Bondi FeastTECHNICAL INFORMATION PACKgeneral infoThis pack contains all the technical information you will need should yoube programmed as part of Bondi Feast 2019. Please take the time to readthrough this information, as the technical capabilities of each of the spacesmay determine which space you wish to use.2019TECHNICALINFORMATION PACK
DRHPDEELACELgetting hereWARNERSIBONDIONPAVILPBAVMBECABONDI FEAST IS HELD WITHIN THEBONDI PAVILION, BONDI BEACH.All venues are located either on the PavilionGround Floor, Pavilion Level 1, or in the FestivalGarden behind the Pavilion.Bondi Beach is a heavy traffic area. There is noallocated parking but there are many optionsclose by.BONDI FEAST 2019VENUEBIG THEATRE (145pax)LITTLE THEATRE (40 pax)MINI THEATRE (30 pax)BALLROOM (40-250 pax)GALLERY (50-80 pax)PARLOUR TENT (80-100pax)TRAINEastern Suburbs line to Bondi JunctionBUS ROUTE Bus - 333 Circular Quay viaOxford St & Bondi Junction toBondi Beach returnBus - 380 Circular Quay viaOxford St & Bondi Junction toBondi Beach returnBus - 381, 382 & X84 BondiJunction to Bondi BeachBy prior arrangement, approval maybe given for access to vehicles forequipment drop off/pick upCAR PARKINGThere is metered parking at BondiBeach Car Park, entry via Campbell Pde.During winter (June – August)meter-parking rates are approximately 7.20/hrFREE from 7pm-10pm.Please see guide of parking ratesat the following link:waverley.nsw.gov.auSTAFFING & SCHEDULINGTechnical Staff will be on site to assistyou with bump-in and plot/tech sessions.Depending on your requirements asuitable length of technical time in thetheatre will be scheduled. This canusually be accomplished in two hours onthe day of the first performance.A full bump-in and technical schedulewill be drawn up with you in advance anda final schedule distributed to all onceconfirmed. The lighting and sound will beoperated by a Bondi Feast SM/Operator(unless you would like to arrangeotherwise prior to bump-in).For plotting please mark all scripts withcues – cue in and out points, markingwhether it is a fade or snap, etc. This willassist in expediting the plotting.WORKPLACE HEALTH & SAFETYGENERAL INFOBondi Feast are committed to workplacehealth and safety. Ensuring the healthand safety of all is a shared responsibilitybetween the producing company, thevenue and all workers and contractors.All who are involved in providing servicesand/or performing must ensure that atall times their activities and equipmentare not likely to result in damage tothemselves, to others, or their workingenvironment. All electrical equipmentmust be tested and tagged in date inaccordance with AS/NZS 3760 standard,and checked with technical team priorto use.Your team will have shared use ofone dressing room with showers anda kitchenette. There are no laundryfacilities within the Bondi Pavilion.Please note, you are responsible foryour own personal effects, rubbishand dishes. Please let us know if yourequire secure storage for valuablepieces of equipment.The Bondi Pavilion is operated byWaverley Council. Waverley Council hasdeveloped an Emergency Plan detailingEmergency Procedures to cope with likelyemergency scenarios. In an emergency,please follow the instructions of yourStage Manager or the FOH Manager.Warning systems are managed bythe Waverley Council staff memberson-site.ACCESSIBILITYBondi Feast strives to ensure that allartists and patrons have a great timeat our festival and in our venues. Ifyou require more info on Bondi Feast’saccessibility, or have any accessibilityquestions please get in touch.THEATRE SPECIFICATIONS AREDETAILED ON THE FOLLOWINGPAGES
805015101510662046008020BIG THEATRE STAGE DIMENSIONSBig Theatre SpecificationsThe Big Theatre contains 145 seats in the central seatingbank. It is standard practice that the two side-seating banksbe blocked off for Bondi Feast seasons. In certain occasions,the festival may include the side seating banks, makingit a 220 seat theatre. The main playing area is the thrustbeyond the proscenium. This area is 3.7m in depth, 12.5mwide upstage and 8.02m wide downstage. There are twoadditional onstage entrances. The proscenium and thesetwo entrances can be left open or closed with existingcurtains (black). The theatre will be left in the black boxstate so any design elements will need to be brought in byyour team and discussed prior to bump-in. Depending onprogramming requirements, your set may also have to bebumped out of the space every night.PRODUCTION AND TECHNICALSTANDARD AUDIO RIGSTANDARD LIGHTING RIGThrust StageA standard lighting rig with DMX controlwill be provided with a cool and warmopen stage wash. Additional lightingequipment requirements are to be detailedin your tech requirements form.Seating mapThe theatre has a full front of house sound systemwith the following audio equipment installed: 1 x 16 Ch Soundcraft Spirit M8 Mixer2 x Mackie Thump 15 1000w Speakers1 x JBL Eon Powered Speaker1 x Mic AKG C535 EB Condenser mic1 x Shure PG58 hand held radio micMackie DL0816 LT DigitalMixing consoleShure Beta58 hand held radio micA line input will be provided to run sound through, If yourequire additional hardware to run your audio please ensurethis is requested in your technical request form.Additional audio equipment and microphones may bearranged if requested, although the festival can make nopromises in this regard.
