Technical Rider – pdf
CONTRACT RIDER: Luma
(12.2.13)
Any changes in this rider must be made in writing and approved by the Artists'
representatives.
IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT THE TECHNICAL STAFF OF YOUR FACILITY ADVANCE
THIS PRODUCTION WITH THE LUMA TECHNICAL STAFF. PLEASE ATTACH A
COPY OF YOUR LIGHTING INVENTORY ALONG WITH A STAGE/HANGING
PLOT AND RETURN WITH THIS RIDER.
All equipment in this rider must be completely set up and tested prior to Artists’/crew's
arrival at the hall. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in a delay or
cancellation ofperformance and shall constitute a breach of contract.
SPONSOR AGREES TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:
I. STAGE/PROPS
A. Stage
1. Must be black for best presentation
2. Must be stable & smooth
3. Height of 24" to 36" above house floor
4. Glow tape spiked on front of stage, 5' increments; spike the edge of each wing (outside
the audience's line of sight); also mark the center of the stage with a cross
B. Soft Goods
1. Black velour legs to completely mask wings
2. Black velour borders to completely mask ceiling and all pipes
3. Full stage black velour curtain at least 30', but no more than 40' from the edge of the
stage
4. Full stage curtain (this can be either black velour or the main house curtain) at least
5' from the lip of the stage
5. Mid-stage black velour curtain approximately 10' from the back curtain and between
20' and 30' from the lip of the stage
6. Black theatrical scrim that fill the proscenium opening. This can be flown or travel.
C. Wings
1. Prop tables - Four (4) eight-foot (8') banquet tables, two on each side with dark red
gelled lights, two per table.
2. Crossover - minimum four-foot (4') wide passage upstage of back black traveler,
dimly lit for safety
II. SOUND SYSTEM
A. Playback equipment and microphone
1. Playback device will be provide by LUMA.
2. One (1) wireless lavaliere microphone
3. One (1) backstage or board microphone for pre- or post-show announcements
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Sound system
House console of at least 16 channels with monitor sends
Sufficient EQ to run on both house and monitor systems
Proper amperage to power both house and monitor systems
Quality stereo three (3) – way speaker system which includes sub-woofers
Monitors
Two (2)-monitor speakers placed in a discreet location on the stage
Use of dressing room monitors if available
Intercom
1. If available headset communications 6 positions for Stage Manager, Light and Sound
Board Operators, Pin Rail Operators and Stage Hand in wing opposite the pin rail.
1a Stage Manager position needs to be down stage right and will need to communicate from
center stage either via a wireless or an appropriate length of cable
III. LIGHTING SYSTEM
Please refer to LUMA Lighting Plot for further details
IV. ADDITIONAL NEEDS
A. Hazer – DF-50, Profusion, or Le Maitre Notion Pro
B. Fire - the production includes the use of flint and steel to make sparks and metal disc
grinders. Please make proper arrangements with local fire officials. This is not an open
flame.
C. Electrical access downstage left and right 15 amp house current and electrical access
center down stage.
D. Two (2) Extension Cords each 100’ long and Black or other dark color
E. A secure and safe space must be provided for all Luma props and equipment if
overnight storage is used. (i.e. two-day run, or if load-in occurs the day prior to the
show).
V. RIGGING
A. One fixed point to secure the “Helix Mobile” that can be flown in and out. This is
optional and should the house not have this capacity other arrangements will be made. The
“Helix Mobile” weighs approx. 25 lbs.
B. One fixed point for optional trapeze segment that is Spanish Web or fabric that can
safely support 500 lbs. This can either be from the ceiling or a pipe that is flown in
from a fly gallery.
VI. FULL BLACK
A. Darkness is essential to our performance.
Some aisle lights or house lights may need to be dimmed while remaining within legal fire
regulations and parameters.
B. Full exclusion of sound and light from outside the theater provides the best scenario
for our presentation.
VII. PERSONNEL AND SET-UP
A. Local Tech Crew
1. One (1) Light Board Operator
2. One (1) Sound Board Operator
3. One (1) Pin Rail Operators
4. One (1) Stage Hand
B. Crew Call
1. Luma requires exclusive access to the performance space with a minimum six (5) –
person crew for approximately five (6) hours, to include rehearsal and run-through at
least Two (2) hours before house opens for performance. All lights should be prehung (contact Luma technical director for lighting plot), and all rigging points will be
assumed to be in place. Final rigging, focus, color, and cueing will be completed
during this call.
2. At least four (4) crew members will be required during the show: One (1) Light Board
Operator, One (1) Sound Board Operator, (1) Pin Rail Op, and (1) Stage hands.
3. A minimum of two (2) crew members will be required to aid the Luma crew in the load-out
process.
VIII. DRESSING ROOMS
A. Minimum two (2) large (men's and women's) dressing rooms, each to contain the
following:
1. Two (2) 15-amp 110-volt circuits in each dressing room
2. Lighted mirrors and counter space
3. At least one (1) private bathroom accessible from backstage
4. At least one (1) costume rack w/hangers
IX. MERCHANDISING
Artist will sell merchandise at the venue, with 100% proceeds to the artist. Please
approve a merchandising/sales location and personnel with Luma's Road Manager.
