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    Rhode Island College - Auditorium in Roberts Hall

    Rhode Island College
    600 Mount Pleasant Av.
    Providence, RI 02908

    Phone: 401-456-8194   |   Fax: 401-456-8269   |   Email

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    The Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts is a multi-use facility that supports Rhode Island College's music, theatre and dance education programs as well as the presentation of professional performing artists and a wide range of community group activities.

    Performance facilities include the 422-seat Sapinsley Hall, the 943-seat Auditorium in Roberts Hall, the flexible, black-box Forman Theatre, the Fannie Helen Melcer Dance...

    The Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts is a multi-use facility that supports Rhode Island College's music, theatre and dance education programs as well as the presentation of professional performing artists and a wide range of community group activities.

    Performance facilities include the 422-seat Sapinsley Hall, the 943-seat Auditorium in Roberts Hall, the flexible, black-box Forman Theatre, the Fannie Helen Melcer Dance Studio and the Little Theatre.



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    Technical Specifications:

    Stage Information

    A 943-seat auditorium, proscenium theatre; non-union house.
    Apron Area

    depth at center line: 7'6"
    stairs at either side
    stage floor is 3'4" above pit
    Stage Dimensions

    proscenium: 35' w x 22' h
    plaster line to house curtain: 1'3"
    depth of stage: 28'
    width of stage: 67' (wall to wall)
    wing space:
    stage left: 16' off stage, clear to grid height of 42'
    stage right: 16' on floor level; loft located 10' from edge of proscenium. Height from floor to underside of fly loft is 11'
    Stage Rigging

    Double purchase counterweight system - 26 sets fly loft located stage right
    12' above stage floor
    battens measure 45'
    three electric (see line layout)
    Stage Dressing

    house curtain, blue, flies only, 19' 3" high trim
    legs: black velour, sewn flat 2 pair - 22' h x 13' w
    2 pair - 30' h x 13' w
    1 pair - 36' h x 13' w
    blue velour, box-pleated 4 pair - 22' h x 13' w
    borders: black velour, sewn flat 1- 14' h x 45' w
    2 - 10' h x 45' w
    1 - 8' h x 45' w
    blue velour, box-pleated 2 - 8' h x 45' w
    cyclorama: lt. blue leno, 30' h x 48' w
    black sharktooth scrim, 30' h x 45' w
    white bobinnet, 30' h x 48' w Bobinnet
    full stage drop: black velour, 2 panels, 22' h
     

    Dressing Rooms  two, adjacent to stage, with mirrors, make-up lights, toilets, closets, and one shower stall in each. (occupancy 10 - 15 each)
     

    Loading Door  street level, 8' w x 10' h, located behind stage through scene shop, door from shop to stage is 7'10" w x 9'9" h

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