AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS: Domestic Tours
The following Technical Requirements for the American Ballet Theatre, hereafter
referred to as “COMPANY” are an integral part of the contract and as such should be
read carefully. American Ballet Theatre is a yellow card show.
THE COMPANY SHALL PROVIDE:
All supervisory Stage Personnel necessary for unloading, setting up,
performances, take down, and load out of shows.
The entire physical production including, scenery, costumes, properties,
wigs, etc. and preliminary information necessary for the set up and
running of performances.
LOCAL PRESENTER AGREES TO FURNISH AT OWN EXPENSE THE FOLLOWING:
The theatre, stage (including offstage areas, fly space, dressing rooms and
office space), and all necessary house and/or rented equipment shall be in
readiness, cleared of other equipment and entirely at the disposal of the
COMPANY, for the entire duration of the COMPANY'S performances.
(From the start of Load In through the end of Load-Out).
PRESENTER shall be responsible for ensuring the security of the
COMPANY’S equipment at all times, from the time the equipment arrives
at the theatre, until after all the equipment has been loaded after the final
PRESENTER shall provide proper “stage door security.” It is the policy
of the COMPANY not to allow any guests or visitors anywhere backstage,
including the wings and all dressing room areas, except with the
permission of the COMPANY’S Stage Managers.
A Proscenium stage with a performing area of not less then 46’-0” wide x
45’-0” deep x 25’-0” high proscenium. The stage must have a
functioning, safe fly system with a sufficient amount of open pipes. The
stage and all stage equipment shall meet all the requirements of the
COMPANY’S Production Manager.
In order to avoid any major problems, the COMPANY’S Production
Manager must have the opportunity to review all plans for any theatre in
which the COMPANY might perform.