Givens Performing Arts Center

Tech Rider

Contact | Management | Carpentry | Lighting | Sound | Special Effects
Wardrobe | Suppliers and Services | Standard Attachments



CONTACT

Givens Performing Arts Center
PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372-1510
Phone: 910.521.6287
Fax: 910.521.6552
Email: gpac@uncp.edu

Staff

Patricia S. Fields
Director
Phone: 910.521.6287
Email: patricia.fields@uncp.edu

David P. Thaggard
Assistant Director (Booking, contracts, house/operations manager)
Phone: 910.521.6664
Email: david.thaggard@uncp.edu

Chad Locklear
Director of Marketing
Phone: 910.521.6634
Email: tasha.oxendine@uncp.edu

Dedra Sanderson
Program Assistant/ Box Office Manager
Phone: 910.521.6361
Email: dedra.sanderson@uncp.edu

Gary Tremblay
Technical Director
Phone: 910.521.6288
Email: gary.tremblay@uncp.edu

Lenea Barela-Lewis, Technical Operations Manager
Email: lenea.barela@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6596

Return to Top of Page



MANAGEMENT

Stage Manager’s Console:

  • Console located in open Control Booth at the center rear of auditorium.
  • Clearcom PL Pro MS-232,  two channel production communication system  

Rehearsal Room: Located on third floor, Room 310.

Crews: The GPAC is a non-union house.

  • Student technical assistants and temporary workers will perform work required.
  • Broadway shows generally use combination of I.A.T.S.E. and student crews.
  • Student Assistants are paid employees and are NOT considered volunteers.

Policies:

  • House opens ½ hour prior to curtain.
  • Normal curtain is 8:00pm
  • Building is a smoke free environment.

Box Office:

  • Located in Lobby.
  • Tickets are handled by GPAC Box Office Personnel.
  • Student ushers are signed up on an as needed bases.

Load-in Area
Map of Loading Dock

  • Stage Level located stage left through scene shop.
  • Loading Dock: 24' 0" wide x 15' 3" deep
  • Door:  10' 0" high x 8' 0" wide
  • Height of Dock: 3' 3"
  • Two 48' 0" tractor- trailers can unload at one time. *Note: no dock plate.
  • No Shore Power available

Return to Top of Page



CARPENTRY

Seating:

  • American seating plan with 4 vomitory exits to the lobby.
  • Seating capacity 1655 (10 seats removed for wheelchair section).
  • Audience is divided into lower and upper sections with a crosswalk between. 
  • Lower section has a 9-degree rake.
  • Upper section has a 20-degree rake.
  • Telex FM Hearing Impaired System.
  • No hidden crossover between house and backstage

Stage Dimensions:

  • Proscenium: 64' 0" wide x 24' 0" high *Note: Grand Drape only clears to 20' 0"
  • Depth: Curtain line to back wall: 38' 0"
  • Curtain line to last set of lines: 34' 3" 
  • Apron, distance from DS edge of curved apron (orchestra pit) to house curtain line: 18' 6" in center to 4' 8" at proscenium.
  • Stage Width, from Stage Right wall to Stage Left wall: 96' 4"
  • Wing space: Stage left wing - 18' 0" x 38' 0".  Stage right wing - 14' 4" x 38' 0"
  • Effective flying height: 43' 6" from under hung rigging to stage floor.
  • NOTE: NO OVERHEAD GRID
  • Stage height: 3' 6" above house floor
  • Stage Floor: Sprung plywood over concrete (Floor pockets - no basement or traps.) Screws and or nails may be used to anchor scenery.

Orchestra Pit:

  • Covered orchestra pit - no elevator or lift
  • Note: Use of orchestra pit must be specified in contract.
  • Seats 20-25 musicians comfortably.
  • Pit depth: 5' 6"

Orchestra Shell:

  • Wenger Series 61 Rollaway Style Floor units: 16 units at 6' 0" wide x 13' 4" high
  • Wenger Series 60 Overhead Sound Reflectors: 3 rows 6' 0" wide x 64' 0" long
  • Note: Overhead Panels on lines 7, 13 and 19 may not be moved.
  • Orchestra shell can be placed for orchestra, chamber group, or orchestra with chorus.
  • Lighting is not contained in overhead sound reflectors

