The McLauchlan Family Auditorium has a standard seating configuration of 701 split over two levels. It is a very intimate space with easy access, great acoustics and well equipped with lighting, sound and A/V equipment.
The Main Stage has the following specs:
Counter Weight Flying System - 65 Line Sets
Setting line = Back of proscenium
Batten in-dead = 1300 mm (top of batten)
Batten out-dead = 18190 mm (top of batten)
Stage floor to underside of grid = 18295 mm
Proscenium dimensions; height = 8600 mm
width adjustable: min: 11050 mm
max: 13850 mm
Battens are 75 x 50 mm RHS
Batten length = 15600 mm
No. of suspension wires = 5 off 6 mm wire rope, 3600 mm between centers.
Max distributed load on each batten is 500 Kg, panorama bars are rated at 300 Kg.
Max point load = 200 Kg
Front of permanent stage to setting line = 1170 mm
Stage depth, setting line to face of upstage columns = 12360 mm
Total Stage Depth = 13530 mm
Stage width, between fly-floors = 16975 mm
Stage floor to underside of galleries = 8300 mm
Stage Centre to Pan Bar = 8300 mm
There are 6 dressing rooms in the basement, plus green room which can cater for up to 65 people.