Venue Hire & Tech Spec

The 250 seat flexible auditorium, art gallery, community studio space and bar/café are all available for hire.So if you want a venue with a difference for an artistic event or rehearsal, conference, trade fair or private party please get in touch on 0504 90340.

Community Space Hire

The Source Arts Centre and Thurles Library share a community studio space. This light, airy, private room overlooking the River Suir is available for anyone to book for artistic and non-artistic activities. Toilet facilities are available next to the space. Hire cost includes heating and LX, inclusion in brochure and on website where appropriate, and 1 technician/supervisor on call, except for evening rental periods.

Please contact 0504 90340 for further information and hire costs.

Technical Specification

Please find below some basic technical details. For further information contact Production Technician, on 0504 90340 or technical@sourcearts.ie. Download lighting plan here.

Gallery

14mtr X 14 mtr X 7 mtr X 14 mtr and it is 4mtr high
The floor in the exhibition space can take up to 7.5kN/sq.m or 0.75 of a ton.

Theatre

Stage depth : 830 cm 25 feet
Stage width : 1530 cm 46 feet
Pros width : 1000 cm 30 feet
Pros depth : 30 cm 1 foot
Pros height : 600 < 800 cm 18 < 24 feet
Grid height : 1300 cm 39 feet
Bars length : 1200 cm 36 feet
Underside bars to floor : 100 <1250 cm 3 feet < 37 feet

 

Loading dock: stage left 40 foot + trailer
Access to stage: stage right only
No crossover behind stage back curtain cross-over possible
Stage: flat floor (same level as auditorium)
Stage gantry left: 100 cm wide 1000 cm height
Stage gantry right: 200 cm wide 1000 cm height

Screen projection area 24 foot x 15 foot

8 x electric bars swl 150kg speed 1 <150 cm a sec.
8 x hemp bars swl 60 kg
Elec. bar 6 out of commission

2 x dressing rooms
Dressing Room 1 Ground floor x 5 person
Dressing Room 2 Second Floor x 10 person
1 x greenroom

Sound

4 x DI units

1 x headphones

6 x MA F 12 speakers

2 x MA S 18 sub bass

2 x MA 1400 amplifiers

1 x MA 2.8s sub bass amplifiers

2 x MA M 3 system controllers

1 x Yamaha REV100digital reverb

1 x Yamaha Q2031B graphic EQ

1 x CD player

1 x MD player

5 x SM 58

6 x mic stands

24 fade mixing desk

Lights

Jands Vista 2 x M1 (Mackintosh)

72 x dimmers

2 x flouting 6 way dimmers

1 x dmx network

18 x profiles 15/30o

18 x fresnel 1kw

12 x par 1 kw 230 watt

9 x floods

Drapes

1 x House curtain : red

1 x Split backdrop : black

3 x Borders : black.

4 x pairs of legs

1 x Cyclorama : white

Contra Information 

All visiting companies are supplied with an in-house technician for a set number of hours, all in-house lighting and sound equipment, box office and administrative support. Any additional crew or equipment hires required by visiting companies will be contra-ed.

"It is always a pleasure to appear in The Source Arts Centre ..the back up from the venue in advance always helps promote the show, the staff working in the venue are extremely helpful and assist in any way they can. I always look forward to visiting." Tommy Fleming