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830 Powers Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2V 4E7| Phone: (204) 586-8061| Fax: (204) 589-2504
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​​​​​​​​Stage Dimensions:

Traditional Proscenium theatre.  All masking is soft.     SOPAC dimensions.pdf

Total stage area: 60 feet x 60 feet.

Masked acting area;  34 feet leg to leg and 30 feet deep.  

a curved apron 8 feet deep at centre has two sets of stairs down to the first row of the auditorium.

Please note we do not allow food or drinks in the auditorium or on stage at all. 

There are three dressing rooms, non gender specific, each with a single stall washroom.  Two of the rooms can be combined in to a large room. Each room has a comfortable capacity of about 20 poeple.

Seating arrangement: 

There are 526 fixed upholstered seats in 8" raised levels.  There  are 29 seats in each row and a total of  21 rows. There are 6 wheelchair spaces in the centre at row 6 with room for companion seating.    β€‹

Additional accessible seating is available in 6 aisle seats with flip up arm rests.  They are not wheelchair  accessible, but for someone with limited mobility.  They are E22 and E7, 1 step. H7, 4 steps. G22, 2 steps. L22, 6 steps. A7, 5 steps.​​​

Drawing available here:  SOPAC SEATING.pdf

Rental costs:

The daily rental cost is $1300 plus all technical labour at an hourly rate. Most events require two technicians.  SOPAC will also collect copyright fees for all events with music both live and recorded.  As a public venue we have been charged with collecting and remitting these fees to Entandme, the body that distributes music fees to SOCAN and RE:Sound.    An standard playback fee for a dance recital is $133.11 as an example. 

Video Specs:

There are 4 projection surfaces.  A 30' rear screen for background images, and effects.  Two proscenium screens, portrait style.  Front, standard presentation screen.  All formats of video or images are playable. However, please note Windows Media files do not always play properly.  Please bring content on USB.

Watchout V.5 Media server
1xEPSON PRO L1405UNL Laser WUXGA 3 LCD projector, front projection presentation screen 20'w x12'h
3x Epson Prolite Z11005 XGA 3 LCD projector, blended REAR image on rear screen 35' wide x 14' high
2x Epson Prolite Z11005 XGA 3 LCD projector, each with REAR side wing screen, 8' wide x 14' high

​Audio Specs:

2x Fulcrum Acoustics GX1595 Loudspeaker  ( Mains)
4x QSC K10.2 Loudspeaker   (Delays)
1x Fulcrum Acoustics Sub218L  

4x QSC K10.2  dance monitors, hung overhead on stage left and right

4x QSC K8.2 powered speaker/monitor    ( Portable)
Yamaha QL1 32 channel digital mixing console
Denon DN-300Z Media player

Qlab 4.0 for audio playback. Files need to be on USB.  Please do not use MP3 format.Assorted XLR cable in 10's, 25's, and 50's.  Patch cables, adaptors, DI's etc.

12x tall boom stand, 6 short boom stand


4 x Shure 57,  4x Beta 57A
10x Shure 58,   6x Beta 58A
4x SM137,   2x PAG56
2xAT2021,  1x Shure 5 piece drum mic kit

2x C1000

4x Shure GLXD wireless handheld  ( 2 have LAV conversion kit)

6 permanently mounted overhead choir mics for ensemble reinforcement.

Lighting Specs:

Fixed grid in 5 foot x 5 foot squares at + 15'-6" 

ETC ION 1000 console with submaster wing
2x Elation Platinum Spot III moving ligh​ts.

​​2x Martin ERA300 Profile moving lights.

40x ETC Source 4WRD spot 26 and 36 degree lenses
45x ETC ColorSource PAR
17 x ETC Source Four 750 watt incandescent fixture

A copy of the house hang is available on request. Please note, changes take significant time due to all work being done on ladders, and extra labour and work calls must be allowed for.


Drapery is in fixed positions.

 6 sets of legs

1 mid black traveller

1 red main

1 rear blackout.

All drapery is pleated velour.