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Hopgood Theatre – Technical Facilities
Hopgood Theatre
TECHNICAL FACILITIES
Ramsay Place, PO Box 747 Noarlunga Centre, SA 5168
www.hopgoodtheatre.com.au
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CONTENTS
Contact Details ..................................................................................................................................................... 3
Technical Manager .......................................................................................................................................... 3
Venue Manager ................................................................................................................................................ 3
Venue Location .................................................................................................................................................... 3
Loading Dock Details .......................................................................................................................................... 5
Seating .................................................................................................................................................................. 5
Stage Details ........................................................................................................................................................ 5
Orchestra Pit ......................................................................................................................................................... 6
Dressing Rooms................................................................................................................................................... 6
Wardrobe Facilities .............................................................................................................................................. 6
Green Room ......................................................................................................................................................... 6
House Lighting ..................................................................................................................................................... 6
Lighting Equipment .............................................................................................................................................. 7
Lighting Control ............................................................................................................................................ 7
Lighting Positions ......................................................................................................................................... 7
Dimming & Power ........................................................................................................................................ 7
Power Distribution ........................................................................................................................................ 7
Work Light ..................................................................................................................................................... 7
Follow Spot ................................................................................................................................................... 7
Standard Rig ................................................................................................................................................. 7
Lighting Fixtures ........................................................................................................................................... 8
Audio Equipment .................................................................................................................................................. 8
Audio Visual Equipment .................................................................................................................................... 10
Stage Accessories ............................................................................................................................................. 10
Flying System ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
Hopgood Theatre Standard Hanging Plot ...................................................................................................... 11
Standard Configuration ..................................................................................................................................... 12
Theatre Usage Guidelines ................................................................................................................................ 12
Appendix 1 Venue plan ..................................................................................................................................... 13
Appendix 2 Seating layout ................................................................................................................................ 14
Appendix 3 Stage plan ...................................................................................................................................... 15
Appendix 4 Standard Lighting rig .................................................................................................................... 16
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INTRODUCTION
The Hopgood Theatre Technical Facilities document is a comprehensive guide to audio visual and
technical equipment at the Hopgood Theatre. This guide is intended for hirers and technical staff as
reference for hiring and utilising the theatre space. The document is to be used in conjunction with
planned consultation with Hopgood Theatre management by all hirers of the venue.
COUNTRY ARTS SA
Country Arts SA is one of South Australia’s largest arts organisations, providing arts and services
across regional South Australia through a range of arts programs and initiatives, the management of
performing and visual arts venues, and the provision of grant funding which supports the creative
endeavours of communities and individuals.
Each year Country Arts SA tours world class productions that entertain, challenge and stimulate a
wide variety of audiences in our five performing arts centres in Mount Gambier, Port Pirie, Renmark,
Whyalla and Noarlunga.
CONTACT DETAILS
TECHNICAL MANAGER
VENUE MANAGER
Brad Voss
E-mail brad.voss@countryarts.org.au
Mobile 0402 574 964
Phone 08 7009 4400
Fax
08 8207 3703
Sussan Baldwin
E-mail sussan.baldwin@countryarts.org.au
ADMINISTRATION OFFICER
Lauren Grant
E-mail hopgood@countryarts.org.au
Box Office
08 7009 4400
Fax
08 8207 3703
VENUE LOCATION
Hopgood Theatre is located within the City of Onkaparinga, a local government area (LGA) located on
the southern fringe of Adelaide, South Australia, with an estimated population of 164,800 people in
both urban and rural communities and is also geographically expansive, encompassing an area of
518.3 km². The council is headquartered in the Noarlunga Centre.
The Hopgood Theatre is Located behind the City of Onkaparinga Council offices, without direct street
frontage at Ramsay Place within the Noarlunga Centre SA. The venue is attached to Noarlunga Tafe
SA buildings, placed within close proximity to The Colonnades Shopping Centre, Commercial retail
services, with Public Transport options of Bus and Train services nearby; Also boasting quick access
to spectacular southern beaches and the McLaren Vale wine region.
The Theatre is named after Morphett Vale resident Donald Jack "Don" Hopgood AO spent 23 years
as a Member of Parliament, 1970 to 1993, Deputy Premier from 1985 to 1992. He was elected a
minister at 34 years Minister for the Environment Chairman of the Water proofing Adelaide Strategy
Advisory Committee. Also a Trumpet player for Onkaparinga City Concert Band and ‘The Jazz
Bandits’, Eight-piece group that plays music in the New Orleans style
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Vehicle directions to venue Stage Door and Loading Dock
From City via, Lonsdale / Dyson Rd.
