Mary Winspear Centre

2243 Beacon Avenue
Sidney BC V8L 1W9

T: 250 656-0275
F: 250 656-0271

Venue Email:

Administrative Contact: Ian Hennigar
Contact Phone: 250-656-0275 Ext 223

Theatre Manager: Marlene Hamilton
Contact Phone: 250-656-0275 Ext 225

Technical Director: Paul Masters
Tech Phone: 250-893-5437


Number of Seats: 310
General Description: This intimate theatre features a removable thrust stage, and 310 permanent tiered velvet seats with perfect sight lines for all guests.
Facility Type: Rental
Theatre Type: Procenium
No of Events / Yr: 190 – 220
Average Rental: $172 / hr
Maximum Rental Fee: 4 hour minimum
Seating Style: 9 Rows Tiered
Wheelchair Area: 4 removable seats, front row
Sales in Lobby? Percentage: Yes, 15%


Stage Type: MDF
Stage Width: 45′
Stage Depth: 24′
Stage Height: 15′ – 30′
Thurst / Apron Width: 45′
Thrust / Apron Depth: 14′
Wing – Stage Left: 11′
Wing – Stage Right: 5′
Fly System: no
Sprung Floor: no
Choral Risers: Yes
Acoustic Shell: Yes
Orchestra Pit and Seating: no
Cyclorama: yes
Piano (make and size): 7′ Knabe Grand


Loading: Loading Dock
Parking Details: 150 free spaces
Dressing Rooms: 2 plus overflow
Green Room: yes


Lighting: 60 instrument show, variety of source 4, fresnels, parnels ETC Expressions 24/48 console / 96 channels dimming, 2.4 kW, Sensor Racks
Electrical: 110 V Stage power, 30A stove plug stage left
Sound: Full performance rig, EAW Cabinets, 24 channel Allen Heath Console, 2 monitor mix FOH, Crest Power

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