 6 stations

Stage manager and house manager communicate via house phone (page)

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-10 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

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

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

1 – Crown CH-1 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)

LOADING

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

A 7’ ramp and 9 ‘ ramp are available for load in and load out

Loading door is 7’ wide X 6’ 8” high.

There is no loading dock but the landing t 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

WARDROBE AND DRESSING ROOMS

There are 7 principal dressing rooms and 1 chorus/green room 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 and 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'x20'.  It can be used for dressing rooms, or green room and is located under the stage with one dressing room adjacent.  1 toilet, 4 outlets, 15' lighted mirror, 2 sinks and 10' clothes rack.

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

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

Comfort Suites

917 North Woodbine, St. Joseph, MO 64506

816) 232-6557 (Fax: 232-7100)

Location: 5-10 miles from theater

                               

 Ramada Inn

 4016 Frederick, St. Joseph, MO 64506

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

 Location:  5-10 miles from theater

Restaurants:

Houlihans (816) 279-8000 located in the Holiday Inn

Boudreaux’s Cajun Restaurant – 3rd & Jules  2 blocks from Holiday Inn

The following are on Frederick Avenue 5 blocks from the theatr

Frederick Inn Steakhouse, Subway, Hardee’s, Taco Bell                                                                      

Banking Facilities:

Commerce Bank    
4th & Felix
St. Joseph, MO 64501 
Across the street from the Holiday Inn

Medical & Emergency Information

Heartland Health

802 N. Riverside

St. Joseph, MO 64506

Phone: 816-271-6000

 

St. Joseph Fire Department

401 S 7th

St. Joseph, MO 64501

Phone: 816-271-4777

  

MISSOURI THEATER - FLY SYSTEM

Counterweight - Single Perch

1.             DRESS TEASER

2.             OPEN

3.             DRESS LEG - WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC

4.             1ST ELECTRIC

5.             BROKEN

6.             OPEN

7.             CHAMPAGNE DRAPE - CANNOT BE MOVED

8.             1ST LEG - BLACK

9.             OPEN

10.           OPEN

11.           1ST TEASER - BLACK

12.           MOVIE SCREEN (CANNOT BE MOVED)

13.           2ND LEG - BLACK

14.           OPEN - WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC

15.           2ND ELECTRIC

16.           OPEN - WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC

17.           OPEN

18.           OPEN

19.           OPEN

20.           3RD LEG - BLACK

21.           2ND TEASER - BLACK

22.           RED AND GOLD FULL DRAPE - (CANNOT BE MOVED)

23.           OPEN

24.           OPEN (WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC)

25.           3RD ELECTRIC

26.           OPEN (WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC)

27.           OPEN

28.           4TH LEG - BLACK

29.           OPEN

30.           OPEN

31.           OPEN

32.           3RD TEASER - BLACK

33.           OPEN

34.           OPEN

35.           5TH LEG - BLACK (WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC)

36.           4TH ELECTRIC

37.           OPEN (WILL CATCH ON ELECTRIC)

38.           OPEN

39.           OPEN

40.           NO BATTEN

41.           OPEN

42.           FULL BLACK

43.           CYCLORAMA

44.           OPEN

45.           OPEN

FIRST BATTEN - 22 INCHES FROM PLASTER LINE (TO CENTER)

LAST BATTEN - 12 INCHES FROM UPSTAGE BACK WALL

6 INCHES FROM CENTER TO CENTER OF BATTENS

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Phone:  816.271.4717/ Email:  info@missouritheater.org
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