1. Go thru, (second exit) 1 roundabout, Continue on Dyson Rd/A15,
2. Turn left onto Beach Rd.
3. Turn right onto Hannah Rd (between Hungry Jacks & Shell service station)
4. Turn left at first roundabout (first exit) to Alexander Kelly Drive
5. Turn right onto Tafe car parking area (alongside red building)
6. Turn right and continue on road signed “Hopgood Theatre Stage Door”
From City via, South rd. Or (*Southern Expressway)
1. Continue to follow South road/A13 Or M2 Southern Expressway
2. (*Exit) Right turn onto Beach Rd.
3. Left turn onto Goldsmith Rd.
4. Turn right onto Jackson Pl
5. Turn right on un-named road
6. Turn left and continue on road signed “Hopgood Theatre Stage Door
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PHYSICAL LAYOUT
LOADING DOCK DETAILS
Travel through the Tafe SA car park to access to the ground level theatre loading dock to the rear of
the building.
Height of roller door, 6M High x 4M Wide
The Loading dock is specifically designed for handling of full height scenery and features full 6M
height rolling scenery doors to the stage; we have facility for lock up storage capable of
accommodating a medium sized heavy vehicle.
There is limited parking space available at the rear of the building. Up to 4 temporary permits can be
issued. Audience parking available thru-ought Noarlunga Centre car park accessed from Hannah
Road
For Venue Plan see Appendix 1.
SEATING
The Hopgood Theatre is a 492 seat venue and has an odd and even seat numbering system.
If you would like to use our in-auditorium audio position seating capacity is reduced by 9 seats. Row L
40 thru 43 & Row M 38 thru 41
The auditorium can also accommodate up to 8 wheelchairs in row A on the same floor level as the
foyer.
Country Arts SA reserves the right to withdraw from sale for any performance, a maximum of 8 seats.
Therefore above capacities may reduce by 8.
For Seating Layout see Appendix 2.
STAGE DETAILS
The Hopgood Theatre stage is unraked timber (Pinus Radiata) faced with 6mm tempered Masonite.
Stage loading; Distributed 750Kg per Sq. Metre, concentrated 450Kg per Sq. Metre Painted in Black,
Satin finish. Drilling into the stage surface is permitted only by request.
Total depth DS to upstage fly bar
Setting line to furthest upstage fly bar
Setting line to DSC thrust stage
Setting line to upstage edge of pit
Pit from DSC edge to USC edge
Down stage lip (surrounds pit when down)
Width (extent of timber stage inc’ wings)
From centre line to stage left
From centre line to stage right
Width between fly galleries
Height to underside of grid
Height to underside of back wall cat walk
Height to underside of fly galleries
Height of stage at front row of stalls
Space behind upstage fly line 44 and back wall
5
12.44m
7.44m
5.0m
2.0m
2.6m
0.44m
20.6m
11.0m
9.6m
17.6m
16.9m
7.86m
7.86m
0.36m
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ORCHESTRA PIT
The Hopgood Theatre has a hand winch operated pit lift 7.1m wide and 2.0m deep at centre that
lowers to a depth of 1.8m below stage level – capacity 10. Pit lowered into sub-stage expands pit area
to 9.6m wide and 5.3m deep - capacity 25, with a rear storage area of approximately 7.6m x 2.2m
DRESSING ROOMS
Stage sound and paging are available to all dressing rooms and Green room.
Stage vision is available to monitors fitted in Green room and Practice room.
Dressing room 5 is suitable as production office if required; wired internet facilities are available to
Dressing room 5 upon request.
Number
1
2
3
4
5
6
Capacity
3
7
5
6
2
4
Amenities
Shower
Shower and toilet
Shower and toilet
Shower and toilet
Shower and toilet
Shower and toilet
WARDROBE FACILITIES
Ironing board and iron, automatic washing machine, tumble dryer, work table
GREEN ROOM
The green room is equipped with stage sound/vision, cast call, furniture, fridge and microwave oven.
Catering, bar facilities, tea and coffee facilities available upon request
HOUSE LIGHTING
Manual dimming control mounted in Control Room, can be extended to auditorium Audio mix position
DWG plans are available upon request.
