Henderson Fine Arts Performance Center

Technical Equipment List

Director Henderson Fine Arts Center:                Theater
Linann Easley

Coordinator for Technical Theatre:


Administrative Business hours:
8:00am-5:00pm Monday – Friday

Technical Crew Availability:
8:00am-11:00pm  upon request

San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd, Farmington, NM 87402-4699
(see map for campus location)

505/566-3465 Theatre Office

Seating: 786 seats total (597 lower level and 189 balcony) in European or continental seating pattern.

  • Handicapped seating available


Loading Dock: At the right side of the Fine Arts Center, there is a driveway (Fine Arts Alley) that leads to
the loading dock. The dock is 12’ wide by 18’ high at road level. It opens to the scenic shop with
two doors of equal size leading into the right side of the theatre space.

Stage:    A Proscenium stage with a 28’ high by 48’ wide opening.  An 8’ deep by 4’ wide trap door is in the center of the stage (see ground plan for actual location). The floor is a tongue and groove yellow fir over three layers of 3/8” plywood, padding and concrete. The floor is painted black. No open flame or pyrotechnics are permitted on stage. The apron in front of the main act curtain is an orchestra pit lift with multiple duplex outlets inset into the floor. Entrance to the stage is from the stage right loading door and two rear doors on stage left and stage right. The fly lines and pin rail is stage left along with the stage managers console. Cyclorama, 2 black travelers and 4 black leg sets with borders, white scrim, black scrim, grand drapes and 30’x20’ projection screen are the stage drapes. Gridiron floor is at 58’8” from stage floor. The floor is 106’ wide by 44’ to upstage edge of pit lift, to the center of the pit lift is 7’ deep for a total of 51’. Stage has no footlights. There are 33 counterweighted, single purchase fly lines in the grid. Clear-com intercom monitor system of 12 headsets, 20 stations. The 400-amp company cut off switch is on upper stage right. The Wenger Orchestra Shell is stored stage right and takes up 10’x30’ area.
There are at present 10 battens that are considered open or free (see lines marked for locations). The front apron of the stage is an electric lift 46’ wide and 7’ deep at center and tapers to 2’ at the ends. This goes down one floor or 11’6” to join the rest of the orchestra pit trap room area. The space will hold 35 musicians in performance conditions. A grand piano (Bosendorfer), and 80 chairs/50 music stands are available on request.


Sound:   (A) Personas 32.2mixing console with 32 channel input, 14 aux outputs , and stereo outputs, foldback, recording outputs console and a portable mixing console, and a Mackie mixing console, stereo output 16  ¼” inputs.
(B) Central loudspeaker cluster above proscenium with 4-2way, full range loudspeaker cabinets JBL, 2-sub woofer cabinets JBL and 2 JBL short throw horns. 2-stagefill JBL full range cabinets SR4732, 4 JBL wedges high low monitors for on-stage foldbacks.
(C) 5 beta 58s, 5 beta 54s, 2 Shure wireless SM87, 5 Shure 57 instrument, microphones with stands and cables.
(D) Dual Cassette recorder, reel to reel tascam recorder/player, RCA CD player and Sony Dat recorder
(E) 38 microphone inputs and 8 outputs on stage and in the pit area.


Instrument Type
Barrel Size
Total Number
50 degree
10 degree
19 degree
26 degree
36 degree
8" Fresnels
Par 64s


Color scrollers
Power source unit (psu)
Apollo Gobo rotator
Rosco Vortex 360 Dual Steel Gobo Rotator
Rosco iPro Image Projector
Slide Kit for iPro
Variety of Dichroics
Dichroic Holders
Martin Mac Wash 2000
Elation 575 Platinum Beams
Lycian SuperTrooper 1200 w Spotlights

Dressing Rooms:

1 large make-up room, which will support 35 performers at the same time, with 2 locker rooms with 3 showers and toilet facilities and counter space.
2 “star” dressing rooms with private facilities and showers are next door.
A green room with kitchenette and television monitor viewing the stage for performers is also backstage. The Costume shop with sewing machines and laundry capabilities are also available upon request. All backstage areas are connected to the Clear-Com system and have direct access to the rear of the stage.

Other:    Wenger Orchestra shell
12-4’x8’ versalite risers for music venues
6- 4 step Choir risers
video projection equipment available upon request.