Abbotsford Arts Centre

2329 Crescent Way
Abbotsford, BC V2S 3M1
T: (604) 853-0966
F: (604) 853-0951

Web: www.abbotsfordartscentre.ca

Administrative Contact: Laura Lee Billing
Contact Phone: (604) 853-0966
Contact Email: lauralee_billing@sd34.bc.ca

Office Manager: Jolene Davies
Email: jolene_davies@sd34.bc.ca

HOUSE

Number of Seats: 701
General Description: The Abbotsford Arts Centre theatre seats 700 patrons (and the sightlines are excellent!) The majority of our touring and user groups estimate a requirement of 500-525 seats; at 60% capacity the theatre  feels full , generating a receptive atmosphere for performers and speakers alike.
Facility Type: Rental
Theatre Type: Proscenium
No of Events / Yr: 250
Average Rental:
Maximum Rental Fee:
Seating Style: Auditorium
Wheelchair Area: Yes
Sales in Lobby? Percentage: Yes / 10%

STAGE

Stage Type: Apron
Stage Width: 38 ft / 11.1m
Stage Depth
: 41 ft / 12.6 m
Stage Height: 18 ft / 5.5 m
Thrust / Apron Width: 42 ft
Thrust / Apron Depth: 14 ft
Wing – Stage Left: 24 ft / 7.4 m
Wing – Stage Right: 20 ft / 6.2 m
Stage Comments: Maple hardwood floor painted black, crossover in back hallway behind stage
Fly System: Yes
Sprung Floor: No
Choral Risers: Yes
Acoustic Shell: No
Orchestra Pit and Seating: Yes
Cyclorama: Yes
Piano (Make and Kind): Yamaha C7 Grand

BACKSTAGE

Loading: Easy truck or trailor access at the rear of building. Ramp or stair access to stage from stage left entrance.
Parking Details: 250 stalls; 3 spaces for persons with disabilities
Rehearsal Space: Yes
Dressing Rooms: Yes
Green Room: Yes

TECHNICAL

Lighting: Source 4 fixtures, front wash, warm and cool. Scroller top wash, open white and colour: entire stage
Break up pattern tip lighting, side multi colour scrollers. All this complemented by an intelligent light package, fogger hazer, strobe and snow machine to name a few in-house effects.

Electrical: 96 x 2.4kw
102 x 1.2kw dimmers
Stage Power: 1 50 amp (stove plug)
1 x 200 amp (direct connect)

Sound: From basic to full concert sound. Meyer UPQ system hung in a LCR configuration.
Yamaha DM2000 Digital mixing Console

Comments: Our 700+ seat performing arts facility houses full concert lighting, sound and fly systems. We are also equipped to serve a diverse range of celebration and presentation needs. Our theatre and dance calendar is complimented by a variety of cultural and commercial events throughout the year. Community clients include schools, local performing companies, touring productions, local businesses, respected speakers and families from surrounding districts.
Our professional staff will provide your project with planning and staging support, technical know-how and a unique understanding of the community. Abbotsford Arts Centre is your venue for creativity, connecting with friends and family, bridging cultures and nurturing local and national talent. Please share your event ideas with us or contact us with any inquiries!

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