House Draperies (Goods):

  • Grand Drape:  red velour guillotine with center split. 2 sections totaling 26' 0" high x 72' 0" wide, with fullness.
         Note: Grand drape doubles as a valance and can only be flown 20' 0" off the deck. 
  • Grand Portal : red velour traveler. 2 sections totaling 26' 0" high x 72' 0" wide, with fullness.
         Note: Grand portal alters size of proscenium opening. 
  • Legs: 8, black velour, 10' 0" wide x 40' 0"high, with fullness.
  • Borders: 4, black velour, 10' 0" high x 7' 0" wide, with fullness.
  • Full Stage: 2, black velour traveler/guillotine combination, 72' 0" wide x 26' 0" high, with fullness .
         Note: Travelers on lines 15 and 26.  
  • Scrim: 1, black sharks tooth, seamless, 58' 0" wide x 21' 0" high
                1, white sharks tooth, seamless,  58' 0" wide x 28' 0" high
  • Cyclorama: 1, natural, seamed,  58' 0" wide x 28' 0" high

Projection screen:

  • 1, white, seamless rear projection screen, 14' 0" high x 14' 0" wide
  • Can be located on any available line set.

Line Set Data:

    • Line Plot:
    • See Attachment F

 

  • Working Height of battens: High trim - 42' 0", low trim - 3' 0" above deck
  • Battens:
    • 24 - 69' battens, 1 1/2" schedule 80 pipe, on 6" centers, 7 lift lines.
    • 4 - 69' trusses, 1 1/4" schedule 80 pipe, 7 lift lines.
  • Type:
    • 28 sets of double purchase, under hung, T-track, counter weight line sets.
    • Note: No Overhead Grid
  • Arbor capacity: Maximum load 2200lbs per pipe
  • Available weight: 18,000lbs available, enabling 9000lbs of lights and scenery to be hung overhead.
  • Capstan winch: Available for loading, maximum working load is 500lbs.
  • Loading gallery: stage right, 18' 0" above stage floor
  • Lock rail: stage right wing, at stage floor level.  

Support Areas:

  • Crossover: Behind stage. Access through doors, up stage right and up stage left.
  • Access: From front of house, ramps located both house left and right, No hidden crossover between house and backstage. Two Dressing rooms and green room are located on second floor, stage right.
  • Shop Area: Stage left. All woodworking tools and welding equipment are unavailable.
  • Storage: Limited storage available off stage left wing in scene shop

Control Booth:

  • Open control booth located at center rear of auditorium.
  • Booth is approzimately 85' 0" from stage.
  • Cable distance to stage is approximately 225 feet from Control Booth to backstage disconnects.

Return to Top of Page



LIGHTING

Open Booth located at center rear of auditorium.

3 Visting company disconnects located stage left.
Power Supply:

  • 400 amps, 3 phase 4 wire 60 cycle, 110/208 volts, located on stage
  • 200 amps, 3 phase 4 wire 60 cycle, 110/208 volts, located on stage
  • 60 amps, 3 phase 4 wire 60 cycle, 110/208 volts, located in scene shop 70' from stage.
  • Note: Separate power supply from house system.

DMX connection located down stage right and in control booth.

Control Booth is approximately 85' 0" from stage.

Followspot locations are at rear of house, left and right of center.

Only one FOH position.

Dimmers: 138 lighting circuits in addition to 3 house light circuits. 2.4KW per circuit/dimmer.

Control Board: ETC Express 48/96. Dimmer to channel control with 24 submasters. Soft patching via control console. Remote Focus Unit available.  

Houselights: Can be controlled separate from control console. Panels located down stage right and in control booth. .

Circuits:  24 circuits located on front of house catwalk, 22 circuits on deck in floor pockets
                92 circuits on 4 on stage electrics: (1st E - 32 / 2nd E - 16 / 3rd E - 28 / 4th E - 16)
                House Lights: circuits 139 through 141
                All circuits 3-prong twistlock (L5 -20)

Circuit Chart: See Attachment G

Equipment Inventory:
All instruments terminate with a3-pin twist lock.
Twist lock to 3-pin stage plug available in limited quantity.