For Venue drawings, See Appendix 3.
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TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT
LIGHTING EQUIPMENT
LIGHTING CONTROL
1 x ETC Express 125 with monitor. Operating position, in control room. No remote focus unit.
2 DMX 512 5pin input streams from lighting control to data hub in dimmer room. DMX 512 output run
to Front of House (FOH) bridge2, PS Stage fly gallery, Stage overhead LX bars, and both prompt and
O/P stage sides of the proscenium.
DMX input can be placed at an auditorium production control position and prompt side.
A small supply of 5 pin linking cable is available by request.
LIGHTING P OSITIONS
3 x 13m lighting bars with 24 patch points, sub-patch panel 43 thru 82 on PS gallery.
1 x 13m lighting bar set for Cyc lights fitted with 20A and 10A bar patch points with sub-patch
panel 83 thru 94 on PS gallery.
4 x FOH Lighting bridges with sub-patch panel 1 thru 42.
4 x floor traps, PS Patch 95 thru 100 and OP Patch 101 thru 106. 8 x Portable LX boom
poles @3M plus 24 x boom arms available. Installation upon request.
DIMMING & POWER
The Hopgood Theatre is equipped with sufficient 10A and bar patch points to all Lighting positions
and facility for 20A patching to some areas. Lighting sub-patch boards located at FOH lighting bridges
and Prompt Side fly gallery feeding to 140 outlets to dimmer room patch panel. All diming circuits are
supplied by LSC EKO dimmers.
60 x 2.4KVA Dimming circuits
24 x 5KVA Dimming circuits
2 x 32A 3 Phase outlets located mid stage Prompt side wall.
Various 10A outlets thru-ought stage and Auditorium areas.
POWER DISTRIBUTION
No 3 phase distribution equipment available. A good supply of 240V black extension leads
with piggyback plugs available by request.
W ORK LIGHT
Permanent open white work lights over stage and overhead areas. Blue work lights thru-ought to
stage wings and crossovers
FOLLOW SPOT
1x Teatro 1200W discharge followspot, Operating position within control room.
STANDARD RIG
For standard rig plan See Appendix 4
4 Colour Wash on Stage: Lee 106(Red), 079(Blue), 154(Rose), 158(Amber). 3 Colour White FOH:
Lee 164(Red), 200(Blue), 154. 12 fixed spots or “Specials” available over stage. 4 profiles fitted with
leaf break-up gobos over stage. FOH Bridge 2 fitted with 7 specials focused for show requirements. 4
Colour Cyclorama Wash: Lee 106, 079, 158, 139(Green).
Foot Lights fitted to forestage. Side Lighting, UV, FX lighting, Hazer and Mirror Ball Lighting available
by request. (Labour charges may apply.)
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LIGHTING FIXTURES
LANTERNS
Profile
As per standard rig
FOH
Stage
Store
16
1 K Strand Harmony 22/40
5
8
1 K Strand Harmony 15/28
7
9
1 K Strand Harmony 12
9
1
1.2K Strand Cantata 11/26
14
1.2K Selecon Zoomspot 1200
12
2
12
650w Strand Prelude 16/30
2
6
4
16
650w Strand Prelude 30
6
8
2
20
1 K Strand Harmony F
18
2
12
1K Selecon SF 1000
6
2K Selecon SF 2000
6
500w Minuette
6
Footlight
8
Par 16 (Birdie)
8
Flood
4
Iris 4 1K
2
Nocturne 1K
2
Profile Spot
2
2
Hazer
1
CCT Silhouette 2K
On stands with mono dimmers
Antari Z-350
Fresnel
10
1
1
1
3
9
6
2
2
1
AUDIO EQUIPMENT
C ONSOLES
1 x Roland V-Mixer M480
Analogue XLR - 8 console Inputs & 8 Outputs.
