Problems or Emergencies
St. Michael’s Theatre provides a member of staff to be in attendance when the building is open. This person’s duties are to deal with problems / emergencies. If you need us to provide staff for your production (lighting / sound operator, stage manager, crew) there may be a cost incurred by your company. Please check.
In the event of any changes (i.e. your arrival time) please notify Stage Manager, Johnny Caulfield 087/6543592.
On arrival at the St. Michael’s please contact the Technical Manager or Stage Manager. If unavailable please report to the Administration Office or Box Office.
During your stay please use the Theatre stage door.
We prefer not to spike the stage floor. Some weights and braces are available. If this is of concern please contact the Theatre as soon as possible.
We prefer no painting or construction work to be undertaken in the Theatre. Some alterations / running repairs will of course be allowed within reason. Again, any worries on this point – please get in touch.
Any electrical equipment provided by the company (including stage lighting) must conform to all current safety standards and regulations.
Any stage lights provided by the company must be fitted with a safety bond.
The Theatre reserves the right to refuse the use of any equipment, including scenery, deemed to be unsafe. Also the Theatre reserves the right to prohibit any actions or activity in the Theatre, including parts of the performance, deemed to put either theatre staff, performers or public at risk.
No Smoking Policy
The Theatre has a strict No-Smoking policy. Smoking as part of a performance is at the Theatre’s discretion.
Food and Drink
Food and drinks are prohibited from the Auditorium, Control Box, Stage and Backstage Area. Food and drinks as part of a performance are at the Theatre’s discretion.
Health and Safety
Please take a moment to read the H&S Statement on the door of the Green Room.
Escape Routes and Fire Exits
Most importantly, please identify escape routes and fire exits. Refrain from smoking. Use common sense and care at all times to protect the health and safety of both yourself and those working around you.
Dimensions and Effects
Stage Width: 26ft 6ins
(Removable Side Stage Panels which extend the width to 38ft 7ins
Stage Depth: 20ft & 6ft Aprox
Pross Arch Height: 13ft 6ins
Lighting: All new lighting, controlled from state of the art lighting box
Lounge/Art Gallery 100 people
Lift: Disabled persons lift installed
Two dressing Rooms: Toilets, Showers & ample wash hand basins
Green Room: Under Stage Area, access via side door
Car Park: public car park at rear of building
A 8xStrand Patt. T64 Profile Spot 1000w
B 8x Strand Cantata 18/32 Profile Spot 1200w
C 7x Strand Fresnell 1200w
D 7x Strand P.C 1200w
E 16x Strand Par Can 1000w
F 6x IRIS Flood Haligen 1000w
G 1x CSI GAS Follow Spot 2000w
4 Booms each wired for 4 outlets usually
4 Sets of Profiles A&B
2Perch positions at corners of Prosc. Arch (2xPC)
Bar 1 about 1 foot from Prosc Arch 12 outlets 15A. 3 pin usually 8xFresnell/PC 4x Par cans
Bar 3 (cyc) 10outlets (3pairs +4singles) usually 6 xIRIS 4Par Cans 4x Floor Dips each corner of Stage Floor
All outlets are 15A 3 pin sockets.
Dimmer control is by 2×24 way strand L. D90 Rack Hard Wired. Lighting Control Strand LBx75 way Manual/Automatic Desk with memories+72 Submasters and 4 Running effects