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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre

Auditorium

Outlook of HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre

  • Raked continental with U shape seating platform
  • 600 seats from row A to H, include 4 wheelchair seats in row A
  • Wheelchair entrance is at the backstage entrance on ground floor

Stage

  • Thrust stage: flat floor stage
  • Floor surface: beech timber dance floor
  • Floor loading 5kN/m² (500kg/m²)

Performing Area

  • U shape stage about 16m W x 17m D

Permanent Attachment

  • The skylight ceiling equipped with motor roller blinds
  • Tunable acoustics via reversible reflective / absorptive panels at rear of auditorium

Suspension System

  • One 16m motor bar in front of timber back wall, top height 8.2m above stage floor, total SWL 500kg
  • Four fixed lighting bars installed along slope ceiling truss, total SWL 500kg each
  • Two fixed lighting bars installed along two wings above rear of auditorium, total SWL 1000kg each

Get In

  • Loading dock entrance 1m W x 2.2m H at back of stage right
  • Sliding timber wall panel to allow get in of long scenery items

Stage Equipment

  • "Genie" aerial work platform AWP-40S, max platform height 12m
  • (Only for trained person and must have venue approval)

Lighting

Control

  • Located room at rear of auditorium

Console

  • MA Lighting grandMA series
  • ETC Sensor HSR dimmers system, 60 channels, 30 x dual 3 KW dimmers
  • Control patch at switchboard, mains patch individually

Luminaires

  • Standard Rig re plan
  • Seachanger Wash x 16 with ETC Source Four 750W 26° for overhead lighting
  • ETC Source Four 750W 26° x 24 for front of house lighting
  • ETC VIVID LED 42¡¨x 16 for cyc lights
  • VARI-LITE VL1100 TSD x 14 mainly for overhead lighting

Follow Spots

  • Robert Juliat Manon 1.2kW HMI x 2

Lighting Position

  • Four fixed lighting bars installed along slope ceiling truss, max rigging height above stage floor: 11m(SWL 500kg each)
  • Two fixed lighting bars installed along two wings above rear of auditorium, rigging heights from 2.95m to 3.5m(SWL 1000kg each)

Sound

Control

  • Located in room at rear of auditorium

House Console

  • Yamaha IM8-24 analogue mixing console with 24 mono+ 4 stereo inputs, 8 groups, 8 aux sends and 11x4 matrix outputs

** Signal Processing Equipment

  • BSS FCS960 equalizer, BSS DPR series comp/ limiter, Lexicon PCM70 reverb unit, XTA GQ600 equalizer, Yamaha SPX990 multi-effect processor

Playback Equipment

  • Tascam CD-01U PRO professional CD player, Tascam MD-02B Mini-Disc recorder / player

** Microphones

  • Dynamic:
    • AKG D541E, D90S
    • AUDIX D4, OM6
    • Electro-Voice RE20
    • Sennheiser BF531, e 835-S, MD421, MD422, MD738FE
    • Shure Beta58, SM57, SM58
  • Condenser:
    • AKG CK1, GN30, GN50
    • AUDIX M1250
    • Crown PCC160
    • Neumann KM140, KM184
    • Ramsa WM-S5E
    • Sennheiser BF5032
    • Shure SM85, SM87

Wireless Microphones

  • Sennheiser Evolution 500 series with Lavalier or Hand-held Microphone

Fixed House PA System

  • One d&b Qi7 loudspeaker plus one d&b Qi-SUB sub woofer per side for main stereo system
  • Three d&b Qi7 loudspeaker for overhead cluster speakers
  • Yamaha DME24N digital mixing engine with fixed EQs and system delay units

Communication

  • Intercom system available at all control points
  • Wireless intercom system
  • Cast call paging system to dressing rooms
  • CCTV monitor viewing stage at control room, backstage and dressing rooms
  • CCTV monitor in audiences lobby for latecomer

Projection

Control

  •  Located in room at rear of auditorium

Projector Screen

  • Oray Matt White electric roller screen, size: 11m W x 7.5m H
  • Maximum image size: for 4:3 format: 10m W x 7.5m H; for 16:9 format: 10.8m W x 6m H

Projector lift and location

  • At rear centre of auditorium ceiling
  • Throw distance: 23.5m
  • SVS 7 Series lift platform for projector: Max. size: 0.75m W x 1.2m D x 0.6m H Max. SWL 150kg
  • Power outlet: Cennorm 32A single phase

Video Playback Equipment

  • Support SD and HD video formats

Other Facilities

Dressing Rooms

  • With access codes door locks and accommodating 14 persons
  • Dressing room A for 7 persons at stage right
  • Dressing room B for 7 persons at stage left
  • En suite shower and toilet in dressing rooms

Artists' facilities

  • Show relay / cast call paging
  • CCTV monitor viewing stage
  • Internet access at dressing rooms (only for general web browsing purpose)
  • Laundry / wardrobe maintenance facilities

Download

HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre Seating Plan

HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre Seating Plan
(PDF)

HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre Ground Plan

HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre Ground Plan
(PDF) / (Autocad drawing)

HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre Elevation

HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre Elevation
(PDF) / (Autocad drawing)

HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre Standard Light Rig

HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre Standard Light Rig
(PDF)

HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre General Information

HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre General Information
​(PDF)

Note:

The Academy reserves the right to amend or upgrade venue facilities without notice.
** These items are shared amongst several venues. Their availability for a particular hiring is at the management's sole discretion.