Full Spec http://www.roland.com/products/en/M-480/
See multicore for additional 32 XLR Inputs and 8 XLR outputs
1 x Yamaha MG102C
10 input Channels (2 Mono 8 Stereo). 4 Microphone inputs.1 Auxiliary output
Full spec http://au.yamaha.com/en/product_archive/proaudio/mg102c/?mode=model
A MPLIFIERS
4 x Yamaha P2201
1 x Crown XLS 1500
F RONT OF HOUSE S PEAKERS
5 x Bose 802 series 1, Fixed to proscenium (centre cluster)
2 x Behringer VP1800S 18’’ Subwoofers
F OLDBACK S PEAKERS
2 x QSC K10 Active Loudspeakers
4 x Bose 802 series 2
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P LAYBACK , E FFECTS AND EQ
1 x Denon DN-D4500 dual Remote twin CD-MP3-Player
USB .wav playback through Roland M480
Software reverb, delay, compression, gates and EQ in Roland M-480
W IRED MICROPHONES
6 x Shure Beta 58A
6 x Shure Beta 57A
6 x Shure KSM-137
4 x Shure Beta 91 Half cardioid condenser
4 x Shure MX202BC Overhead hanging condenser
1 x PGDMK6 Drum microphone kit
3 x Rode NT3
W IRELESS MICROPHONES
1 x Shure ULXD4Q –H51 Receivers (H51 = 534-598MHz)
4 x Shure SM58 ULXD2 SM58-H51 handheld transmitter
4 x Shure ULXD1-H51 body pack transmitter
4 x Rode HS1 Omnidirectional headset mic (pink)
DI
3 x ART PDB Passive
1 x Radial PRO-Audiovisual1
M ULTICORE
1 x Roland S-4000 Digital snake 32 Inputs to Header box or M-400 via Cat 5
1 x 15M 8 channel tail to tail loom
T ALKBACK C OMMUNICATION
Jands E401 Talkback Master Station Located Prompt fitted to stage management console.
Fixed SM patching thru-ought stage technical and control areas
6 x Jands E101 wired talkback belt-packs with headsets.
Cast call from SM console to dressing rooms and green room.
A UDIO S TANDS
10 x K&M 210/6 microphone, large boom
8 x K&M 25950 Microphone, short boom
2 x K&M 210/1 Microphone, round base
2 x K&M 21450 Speaker stands
A UDIO P ATCHING
2 x Cat5e patch points from Prompt Side to Control Room
2 x Cat5e patch points from Opposite Prompt to Control Room
2 x Cat5e patch points from Stalls Row M to Control Room
Note: Patching stage box to console requires a Cat5 crossover cable.
Analogue lines: thru-ought various areas of venue and orchestra pit.– XLR 3 pin run to control
room patch bay via shielded mic cable.
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AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT
P ROJECTION
1 x Epsom EB-Z 8455WU. 7000 ANSI Lumen, fixed in control room, projection onto cinema
screen or CYC only. (Projector usage fee may apply).
Full spec, http://www.epson.com.au/products/projector/EB-Z8450WU.asp
1 x Brakell perforated projection screen.
1 x Extron MPS 409 Presentation switcher.
1 x HD DVD player.
1 x SD DVD player.
STAGE ACCESSORIES
1 x Black Lectrum L20S 2 x Sure MX412C Gooseneck microphones
30 x Music Stands – No sconce lights
40 x Black padded seat chairs with chrome legs
P IANOS
1 x Yamaha C7 Conservatory Grand – 7’6’’. Polished Ebony. (Usage fee may apply).
1 x Yamaha U3 Upright 52’’ Polished Ebony. (Usage fee may apply).
E LEVATED W ORK P LATFORM
1 x JLG model 20MVL elevating work platform to assist in accessing equipment positioned at height
above the stage. Platform suitable for one person will elevate to 5.94 meters above stage level.
Persons must produce their current appropriate high risk accreditation before equipment operation
can commence.
FLYING SYSTEM
The Hopgood Theatre is equipped with 30 single purchase fly lines. WLL equally distributed per line
300kg. Barrels are rectangular steel section 75mm x 50mm. Length 15.0M.
Line 0 operated from Prompt side.
S TAGE D RAPERY
House Tabs (Red Velveteen)
Legs (Black)
Traveller (draw curtain) (Black)
Borders (Black)
Smother (Fixed) (Black)
Cyclorama (White)
7m high x 7.8m wide
8m high x 2.6m wide
8m high x 7.8m wide
3m high x 15m wide
8m high x 15.0 wide
8m high x 15.6m wide
1 pair
4 pairs
1 pair
4
1
1
Note:
Counterweight flying system is not to be used by persons under the age of eighteen years and only by
persons approved by Country Arts SA by prior arrangement.