LXLITTLE TheatreSpecificationsMini TheatreSpecificationsThe Little Theatre will contain 40 seats in end-on stageconfiguration. A small raised stage will be set at the far end ofthe room and the tech desk set up behind the door on the leftas you walk into the space.The Mini Theatre will contain 30 seats in end-on stageconfiguration. A small raised stage will be set at the far end ofthe room and the tech desk set up behind the door on the leftas you walk into the space.bioLXLXbioLX8680PRODUCTION AND TECHNICALPRODUCTION AND TECHNICALstageSTANDARD LIGHTING RIGSTANDARD AUDIO RIGSTANDARD LIGHTING RIGSTANDARD AUDIO RIGThere will be 4 x DMX controlled LEDLX wash lights installed on LX trees atthe back of the room this will allow forbasic scene changes and a warm/coolwash. Additional lighting equipmentrequirements are to be detailed in yourtech requirements form.The theatre has a small PA system, withcorded microphone and line-in playback.Additional audio equipment andmicrophones can potentially be arrangedif requested.There will be 4 x DMX controlled LEDLX wash lights installed on LX trees atthe back of the room this will allow forbasic scene changes and a warm/coolwash. Additional lighting equipmentrequirements are to be detailed in yourtech requirements form.The theatre has a small PA system, withcorded microphone and line-in playback.Additional audio equipment andmicrophones can potentially be arrangedif requested.4100stage44854169
BallroomSpecificationsGallerySpecificationsThe Ballroom can accommodate up to 250 people in a varietyof configurations. Examples of configurations include theatrein-the-round, roaming theatre, traverse, end-on configuration,or cabaret-style table seating (tables requirements are to bedetailed in your tech requirements form).The Gallery can accommodate up to 80 people in a variety ofconfigurations. The Gallery has four floor-to-ceiling podiumsin the center of the room. Examples of configurations includetheatre-in-the-round, roaming theatre, traverse, end-onconfiguration, or cabaret-style table seating configuration.STANDARD LIGHTING RIGThere will be 4 x DMX controlled LEDLX wash lights installed on LX trees atthe back of the room this will allow forbasic scene changes and a warm/coolwash. Additional lighting equipmentrequirements are to be detailed in yourtech requirements form.2.2m16.8mPRODUCTION AND TECHNICALSTANDARD AUDIO RIGThe Ballroom has a small PA system,with corded microphone and line-inplayback. Additional audio equipmentand microphones can potentially bearranged if requested. The Ballroom alsohas a projection screen and projector. Ifyou intend on using the projector, pleaseensure this is requested in your techrequirements form.11.7m42cm2.2m2.2m3.9mSTANDARD LIGHTING RIGSTANDARD AUDIO RIGThere will be 4 x DMX controlled LEDLX wash lights spaced around the roomfor up lighting; this will allow for basicscene changes and a warm/cool wash.Otherwise, the Gallery is equipped witha three-track dimmable LED lightingsystem. Additional lighting equipmentrequirements are to be detailed in yourtech requirements form.The Gallery will have a small PA system,with corded microphone and line-inplayback. The Gallery also has projectorand projector mounting point forprojecting on the walls. If you intendon using a projector, please ensure thisis requested in your tech requirementsform.3.1m11.86mPRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL42cm3.2m3.7m3m5.8m
The Parlour tentSpecifications30782000631010633000The Parlour can accommodate up to 100 people. Its enchantingwooden façade, canvas roof and rich velvet interiors echo abygone era. There is a single point in the rafters where a riggingpoint can be attached. The Parlour is ideal for circus, physicaltheatre, cabaret and late-night festival frivolities.454163PRODUCTION AND TECHNICALOperatingPositionSTANDARD LIGHTING RIGSTANDARD AUDIO RIGThere is a standard lighting rig and fixedrigging points; a limited LX wash (warm/cool) will be installed. Additional lightingequipment requirements are to bedetailed in your tech requirements form.The Parlour tent a small PA system,with corded microphone, CD and line-inplayback. Additional audio equipment andmicrophones can potentially be arrangedif requested.159000
