Facility Specifications

Besse Center Theater Specifications


Seating - American Style, Raked House
Total Capacity 268
  • 262 theater seats
  • 2 handicap accessible
  • 6 wheelchair locations
Stage - Proscenium - Dimensions:
  • Proscenium Height 14-6
  • Proscenium Opening 38-8
  • Stage Depth - open pit  21-6
  • Stage Depth - closed pit
  • Left Wing at Proscenium 14-6
  • Left Wing at cyc wall  22-0
  • Right Wind to fly 17-6
Fly System
  • Manual
  • 20 flys - maximum fly height 34-1
  • Batten length 60-0
  • Main drape
  • 2 travelers
  • 3 legs
  • Cyc drop
  • Projection screen
  • Boarder curtain
  • 3 teasers
Green Room
  • Make up stations
  • Refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Cabinets
  • Stage audio and video monitors
Dressing Rooms
  • 2 dressing rooms each with wash room and shower
  • Audio monitors
Scene Shop
  • Attached to stage
  • Over-sized garage door and stage access
  • Slop sink
  • Fully equipped for stage construction
Lighting System
  • 3 over-stage electrical flys
  • 2 over-house (front) electrical catwalks
  • 2 spot lofts
  • ETC-AF 192 module dimmer rack
  • ETC-ION Lighting Control Panel
  • UNISON Architectural System
Sound System
  • Allen & Heath ML 3000 Sound 40 channel stereo mixer
  • EVID Ceiling Speaker System (Left/Center/Right/Subwoofer
  • Crown amps (1 each CTs600/1200/2000/3000/42000
  • Denon DN C-635 CD/MP3 Player
  • Marantz CDR 632 Professional CD Recorder
  • Variety of voice/instrumental and other microphones and booms
Wireless Microphones
  • 12 Shure SLX1 transmitter
  • Shure wireless receiver rack
  • Additional wireless mircophones available
Video System
  • Denon DN V210 Professional DVD Video Player
  • Christie DS+650 Projector
Intercom
  • Clear-com 2-channel throughout the theater
Hearing Assistance
  • London BLu-16e transmitter
  • 8 Listen wireless receivers