Personal Use By Members
Rates available to active Powerhouse Theatre members by application to the Rental Manager.
Required Additional Costs
Powerhouse approved technician on site during entire occupancy – fee to be arranged with technician and paid separately.
Optional Additional Costs
- Facility damage deposit may be levied.
- Liquor license if needed, to be arranged and paid for by tenant. Additional insurance required.
- Fog machine and keyboard are available for rent. Damage deposit required.
Note: stage floor must be returned to flat black color if altered in any way.
- The Powerhouse Theatre houses one performance venue as well as a Green Room with bar facilities.
- The main auditorium is a 238 seat proscenium arch theatre.
- The Green Room accommodates up to 50 people and is fully mirrored on one long wall.
- Both venues are accessed via the front doors and share a common foyer which can also be used for small receptions.
- The backstage of the main theatre has a full sized loading dock.
- Complete Operations Manual can be viewed here.
Proscenium Arch Opening
Height: Max. 19’ 0″ Min. 17’ (Adjustable with a the Grand Border)
Plaster Line; to upstage wall 27’ 4″ to downstage apron: 8″ 0″
Height to underside of trusses: 26’ 4″
The stage is surfaced in black painted masonite.
The orchestra pit consists of removable pit covers located over the apron of the stage. It is 22’ X 5’ X 5’ high. The floor may be raised 24″ by placing a sub floor on perimeter pony walls. Access is by a small door in the centre front of the stage.
1 main dressing room with stations for 12 persons served by a shower and 2 washrooms and equipped with a small refrigerator, microwave oven, a coffee maker and small sink with counter space.
1 secondary dressing room with stations for 8 persons served by a single washroom equipped with a small refrigerator, micro wave oven, a coffee maker and a small sink with counter space.
A loading door 6’ 6″ wide and 10’ high is located at the back west side of the building off the parking lot and provides access via the scene shop to the stage.
4 Line sets containing electrics and operated by manual winches
11 Line sets containing curtains
9 Line sets available
All systems except the lighting bars are controlled by lifting manually with the aid of pullies.
1 Main Curtain 2 panels each 16’ W x 19’ H, Red Velour
1 Grand Border 35’ W x 8’ H, Black Commando Cloth
1 Traveler 2 panels each 20’W x 25’ H, Black Commando Cloth
1 Cyclorama 40’ W x 25H, White
4 Pairs of legs 8’ W x 20’ H, Black Commando Cloth
4 Borders 40’ W x 4’ H, Black Commando Cloth
16’ X 16’ front projection screen suspended two feet in front downstage of proscenium.
Control booth at rear centre of upper auditorium
|6″ Fresnels||5||Altman||500||With Barn Doors|
|14||Strand Fresnelites||750||With Barn Doors|
|3||Strand Patt 123 (Old)||500||With Barn Doors|
|4||Colortan Fresnel||750||With Barn Doors|
|Parnels||10||ETC Parnels||575||With Barn Doors|
|Ellipsoidals||12||Century 6 X 9||750|
|16||Source 4 Jr.||575||16 26 Degree Lens12 36 Degree Lens|
|3||Source 4 Jr. Zoom||575||25-50 Degree Lens|
|2||Source 4 Sr. 26 Degree||750|
|20||Strand SL 26 Degree||575|
|9||Lekolites Zoom||500||25 -50 Degree Lens|
|2||Strand SL 50 degree||575|
|2||Altman Ellipsoidals 20 degree (Iris)||1000||Used as Follow Spots|
|Flood Lights||6||Strand (old) (2 used as rehearsal lights)||500|
|15||MC Cyc Lights||1000|
|Misc Items||2||Mini Strobe Lights|
|1||Green Lazer Light|
|2||Rosco I Pro Image Projector||For Acetate Projections|
|1||Gobo Rotator Accessory|
|1||Martin 100 Disco Light|
|1||12″ Mirror Ball/Motor|
|2||UV 4′ Fixtures||2- 4′ Tubes in Each|
|Light Trees||2||14 ft. free stand portable|
(Control Booth at rear centre of upper auditorium)
|1||Tascam 24 Channel Mixing Board|
|4||Crest VS450 Amps|
|4||Stationary Speakers ( 2 rear house and 2 each side of proscenium)|
|4||Mobile speakers with permanent connection jacks to position|
|2||Stage microphones can be run from stage side or control booth|
|5||Countryman B3 Style Wirelessw Microphones|
|8||Compressor/Limiters for Mixer|
|Multi Effects Processor|
|1||Tascam Pro CD Player|
|SFX system installed on computer.|
1 Fog Machine with timer. 400 Watts
1 Antari F-350 fog Machine
Comes with FC 1 remote control over 10 feet long, and bracket for hanging it on the ceiling (not shown in picture). This is a 1200 watt machine for maximum output.