Basic Technical Information for Mary Irwin Theatre (MIT)
Seating is for 326 seats plus six wheelchair positions.
Greenroom & Dressing Rooms
Two dressing rooms with full washroom facilities including showers and mirror spaces for 10 people each are connected to a Greenroom. The Greenroom, in turn, leads to the stage left wing. The Greenroom has a washer and dryer.
Stage dimensions: A soft proscenium end stage with a standard maximum playing width of 30′ and a playing depth upstage from the proscenium of 28′. This stage area has a “D” thrust, which has a maximum centreline depth downstage of the proscenium of 10′. Given a 30′ proscenium, and 8′ legs, the stage right wing is a 2 ½’ wide while the stage left wing is 15′ wide by 16′ feet high for most of the stage depth. One pillar obstructs the wing down left. The rear crossover is 11′ wide at its maximum, accessible by a 14 ½’ wide 16′ high opening in the back wall, which permits some operational storage. The stage left wing access is 9 ½’ high by 7 ½’ wide.
Double hung. Given all drapes hung, 5 pipes remain empty. More can be freed up depending upon the event configuration. Only qualified people will be allowed to operate the fly system.
The theatre has five flown lighting positions behind the proscenium and three front of house lighting catwalks as well as lighting positions along both right and left stage and auditorium walls and at the rear of the house.
20 – ETC Source 4 PAR cans with barn doors (575 watt) (in house hang)
20 – ETC Source 4 19 Degree (750 watt) (in house hang)
20 – ETC Source 4 26 Degree (750 watt) (in house hang)
6 – Celecon – Aurora 3 Cell Cyc Lights (1000w) (in house hang)
12 – Strand SL 19 Degree (575 watt)
11 – Strand SL 26 Degree (575 watt)
4 – Par 64 (1000w)
9 – Fresnels (575w)
9 – 1000w Strand single cell cyc lights (1000w)
The stage has a proscenium-defining full-width draw drape, a guillotine main drape and four sets of masking legs and teasers and germans, a black scrim, two travellers and a cyclorama.