Technical Documents

Technical Documents

Cohen Auditorium is a fully equipped theater and is able to handle small to medium sized performances of all types, lectures, video presentations and conferences.

Cohen Auditorium seating

The house seats 568 seats: 438 on the main floor and 130 in the balcony as well at 6 ADA wheelchair spaces. 14 of the balcony seats are obstructed view due to the location of the soundboard. The stage is wheelchair accessible via a motorized lift. If needed for an event, arrangements for it's use should be made in advance

The stage has 24 dead hung battens trimmed to 24'. Three battens are occupied by Prodigy Lighting Hoists and seven by draperies. The stage curtains are 24oz polyester velour. The house curtain is a deep blue and the legs and borders are all black. Besides the curtain, there are fours sets of legs and borders, the third of the set being a mid stage traveler that can be used to create an upstage crossover. The rear wall of the stage is covered by a white seamless cyclorama. There are tab panels off stage left and right.

Proscenium height 25' 6"
Proscenium opening at plaster line 42' 2"
Opening with stage curtain fully drawn 37'
Opening at #1 Legs*

34'

Opening at #2 Legs* 32'
Opening at #3 Legs* 31'
Opening at #4 Legs - Variable - this is a mid-stage traveler.  
Opening at #4 Legs

31'

    * These may be tabbed to change opening  
Stage depth at center from plaster line to back wall 23' 6"
Stage depth at center from lip to back wall 28' 5"
Stage floor height fro orchestra floor

3' 6"

Batten trim height 24' 4"
Border batten trim height 22'
Bottom of border trim height 17' 9"
Stage valance bottom trim 21'

 

Click to download a PDF version of the Cohen Rigging Schedule.

Batten Number Distance from Plaster Line Name Description
1 1'-0" House Curtain  
2 1'-9" Draperies Border and curtains
3 3' 1st Electric Prodigy Hoist
      Projection Screen
4 5'-3" Draperies Border and Legs
5 6' Batten  
6 6'-9" Batten  
7 7'-6" Batten  
8 8'-3" Batten  
9 9' Batten  
10 9'-9" Batten  
11 10'-3" Draperies Border and Legs
12 12' 2nd Electric Prodigy Hoist
13 13'-3" Batten  
14 14' Batten  
15 14'-9" Batten  
16 15'-3" Draperies Midstage Traveler
17 16' Batten  
18 16'-9" Batten  
19 17'-6" Batten  
20 18'-3" Batten  
21 19' Batten  
22 19'-9" Border and Legs Border and Legs
23 21' 3rd Electric Prodigy Hoist
24 22'-6" Draperies Cyclorama

 

House System

 
Speakers JBL VRX900 Series Line array, left and right
Amplifiers (7) Crown XTi 6002 Amplifiers
Mixer Soundcraft GB4 24
Monitor Speakers (4) JBL PRX712 Monitor Speakers

Microphones

 
8 Shure ULXD2 handheld wireless microphones with SM85 heads
5 Shure ULDX1 Wireless belt pack with Shure 185 lav. Mics
  Note: Belt pacs are on the same frequencies as mics 4 through 8 and cannot be used simultaneously.
6 Shure SM57 Cardioid unidirectional microphones
2 Shure Beta 52A dynamic microphones)
1 Shure Micoflex MX393 boundary mice with R183 capsule
2 M-Audio Pulsar 2 cardioid microphones (require 48V phantom power)
1 Audio Technica X1 cardioid microphone
1 Electro voice RE 11 dynamic cardioid microphone

Stands

 
4 Table stands
6 Boom stands
2 Straight stands
1 Overhead stand

Cable

 
11 25' xlr cables
4 20' cables
1 100' xlr cables
2 25' 1/4" phono plug cables

Other

 
2 Whirlwind IMP2 direct boxes
  Miscellaneous connectors and adaptors

 

Quantity Unit
3 R40 150W Strip lights (3 circuits) *
3 L & E MR16 Strip lights 75w (3 circuits)
3 L & E Runt 3-Cell /750 Watt Cyc units
6 6” 500w Fresnels
9 Autoyoke Source 4 26° units w/Auto Iris & Auto Focus *750w
30 ETC Source Four Par with Lens Kit (3 @spot, 6 @mfl 21@wfl)
4 ETC Source Four Parnels
4 EYC Source Four 14° ERS
6 ETC Source Four 19° ERS
15 ETC Source Four 26° ERS
28 ETC Source Four 36° ERS
13 ETC Source Four 50° ERS
5 Martin Rush PAR@ RGBW Zoom
2 Robert Juliat 575w Buxie follow spots
6 Apollo Smart Color 7.5” Scrollers
2 Apollo Smart Move DMX gobo rotators
1 Apollo 200w 2 channel power supply
1 Apollo 100w Power supply
2 Apollo 75w power supplies
6 19° S-4 Lens tubes
2 26° S-4 Lens tubes
1 50° S-4 Lens tube
6 50LBS boom bases
  Note: ERS = Ellipsoidal Reflector Spotlight