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The Buskirk-Chumley Theater is owned by the City of Bloomington and operated by BCT Management, Inc., a private non-profit organization.  The mission of BCT Management, Inc. is to develop the Buskirk-Chumley Theater as a high quality and widely accessible community resource and performance venue, operated in a fiscally responsible manner.  Support from the City of Bloomington, Indiana University, the Indiana Arts Commission, our many corporate sponsors and community donors  helps maintain this historic community resource and bring a wide diversity of programming to the stage each year.


BCT Box Office

BCT Box Office
114 E. Kirkwood Ave.
812-323-3020

Hours
11am-6pm Monday-Friday
noon-5pm Saturday-Sunday
and at least half an hour into any performance at the BCT

Stage Dimensions:      
           
Proscenium Width:       33'
  Height:       20'
           
Depth, Proscenium to back wall:     17' 9"
Depth, Proscenium:       2'
Depth, Downstage edge to Proscenium:   6'
Depth, Downstage edge to Back wall:     25' 9"
Offstage space from proscenium to stage left wall: 13'
Offstage space from proscenium to stage right wall: 15' 6"
Spot position to downstage edge     55'
Height of stage:       3' 1½"
         

Orchestra Pit:

      37'6"w x 14'd
           
Stage extensions can add 6' or 10' to the front of the stage into the orchestra pit.
   
FOH Road Mix Position 8'6"w x 6'9"d
Projector Booth to LS4 65'
Far Catwalk to LS5 44'
   
Softgoods:        
           
2 pair black velour legs on track: 12' * 22'  
3 black velour borders sewn flat: 50' * 8'  
1 main traveller sewn 50% fullness - wine  
1 main valence sewn 50% fullness - wine  
1 upstage traveller sewn 50% fullness - black  
1 cyclorama - sky blue    
80 wine armless padded chairs
           
Lighting:        
           
Dimmers: ETC Sensor 20a 2.4kW   192 total
  Stage circuits     186
  Architecture lighting     8
           
Control: ETC Element 40 fader/250 channel    
  ETC Express 250    
  ETC Unison Architectural        
           
Fixtures: Lycian Midget Follow Spot   2
  Colortran 650 10º, 8" ERS   2
  ETC Source 4 26º   10
  ETC Source 4 36º  

12

  Shakespeare 20º     8
  Shakespeare 30º     19
  Shakespeare 40º     10
  Shakespeare 50º     4
  Shakespeare 30º Lens Tubes  

5

  Altman 360Q 6*9 ERS   9
  Altman 360Q 6*12 ERS   28
  Altman 360Q 6*16 ERS   4
  ETC S4 Par(MFL, WFL, Narrow Lenses)   16
  Altman Par64 short can(Lamped MFL and WFL) 4
  Altman single cell cyc wash   3
  Altman Zip-Strip(Lamped 12V, 75W, FL 36º) 5
  Chroma Q ColorForce 72 w/ Cyc Lens     5
  Chroma Q ColorOne Par 10
   Martin MAC Aura  10
     
  Mannhauset Music Stand Light

5

           
Sound:          
           
House Mix Position        
  Yamaha M7CL48      
  Yamaha SPX 990 multi-effects signal processor 
  Tascam CDR 901SL   
  Program & Cast Call Speaker System
(All dressing rooms, backstage, and lobbies)
           
House Speaker System        
  L'Acoustics Kiva - Flown 16
  L'Acoustics SB15 - Flown   2
  L'AcousticsSB18 - Aux Driven    4
  L'Acoustics 5XT - Front Fill  4
   L'Acoustics 5XT - Under Balc        2
  EAW JF60 - Balcony Fill   4
       
  L'Acoustics LA4X Amplifiers   5
  EAW JF260 speakers, bi-amped,  balcony Fill 2
  Crown XTI 4000 1
  Crown XTI 2002 2
           
Monitor System(Monitors from front of house)  
  L'Acoustics X12       6
  L'Acoustics X8    