  • Ellipsoidal Reflector Spotlights (ETC Source Four, 575W HPL)
    • 42  19 Degree 
    • 30  26 Degree
    • 30  36 Degree
    • 8    50 Degree
    • 4    50 Degree Source 4 jr
  • Fresnels
    • 3  8" Fresnels (1KW BVT/BVV)
    • 12  PARnel (575W  HPL)
  • Followspots
    • 2 Altman Satellite I Followspots (575JW, HTM) 6 slots.
  • Par cans
    • 60 ETC Source 4 PARs (575W HPL)
    • 12 PAR 64 (wide, medium, narrow and very narrow lamps available)
  • Cyc Lights
    • 7 Altman Sky Cycs, @ 3 1KW circuits (1KW FCM)
    • 5 Century 8' Striplight, @ 3 (150W, R40WFL or 300W, R40WFL) circuits

Hardware

  • 12   6" Top Hats
  • 12   6" Barn Doors
  • 12   10" Barn Doors
  • 114 Source 4 ERS Color Frames
  • 72   Source 4 PARnel Color Frames
  • 15   8" Color Frames
  • 14   12" side arms
  • 12     Drop in iris for Source 4
  • 15   Source 4 Pattern holders
  • 6     3' x 3' triangular bases for 1 1/2" pipe, available in various heights.

Color media stock is RoscoLux and Lee Filter

Cable - 20A 12 gauge SO, 3 prong twist lock

  • 12 -   5'   Brown
  • 12 -   10' Green
  • 12 -   15'  Red
  • 12 - 20'  Blue
  • 12 - 25'  Mauve
  • 3 -   35'  Yellow
  • 3 -   40'  White
  • 5 -   50'  Black
  • 10 - Two-fers
  • Cable - DMX
    • 1 @ 100', 1 @ 75', 1 @ 50', 1 @ 25'
  • Other:
    • 2 -   6 circuit, 100' cable
    • 2 -   4 circuit, 75' cable
  • Adapters:
    • 48 - female stage pin to male twist lock
    • 6  -  female edison plug to male twist lock

Ladders/Lift
A-Frame maximum working height: 1 @17' 7", 1 @ 28' 0"
Genie AWP-30S Personnel lift, working height: 30' 0"
Other: 1 @ 6'; 1 @ 8' ; 2 @ 12'

Telephones 

  • Production office in lobby. 
  • Scene shop, off stage left wing.  (local calls only)
  • All phones can have ringers disable

Running Lights are available

Return to Top of Page



SOUND

Open Booth located at center rear of auditorium  

Visiting company mix location is located in open control booth at the center rear of the auditorium.
Cable distance to stage is approximately 225 feet from Control Booth to backstage.

House area reserved for wheelchairs, by law, and  may not be used as a mix location.

Monitor/Paging System: Dressing rooms and green room accessed from stage management booth
through production communication system. Program input is possible.

Production Communications:

  • Permanent system
    • Clearcom, 2 channel PL Pro MS-232. Main station located in control booth
    • 9 Headsets, 9 Belt Packs
    • Stations: (Channel B only)
      • Men's and Women's dressing rooms
      • Green room - talk back enable
    • Outlets: (Channel A only)
      • Light and Sound positions in control booth
      • Orchestra pit
      • House left and right followspot positions
      • DSL and DSR

Inputs/Outputs:

  • Microphone inputs, located:  down center, down right, down left, center and up stage center.
  • Monitor channels, located: down right, down left, and up stage center