sQAFHCTEQ: Can we bring our own electricalequipment to be used during ourseason?A: Yes! If you would like to bringany additional electrical equipmentplease ensure this is outlined inyour technical requirement formand discussed with our productionteam prior to arriving onsite. Allequipment must have in-date Test &Tags in accordance with AS/NZS 3760and be inspected by a Bondi Feasttechnician before it is plugged intomains power.Q: The Technical Info pack doesn’tstate there is a projector in ourvenue. Projection is an integralelement to our performance; willwe be able to bring a projector intothe space?A: If your theatre does not have aprojector installed we will be ableto provide a portable projector andtripod screen for projecting onto. Itis important that let us know in yourtechnical requirement form thatyou will require these, and that thecontent you intend on projectingis emailed to our production teamtwo weeks prior to your scheduledrehearsal time. We would alsosuggest supplying your ownhardware (laptop or playback device)as a backup. If you have any specificprojection requirements (full HDresolution or abnormal screen sizes),we recommend bringing your ownprojector and screen.Q: We have some very large props thatare part of our set design; will we beable to leave these set up betweenshows?A: As some theatres have multipleperformances in a night it is likelythat you will need to pack up and reinstall your set after each show, andin a limited window of time. If you dohave large set items, please ensurethis is communicated in your technicalrequirement form and that you haveenough support to assist with the installand pack down. We will be able to finda storage area between shows, but asthe Pavilion is a public space we wouldrecommend any expensive equipment bekept off site to reduce the risk of theft.Q: Can we use a smoke machine orhazer during our performance?A: Unfortunately we are unable to useany equipment that may set off smokealarms inside the Pavilion (this includesthe Big Theatre). The only venue in whichhaze is permitted is the Parlour Tent.Q: Our show is very cue heavy; can webring our own operator?A: Absolutely! While we will still havea technician on hand to assist with anyequipment we are supplying, you arevery welcome to provide an operatorwho is already familiar with your show.If your show is cue heavy and you cannotsupply an operator, please ensure thatyour script with cues is sent to ourproduction team early and we will assessif it’s necessary to bring on a secondtechnician. If this is the case, either youcan provide your own operator or theextra technician costs will be passed onto your team.Q: Our show has specific audio cues;can we bring them along on a USB?A: If you will be providing audio cuesplease ensure you email all the files toour production team at least two weeksprior to your show start time. You mustalso bring a back-up copy on a playbackdevice (laptop, mp3 player or phone),as files can be corrupted or formattedincorrectly when copying to a USB. If yourequire specific software for your show(e.g. Qlab, iTunes) please arrange thiswith our production team, and bring yourown hardware with the software installedas a back-up.Q: Our performance involves aerialand dangerous acts; will we be able toperform these at Bondi Feast?A: There is a single point in the rafters ofThe Parlour; rigging points will need tobe attached to this point with shackles.All acts that wish to use this point willneed to provide their own rigger with anAdvanced Rigging License to sign off onyour point and to install the rig prior toyour rehearsal times.All acts with dangerous performancesneed to be signed off by a safety advisor.Seat allocation for The Parlour may needto change to accommodate for asafety area.
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BONDI PAVILION, BONDI BEACH. All venues are located either on the Pavilion . Ground Floor, Pavilion Level 1, or in the Festival Garden behind the Pavilion. Bondi Beach is a heavy traffic area. There is no allocated parking but there are many options . close by. getting here. There is metered parking at Bondi