Theatre - Facilities

Kenneth Ford Theatre Stage

KENNETH W. FORD THEATER

562 permanent seats. 20 folding chairs may be added at the rear of the house. Wheelchair access available to lobby and theater.

Stage

Modified proscenium. Proscenium Width 36'6"; Height 15'6". Height from stage to Gridiron is 36'. Depth from curtain line to cyclorama is 26'4"; depth from curtain line to front of apron is 14'. Apron covers orchestra pit, which is 7'6"deep. Maximum width of apron is 41'. Click here to view the stage plot

Studio Theater

Behind the main stage, in the northeast corner of the building, you can find our newest facility--a small black box studio theatre. Without permanent seating, chairs can be arranged on movable platforms to accommodate up to 100 people.

Electrical

110 Volt AC throughout building and stage lighting system. Lighting system connectors are 20 amp twist lock, old style.

Stage Lighting System

Lighting fixtures:

  • 36--ETC Source Four
  • 31--36 degree lens tubes
  • 6--26 degree lens tubes
  • 4--ETC Source Four Zoom 25-50 degree
  • 3--ETC Source Four Junior
  • 2--Altman Zoom 20- 50 degree
  • 4--Colortran/Lee Zoom Mini 25- 50 degree
  • 3--Berkley/Colortran Mini Ellipse 30/40/50 degree
  • 9--Altman Lekolite Zoom 15- 40 degree
  • 6--Altman Lekolite 6x9
  • 33--6” Fresnel
  • 4--8”Fresnel
  • 8--4 circuit 6’ striplight
  • Dimming: 2 Strand CD80sv Racks with a total of 192-2.4K Circuits. System is dimmer per circuit (last 5 dimmers are used for Houselights)
  • Control: 1 ETC Express 72/144 Two Scene Preset Lighting Control System
  • Projection: 1 Hitachi CP-X328T “Boxlight” LCD Projector, 2000 Lumens, 1 Stewart Filmscreen 14’ X 14’ Rear Projection Screen

Positions

First beam position is a catwalk running the width of the auditorium. Second beam consists of two pipes which must be hand - lowered. There are cheek positions on each side of the auditorium. There are three electrics above the stage. 1st is at 2' 3" from main drape, 2nd is at 8' and 3rd is at 18' 10".

Sound

Soundboard: 1 Stagecraft Series 2 40x8x3 Mixing Console with fixed inputs/outputs installed at soundboard, stage left & right.

Outboard processors: 2 Presonus ACP 88 8-channel compressor/limiters, 1 Lexicon MPX100 Dual Channel Multi-Effects Processor.

Stereo 2-way left/right system:
2 Renkus Heinz SR81/12K full range loudspeakers powered by 1 QSC 2450 power amplifier (750 watts @ 4 ohm per speaker)
2 dual 15” subwoofers powered by 1 Crown Com-Tec 800 power amplifier (490 watts @ 4 ohm per speaker) 1 TDM 24CX-2 Stereo 2-way electronic crossover
1 DBX 166A stereo compressor/limiter

Piano: Kauai Concert Grand. Scene shop is located right of stage.

Door height: from stage to shop is 13'.Loading dock is located through the shop it's door height is 16'.

For a more complete sound equipment inventory. (PDF)

Accessories

1 - JEM ZR33 Hi Mass Fogger
1 - ETL Fogger
2 - Lighting Booms

Lineset Assignments

Lineset # Description Distance/Plaster Batten Length No. of Lines Arbor Length

           
1 Grand Drape 1'-3" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
2 Open 2'-0" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
3 1st Electric 3'-6" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
4 Open 5'-3" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
5 Projection Screen 5'-11" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
6 Border 6'-7" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
7 Leg 7'-4" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
8 Open 8'-0" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
9 Open 8'-8" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
10 2nd Electric 10'-0" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
11 Border 11'-6" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
12 Mid Stage Traveller 12'-2" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
13 Open 12'-10" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
14 Scrim 15'-6" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
15 Open 16'-9" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
16 Border 17'-6" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
17 Leg 18'-2" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
18 Open 18'-9" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
19 3rd Electric 20'-2" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
20 Storage 21'-6" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
21 Storage 22'-2" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
22 Open 22'-9" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
23 Open 24'-2" 44'-0" 5 6'-0"
24 Open 26'-0" 41'-6" 5 6'-0"
25 Cyclorama  27'-3" Curved 9 6'-0"

Contact

For further information, contact:

Theater House Manager
Eric Siems
(530) 938-5366
esiems@siskiyous.edu

Technical Director
Neil Carpentier-Alting
(530) 938-5206
carpentier-alting@siskiyous.edu



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