Rotary Centre for the Arts – Mary Irwin Theatre

421 Cawston Ave.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1

T: (250) 717-5304
F: (250) 717-5314

Venue Email:

Administrative Contact: N/A

Technical Director: Jordan Davies
Tech Phone: (250) 717-5304 ext. 101
Tech Email:

Facility Booking Coordinator: Angelika Walter
Phone: 250-717-5304 ext 103


Number of Seats: 326
General Description: The Mary Irwin Theatre is a unique and intimate theatrical venue for music recitals, theatre and dance. The 326-seat theatre boasts exceptional acoustics and state of the art light, sound and stage equipment. It’s perfect for theatre, fundraising and corporate events. The theatre comes equipped with dressing rooms and a fully furnished Greenroom.
Facility Type: Rental, presenting
Theatre Type: proscenium
Average Rental Fee: $250-600 per day
Maximum Rental Fee: $600 per day
Seating Style: 3 sections, raked, lecture style
Wheelchair Area: yes
Sales in Lobby? Percentage: n/a


Stage Type: proscenium
Stage Width: 30ft
Stage Depth: 28ft
Stage Height: 16ft
Thrust / Apron Width: 10
Thrust / Apron Depth: 10
Wing – Stage Left: 15ft
Wing – Stage Right: 2.5 ft
Stage Comments: The stage left wing access is 9 ½’ high by 7 ½’ wide
Fly System: double hung
Sprung Floor: yes
Choral Risers: na
Acoustic Shell: na
Orchestra Pit and Seating: na
Cyclorama: na
Piano (make and size): steinway B grand


Loading: yes
Parking Details: 2 stalls
Rehearsal Space: upon request/rental
Dressing Rooms: 2
Green Room: yes


Lighting: 20 – ETC Source 4 PAR cans with barn doors (575 watt) (in house hang)
20 – ETC Source 4 19 Degree (750 watt) (in house hang)
20 – ETC Source 4 26 Degree (750 watt) (in house hang)
6 – Celecon – Aurora 3 Cell Cyc Lights (1000w) (in house hang)
12 – Strand SL 19 Degree (575 watt)
11 – Strand SL 26 Degree (575 watt)
4 – Par 64 (1000w)
9 – Fresnels (575w)
9 – 1000w Strand single cell cyc lights (1000w)

Sound: 3 Mackie SRM 450 powered 2-way speakers(FOH)
1 Mackie SRS1500A powered subwoofer
2 Behringer 800 watt subs
1 A & H ML30000 24 channel mixing console
1 Behringer 24 channel mixing console
1 Mackie 12 channel mixing console
1 Ashly GQX 31-1 1/3 octave equalizer (long throw)
4 Behringer dual 31 graphics equalizer
1 Tascam CD-A700 CD/cassette combo deck
3 AKG C535EB condenser
5 Shure SM58 cardiod microphones
4 SM 57 mics
CAD drum kit mic set
5 Radial JDI Passive Direct Injection Boxes
2 Behringer Active Direct Injection Boxes
10 various vocal mics
1 Alesis Quadraverb FX Unit
3 Dynacord AM-12 powered monitors and additional powered speakers
14 mic stands with booms

Comments: Clearcom
Accessible everywhere in the theatre and service areas. Sound operation of the main mixer is in the same acoustic space as the performers.

Video System
1 NEC 3500 Lumen Projector
1 9’x12′ DaLite Rear Projection Screen (Hung US of Mid Traveller)