Facilities Technical Specifications

York College Performing Arts Center ( PAC ) Tech Specs

General

Location:
The York College Performing Arts Center is located at 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, Queens 11451, between Liberty Avenue and Archer Avenue.
Seating:
Total 1360.  Orchestra 582, Mezzanine 440, Balcony 338.
Type:
Proscenium stage
Parking:
the PAC sits in a parking lot of 750 spaces. There is an additional parking lot of 170 spaces.

Dimensions

(Drawings available upon request)

Apron:
51’ 4”
Proscenium:
47’ 9”
Proscenium Height:
16’ 6”
Stage- left to right:
84’ 6”
Upstage to downstage:
47’ 6”

Load-in

The loading zone is located at the rear of the PAC building. It is a roll-in to the stage with one 90-degree turn.

Dock height:
3’ 1”
Dock width:
10’
Freight elevator:
8’ wide x 16’ long x 10’ high

Dressing Room / Green Rooms

The PAC has 4 Dressing rooms, located directly adjacent to the stage. 2 - 6 person rooms, 2 – 12 person rooms. The smaller dressing rooms are equipped with 4 mirrors with vanity lighting, 1 full length mirror, 1 shower, 1 toilet, and 1 sink. The larger dressing rooms are equipped with 10 mirrors with vanity lighting, 2 full length mirrors, 2 showers, 2 toilets and 2 sinks. All rooms have ample AC 115 volts power in each room.

The Green room can accommodate approximately 25 persons, and is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, sink, tables and chairs. A couch may be provided, upon request.

Intercom

16 clear-Com headsets and belt packs. 16 locations, surrounding the theatre.

Audio

The audio bay is located in the middle of the house, between the orchestra and the mezzanine. There are 2 clear com outlets at this station.

Mixing board:

  • FOH Allen and Heath GL 2800 48 x10
  • FOH / Monitor Soundcraft - Series TWO 32 x 8
  • FOH/Monitor Soundcraft - GB4 24 x 8
  • Soundcraft – Spirit FX8 8 x 2  

Compact Disc:

  • (2) Denon DN615 (mp3 compatible)

Cassette Player:

  • Denon DN720R

Reverb / Effects:

  • Yamaha REV 5
  • Yamaha SPX 90
  • (2) Lexicon MX200

Compressors:

  • (2) DBX 166XL

Monitors:

  • (6) Custom 60°x40° 800 watts each
  • (2) Altec Lansing PS95 300 watts each
  • (4) JBL MRX512M 800 watts each
  • (4) EAW SM159i 800 watts each

Monitor Amplifiers:

  • (2) Crown XS1200 w/ DBX 231 Equalizers
  • (2) Crown XS1200 w/ Yamaha Q2031
  • (4) Crown XTi 4000 w/ Ashly GQX-3102 Equalizers

FOH Speakers:

  • (4) JBL VP 7215/95 DPAN (crown amped, 1100 watts each)
  • (8) Altec Lansing surround sound speakers 250 watts each
  • (4) Altec Lansing DTS 182A Dual 18’ subs
  • (2) JBL SRX725

Microphones:

  • (12) Shure SM58
  • (6) Shure SM81
  • (2) Shure Beta 58
  • (12) Shure SM57
  • (6) Shure SM58 wireless
  • (12) Shure SM94
  • (4) Crown PCC-160 (PZM)
  • (1) Shure Beta52A
  • (8) Shure ULX-P Beta 87a Wireless Mics
  • (8) Shure ULX-P Wireless Belt packs
  • (8) Countryman E6 head worn lavalier mics
  • (4) Countryman B6 lavalier mics

Accessories:

  • (2) Countryman Type 85 direct boxes
  • (4) Whirlwind EDB1 direct boxes
  • (1) Whirlwind PB12 press box
  • (2) Sennheiser HD280 Headphones

Lighting

Stage Lighting:  The Main Stage is equipped with an ETC Expression 3 lighting console, with 800 channels and 24 submasters/8 pages. This is located in a booth, behind the mezzanine section.

There are 340 2.4K dimmers, and 12 6K dimmers, wired dimmer per circuit. There is a repertory lighting plot, with approximately 300 instruments, including a cyclorama and scrim.

There are also 2 8 -color Voyager follow spots, 400w HTI.

A Lighting plot, Channel / Dimmer schedule, and/or customized lighting are available upon request. All lighting must be restored to house plot at renter’s expense.

Lighting Instrument Inventory

(Rep plot and spares)

House Lighting: The house lights and work lights are on a separate dimming system.  The house lights are controlled from both stage left and the lighting booth. For safety reasons the house lights must remain at dim while audience is in the theatre.

Concert Inventory

  • (2) Steinway Grand pianos; (1) 9 ft, (1) 6 ft (Piano tunings can be arranged at your expense)
  • (8) 10 person chorus risers
  • (75) Music stands
  • (80) Chairs (10 are cello chairs)
  • Conductor’s music stand and conductor’s riser
  • (1) Drum Riser (8’ x 8’ x 21”)
  • (4) Band Risers (4’ x 8” x 14”)

Backline Inventory

  • Pearl Masters Custom Set (22” kick, 16” floor tom, 12” tom, 10” tom, 8” tom, 14” snare)
  • DW 5000 Pedal
  • Zildjian A custom cymbal Set (20” ride, 14” Crash, 13” Fast Crash, 14” High Hats)
  • Gallien Krueger 700RB Bass Head
  • Gallien Krueger RBH 4x10 Bass Cabinet
  • Roland KC 550 Keyboard Amplifier
  • Fender Twin 1960 Reverb Guitar Amp

Stage Rigging

The rigging system is a single purchase counterweight system. There are 52 linesets, 48 manual, 4 electric. Batten widths vary. A 30’ genie lift is available.

  1. Main valance (red)
  2. Black border 1
  3. LCD Projector
  4. Spare pipe
  5. Spare pipe
  6. 1st electric
  7. Spare pipe
  8. Spare pipe
  9. Black border 2
  10. Black leg 1
  11. Spare pipe
  12. Spare pipe
  13. Spare pipe
  14. 2nd electric
  15. Spare pipe
  16. Spare pipe
  17. Black border 3
  18. Black Legs 2
  19. Spare pipe
  20. Spare pipe
  21. Electric 3
  22. Spare pipe
  23. Spare pipe
  24. Spare pipe
  25. Mid stage traveler - Black
  26. Black Border
  27. White scrim
  28. Spare pipe
  29. Spare pipe
  30. Spare pipe
  31. 4th electric
  32. Spare pipe
  33. Spare pipe
  34. Black Border 5
  35. Black leg 3
  36. Spare pipe
  37. 5th Electric
  38. Spare pipe
  39. Spare pipe
  40. Spare pipe
  41. Upstage traveler - Black
  42. Black Scrim
  43. Spare pipe
  44. 6th Electric (MR16 Strip lights)
  45. Spare pipe
  46. 7th Electric (MR16 Strip lights)
  47. Spare pipe
  48. White cyclorama
  49. Spare pipe
  50. Spare pipe
  51. Spare pipe
  52. Black curtain (crossover) 

Miscellaneous

  • Marley dance floor (black)
  • 8 booms, 3 Altman 6x12 750w each (not part of rep plot)
  • Podium

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