EXIT Studio Specifications

EXIT Studio
156 Eddy Street, San Francisco

Located on the North side of Eddy between Taylor & Mason, a block from the Powell St. BART Station, this is the 36-seat, true black box space of the Eddy Street Theatreplex that also houses EXIT Theatre, EXIT Stage Left and EXIT Café. The EXIT Studio is street level and  wheel-chair accessible.

The Space
With curtains in full use, playing space is approximately 17′ wide by 12′ 10″ deep. There is no wing space but there is a back stage with two doors, one Stage Left, and one slightly Stage Right of center. On travelers, the curtains can be manipulated to change these dimensions and expose the bare black wall and doors.

There is no fly-space, though lightweight items (no more than 25 lbs.) may be dead hung from the light grid above the stage. While the floor is wood, all walls are either sheet rock or lathe and plaster, so attachments are limited. You may not hang items or compromise the stage in any way without prior approval.

Dressing Room and Storage
Dressing Room Holds 2-4 comfortably and is located off USL. This room can be entered through the Ante Room, the common hallway, or direct from Stage and basically comprises the backstage area. The room provids basics such as prop tables and ample mirror and counter space but no additional amenities. There are no private restrooms or sinks backstage, so performers share general washroom facilities with patrons and EXIT performers. There is no monitor system, but stage noise can be heard in the dressing room.

Tech Capacities
The booth is located within the house on the top seating riser with a full view of the stage.

Sound: (2) CD players and a 8 channel Behringer mixing board allowing for cross fades plus live mic hook-up or instrument amplification. Again, please contact me well before your tech to deal with feasibility issues. There are 2 speakers dead-hung from the lighting grid at the back of the stage that allow isolation left and right through the amp.

Lights: The board is a Leprecon 12 channel MANUAL 2 scene preset. Cues may be cross-faded manually or run as internals. There is an independent channel, add/bump buttons and a chaser. The house lights are on a separate dimmer next to the board.

EXIT Studio specs

Type: Black Box
Audience Capacity: 36
Standard Playing Dimensions Stage Floor
Width: 17′ Wood, no rake
Depth: 18′ Height from house floor: 0″
Wing space: 0
Height (stg-grid): 14’4″
(stg-ceiling): 17’0″
Stage to aud.: first row of audience on stage floor
Dressing Room/Backstage 
Capacity: 2 people
Access: Through common hall and from stage
Access to Stage: 2 doors direct to stage from back stage
Bathroom: In common hall – shared with audience, EXIT Theatre
Amenities: Mirrors, clothing rack, counter space, prop table, clip lights, fan
Access: Located in auditorium on top seating riser.
Lightboard: 12 channel, 2 scene preset, manual
House lights: Separate dimmer
Work lights: Control from booth
Sound system: 8 channel mixing board; (2) CD player; 2 channel pro amp
(2) mic. hook-ups, (1) MIC AVAILABLE; (1) instr. hook-up available
Load-in path: Through Dressing Room from common hall
Load out path: Same
Electrical outlets…… Booth: Up to (4)
Dressing room: (4)
Work lights controlled solely by switch in booth area
Patrons for both EXIT Theatre & EXIT Stage Left shows queue in common hall
Anything not covered here can be handled with a call or e-mail to me at your earliest convenience. Keep in mind that the sooner you contact me, the more likely we’ll be able to work together to accommodate your needs.

Amanda Ortmayer – Production Manager
156 Eddy Street
San Franciscio CA, 94102

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