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Rita Tong Liu Drama Theatre - Stage Information

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Stage :
  • Proscenium stage; flat floor with 1 hydraulic forestage lift for pit / thrust stage
  • Floor surface - painted tempered hardboard over 1" plywood
  • Stage floor loading 500kg/m²
  • Dance flooring: Grey / Black marley
  • Proscenium opening variable 8.9m - 9.8m W x variable 5m - 7.5m H
  • Forestage: depth of apron in front of the setting line 2.6m (stock extensions available for larger thrust)
  • Stage floor 0.6m above auditorium floor
Flying System :
  • 38 counterweighted bars, single purchase(CW) (SWL 500kg)
  • 5 counterweighted bars with trunking, single purchase(CW) (SWL 400kg)
  • 1 motorized cloth hoist bar(M) (SWL 500kg)
  • Main flying bar lengths 10.6m, extendable to 12.6m
  • 2 motorized bars in front of the proscenium arch(FM) (SWL 300kg)
  • 2 motorized side bars (MSL/MSR)(SWL 500kg)
  • Rear stage: 2 electric winch bars (W) (SWL 250kg each)
Permanent attachments :
  • House Curtain on CW3
  • Header on CW4
Masking & Soft Hanging :
  • Blue velour house curtain
  • 2 set black full tabs (size: 12m W x 8m H), 2 sets black half tabs (size: 7m W x 8m W)
  • 4 sets black borders (size: 12m W x 3.5m H), 4 pairs of black legs (size: 3m W x 8m H) , all wool serge
  • Flat Gerriets "Opera" cyclorama / projection screen for front and back projection (size: 10m W x 8m H)
  • Black gauze and White gauze (size: 12m W x 8m H)
  • Various black masking flattage
  • Side masking on tracks under fly floor
  • Rear stage masking on tracks
** Stage Equipment :
  • Various rigging hardware, chain hoist and point hoist units available
  • Cougar XLT 2900 hydraulic lift (max 8.8m H)
  • Instant Tallescope 50518: 3.5m - 5.9m(H)
  • Stock rostra available
** Music Equipment :
  • Musician chair x 60
  • Illuminated music stand x 60
  • Non-illuminated music stand x 60
** Pianos :
  • * Kawai Concert Grand Piano (GS100)
  • Yamaha Baby Grand Piano (C6)
  • Yamaha Upright (U1A)
** Acoustic Shell for Music Concert :
  • Chamber Concert 8.9m W x 6.5m D


The Academy reserves the right to amend or upgrade venue facilities without notice.
* Optional equipment for which an additional daily hire charge will apply.
** These items are shared amongst several venues - their availability for a particular hiring is at the management's sole discretion.