Main Stage Technical Specifications


Stage Dimensions

  • Proscenium Opening – 40 feet to 62 feet wide (adjustable) by 29 feet 6 inches high
  • Setting Line to Traveller – 31 feet 5 inches
  • Setting Line to Cyclorama – 38 feet
  • House Trim – 24 feet to the bottom of the lighting fixtures
  • Stage Floor to Grid – 68 feet 11 inches

Stage Floor

The stage floor is constructed of maple, painted black, and sprung. Lagging or screwing into the floor is not permitted

Fly System/Rigging

  • Single purchase manual fly system
  • Total of 53 linesets with a safe working load of 1500 pounds per set
  • Operation gallery is elevated on stage left
  • Refer to River Run Centre lineset schedule for more information. All rigging requirements must be advanced with the theatre prior to load-in

Soft Goods

  • Legs – (2) pairs at 20 feet by 32 feet; (5) pairs at 12 feet by 32 feet
  • Borders – (1) at 75 feet by 20 feet; (1) at 70 feet by 16 feet; (5) at 70 feet by 12 feet
  • Main Curtain – purple velour, operates manually as a guillotine from the fly gallery
  • Traveler – black velour, can be opened from stage right at stage level or flown
  • (1) black sharkstooth scrim at 69 feet by 30 feet
  • Cyclorama – white muslin at 69 feet by 30 feet


  • (1) Steinway Concert Grand – D model
  • (1) Wurlitzer Upright – suitable for rehearsal only

All piano tuning must be arranged by the River Run Centre. Please contact the Supervisor of Technical Services if you would like to schedule a tuning or enquire about current rates.

Stage Accessories

  • (28) 4 foot by 8 foot Wenger versatile staging platforms (each requires 6 legs)
  • (108) 8 inch legs – 18 risers
  • (72) 16 inch legs – 12 risers
  • (26) 24 inch legs – 21 risers
  • (38) 32 inch legs – 6 risers
  • (1) Acrylic Lectern with microphones orchestra
  • (55) black orchestra chairs
  • (55) music stands


Loading Docks

There are two loading docks located at the rear of the building. Each door is 94 and a half inches by 106 inches and is equipped with a hydraulic leveler. The loading dock doors are approximately 50 feet in a straight line to the main stage. Loading dock levelers will only facilitate trucks with a minimum deck height of 36 inches.


Clients renting the main stage are entitled to two parking passes for temporary parking at River Run Centre (including any production vehicles). Additional parking can be found in parkades directly across the street, or at meters in front of the Centre.

Dressing Rooms and Facilities

  • Dressing Room A: small dressing room (2 mirror positions) with private accessible restroom with shower
  • Dressing Room B: small dressing room (3 mirror positions) with private restroom with shower
  • Dressing Room C: small dressing room (3 mirror positions) with private restroom with shower
  • Dressing Room D: large dressing room (10 mirror positions) adjacent to Men’s washroom (adjoining door) with showers and Dressing room E (adjoining door)
  • Dressing Room E: large dressing room (10 mirror positions) adjacent to dressing room D and dressing room F (adjoining doors)
  • Dressing Room F: large dressing room (10 mirror positions) adjacent to Women’s washroom (adjoining door) with showers, and dressing room E (adjoining door)
  • Wardrobe Room: located at the end of the dressing room hallway, equipped with washer, dryer, steamer, and ironing board. Wardrobe requirements must be advanced with the theatre prior to load-in
  • Green Room: equipped with comfortable furniture, microwave, bar-fridge, sink, and phone capable of making internal and local calls

Please note that if Studio Theatre is in use, dressing rooms are limited to (2) large (D-F) and (2) small (A-C), and the green room and wardrobe room are shared space


Available Touring Power

  • Loading Dock – 200A 3 phase camlok
  • Stage Right – 400A 3 phase camlok
  • Stage Left – 200A 3 phase camlok
  • Canada Company Hall – 200A 3 phase camlok
  • Stage Right Operating Gallery – 400A 3 phase bare tail tie-in

Please note that any electrical equipment that is brought to River Run Centre must have an accepted certification mark recognized in the Province of Ontario.

Before access to the above panels is permitted a wiring notification (permit) must be obtained through the Electrical Safety Authority of Ontario. Please contact the Supervisor of Technical Services for more information.


