Facilities Information


Technical and Operations Staff Contacts

Technical Director
Kimla Brandt
252.985.5348
kbrandt@ncwc.edu

Executive Director
Sheila Martin
252.985.5248
spmartin@ncwc.edu

Box Office Manager

Ruby Parker
252.985.5250
rparker@ncwc.edu

dunncenterboxoffice@ncwc.edu

252.985.5197

Fax: 252.985.5249

Address:
3400 N Wesleyan Blvd
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

The Dunn Center for the Performing Arts sits on the beautiful campus of NC Wesleyan College. Located just minutes from Interstate 95 and adjacent to highway 301 (Wesleyan Blvd).

Overall Seating Capacity

Minges Auditorium: 1180
Powers Recital Hall: 132

All Technical Information Due 4 Weeks Prior to Performance.

STAGE INFORMATION AND MEASUREMENTS

Minges Auditorium

1180-seat capacity, full proscenium stage, sound and lights

House Information

  • Seating Capacity, 1180
  • Audience is divided into a lower and upper section
    • the lower section seats 316  (16 seats for wheel chairs)
    • the upper section seats 864
  • Stage Manager Console Leftstage

Stage Dimensions

  • Proscenium opening: width 50′-0″ height 20′-0″
    • Grand Teaser dead hung at 16′
  • Depth: Curtain line to back wall: 36′-0″
  • Curtain to last set of lines: 30′-6″
  • Distance from DS edge of apron (orchestra pit) to house curtain line: 5′-0″ in center, 10′-0″ at proscenium edge
  • Width from stage right wall to stage left wall: 95′-0″
  • Stage left wing: 25′-0″ x 25′-6″
  • Stage right wing: 20′-0″ x 36′-0″
  • Grid height: 43′-0″
  • Stage floor: tongue and grove, yellow pine laid over suspended floor, covered with hardboard.
  • Screws may be used to anchor scenery

Stage Rigging

  • 24 sets of single purchase counterweight lines, arbors hold 750lb counterweights
  • Length of battens: 63′-0″
  • Batten travel: 37′-0″, low point 5′-0″ above stage floor, high point 42′-0″
  • Fly rail is located stage right at deck level.
  • 5 on-stage electrics.
  • A-Frame Ladder 24′-0″
  • Geni-Lift 30′-0″

Loading Area

  • Ground level loading, no loading dock.
  • Load through scene shop at stage level.
  • Size of loading doors 12′-0″ wide by 14′-0″ high
  • One 48′ trailer can unload at a time.

Orchestra Pit

  • Covered orchestra pit – no elevator or lift. Use of pit must be specified in contract.
  • Seats 25-30 musicians comfortably.

Soft Goods

  • Grand Drape: Color: Red Velour
  • Size: 22′-0″ high x 65′-0″ wide in 2 equal sections – center slit travels side-to-side and up and down
  • 4 legs (pairs): Black Velour – 10′-0″ wide x 22′-0″ high
  • 4 borders: Black Velour – 6′-0″ wide x 63′-0″ high
  • 1 full stage Traveler: Black Velour
  • Size: 22′-0″ high x 65′-0″ wide in 2 equal sections.
  • 1 Cyclorama: Off-white (seamless); 22′-0″ high x 63′-0″ wide ** Can Not Be Moved **
  • 1 Full stage curtain: Black Velour Size: 22′-0″ high x 65′- 0 wide

House Batten Hang

1 Fire Curtain 1′0″
2 Main Curtain 1′6″
3 1st Electric 3′8″
4 5′8″
5 6′4″
6 Border 7′0″
7 Leg 7′8″
8 2nd Electric 9′0″
9 10′4″
10 11′8″
11 12′4″
12 Border 13′0″
13 Mid Stage Traveler 14′4″
14 15′0″
15 3rd Electric 15′8″
16 Border 17′8″
17 Leg 19′0″
18 20′4″
19 Border 21′8″
20 Leg 22′4″
21 4th Electric 24′4″
22 25′8″
23 Full black 26′4″
24 Leg 27′8″
25 5th Electric 29′0″
26 Cyc. 31′0″

Dressing Rooms

  • Two chorus dressing rooms located stage left (8 people each) with bathrooms and showers.
  • Two private dressing rooms located next to the chorus dressing rooms with bathroom and shower.
  • Washer/Dryer, Steamer, Steam Iron & Board, Two Racks.

Acting Classroom

  • A 30×40 space located stage left w/ an entrance to the stage. Can also be used as a support space for costume storage, makeup, dressing area etc..

Stage Hands

  • The Dunn Center for the Performing Arts is a non-union house. Student technical assistants will perform the work required. If students are unavailable, The Dunn Center will hire outside professional assistants.

Powers Recital Hall

132-seat auditorium, full proscenium stage, sound and lights

LIGHTING, AUDIO AND ELECTRICAL INFO

Electrical Information

  • Visiting company disconnect located stage right.
  • Power supply: 200 amps, 3 phase, 120 volts.
  • 110 circuits surround the Stagewalls
  • Dimmer Room located Upstage Right for DMX tie in

 


House Lighting System & Power

Power

  • 3 Phase
  • 4 wire
  • 208v
  • 400A

Company Switch
20 feet from stage

Dimmers

  • 120 – 2.4KW
  • ETC Sensor Dimmer (Dimmer per circuit)

Control
ETC Express Console

 


Audio System & Power

Mixing Console

  • Yamaha M7CL
  • (32) Inputs
  • (16) Outputs

Mix Position: House Center

Intercom System: ClearCom Single Channel

Playback: CD player/Autocue Auto Ready

RF Units (Wireless)

  • (7) Audio Technica R-2100 w/lavs
  • (10) Sennheiser EW100 w/lavs
  • (4) Sennheiser EW100 w/handheld

Stands

  • (7) Straight Round Base Atlas mic stands
  • (2) Boom Arm Round Base Atlas mic stands
  • (7) Boom Arm Tripod mic stands
  • (4) Short Boom Arm Tripod –  Gator Frame Works mic stands

P.A.

  • (2) Powered JBL Line Array
  • Flown Subs
  • Dead hung

Monitors

  • (4) Yamaha DSR 1-12’s
  • (2) JBL-JRX100’s
  • (2) QSC Amps
  • (2) DSR 1-10’s

Mics

  • (5) SM58’s
  • (7) SM57’s
  • (6) Beta 58’s
  • (1) Beta 52
  • (1) D-112
  • (1) SM-91
  • (2) Matched Pair Rode M5
  • (3) Sennheiser E60F
  • (7) Whirlwind DI Boxes
  • (1) Rapco DI Box
  • (1) AKG C-3000B
  • (1) AKG C-1000