Facility Specifications

 

 Load-In Instructions/ Information

For loading into the CPAC please enter through the scene yard located on the north side of the building near parking lot 3. A permit is not required for loading and unloading in the scene yard. Parking in any of the lots at Cuesta College, however, will require a permit.

The scenery yard opens to the scene shop and from there allows access to both the Main Theater and the Experimental Theater. The scenery yard is at the same level as the building and is not ramped; there is no loading dock.

Shop to Scene Yard Door:   12’ wide x 10’-2” high
Shop to Main Stage Door:   15’-10 ½” wide x 15’-10 ½” high
Shop to the ET Doors:         12’ wide x 7’-9” high   

Shore Power: 208V 50 amp and 120v 20 amp service.

 

Facility Floor Plans

 

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 Main Theater House Information

Continental Type Seating: number of seats depends on use of orchestra pit lift.

The use of the orchestra lift as an audience space must be indicated in the contract as additional time is required to facilitate this request. The lift cannot be seated as an afterthought or for over sold productions.

 

Total Seats: 400 main house, 450 with lift seated.

Seating

 

Experimental Theater House Information

The ET uses Wenger Versalite® staging platform pieces with Wenger portable audience chairs (singles and doubles). The possible configurations for the Experimental Theater include various thrust and arena set-ups. For more information please see ET configurations pdf.

Total (all seats) 60 to 146.

Wenger Versalite Seated Risers

 

QTY

WENGER PART

QTY

WENGER PART

16

3x6

8

pie

8

3x8

8

pie

8

pie

20

chair

8

pie

50

double chair

 

 

Sample Layout

ET seating


 

Stage Construction:

All Stage floors are of plywood construction on neoprene rubber pads with a Masonite covering. Fastening anything to the floor requires permission from the Technical Coordinator/Director.

Dimensions - Experimental TheaterWall to Wall:  45’-0” x 45’-0”Tension Grid Height: 18’-0” above stageLighting Grid Height: 22’-0” above stageLarge Roll Up Door: 12’ wide x 7’-9” high
main theater

Dimensions - Main Theater

Plaster line to back wall: 31’-4”

Plaster line to front of apron: 15’-11”

Proscenium width: 40’-0”

Proscenium Height: 20’-1”

Width including fly area: 78’-0”

Width excluding fly area: 73’-7”

Grid Height: 51’-0”

Pit depth: 8’-1”

 

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Dimensions - Experimental Theater

Wall to Wall:  45’-0” x 45’-0”

Tension Grid Height: 18’-0” above stage

Lighting Grid Height: 22’-0” above stage

Large Roll Up Door: 12’ wide x 7’-9” high

 

Technical Graphics:

Architectural Drawings

VIEW PDF Vectorworks Autocad
Whole Facility Floor Plan Pdf

For Vectorworks and Autocad versions of these files please contact:

Richard Jackson
805-546 3914
Rjackson@cuesta.edu

 

Main Theater Stage Pdf
Main Theater Seating Chart Pdf
Experimental Theater Pdf
ET Configurations Pdf