Presenter Information & Technical Specifications

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Creator & Performer
Julia Bardsley

Composer & Live Sound Mixing
Andrew Poppy

Production Manager, Light & Video Operator
Martin Langthorne or Azusa Ono

Front of House Co-ordinator
Stephanie Allen or other


Presenter Information

Fee
TO BE AGREED WITH PRESENTER
  • Bank details for payment on request

Per Diems
TO BE AGREED WITH PRESENTER
  • Minimum & equivalent to £20 per day

Travel
TO BE PAID BY PRESENTER
  • Van Hire: Insurance/EU cover, extra drivers, excess waiver
  • Return Euro tunnel/Channel crossing
  • Fuel
  • Tolls/Road Tax/parking
  • On road accommodation
  • Production Manager Flight (if not travelling in van)
  • Front of House Co-ordinator Flight
  • ATA Carnet costs (if non-EU)

Travelling Company
For get-in and performances
  1. Creator & Performer: Julia Bardsley
  2. Composer & Live Sound Mixing: Andrew Poppy
  3. Production Manager, LX & Video Operator: Martin Langthorne/Azusa Ono
For day before 1st show and performances
  1. Front of House Co-ordinator: Stephanie Allen/or other

Accommodation
TO BE PROVIDED BY PRESENTER

Site Visit
  • It is preferable for Julia &/or Marty to make an advance site visit
  • From this visit ground, LX & FX plans will be drawn up & sent
  • The space for the installation can also be decided at this point


Technical Specifications

General Description
Almost The Same is a performance for an audience of 35 people involving video, sound, objects and live performance. There is an additional installation element for pre & post show viewing.

Running show

  • The show is for a maximum audience of 35 people (less depending on venue & seating restriction)
  • Stephanie Allen will organise the audience in liaison with the venue/festival
  • Stephanie will give specific instructions to the audience & may require a translator to be with her
  • The show runs for approx. 1hr 20mins


Venue

Black box studio theatre
  • Minimum stage width: 7.5m (needs a clear, central opening of 5m)
  • Minimum stage depth: (from setting line) 6m

Raked seating bank
  • There is a capacity of 35 audience. They are organised on the seating bank in a triangular configuration
  • 7 rows would be preferable with side aisles


Staging

Set
PROVIDED BY COMPANY
  • Table: 4m long, 60cm wide, 70cm high
  • 6m Curtain Track with black curtain & centre opening
  • Black voile projection screen on conduit bar: 6m wide & 3m drop
  • Free-standing swivel door: 220cm high & 122cm wide
  • Free-standing uprights with black voile curtain hung for triangular sides
  • Black floor mats with audience numbers
  • X8 fluorescent tubes on floor
  • Auditorium red seating covers with numbers
  • Installation elements

Hanging Points
TO BE PROVIDED BY PRESENTER
  • To hang 6m long conduit bar for lightweight projection screen
  • To hang 6m long centre overlap curtain track
(please refer to plan)

Stage weights
TO BE PROVIDED BY PRESENTER
  • 2 x standard stage weights


Lighting

(please refer to plan)

Equipment
TO BE PROVIDED BY PRESENTER
  • 7 x 15/32 SLís or similar profiles
  • 3 x 23/50 SLís or similar profiles
  • 1 x 650w Fresnel
  • 2 x boom stands 1500mm high
  • Lighting Board with 12 submasters

Set Lights
  • We supply 2 sets of 4 strip lights, these sit on the floor and require a dimmer channel
  • We also require 1 general power outlet on stage right


Sound

Speakers
TO BE PROVIDED BY PRESENTER
  • 2 x full range, high quality FOH speakers
  • 2 x speaker stands - depending on venue
  • 2 x bass bin/ subwoofers
  • Appropriate cross-over
  • Power amp


Effects
TO BE PROVIDED BY PRESENTER
  • Lexicon reverb unit for use with our lapel radio mic

Mixing
  • Andrew runs the sound via our mixer and CD Players
  • We send stereo left and right from our mixer via XLR cable to your system


Audio Visual

Projector
PROVIDED BY COMPANY
  • We supply a video projector and mount with necessary cabling and control Ė please refer to plan for position

DMX
TO BE PROVIDED BY PRESENTER
  • Please supply a DMX cable from your lighting board to our projector for our DMX shutter

Operating Position
  • The operating position for Audio, Lighting and Video must be within the auditorium and cannot be in a separate box

Dressing Rooms
TO BE PROVIDED BY PRESENTER
  • 1 dressing room
  • Shower
  • Washing, drying and ironing facilities

Installation Space
  • There will need to be an additional space for the installation
  • This could be FOH or another room depending on venue

Crew
  • We require 2 technicians for the get-in.
  • We do not require crew to operate the show

Schedule
  • We require the day before the performance and the day of the performance for set-up and rehearsals

Number of Shows
  • We can perform 1, 2 or 3 shows a day. This will be discussed with each presenter
  • The show slot will be 1hr 30mins with 1hr turn around between shows

Get-out
  • This will take approximately 2 hours at the conclusion of the last performance or the morning of the following day

Parking
  • We require secure parking for the van for the duration of our stay