X. HOTEL
If Presenter is providing the hotel, the hotel must be of a quality of Business Class or
above, with a maximum of six (6) rooms provided. (Contact Luma's Road Manager for current
# of rooms required). Hotel should be in close proximity to venue with adequate parking
space for one van, have on-site restaurant and room service capability. A map of hotel
location must be provided.
XI. CATERING, HOSPITALITY
A. At time of load-in (Contact Technical Director for this time), sponsor shall provide
the
following:
1. Beverages such as coffee, juice, water and hot tea. A few sodas are also appreciated.
2. For morning load-in, assorted fresh fruit (un-cut and un-peeled), dried fruit,
muffins, and bagels, jam and cream cheese.
4. For afternoon load-in, assorted fresh fruit (un-cut and un-peeled), granola or energy
bars (such as Power Bars or Clif Bars), a vegetable platter, deli meats, non-processed
cheese, crackers and whole grain bread.
5. Please make arrangements so drinks and snacks can be kept cold throughout
the afternoon.
B. A hot, well-balanced meal for six (6) must be provided backstage for artists and crew
approximately two (2) hours prior to show time (Please confirm meal time with Luma
Road Manager).
1. Entrée - recommended selections are stir-fry/casseroles, and beef or chicken, with
baked or boiled potatoes, white or brown rice. Organic products are preferred when
available, and please include vegetarian options as some of the LUMA cast do not eat any
meat, cheese or eggs. No deep-fried or "fast" foods please. Ethnic
foods and specialties of your region are welcome.
2. Salad - the meal should include a fresh green salad (dark greens such as romaine or
spinach; no iceberg lettuce please! - favorite vegetables include broccoli, cauliflower,
green peppers, artichoke hearts, baby corn, sprouts, cucumbers, tomatoes; no olives
please), with dressings on the side.
3. Sides - meals and steamed vegetables (organic if available). Please provide electric
hot plates (to keep food warm), and served to in close proximity to dressing area.
4. Beverages should be the same as load-in including sodas fruit juices coffee (regular
and decaf)
C. Please ensure that some of these foods (either load-in foods or leftovers from dinner)
are available to the cast after show-time as well.
D. Please also provide a list of local restaurants and a town map, for the cast’s offtime.
XII. PROGRAM COPY
A. You will receive program copy from management approximately four (4) weeks prior to
the scheduled performance.
B. Please include a clause stating “NO CAMERAS ALLOWED” at this performance to
eliminate the possibility of sudden “flash” distractions.
C. Please include a clause stating “NO VIDEOTAPING ALLOWED”.
XIII. INSTRUCTIONS FOR PROMOTER AND STAFF:
A. No portion of the performance rendered may be broadcast, photographed, recorded,
filmed, taped, or embodied in any form for any reason without prior written consent of
Artists, obtained at least two weeks prior to performance date from the Artists’
representatives. All images of Luma must have the word "Luma" prominently
displayed on or beside picture.
B. Sponsor agrees that he/she will not commit Artist to any personal appearances,
interviews,
or any type of promotion or appearance without prior consent of Artist or Artists’
representatives at least 72 hours prior to performance date.
C. Sponsor shall make available ten (10) complimentary seats per show to Artists for their
use. Seats must be in preferred locations, and Artists and/or their representatives will
contact Box Office no later than the afternoon of the performance as to how many, or if
all, complimentary tickets will be used.
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D. Sponsor shall not allow audience to enter concert hall until technical set-up has been
completed. Artists shall complete said set-up 60 minutes prior to performance time,
provided
that there are no technical problems beyond their control. If technical problems do occur
that
are beyond the control of Artists, Artists shall not be liable for Sponsor’s losses in
case
concert is delayed or cancelled.
E. Performance is not recommended for children under 5 years old.
F. House lights shall be flashed, dimmed, or bell rung (whatever method used) five (5)
minutes prior to the start of the performance to facilitate audience’s prompt seating.
Late
seating will be determined by Artists.
G. No background music, taped or otherwise, shall be played before or after the
performance,
without approval of Artists. Artists will provide such music on CD.
H. Artist shall not be required to appear or perform before an audience which is
segregated
on the basis of race, color, creed or sex, or where physical violence or injury to the
Artists
or Artists’ equipment is deemed likely to occur. If any of the foregoing conditions exist,
and the Artists do not appear or perform as a result thereof, the same shall not
constitute a
breach of contract.
I. Sponsor shall furnish and supply, at his/her sole cost and expense, all necessary
permits,
licenses, and authorizations from any and all government agencies, bureaus, and
departments, federal, state, and local.
J. Sponsor agrees to pay all federal, state and local amusement taxes and to indemnify and
hold Artists harmless from payment of such taxes.
Agreed and accepted:
PURCHASER Date
First Light Company Date
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