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The 350-seat Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre is home to Douglas College's Music, Stagecraft and Theatre departments. It is a fully equipped fly house that is used for student productions, college events and is available for rental. Please call for rental information.
If you plan on renting our theatre space please read the Theatre Technical Regulations.
Theatre Technician (Technical Office) 604-527-5267
Theatre Bookings (Site Services) 604-527-5362
From the Parkade or Concourse to 3rd floor North Building, north-east section of the building, walk all the way down the hall and turn right. First door on the right is the backstage entrance to the theatre. Further down the hall, the two large doors on your right are the stage loading doors.
From Royal Ave, turn South on 7th Ave. The loading area is the first driveway below Royal.
7'8" x 7' (high) or through the workshop loading door, 8'6" x 11'2" (high). There is a short hallway that leads to large backstage loading doors. There is no loading dock.
4th Floor North, Room 4100
Entrance from outdoor concourse off Royal Avenue
6 Wheelchair Accessible spots
Type: Proscenium Thrust
US to DS: 41'7"
SL to SR working area: 72'
Curtain line to US wall : 27'8"
Curtain line to DS of thrust: 13'11"
Proscenium Opening (fixed): 49'7"
Floor to Valance: 18'
Auditorium Floor to Stage Floor: 2'4"
view Theatre Ground Plan and Theatre Cross Section
No traps or elevators
** Screwing and drilling into floor allowed subject to approval
Single Purchase CounterWeight System
Grid Height 40'
Max Pipe Height 38'
Total Fly Lines 16
Free lines 3
Arbour Capacity 500lbs
Pipe Length 80'
Operating Position Stage floor
Main Curtain Red Velour, Lateral, Motorized
Legs 3 Sets, Black Commando cloth 20' x 24' (h)
Borders 2, Black Commando Cloth 10' (h) x 68'
Travelers Midstage and Upstage, Black Commando cloth
Scrim 1@ 19'6" (h) x 60' Black Sharkstooth
Cyclorama 1 @ 24' x 64'
Control ETC 72/144 Expression
Dimming 102 2.4k Strand CD80 Dimmers
House Lighting controlled from lighting booth, SL DS Proscenium wall, upper House Left
Fresnels Strand 3380 (6" 1000w) 20
3480 (8" 1500w) 9
Ellipsoidals Strand 6 x 9 18
Strand 6x12 15 with iris 2
Strand 6 x 16 8 with iris 4
ETC Source 4 Jr 6
Par 64 (wide, medium and narrow) 12
Ianarro Cyc Lights 6 (4 per strip)
FOH #2 hard wired
FOH #1 hard wired
Bridge Truss #2 circuits from elsewhere
Bridge Truss #1 circuits from elsewhere
SR Ladder circuits from elsewhere
SL Ladder circuits from elsewhere
#1 Electric hard wired
#2 Electric hard wired
#3 Electric rubber pipe (drop boxes)
Mackie 32.8 Sound board 32 channels of input, 8 sub outputs, 1 stereo output
2 Mini Disc Player/Recorders
2 Cassette Decks
SPX 90 Effects Processor
Roland Digital Delay Processor
HR and HL fill
2 sets of Wedge Monitors
Aux Fill Speakers
Large Assortment of microphones, stands and cables
Clear Com Headset System
Program Sound available in booth, backstage, dressing rooms and lobby
Speaker's Floor Lecturn available upon request
Conductor's Podium available upon request
Grand Piano 9' Yamaha available upon request
Music Stands -- lots
Chairs -- lots
2 Semi-Private (male/female)