Altona City Theatre - Technical Services
providing technical services to users of the Altona Theatre
If you have any technical or staging queries please feel free to contact the ACT Technical Manager:
0417 106 578 (AH preferred)
For venue hire queries please contact Hobsons Bay City Council:
Marcus Cassidy-Anderson / Barb Hughes - Arts Facilities Officers
(03) 9932 4076
To download the theatre hire pack, venue hire charges, forms and associated documents please click here to visit the HBCC website
Technical Specifications (PDF 54kb)
Technical Charges & Additional Equipment (PDF 60kb)
Seating Plan (PDF 43kb)
Extract from Hire Information Pack - shows locations of disabled seating, house seating and production desk
Standard Lighting Rig v7.2 2017 (PDF 85kb)
Contains textual description, patch sheet and drawing of current standard concert rig.
Standard Audio Rig (PDF 16kb)
Patch sheet for audio desk and rack.
Standard Video Rig (PDF 27kb)
Patch sheet for video splitters and TVs
Lighting (PDF 88kb)
Lighting power and DMX data patch map
Audio (PDF 87kb)
Audio (microphone/line sends & returns) patch map
Cans (PDF 86kb)
Cans (talkback communication headset) patch map.
Speaker (PDF 85kb)
Speaker (amplifier output) patch map
Video (PDF 87kb)
Video (CCTV) patch map
Equipment Specifications - Lighting
Chamsys MagicQ Manual (PDF)
Full manual for the Chamsys MagicQ wing/console. Soft copies of this file are kept on the lighting computer for reference.
Jands Event v3 Manual (PDF 1.96mb)
Full manual for the Jands Event 48 Plus console. Hard copies of this file are kept in the control room for reference.
Information regarding the hire and use of ACT followspots
Additional lighting services that can be offered by ACT Technical Services
Equipment Specifications - Audio
Behringer X32 Manual (PDF 10.5MB)
Full manual for the Behringer X32 Compact FOH mixer.
Denon DN-C615 Manual (PDF 811kb)
Full manual for the Denon DN-C615 CD player.
The CD player will not play EMI (or similar) copy-protected CDs.
Stage Floor & Grid Specifications
Stage Floor Rating
OR 450kg point load
THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE THE ORCHESTRA PIT COVERS WHICH HAVE A CONSIDERABLY LOWER RATING
500kg SWL per winch (13 @ 500mm ctrs)
Actual flying load depends on distribution of weight - see document below for full spec
Winch load is taken by winch beam, head beam 1, then distributed over stage beams 1 - 4
Maximum 40kg per metre of bar
Stage Floor & Grid Specifications (PDF 469kb)
Maximum permissible loads for floor and grid. Includes diagram.
Stage Manager's Control Panel Facilities
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