The Main Stage follow spot position is located in the FOH (front of house) directly above the balcony, and is equipped with (2) follow spot positions at centre. Additional spots can be added on request.

  • (2) Robert Juliat Marius follow spots (primary)
  • (2) Lycian 1200 Long throw (available if extra spots are required)

House Lighting Plot

The Main Stage is equipped with an extensive house lighting plot which includes moving lights, dance booms, floor package, and LED wash luminaires. Please contact the Supervisor of Technical Services for copies and or current inventory.

Lighting Control

(1) GrandMA3 full size is located in the lighting booth at the rear of the orchestra level. A wireless remote is available. House lights are controlled via a Strand outlook system. Control pendants are located in the lighting booth, and down stage right.

Dimmers / Circuits

  • (470) 2.4k Strand CD80 dimmers (Main Stage is dimmer per circuit)
  • All plugs are wired 20A new style twist lock
  • Stage pin Front of House transfer panel available on stage right operating gallery.

Colour Media and Gobos

Gel and gobo inventory is constantly changing. River Run Centre primarily stocks ROSCO colour. Please contact the Supervisor of Technical Services to check availability. Any additional gel and or gobos that must be purchased for clients will be charged back at applicable rates.

Accessories and Atmospheric Effects

  • (1) MDG Atmosphere Hazer with DMX control
  • (2) Rosco Vapour Plus Fog Machines with DMX control
  • Gobo Holders (A & B size) and limited number of iris kits available
  • (1) 24 inch mirror ball with DMX controlled motor

Audio Equipment

Front of House Mix Position

  • Digico SD7 Quantum digital console with (48) inputs by (16) outputs available onstage
  • TC Electronics M3000
  • QLab ver. 4 running on dedicated MAC Mini available for playback
  • TASCAM CD-500B single CD player

Booth Position

  • Digico SD11
  • Located at the rear of the orchestra level in the control room
  • QLab version 4 running on dedicated iMac available for playback
  • (1) Denon dual CD player with pitch control

Speaker System

RCF Powered Line Array system

  • (9) RCF TTL55 – flown per side
  • (3) RCF TTS56 – Sub (2 by 21 inch) per side (arranged in cardiod pattern)
  • (5) RCF TT052A – front fill

Monitor System

  • Digico SD7 Quantum digital console – (12) analogue and (6) AES local outputs available for monitor mixes
  • (4) EV X-Array 1152 bi-amp side fills
  • (12) EV X-Array XW12 bi-amp wedge monitors
  • (6) EV DX46 digital processors
  • (6) EV P1200 amplifiers
  • (6) EV P3000 amplifiers

Monitor System is shared between all venues at River Run. Please call for availability.



  • (8) Beta 58
  • (1) Beta 52
  • (1) Beta 87A
  • (1) Beta 91
  • (6) Beta 98
  • (4) SM 57
  • (2) SM 58 with switch
  • (6) SM 81


  • (2) 414 XLII
  • (4) 414 XLS
  • (3) CK91


  • (2) RHODE NT1A
  • (2) RHODE NT2
  • (4) Sennheiser MD421
  • (2) Sennheiser E906
  • (3) Crown PCC


  • (9) BSS Active DI
  • (2) JDI Stereo Direct Box
  • (2) JDI Passive DI

Wireless Microphones

  • (16) Shure UHF J4
  • (16) Bodypack with Lav Mic
  • (6) Handheld with Beta 58A cap or Beta 87A cap

Video Equipment

Projection Screens

  • (1) 18 foot by 32’ rear projection screen
  • (1) 9 foot by 12 foot Fastfold with front and rear skins

Projection & Switching

  • (1) Christie Boxer 2K30 30,000 ANSI Lumen Projector – Rear projection only
  • (1) Christie HD8K 8000 ANSI Lumen projector
  • (1) Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast studio


  • (2) Mac Pro computers running QLab version 4; Keynote; and PowerPoint
  • (1) HHB Pro DVD Player

Cameras and Video Capture

  • (2) Sony PXW-Z150 camcorder available with tripods
  • (1) Sony BRC H900 PTZ cam with RM-BR300 remote control unit
  • (1) Blackmagic Design Hyperdeck Studio Hard Driver Recorder
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