01-seeds_techrider_april 2017

01-seeds_techrider_april 2017
Technical Rider
Originally created in 2012
Young Centre for the Performing Arts
Toronto
Written by Annabel Soutar
Directed by Chris Abraham
Set and Costumes | Julie Fox
Lighting | Ana Cappelluto
Sound and Music Composition | Richard Feren
Video | Elysha Poirier
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The following requests and points of information serve as guidelines to achieve optimal artistic objectives of the
production. They will be adapted according to each venue’s technical infrastructures, in-house rules and personnel
labour agreements.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
PLANNING
The Presenter must supply the following in digital format (DWG file):
theatre’s detailed ground plan (with seating)
theatre’s section view plan (with seating)
full technical information package of the venue
Upon receipt of the above-mentioned documents, Porte Parole will confirm the following:
technical feasibility of the project (preliminary plan and schedule)
MINIMUM STAGE REQUIREMENTS
SEEDS was originally designed for a black box configuration with black straight masking from floor to grid on
the upstage, stage left and and stage right walls (to give an impression of hard walls surrounding the
scenography. It has since been adapted to a proscenium stage, with flat legs.
WIDTH: Ideal width of stage opening
Minimum width of stage
42'0"
35'0"
(12,8 m)
(10,7 m)
DEPTH: (from plaster line to last hanging position)
24'0"
(7,3 m)
CLEAR HEIGHT: Ideal (for lighting instruments)
22'0"
(7,9 m)
Minimum (for video projectors)
16'0"
(4,9m)
WINGS :
Space in the wings to allow installation of booms (see lx plan)
Act 1
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TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
1- STAGE EQUIPMENT
Equipment supplied by Porte Parole
2
1
2
1
1
All
Rolls of linoleum floor to create a 35’ (10,7m) wide x 21’ (6,4m) deep chromakey green floor surface
Video screen – 5’ (1,5m) high by 25’ (7,6m) wide- to be suspended upstage of floor
costume racks
Kitchen lamp, suspended from a mid-stage lighting position (requires dimmer connection to patch)
Release system for the ‘bag of seeds effect » (requires non-dim connection to patch)
Furniture and props
Note on change of set Act 1 to Act 2
A substantial changeover occurs during intermission involving set and props that requires storage space in the wings.
Equipment supplied by Presenter
Soft Goods will be adapted to each venue and only if necessary.
3
black velour borders
5
pairs of black velour legs
Hanging system- fly loft
Whether manual or automated, the theatre should offer a flexible system for the hanging of lights, projectors and
scenery. Other types of hanging system (especially dead-hang grids or pipes) may increase the required set-up
time.
Ground plan
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2- LIGHTING
Equipment supplied by Presenter
Dimmers and Circuits
72
2.4 kW dimmers, control with DMX 512 PROTOCOL
Control
A minimum of 110 channel memory
We require a board compatible with ETC ION-GIO or Express files
Lighting Instruments and Accessories
∗
Degree requirements may change per venue. If height of the grid or lighting pipe is less than
22’0”, degree requirements will most definitely change.
∗
ETC Source 4’s are preferred, clean, sharp shutter cuts are a must.
∗
A lighting plot will be provided 2 weeks prior to opening night.
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18
3
6
6
68
x 19° ETC source 4
x 26° ETC source 4
x 36° ETC source 4
x 50° ETC source 4
x 25°/50° ETC source 4
x Fresnel @ 1kw with 6 barn doors
Total lamps
Other electric needs
1
Grid circuit for kitchen lamp
1
Non-dim circuit for the release system of the « bag of seeds »
1
Ground circuit for the 6 onstage practicals
1
Ground circuit for the LED Shelf units
1
Non-dim circuit for the hot plate (SL)
13 Floor circuits for the booms ( 7 SR/ 6 SL )
Booms !
9
Booms @ 6’ height minimum (5 SR/ 4 SL)
3- PROJECTIONS
THE VIDEO MANAGER OPERATES THE SHOW FROM AN ONSTAGE POSITION USR, AND IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE
ACTION AS IT UNFOLDS THROUGH THE PERFORMANCE.
Equipment supplied by Porte Parole
2
Onstage professional video cameras
2
Hitachi CPWU8460 6000 lumens projectors
1
Mac Pro tower
1
Canopus ADVC-110 Capture Card
2
VGA cables 150’
All necessary video cables
Equipment supplied by Presenter
1
circuits 110-120 V / 15 A to control position onstage
2
Direct circuit 110-120 V/ 20 A for Front projectors
∗
In order to under hang the video projectors to a proper height- 2’’ standard pipes and a number
of cheeseborough clamps can be required- to be agreed according to plans discussed.
