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Berglund Performing Arts Theatre

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Booking Information
To book an event or for additional booking information, please contact:
  • Robyn Schon for Sports and Live Entertainment at 540-853-6861 or email
  • Cathy Ring for Convention Sales - Meetings / Banquets / Tradeshows at 540-853-6860 or email

Dressing Rooms

7 rooms available, complete with toilet and shower. Separate offices/rooms available for company and stage managers.

Dressing rooms located stage right:
Room Number
Square Feet
Capacity
1
117
3-4
2
117
3-4
3
117
3-4
4
117
3-4
5
117
3-4
6 (Women)
494
40
7 (Men)
513
40

Lighting Equipment
Front of House
 Position  Quantity  Wattage  Instrument Type
Removable
1st balcony rail
121000
Major
Yes
2nd balcony rail12
1000
Major
Yes
1st cove rail 0
0
N/A
N/A
2nd cove rail8
750
Altman Lekos
Yes

House Curtain
  • Manual, operates as a guillotine or traveler from stage right deck
  • 2 back drops - 1 black and 1 blue cycle
  • 4 sets of Legs: 30-by-12 feet, black.
  • 4 borders: 5-by-60 feet, black
Lighting
Front of House Hanging Positions
Position
Distance to ProsceniumHouse Circuits Connector TypeFront of House transfer circuits
Stage
4 feet
8
Twist Lock
Yes
Balcony
30 feet
8
Twist Lock
Yes
1st Beam
64 feet
18
Twist Lock
Yes
2nd beam
80 feet
18
Twist Lock
Yes

  • Front of House transfer circuits indicate how many house circuits are readily picked up backstage for convenient dimmer rack patch.
  • Twist-lock 3-pin ground (can convert to stage pin) old style, pin out twist. 3 400 amp circuits available on stage for Road Board use. 110 and 220 voltage available for boards

Followspots
  • 2 Strong Xenon Super Trooper 6k Follow Spots located in the rear balcony, not removable.

Dimmers
The house has own dimmers and an ETC Insight lighting console with 108 channels. Board has 52-6kw, 8-12kw, 5-6kw and 5-12kw non-dim capacity. Circuits per dimmer varies according to wattage. Permanent FOH lighting controlled from lobby. House lights controlled from stage right and do not transfer to control stage lights.

Lights on Stage That Can Be Rehung
  • 10 - 6 inch Fresnels 750 watt
  • 8 - Scoops 1000
  • 6 - 8 inch Fresnels 750 watt
  • 5 - ETC 190° (6-by-16) Leko
  • 2 - ETC 360° (6-by-9) Leko
  • 1 - 10 inch Fresnel 750 watt
  • 34 - (6 x 9) Lekos 750 watt
  • 4 - Beam Projectors 1000 watt
  • 36 - 1 kilowatt Par cans
Lights Not Moveable & Location
  • 12 - 12-by-22 inch 1 killowatt Major (2nd cove ceiling)
  • 2 - Strong Super Xenon (rear balcony)
  • 12 - 8 inch Leko Kleigs 750 watt (1st cove ceiling)
  • 12 - 6 inch (6-by-9) Lekos 750 watt (Stage slots - left and right - 6 per side)
Loading Dock
  • One dock is 10-by-9 foot, 8 inches, capable of handling 2 tractor-trailers at a time
  • House has forklift and Genie available
  • May need to forklift to move soundboard through front of house, depending upon size
  • Trailers can be stored on-site at stage door
  • Security is available upon request
Orchestra Pit
  • One section, adjustable by hydraulic lift
  • Center line piano lift
  • Apron overhangs US wall of pit 4 feet and 4 inches (distance from upstage wall of the orchestra pit to the downstage edge of the apron)
Permanent Installations
Over Stage
  • 1 10-foot movie screen
  • 1 traveler, located mid-stage Line 27
  • 2 electric pipes on Lines 5 and 43
  • 1 cyclorama
  • 1 fire curtain
All can be moved with advance notice except for electric pipe.

On Deck
  • One 66' loading bridge, located stage right grid
  • 1 adjustable proscenium
Pianos
  • One Steinway Concert Grand - good condition
  • One Steinway Baby Grand - very good condition
  • One Yamaha Upright - good condition
  • Professional tuner available with advance notice
Rigging System
  • Single purchase counter-weight system, hand operated
  • Up to 10,000 pounds available
  • 44 line sets. Arbors - 1,000 pound capacity for counter-weight system.
  • Chain hoists available via rental
Seating Capacity
The Performing Arts Theatre (BPAT) seats 2,148:
  • Orchestra - 1,281 (60 located in pit)
  • Loge - 282
  • Balcony - 525
  • The BPAT can accommodate up to 16 wheelchairs for accessible seating.
Sound
  • House is equipped with a Soundcraft 200 Delta 24 x 4 x 2 mixing console located in the rear of the Theatre.
  • Soundboard has 12 inputs and 1 auxiliary output
  • There are 4 15 inch Altec 70v speakers
  • Lines are run to light booth, fly floor, sound booth, follow spots, stage right, stage left, house and projection room.
  • We also have an Otari MX5050 reel-to-reel, 7-1/2 ips and 15 ips
  • There is a Clear-com 3-pin intercom system
  • Cable can be run 215 feet from stage to road console in rear theater seating area
  • XLR connectors only
Tickets
2 full-service ticket offices are located in the BPAT.

Wardrobe
Located at rear stage walk-around. One washer and dryer available upon request.

Wing Space
  • Storage for set pieces measured from proscenium opening to first obstruction
  • Stage Left Wing - 20-by-25 foot, patch board downstage
  • Stage Right Wing - 25-by-55 foot, fly ropes