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HOPGOOD THEATRE STANDARD HANGING PLOT
Teaser (line P/S)
House Curtain
Legs 1
0
1
2
0.000
0.571
0.719
LX 1
4
1.027
6
1.325
Projection Screen
8
1.633
Border 1
10
1.920
Legs 2
12
2.222
LX 2
15
2.663
17
18
19
20
2.970
3.121
3.225
3.456
Mirror Ball
Border 3
22
23
3.720
4.177
Legs 3
work Lx
25
26
27
28
29
4.473
4.620
4.778
4.930
5.141
LX 3
31
5.378
Border 4
33
5.691
Legs 4
35
5.976
LX 4
37
38
39
40
41
6.277
6.429
6.582
6.768
6.198
Black Smother
Cyclorama
43
44
7.179
7.445
Traveller
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STANDARD CONFIGURATION
The theatre is offered for hire as a default standard configuration. Lighting available as listed in
Lighting Equipment above and shown on a separate Standard Rig Plan, front of house lighting
bridges 1 & 2 are rigged as hirer’s choice, specials and can be focussed where required. Sound
equipment listed above is available for use within the venue, but an extra cost for installation and
removal may apply if there is request for a large setup. Audio is controlled from the O/P position within
the control room, there is allocation for a position within the rear of the auditorium seating area.
Please contact us for confirmation for this request. Theatre drapery and flown elements listed above
in Stage Drapery will be available and hung in their standard positions. The orchestra pit set at stage
level, stage floor colour – black, stage clean clear and tidy.
Any variation to the standard configuration will be made at the hirer’s expense and returned to the
standard configuration at the hirer’s expense. We request the Hopgood Theatre be informed in writing
no later than two weeks prior to the bump in of any changes you wish to make to the venue standard
configuration.
Please contact the Hopgood Theatre to discuss current configuration and relevant technical
information.
THEATRE USAGE GUIDELINES
1. Alterations to the structure and fittings of the theatre are prohibited (including painting and
drilling of holes into the stage floor). No painting of scenery or equipment is permitted on
stage.
2. Lighting and sound desks to be operated by Country Arts SA staff or persons approved by
Country Arts SA by prior arrangement only. The Public Health Authority has set a maximum
sound level limit of 105 decibels. Country Arts SA has the authority to enforce this ruling.
3. The use of pyrotechnics, smoke machines or naked flames (other than dry ice), will only be
permitted with the appropriate South Australian licences, and in the presence of a
representative of the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service which will be at the hirer’s
expense. No flammable liquids or explosive material may be brought into the premises.
4. All rigging of scenery, lighting etc. must comply with Work Health and Safety, and Department
of Industrial Relations Regulations. Country Arts SA may refuse the use of any scenery,
lighting, sound or other equipment. Counterweight flying system is not to be used by persons
under the age of eighteen years and only by persons approved by Country Arts SA by prior
arrangement.
5. Smoking in the theatre is prohibited other than on stage as part of the performance by prior
arrangement. No alcohol shall be brought into the premises, other than by prior arrangement.
No foodstuffs or liquids may be taken onto the stage, other than as part of the performance by
prior arrangement.
6. Corridors surrounding the stage must be kept totally clear of all props and scenery at all
times. All performers and backstage crew are to enter the theatre via the stage door. Access
is not permitted via the theatre foyer. No persons, other than members of the production crew
will be permitted in the auditorium and foyer areas during rehearsals.
7. The theatre is fitted with JLG model 20DVL elevated work platforms to assist in rigging and
focussing equipment above the stages. The platforms will elevate to 6 meters above stage
level (7.6 meter max working height). People wishing to use these platforms must produce
their current Australian operator accreditation, before commencing work on these platforms.
8. Staff must be given a minimum 30 minute break after every 5 hours of work, and consecutive
shifts must be a minimum of 10 hours apart. Overtime rates apply after 8 hours of work,
between 11:00PM-08:00AM, and anytime Sunday and public holidays.
For technical advice please contact Technical Manager, Brad Voss on 08 7009 4400 or 0402 574 694
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APPENDICES
APPENDIX 1 VENUE PLAN
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APPENDIX 2 SEATING LAYOUT
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Auditorium Sound desk are held from sale as default.
AA seating and Wheelchair seats are removable upon request.
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APPENDIX 3 STAGE PLAN
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APPENDIX 4 STANDARD LIGHTING RIG
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