Width: 12.2 metres, including wings.
Depth: 8.5m from front of apron to rear wall.
Prosc arch opening: 7.16m wide by 3.88m high.
The thrust stage extends 3m in front the prosc arch, which can now also be divided from the rear using our Blue FOH tabs.
A Canford talkback station is located at either side of the stage, linked to the control box, together with a video monitor fed from a camera located at the rear of the auditorium.
The stage is standard a Black box arrangment with black legs and borders. A 4m wide projection screen can be lowered from behind the prosc arch, or the white CYC wall can be used in conjunction with the front facing NEC projector.
A pre-wired lighting grid is installed across the entire roof of The Sinden allowing complete flexibility.
Contact Boxoffice@sindentheatre.com for a rig plan.
A Zero88 'Solution' desk allows up to 48 DMX channels, 35 of these being on the pre-wired bars with one channel dedicated to the house lights. Due to the nature of the theatres electrics some sockets are powered from dimmers located on stage, but most from dimmers located in a room off the rear of the auditorium. 4x 4way portable dimmer packs can also be used in certain situations for floor and wall mounted lamps.
A good selection of luminaries are held in stock including the below lamps:
650w Allclaim Fresnels
1000w Allciam Fresnels
Source 4 Jnr Zooms
8x Litecraft LED Par 64’s
6x ProLights LED DISPLAYCOBs
8x Par 64's
A professional standard Antari Haze machine and a Low Fogger smoke machine are available to add visual lighting effects, along with various gobos and a 50cm mirror ball, including motor.
The Sinden is equipped with a Presonus 24 channel Digital Desk, with the added option of using a an Allen & Heath GL2400 24 channel Analogue Desk instead.
The Sinden is covered by a six-speaker system;
A Trantec S5.3 Radio Mic system;
2x Chevin A1000 Amplifier;
1x Chevin A5003 Amplifier;
5x Outline Omnia Plus;
1x Outline Topsub Plus;
A DBX duel 31-Band graphic equalizer
8x Channel 38 licensed Receivers
PSU & ADU distribution
4x S5.3 Handhelds
8x S5.3 Belt packs
Various Trantec & Stagline headsets
Custom made Belt pack holders
A small selection of passive and active foldback speakers can be used in conjunction with the PA.
16 XLR channels, 4 Speak-on, and 2 Video tie lines run between the stage and control area.
Minidisc, CD and cassette are all available as play-in sources, as well as a dedicated PC which offers a library of music for audience play-in and general FX.
A Behringer digital FX unit and two Samson 4 channel compressors are also permanently installed.
A small selection of cabled mics are available together with a range of cables, stands, boom arms etc. A mic above the stage feeds both the induction-loop system and show relay to the dressing rooms.
The Sinden is licensed for a maximum 231, 131 being accommodated on our retractable tiered seating.
The theatre is equipped with a Sennheiser infra-red induction loop system for the hearing-impaired.
There are facility boxes with tie lines for XLR, Speak-on, video and DMX lighting control on either side of the stage and at either side in the middle of the auditorium.
In addition a facility box located at the front of the auditorium allows the use of a laptop computer, with audio, to remotely feed the video projector for presentations and films. The Sinden has a lectern with microphone, LED lamp and laptop connections for use in meetings and seminars.