Terry O’Toole Theatre is a modern ‘black box’ studio theatre space with floor level performance area and raked seating.  Capacity: 200 seats.

Theatre Technician :  Thomas Gall. Thomas.Gall@nkacademy.co.uk

Accessibility:  The theatre is fully accessible to disabled patrons/performers and is fitted with a Hearing Induction Loop.

Disabled parking spaces are provided adjacent to the public entrance of ONE NK Centre. 

The ONE NK Centre has toilets for patrons living with a disability and a fully equipped Changing Place.

There is ample parking and a small access ramp to the rear of the greenroom. There is a designated disabled changing room/toilet off the backstage corridor and level access to the stage.

Performance Space: Ground level performance area; approx. 9m wide x 7m deep to setting line x 4.2m height to grid.

NOTE:  during academic term time, the theatre auditorium is in daily use as a teaching facility and the performance space must be left clear 8.30am thro’ 3.30pm.  Hirers are requested to bear this requirement in mind when designing sets, since there is only very minimal storage space to the rear of the stage.

Curtains/Cloths: Blue house tabs [switched from control room]. Rear black traverse tabs with central opening and 3 black leg/wing tabs to SR and SL with U.S. off-white cyc/backdrop.

Green Room: to rear of stage with fridge, microwave, kettle, sink, make-up mirrors, iron and ironing board.

Dressing Rooms: 2 changing rooms with audio show relay; toilets & showers, situated off backstage corridor. Available from 1 hour pre-show.

Communication: Comms. System – points in control room,  wings; show relay to Green Room and changing rooms.

Stage Door Access: Standard double doors to rear of Green Room  W 1.65m x H 2m [W 5’6” x H 6’ 8”]; alternatively, scenery may be loaded in through the S.R. fire doors W 1.65m x H 2.25m  [W 5’6” x H 7’ 6”].

Consumables: Consumables provided by the theatre will be re-charged. 

LX Gels: The theatre has a basic stock of lighting gels, but cannot guarantee having all gel colours in stock; if gel has to be purchased to meet a specific production requirement this will be re-charged.  

Publicity Material: Companies are requested to include the theatre logo, which is available as a jpeg file, and the Box Office telephone number on all posters/flyers etc. 

Lighting:
• ETC ION Xe desk
• Control room switching for independents [on 13a connectors] • 15amp connectors in the rig

Please enquire for current LX plan.

FX:
• 400mm Mirror ball
• DMX Hazer
• UV Light x 2
• Star Cloth – advance notice required for rigging.
• Gobos – a small selection is available for use, please enquire.

Sound:
• Yamaha QL1 desk (including mp3 playback direct from usb drives)
• Yamaha Tio1608-d stage box x 2
• 8 Sennheiser receivers with lapel packs [8] or hand helds [6] • Other microphones available on request.
• BOSE in-rig speaker system.
• Optional floor stacked OHM speaker system.
• 4 Yamaha floor monitors, with 2 additional speakers for either monitors or side fills.

Projection:
• Projection facilities, including DVD playback.
• Cinema screen 5 metres W 16:9
• Epson EB-G7900 Projector.

Technical Staff / Stage Crew: Technical staffing is not included in the theatre hire price, but is chargeable by the hour according to the needs of the hire [Minimum engagement 4 hrs].

Pre-Rig: pre-rigs are not included in the hire charge; all technical support time is chargeable [See above]