2

   L'Acoustics LA4X Amplifiers        2
           
Microphones          
  Shure Beta 58     6
  Shure SM 58     7
  Shrue SM 58S     1
  Shure SM 57     9
  Shure Beta 52     1
  Shure Beta 98 d/s     3
  Audio Technica 4041 condensor   4
  Audio Technica PRO 37R condenser 4
  Audio Technica AT 857L lectern 1
  Heil Pro 30 2
  Sennheisser MD421 II 2
  Radial J48 DI 4
  Whirlwind Director Passive DI   4
  Whirlwind Hotbox Active DI   2
  Whirlwind ISO 2 1
  Shure QLX Wireless Receiver 2
 

Shure Beta58 Handheld Wireless

2
 

Shure QLX Beltpack

2
  Countrman E6 Headset Mic 2
  Countryman B3 Lavelier Mic 2
           
Intercom and Hearing Assist System    
  Telex Intercom System    
  BP1002 Beltpacks     8
  Headsets       8
  Telephones     4
  Sennheiser SZI infared hearing assist system  
  Sennheiser hearing assist headsets 6
           
  Yamaha C7 Baby Grand Piano      1
           
Video:          
           
Projectors          
  Panasonic PT-DW830
   
Screens

16' * 9" Da-Lite Fast Fold

       
  28' * 21' Da-Lite motorized roller screen  
       
Players          
  JVC SV-NP10 DVD Player    
  LG BP-530  
  Sony SLV D360P DVD/VCR Player    
           
Switcher          
  Extron ISS 506        
           
Line Schedule:      
           
Line Set Distance to Plaster Line Description  
           
  -8' - 6"     Motorized Pipe DS of proscenium
FC 0' - 5"     Fire Curtain  
1 1' - 5"     Valence  
2 2' - 0"     Main Traveler 
3 2' - 7"     Movie Screen 
4 3' - 2"        
5 4' - 4"      1E  
6 4' - 11"        
7 6' - 1"     Legs  
8 7' - 3"      2E  
9 7' - 10"        
10 8' - 5"      Border  
11 9' - 0"     16'x9' screen 
12 9' - 7"     Legs  
13 10' - 2"        
14 11' - 4"     3E  
15 12' - 6"      4E  
16 13' - 6"        
17 14' - 8"     Rear Traveler
8 15' - 0"     CYC  
           
RED = Permanent        
All batons operated stage left        
Batons are 50' in length        
High Trim = 27' 6"        
18 line sets total, 14 available for use        

COMING SOON

09.30.2016 | 07:30 PM
¡Poesía Now! An evening with Juan Felipe Herrera

10.01.2016 | 07:30 PM
Happily Ever After?

10.02.2016 | 06:00 PM
American Graffiti

10.06.2016 | 08:00 PM
An Acoustic Evening with John Hiatt

10.10.2016 | 08:00 PM
Latin Jazz Ensemble

10.14.2016 | 08:00 PM
The Main Squeeze

10.15.2016 | 08:00 PM
An Evening with Carrie Newcomer and Friends

10.21.2016 | 07:30 PM
An Evening With Greg Brown w/special guest Bo Ramsey.

10.26.2016 | 07:00 PM
Men in the Arena

10.27.2016 | 07:30 PM
BEAT Fall Show

10.28.2016 | 07:30 PM
BEAT Fall Show

10.29.2016 | 08:00 PM
Rocky Horror Picture Show

10.29.2016 | 11:59 PM
Rocky Horror Picture Show

11.06.2016 | 08:00 PM
The Del McCoury Band

11.11.2016 | 07:00 PM
An Evening With Kenny Aronoff

11.13.2016 | 07:00 PM
The Gadabout Film Festival

11.20.2016 | 06:00 PM
The Blues Brothers

11.27.2016 | 06:00 PM
Ferris Bueller's Day Off

12.04.2016 | 06:00 PM
White Christmas

12.16.2016 - 12.31.2016
Oliver!