Equipment Inventory

  • Mixing Console:
    • Yamaha MC2404II 24/4/2 Mixer Console (24 channels)
      Aux send 1/2/3/4, Group send 1-4., Main L/R
  • Fixed Speakers
    • 1 Altec/JBL house speaker cluster system located at center proscenium.
  • Portable Speakers:
    • 6 OAP T-122 2-way speakers - used as side fills
    • 4 JBL-EON15 G2 powered speakers - used as monitors. 
  • Microphones:
    • 8 Shure Beta58, wireless microphones
    • 8 Shure 185 cardiod, lavaliere mics with wireless body-packs. 
    • 6 Crown PCC-160 floor mics.
    • 6 Shure SM102B overhead mics
    • 6 Shure Beta58, wired microphones
    • Sure 185 supercardiod, podium mic
  • Playback:
    • Sony MDS-JE510 Minidisc Deck
    • Sony CDP-361 Compact Disk Player
    • Technics RS-TR515 dual cassette deck
  • Signal Processors:
    • Dbx duel 31-banc EQ limiter.
    • Yamaha SPX990 Effects Processor
  • Amplifiers:
    • 2 Crown PS400 Power Amplifiers.
    • 3 Crown 800CLS Power Amplifier
  • Other:
    • 4 table top mic stands
    • 5 mic stands/ 6 boom arms
    • 3, 5 in/out sound snake
    • Piano - Kawaii Grand piano for stage use.
    • Upright available for use in orchestra pit (advance notice required)
    • Cable - XLR
      • 13   50'
      • 16   25'
      • 2     100'
      • 7     10'
      • 3      5'

Return to Top of Page



SPECIAL EFFECTS

Fog Machine:

  • American DJ F-120A

Return to Top of Page



WARDROBE

Men and Women Chorus
Map of Dressing Rooms

  • 2 dressing rooms: 
    • 16 makeup stations each
    • fully lighted mirrors
    • sink in each
  • Complete washroom facilities with shower
  • Located on second floor, stage right. 
  • Note: No "Star" dressing rooms.  No Elevator.

Greenroom
Located next to Dressing rooms.

All incidentals such as industrial iron, steamer, and a washer and dryer are available in Greenroom.

Green Room and Dressing Room Accessibility Policy

The Givens Performing Arts Center is not currently equipped with
an elevator.  Both the Green Room and Dressing Rooms are
located on the second floor of the facility. 

In the event that any authorized performer or guest is unable to gain
access to the green room due to mobility restrictions, all hospitality
functions shall be moved to a more suitable, fully accessible location.

In the event that any authorized performer or guest is unable to gain
access to the dressing rooms due to mobility restrictions, temporary
dressing facilities will be constructed using pipe and drape on the first
floor of the theatre.  These temporary dressing facilities will be equipped
with standard dressing room equipment such as adequate lighting, full-length
mirror and clothing rack. Restroom facilities located at the front of house
will be made available to performers and/or guest in the event of such change.

Return to Top of Page



SUPPLIERS AND SERVICES

Supplies/Shopping

True Value Hardware
7331 NC HWY 711
Pembroke, NC  28372
910-521-3406
Lumber
Lewis Brady Builders
706 N Walnut St.
Fairmont, NC
910.628.7775
Discount Store
Family Dollar
West 3rd Street
Pembroke, NC
     
Hardware/Lumber
Lowes
4251 Fayetteville Road
Lumberton, NC
Shopping Mall
Biggs Park Mall
2800 N Elm Street
Lumberton, NC

Walmart
930 N Carolina 711
Pembroke
(910) 522-1321

     
Food Store
Food Lion
I-95, Exit 20
Lumberton, NC
Food Store
Food Lion
W. 3rd Street
Pembroke, NC
 

 

Dry Cleaners

Smith's Cleaners
2548 Fayetteville Road
Lumberton, NC
910.739.4515
City Dry Cleaners
10th St
Lumberton
(910) 739-6940
 

 

Banks & Automatic Tellers

State Employees Credit Union
UNCP
Next to GPAC
Pembroke, NC
ATM: Relay, Plus, Cash Points
Lumbee Bank
West 3rd Street
Pembroke, NC
910.521.9707
ATM: Cirrus
First Bank
West 3rd Street
Pembroke, NC
910.521.9776
ATM: Plus, Honor
     
First Union
2835 N Elm Street
Lumberton, NC
910.738.4824
ATM: Relay, Plus
Wachovia
405 N Elm Street
Lumberton, NC
910.671.1020
ATM: Plus, Cirrus
BB&T
2700 N Elm Street
Lumberton, NC
910.671.2700
ATM: Plus

 

Hotels

Holiday Inn Express
605 Redmond Road
Pembroke, NC
910.521.1311
910.521.1371
Holiday Inn*
I-95, Exit 22
Lumberton, NC
910.671.1166
910.671.1166 FAX
Quality Inn*
I-95, Exit 20
Lumberton, NC
910.738.8261
910.671.9075 FAX
     
