Little Theater 2004-2005 Technical Equipment List

Little Theatre
San Juan College
4601 College Blvd.
Farmington, NM  87402-4699

Technical Equipment List

Director Henderson Fine Arts Center:    
LinAnn Easley

Coordinator Henderson Fine Arts Center:
Patrick Cheney

Administrative Business hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Monday – Friday
Technical Crew Availability: 8:00am-11:00pm upon request


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


Telephone: 505/599-0465 Theatre Office

Seating: 343 seats total arranged in three sections with doublewide aisles.
Handicapped seating available through separate entrance.

Loading Dock: The dock is located at the back of the stage and at ground level. A 10 foot wide by 25 foot high roll up door leads from the exterior to the backstage support area. A 6’6” high x 7’6” double door leads to the stage directly across from the roll up door. A set of double doors, stage left that lead to a side hallway and to the lobby area can be used as a second set of loading doors to the stage. 


Stage:    A partial thrust stage that is 50’ wide by 28’ deep at the deepest point at center. The stage is raised from audience floor level to a height of 35” approximate. No fly system. Dead hung house with two teal green act drapes, one rear black traveler and one per side half travel leg. There are 8 electrical floor pockets, four on stage and two in each wing. A large black sound reflective cloud hangs over the first 30% of the stage and is 15’ high from the stage floor. All borders and masking are at 12’ high and electrics are at 14’ high. The iron grid ceiling is at 25’ high over stage. The stage floor is ¾” tongue-n-grove white oak on ¾” sprung plywood on concrete. No dance surface available. Wing space: stage left has a stage mangers console and a ladder to the house catwalks; stage right has a 14’x7’x9’piano storage of chain link. A performer intercom connects backstage to the control booth, stage managers stations stage left and stage right, box office and two head set rehearsal stations in center of house. 7 stations and headsets with belt packs are available to be used upon request. A Steinway 9’ grand piano or a Baldwin upright piano, 20 music stands and 25 black plastic armless chairs are available for music events. More chairs can be brought in upon request.


A. A Mackie 1604 mixing console with 16 inputs and 4 group outputs, 2 Crown 400 watt amplifiers provide power to House and Monitor speakers. Central loudspeaker cluster over audience with 2 three-way (JBL) speakers, 2-stagefill JBL full range cabinets.

B. 2 beta 58s, Shure wireless SM58, 4 Shure 57 instrument, 1-SM87, 1-AKG Drum Kit, and other microphones upon request, plus a limited number of stands and cable.

C. Dual Cassette recorder, RCA 5 disc CD player.

D. 12 microphone inputs and 4 outputs off stage.

E. Additional equipment on request only.


Theatrical equipment is split between Performance Hall space and Little Theater space. Please contact Technical Coordinator for specific needs.


A. 48 channel ETC Idea light board, 120-cue memory per show, x/y split sub-master assignments.

B. 800 amp L86 ETC dimmers (230 2.4k dimmers).

C. The DMX 512 control signal inputs from control room sound booth and on stage right and left.

D. 33 double circuited FOH (Front Of House) positions, 30- Over head positions, 18- on stage side lighting positions (suitable for light trees Etc.) 6- double circuited FOH Box Boom positions, and 10-floor box positions, and 4-drop boxes for light trees.

E. 12 4k house dimmers with house light controls on the Idea board and separate controls at 8 locations around the facility.

F. House Rep Plot upon request.

G. Additional lighting equipment on request only.

Theatrical equipment is split between Performance Hall space and Little Theater space. Please contact Technical Coordinator for specific needs.

Dressing Rooms:
The two small dressing carols located back stage will accommodate 5 people each. Two single restrooms may also be used as dressing facilities. A large make-up counter will handle up to 10 performers is located along the backstage hallway. No showers, lockers, or star dressing rooms available.

    Versalite risers for music venues. Slide, 16mm film and video projection equipment available upon request. Screens tables, chairs, music stand equipment and podiums upon need and availability. For further information, please contact the Coordinator of Technical Theatre or the Henderson Fine Arts Director.

For more information, please call School of Humanities at (505) 566-3276.