Josephine Tope Performing Arts Center

843956 orig  The Josephine Tope Performing Arts Center is a state-of-the-art performing arts auditorium completed on September 25, 2012.  The Auditorium space seats 600 and includes a large stage, orchestra pit, scene shop area, and full dressing and green rooms.  It also features a refreshments area and a spacious lobby.

For Questions about the facility, or to inquire about reserving the facility for your event please contact District Director of Technology Joe Wakeman.

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Event Information

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Facility Information

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  • Seating for 600 including 6 wheelchair-accessable locations
  • 50 parking spaces in dedicated Auditorium parking lot
  • 200+ parking spaces in adjacent High School parking lot
  • Scene shop attached to stage with exterior 'garage door' access for trailers, trucks, etc.
  • Main stage floored with black masonite material, size is 24' x 42', and an additional 8' stage front finished in wood
  • Recessed orchestra pit
  • (110) Wenger Performance Chairs
  • Wenger Performance Risers
  • Wenger Sound Shells
  • Large Makeup room and 2 green rooms right off stage and access to back stage, scene shop
  • Refreshment / concession stand in lobby with 5 'bar top' standing tables

Our Equipment

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Sound

  • Listen! Hearing assistance system
  • (10) Shure SLX1 Wireless Body Pack Mics with Countryman E6i Headsets (beige color)
  • (2) Shure SLX2/SM58 Wireless Handheld Mics
  • (5) Shure SM58 Wired Handheld Mics
  • (5) Shure SM86 Wired Handheld Mics
  • Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Piano
  • Telex wired intercom system
  • Midas M32 Digital Mixing Console; 32 channels in, 32 channels out
  • Digital audio recording system

Lighting

  • ETC Element 120 Light Board
  • 42' Cyclorama at stage rear
  • 42' worth of Chauvet COLORado Batten 144 Tour above and below Cyclorama curtain
  • (2) lighting electrics in two catwalks over seating, (2) lighting electrics on North and South auditorium walls, (4) lighting electrics over stage; all with DMX inputs
  • Full ETC SourceFour theatrical lighting setup, including permanent "stage wash" fixtures
  • (2) Chauvet QSpot 260 LED Motion Lights
  • (2) Spot lights located above Sound/Light booths

A/V

  • Epson PowerLite Pro 'Large Venue' data projector located above sound booth in rear of auditorium; controllable via Light Booth or on-stage
  • 20' Projector screen over front-stage, recessed in proscenium and controllable via Light Booth or on-stage
  • VGA, 3.5mm Audio, RCA inputs located in Light Booth or on-stage (front-stage right)
  • BluRay/DVD Player; located in Sound Booth
  • iPod/3.5mm Audio jack located in Sound Booth