Johnson Stage Rigging

Technical Specifications

System Dimensions

  • Height of grid from stage: 50 ft
  • Batten out trim: 47 ft
  • Batten in trim: 5 ft
  • Total number of linesets: 36
  • Number of linesets available for use: 16
  • Batten length: 52 ft
  • Arbor capacity above pipe weight: 875 lbs (open batten)
  • Arbor capacity above pipe weight: 437 lbs (first electric)
  • Location of locking rail: SR @ floor level
  • Location of loading bridge: SR @ grid

Johnson Theatre Lineset Schedule

LINESET NUMBERS HOUSE HANG DISTANCE FROM PLASTER LINE DISTANCE FROM PLASTER LINE
Line #0 Safety Curtain 0' - 4" Winch operated stage left
Line #1 Grand Valance 1' - 5 1/2"  
Line #2 Guillotine 2' - 1"  
Line #3 Grand Drape 2' - 11 1/2" Operates SL
Line #4 Open Batten 3' - 9"  
Line #5 1st Electric 4' - 7" Permanently wired
Line #6 Open Batten 5' - 5"  
Line #7 1st Striplight 6' - 3" Used as worklights
Line #8 Open Batten 7' - 1"  
Line #9 No. 1 Border 7' - 11"  
Line #10 No. 1 Legs 8' - 9" w/ Batten extension
Line #11 Open Batten 9' - 7"  
Line #12 Open Batten 10' - 5"  
Line #13 2nd Striplight 11' - 3" Used as worklights
Line #14 Projection Screen 12' - 1"  
Line #15 No. 2 Border 12' - 11"  
Line #16 No. 1 Traveler 13' - 9" Operates SL
Line #17 No 2 Legs 14' - 7" w/ Batten externsion
Line #18 Open Batten 15' - 5"  
Line #19 Open Batten 16' - 3"  
Line #20 3rd Striplight 17' - 1" Used as worklights
Line #21 Open Batten 17' - 11"  
Line #22 Open Batten 18' - 9"  
Line #23 No. 3 Border 19' - 7"  
Line #24 No. 3 Legs 20' - 5" w/ Batten extension
Line #25 Open Batten 21' - 3"  
Line #26 Open Batten 22' - 1"  
Line #27 4th Striplight 22' - 11" Used as worklights
Line #28 Open Batten 23' - 9"  
Line #29 Open Batten 24' - 7"  
Line #30 No. 4 Boarder 25' - 4"  
Line #31 No. 4 Legs 26' - 3" W/ Batten extension
Line #32 No. 2 Traveler 27' - 1" Operates SL
Line #33 Open Batten 27' -10"  
Line #34 Cyclorama Lights 28' - 9"  
Line #35 Open Batten 30' - 5" 60 Ft. batten
Line #36 Cyclorama 34' - 2" 60 Ft. batten

The counterweight system is a single purchase manual system.

The prosceniu safety curtain is winch operated. The controls are located stage left at the proscenium.

Soft Goods

  • Grand Valance: Blue velour
  • Guillotine drape: Blue velour
  • Grand drape: Blue velour
  • Full stage travelers: Black, two @ 24 ft high
  • Leg pairs: Black, four @ 24 ft high x 12 ft wide
  • Borders: Black, five @ 12 ft high x 50 ft wide
  • Sharkstooth, scrim, black @ 24 ft high x 50 ft wide
  • Cyclorama, White @ 25 ft high x 60 ft wide, permanent @ lineset #36

The guillotine is flown at the rail stage right. All travelers operate from stage left.  Full stage curtains and cyclorama cannot be moved.

Facility Category: 
Theatre and Dance