Best Western
I-95, Exit 20
Lumberton, NC
910.738.4261
Comfort Suites
I-95, Exit 22
Lumberton, NC
910.739.8800
Hampton Inn
I-95 Exit 20
Lumberton, NC
910.738.3332
     
Ramada Limited
I-95, Exit 20
Lumberton, NC
910.738.4261
Hampton Inn
115 Hampton Circle
Laurinburg, NC
(910) 277-1516
Holiday Inn
Hwy 74 Bypass
Laurinburg, NC
(910) 276-6555

 

*Full Service Hotels - food, alcohol, laundry service, etc. available on premises.

 

Doctors & Emergency Care

General Practice
JT pierce Health Center
W Wardell Street
Pembroke, NC
910.521.2816
Urgent Care
Doctor's Urgent Care
2907 N Elm Street
Lumberton, NC
910.738.7241
Urgent Care
First Med
4380 Fayetteville Road
Lumberton, NC
910.618.0026
     
Hospital
SE Regional Medical Center
300 West 27th Street
Lumberton , NC
910.738.6441
Hospital
Scotland Memorial Hospital
500 Lauchwood Drive
Laurinburg, NC
910.291.7000
Podiatrist
Dr Matthew Thompson
4850 Fayetteville Road
Lumberton, NC
910.738.4811
     
Dentist
Dr Mary Cummings
102 S Main Street
Pembroke, NC
910.521.0991
Chiropractor
Dr Woodrow Beck
578 Farringdom Street
Lumberton NC
910.739.5751
Chiropractor
Dr HM Livingston
4310 Ludgate Street
Lumberton, NC
910.738.1253
     
EMT
Dr. Anita Jackson
725 Oakridge Blvd
Lumberton, NC
910.738.1919
Optometrist
Southeastern Eye Clinic
205 W 29th Street
Lumberton, NC
910.738.4856
Orthodontist
Dr Edward Jessup
4300 Ludgate Street
Lumberton, NC
910.738.4465
     
Pharmacy
Drugs America
103 E 24th Street
Lumberton, NC
910.739.4198
Pharmacy
Rite Aid
W 3rd Street
Pembroke, NC
910.521.0705
Pharmacy
Pembroke Drug Center
W 3rd Street
Pembroke, NC
910.521.3411

 

Restaurants/Fast Food

Pembroke:    
     
Pizza Hut
W 3rd Street
Burger King
College Drive
Hardee's
W 3rd Street
     
Kentucky Fried Chicken
College Drive
Linda's
W 3rd Street
Zachary's
W 3rd Street
     
New Jade Garden (Chinese)
W 3rd Street
Bert's (Taco Bell/Snack Bar)
University Center, UNCP
Mariani's Restaurant
(910) 521-1212
     
Lumberton:    
Carolina Steakman*
I-95, Exit 20
Village Station**
I-95, Exit 20
John's*
I-95, Exit 22
     
Shoney's
I-95, Exit 20
Waffle House
I-95, Exits 22, 20, 17
Golden City (Chinese)*
I-95, Exit 20
     
San Jose (Mexican)*
I-95, Exit 19
Adelio's (Italian)*
I-95, Exit 20 (Quality Inn)
Outback*
I-95, Exit 22
     
Taco Bell
I-95, Exit 20
McDonald's
I-95, Exits 20 & 17
Uncle George's**
I-95, Exit 22
     
Hardee's
I-95, Exits 22, 20, 17
Bojangles
I-95, Exit 20
Sonic
I-95, Exit 20
     
Laurinburg:    
Champs*
Hwy 74 Bypass
McDuff's*
Hwy 15-401
Lung Wah (Chinese)**
Scotland Crossing

 

*Full ABC Permits, **Beer and Wine Only

There are many fast food places in the Lumberton, Laurinburg, and Pembroke area. Beer and wine are not available in Pembroke. The best deal however is next door to the GPAC at the University Center. It is a very reasonable priced, "all you can eat" cafeteria. The hours are limited to standard breakfast, lunch and dinner times. There is usually a good selection of hot entrees, sandwiches, etc, desserts and a salad bar.

Return to Top of Page



STANDARD ATTACHMENTS

Return to Top of Page