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4- SOUND
ALL SOUND CUES, INCLUDING LIVE MICROPHONES, ARE TRIGGERED BY THE STAGE MANAGER FROM THE
COMPANY’S LAPTOP
Equipment supplied by Porte Parole
1
1
1
1
2
4
1
Digital console Yamaha DM1000
Macbook Pro laptop with Cue-lab licence
Motu interface
Microphone boom stand on solid base
Straight Microphone stands on solid base
Table top microphone stands
Lavalier in a phone
Equipment supplied by Presenter
Front of House PA System
Loudspeakers should be 3 to 5-way and should be able to reproduce 106 db of 20 Hz – 20 kHz
undistorted, phase coherent sound at the mix position.
It should consist of two primary channel speakers, left and right and a Centre Cluster and be able to
provide uniform coverage of the seating area of the theatre and include Sub-Woofers (on separate
ouputs).
Stage
1
Pair of speakers, to be hung upstage, 7’ high (not on tripod) so that actors can circulate under.
6
SM58 microphones (or equivalent)
1
Arm for a boom stand (preferably black)
7
Patch in to theatre’s sound console for the ontage microphones
2
XLR Cable 50’
7
XLR Cable 25’
Communication System
4
Clearcom Headsets- run to booth control positions (SM/ sound/lights), and onstage to USR for
video manager
Act 2
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LOGISTICS / COORDINATION
The following requests and points of information serve as guidelines and will be adapted according to each
venue’s technical infrastructures, in-house rules and personnel labour agreements.
1- TOURING COMPANY
∗
The touring company is composed of the following:
7
Actors
1
Stage Manager
1
Technical Director-Lighting
1
Head of Sound-Assistant TD
1
Video Manager
Once show is launched for a series of performances, only the staff in bold will remain for the run of the shows.
2- LENGTH OF PERFORMANCE
Act 1 :
Intermission :
Act 2 :
Total :
∗
1hour 10 minutes
20 minutes
1 hour
2 hours 30 minutes
There can be no annoucements prior to performance, as audience enters with actors already in action. All
comments, such as turning off electronic devices, are integrated into the performance.
3- PRODUCTION SCHEDULE AND STAFF
This schedule model applies only in theatres where the show does not need to be adapted to the venue.
8am($12pm$
2pm($6pm$
7pm($11pm$
8am($11am$
11am($12pm$
12pm($5pm$
6pm($11pm$
∗
∗
∗
∗
∗
Day$1$
LX$Hand$
Load$in$&$Install$(Screen/Lamp/Floor)$
Sound$Install$
Projections$Install$
Video$Focus$
LX$Focus$
Continued$Set$&$Preset$
Continued$Sound$
Finish$from$above$(usually$a$couple$of$hours$to$finish$
LX$Focus)$
Day$2$
LX$Levels$
Sound($Quiet$Time$&$Levels$
Preset$&$Rehearsal$
Preset$&$Show$
1$Head$LX$+$3$
1$Stage$Carpenter$+$3$
1$Head$Sound$+1$
1$Head$Video$
1$Head$Video$
1$Head$LX$+$3$
1$Head$Carp$+$1$
1$Head$Sound$
TBD$
1$Head$LX$
1$Head$Sound$
Show$Crew$
Show$Crew$
Please advise of house union status, proposed crew numbers may need to be adjusted.
Include wardrobe personnel if obligatory as show includes a large number of costumes
The Presenter will provide weekly dry cleaning on runs longer than one week.
On regular show days, the preshow/ preset requires 2 hours/ post show requires 1 hour including laundry
There is a significant intermission changeover that requires a minimum of three people, our tour crew, 15
minutes to complete. It may be necessary for the House Technician to participate.
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3- LOAD IN FACILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS
Under the supervision of Porte Parole‘s personnel, 4 stagehands are required for load in and take out. In the case that
the theatre does not have a proper loading dock that can accommodate at least a 20’ straight-body truck, the
Presenter will provide all necessary machinery and additional personnel necessary to load and unload Porte Parole’s
equipment.
4- DRESSING ROOMS / PRODUCTION OFFICE / FACILITIES
4
1
+
heated dressing room furnished with mirrors, washroom and shower with hot water, soap and towels
production office (can be a dressing room) with a phone and high-speed Internet access
accessible facilities for washing and drying of the costumes
5- CATERING
This list serves as example.
At all times (set-up, performances, tear down):
For the performances:
water, coffee, tea
water, coffee, tea
ice for backstage
For more information regarding the production, please contact:
Normand Vincent
Merissa Tordjman
Technical Director
Cell : (514) 582-9577
nvincent@porteparole.org
Production Manager
Cell : (514) 816-4583
merissatordjman@gmail.com
Les Productions Porte Parole
4060, Boul. St-Laurent, suite 704
Montréal, Québec
H2W 1Y
1-514-842-8883 $
www.porteparole.org
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