Stage, drapery and rigging

Rigging / Drapery Components Counterweight System The fly rigging system as installed is a standard T-Guide Counterweight type with the locking rail and operating position located at floor level, Stage Right. A loading gallery and weight storage is located above the locking rail at the top trim position. Twenty-two of thirty-four tracks are currently occupied. The operating tracks, reading from downstage to upstage, are as follows: 

  • Fire curtain - note that this lineset is NOT locked
  • Main Drape
  • 1st Electric
  • not used
  • not used
  • 1st Border
  • 1st Legs
  • Downstage Acoustic Reflector Panels
  • Spare (normally used for rear-projection screen)
  • not used
  • not used
  • 2nd Border
  • 2nd Legs
  • not used
  • 2nd Electric
  • 3rd Border
  • Mid-stage Acoustic Reflector Panels
  • not used
  • Mid-stage Travellers
  • 3rd Legs
  • Spare
  • Spare
  • Spare
  • Spare
  • not used
  • 4th Border
  • 4th Leg
  • 3rd Electric
  • not used
  • Spare
  • not used
  • Spare
  • Upstage Traveller
  • Cyclorama

In addition to the above, a Teaser matching the colour and style of the main drape is dead-hung between the fire curtain and the main drape. This teaser may be winched out. Notes: The Main Drape can be operated as a drop curtain or as a traveller. All legs are broken downstage three feet from the offstage end. Leg trim is 28 feet. There is a third set of Acoustic Reflector Panels hung from a motorized lineset located between linesets 25 and 26. The linesets for the Reflectors are dedicated and may not be used for any other purposes. This theatrical counterweight system is a specialized rigging system the operation of which must be appropriately supervised in order to maintain safety standards. The attachments below are a pdf image of the stage which includes the drape schedule and a sketch of the auditorium and stage - open or download the links as needed.

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PDF icon mjft stage.pdf63.34 KB
PDF icon mjft plan and elev.pdf62.76 KB