Technical Specs

For performers, producers and other events.

SPACE

Type: Theater; Former Middlesex County courtroom; wrap-around balcony
Floor Dimensions: 53' x 38'

Heights: 14' floor to balcony, 17'4" floor to balcony rail/ light hang pipe, approx. 35' floor to ceiling.

House Floor: Marble

House Walls: Fabric covered masonry and acoustic panels

Seating Capacity: 120-175, depending on configuration

Green Room: Standard – accommodates 8-10 people comfortably and 2 Second Floor Studios each accomodate 6-8 people.

LIGHTING
 

CONTROL

Board: Leprecon LP624 (24 Channel, 2 Scene Preset - capability for 96 subs or 50 cues)

DMX Dimmer Rack: (24) 2.4k Dimmers (Johnson Systems, Inc.)

Patch Bay: Located in balcony; 3 ins for each dim. [except dimmer 10 (2)]

50' DMX Control Cable

House Lights: (3) banks hardwired to rack as dim. 25, 26, 27. Can be soft-patched to board or dimmed separately from wall panels. Extra power for tie-ins and/or additional dimmers available
 

INSTRUMENTS

10.......Source Four 36 degrees Fixture (8 in Rep)

12.......Source Four 26 degrees Fixture (10 in Rep)

9.........Source Four 19 degrees Fixture (6 in Rep)

6.........Source Four Par EA

1.........Source Four Spot

 

CABLE & ELECTRICS

Stage Pin GPC Cable:

11 100'

5 50'

3 25'

1 10'

19 2-fer (Y) Connectors [4 in rep]

2 Female Edison to Male Stage Pin adaptors

 

AC Cable

540' Extension cords

Heavy Duty: 1x 5ft / 1x 9ft / 2x 12ft / 2x 25 / 3x 50ft / 4x 100ft
Household: 2x 6ft / 2x 9ft / 1x 12ft / 1x 15ft

4 Power Strips

Existing (home run) cables in place for rep plot with additional open circuits: A, B, C, E, F, G, I, K, L, M, N
 

APPURTENANCES

4 Gobo Holders (2 patterns)

26 6" gel frames

8 8" gel frames

Assorted gels available


MOUNTING ACCESSORIES

12 2' Extension Side-Arms

50 Safety Chains [40 in rep]

9 Lengths of sched. 40 pipe [(1) 21' (4) 12' (4) 10']

4 Boom Bases

Additional lighting accoutrements: Black & White gaf, Black wrap, Glow tape, Spike tape, Electrical tape,Tie line, (3) Clip lights, Black Theater Duv/curtains



RIGGING

Items of up to 25 lbs. may be dead hung from the wraparound, balcony lighting pipe. There is no other standard rigging nor fly system.

 

STAGING
 

FLOORING

ROSCO sprung dance floor ($600 fee includes installation and strike)

Rectangular space of 21'9" by 32'3".

Height of stage is 2" off house floor.

Marley surface: Reversible black/white dance surface.

Fold and Roll Chair Risers: (5) 2' high, (6) 2' 8" high. All 6' x 8'.


OTHER EQUIPMENT

CHAIRS

175 Black Nimble Chairs [20" w] (Black, Metal) ($2/chair fee)
 

TABLES
3 8 x 3 banquet (for rent - $8 e. per performance)

5 6 x 3 banquet (for rent - $8 e. per performance)

43 2 x 2 cocktail (for rent - $6 e. per performance)

14 60" round banquet (for rent - $8 e. per performance)


OTHER VISUAL

1 - InFocus IN24+ video projector ($150 fee)
2 - Canon XA11 Camcorders

1 - ZOOM Q8 Camcorder
3 - LG 22” Full HD IPS Monitors

1 - Aluminum Easel

6 - Wooden Easel 

AUDIO
 

CONTROL & AMPLIFIERS

1 Roland Mixi, Condi M-200i mixing board (32 channels)

1 DFX12 Mackie portable mixing board

1 Sennheiser Headphones
1 ATEM Mini Pro Switcher

1 Alesis Multimix4 USB FX4 Audio Interface

1 SSL 2+ USB Audio Interface

 

SPEAKERS & MOUNTING

2 EON JBL Power 10 Speakers

4 MJA 112 Stage monitors

4 Ultimate Speaker Support stands

2 QSC Powered Speakers
 

MICROPHONES & ACCESSORIES

XR Snake with 24 channels (8 aux)

4 Shure SM57 Dynamic instrument & vocal microphones

7 Shure SM58 Cardiod vocal microphones

5 Mic Stands (3 rocker base, 2 tri-pod)

7 Mic Boom Stands

3 19 inch Goose Necks

1 6 inch Goose Neck

2 12 inch Goose Neck

 

MUSICIAN EQUIPMENT

1 Direct-In Box

10 Music Stands

1 Kawai Baby Grand Piano ($150 tuning/use fee)

 

CABLES

530' XLR cables (3x 50ft / 10x 25ft / 1x 10ft

30' 1/4 Instrument Cable: 1x 10ft / 1 20ft

100' 1/4 Speaker Cables: 2x 50ft (male to male)

Various Adaptors for audio and visual

Multicultural Arts Center
617-577-1400

41 Second Street
East Cambridge, MA 02141

 

Our facility is accessible.

Our Gallery is currently open on Fridays. 

Rental tours are available by appointment. See our Rental page. 

BUSINESS HOURS
Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm.

GALLERY HOURS
Monday-Friday, 10:30am-6pm.

Our Social Mission

 

We support diversity through the visual and performing arts events that we present. Because we are a multi-use art center, we make our space available to artists and groups who may not otherwise have access to a professionally equipped and accessible facility or the cultural mainstream.

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