The Virtual Studio is based on the floor of the auditorium and provides 14m x 7m of performance space, this has level access to the lift which takes you straight to the stage door.
All technicians are located in the bar area which is separate to the auditorium by a sound proof partition wall, each technician (sound / lighting / vision) has access to a wide camera shot of the performance area and can communicate with the performers or a stage manager.
To the back of the performance space is a 12m Motorised truss with a full black cloth on it and the front truss is on manual chain hoists


  • 12m Back Truss pre-rigged with:
    • 6 x LED Wash Moving Lights
    • 4 x 230W LED Spot Moving Lights
  • Floor Package consisting of:
    • 4 x 3m Black Scaff uprights (moveable) pre-rigged with:
      • 2 x Sunstrip Active DMX Battons
      • 1 x 180W RGBWAUV LED Par
    • 4 x 1m Truss Uprights (moveable) pre-rigged with:
      • 1 x 230W LED Spot Moving Light
    • 4 x Showtec Vintage Blaze 55 Lights on 1.4m to 2.4m stands
  • 6m Front Truss pre-rigged with:
    • 8 x Source 4 Profile
  • Side Bars pre-rigged with:
    • 2 x RGBW LED Par
    • 2 x 1K Fresnels
  • Effects
    • 4 x Martin Atomic 3000 Strobe
    • 2 x Chauvet Geyser P7 LED Vertical Smoke Machine
    • 1 x Smoke Factory Tour Hazer II
    • 12 x 1m DMX Controlled RGB LED Strips
  • Control
    • 1 x Zero88 FLX Lighting Desk
    • 2 x FLX Extension Wing
    • 1 x Touchscreen
    • Control is connected to the performance space via Artnet and provides 4 x universe (2 already used) and there are DMX Splitters available.
  • Wifi Network for iPad Control


  • Yamaha QL5 & RiO3224
  • Mac mini with Nuendo LIve 2 for multitrack recording
  • Yamaha Monitors
    • Yamaha DZR12 for on stage monitors
    • Yamaha HS8 for FOH Monitoring
  • Shure UR4D Radio Microphones
    • 6 x Shure Beta87C or SM58 Handheld Radio Microphones
    • 24 x Shure UR1 Beltpack + Beige Theatre Headset
  • Shure PSM900 IEM Kits
  • Wide Selection of Wired Mics – Shure / Sennheiser
  • Wide Selection of K&M Microphone Stands
  • Tecpro Wired Comms
  • WiFi Network for iPad Control

Vision / Networking

  • 4 x Sony Broadcast HD PTZ Cameras
  • 2 x Datavideo Broadcast HD PTZ Cameras
  • 2 x Sony HVE-Z5E HD Camera
  • Blackmagic Television Studio 4K Pro Vision Mixer
  • Blackmagic Hyperdeck 12G SSD Recorder
  • Mac Pro running Wirecast + BlueFX Live Titler
  • Mac Mini running Zoom
  • 48″ Screen in auditorium showing zoom participants and live social media comments
  • Gigabit Fibre link from Torfaen Council + EE 4G Backup line


32A Three Phase – Stage Left
32A Single Phase – Stage Left (CLEAN AUDIO FEED)
16A Single Phase – Stage Right
Plenty of distribution available to 32A / 16A / 13A / Powercon

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