Opera Bałtycka

version for the visually impaired

Technical data

GENERAL

– name: Baltic Opera in Gdańsk
– address: Aleja Zwycięstwa 15, 80-219 Gdańsk
– capacity: 59 511.86m3
– footprint area: 4 340.46m2
– floor area: 8 611.79m2
– main entrance from the side of Multikino (entrance for the audience, the ticket office)
– staff entrance from Towarowa St.
– 100 parking spaces on the corner of Hallera and Towarowa St.
– 150 parking spaces on Multikino Cinema parking
– staff car park between  Opera and Multikino building
– loading ramp (gate no. 1) from Multikino’s side (right side of the stage) – roller shutter door  (W x H) 2 x 3.35 m, access width 3.45 m (the bridge); fold-out ramp, passage/gate from the warehouse to the stage – (W x H) 2.6 6m x 8.37 m
– loading ramp (gate no. 2) from Hallera St. (left side of the stage) – roller shutter door  (W x H) 2.45 x 3.65 m, objects up to 4m long; trucks up to 7m long; no fold-out ramp, passage/gate from the warehouse to the stage – (W x H) 2.16 m x 8.37 m
– 1 manual forklift/stacker  PR1000/1600, max load: 1000kg

 

STAGE

–  area: 399m2
–  stage width (for use): 15m
–  stage height (technical ceiling): 16.5m
– stage depth (from the curtain to the lift no. E47): 16.5m
–  stage floor: wooden panels, colour matt black
–  width of the proscenium arch: 10.0m (fixed portal towers)
–  height of the proscenium arch: 4.5 to 6.5m (mobile portal)

 

APRON

– apron width: from 10.0 to 18.0m
– apron height (to the ceiling of the auditorium): 9.5m
– apron depth to the curtain (with the orchestra pit closed): 6m
– apron depth to the curtain (with the orchestra pit opened): 2m

 

ORCHESTRA PIT

– number of seats: 55
– equipment: 1 conductor's podium + music stand with lighting, 40 music stands with lighting
– fixed depth (up to the stage level): 2.35 m
– can be covered from above (panels)

 

STAGE MANAGER’S  PANEL

–  SM’s position - right side of the stage
– intercom with loudspeakers in all backstage rooms
– wired voice communications system providing communication with the lighting booth, the sound booth, the director's table and the headlight and curtain operators
– live video feed of the stage (screen)
– live video feed of the stage of the conductor in the orchestra pit (screen)
– signaling: the curtain, lifts and the stage action
– clock, stopwatch and temperature indicator on the stage manager's panel
– HME DX200 wireless intercom system + 10 HME WH200 headsets

 

AUDITORIUM

– area: 461m2
– total number of seats: 472 + 4 wheelchair-accessible seats
– seating chart:
       a) front stalls (rows I to VIII) – 184 seats
       b) rear stalls (rows IX to XVII) – 232 seats + 4 wheelchair-accessible seats
       c) balcony – 56 seats

 

REHEARSAL ROOMS

  • large ballet rehearsal room: area 249m2, dimensions: (W x L x H) 14.0 x 15.5 x 6.4-7.2 m – ground floor level, equipment: sound system - Peavey PR15 loudspeakers + amplifier +  line mixer, double CD player, DVD player, 40” LCD TV, piano, mirrors, barres
  • small ballet rehearsal room: area 128m2, dimensions: (W x L x H)   8.9 x 14.4 x 5.9 m – 3rd floor level, equipment: sound system - Peavey PR12 loudspeakers + amplifier + line mixer, single CD player, DVD player, 21" CRT TV, piano, mirrors, barres
  • orchestra rehearsal room: area 131m2, dimensions: (W x L x H) 7.0 x 18.0 x 3.9-5.3 m – 1st floor level,
  • equipment: piano, 65 chairs, 45 music stands, conductor's podium and music stand
  • choir rehearsal room: area 112m2, dimensions: (W x L x H) 8.6 x 12.3 x 2.9-4.2 m – basement level
  • equipment: piano, 49 chairs, 42 music stands, conductor's podium with a chair and music stand
  • directing rehearsal room: area 128m2, dimensions: (W x L x H) 8.5 x 14.5 x 5.9 m – 3rd floor level
  • equipment: piano, table, chairs and music stands as needed

 

WARDROBES AND BACKSTAGE

– 2 ground floor wardrobes: (can be used during rental)
– 7 wardrobes on the 1st floor: (can be used during rental)
– 6 wardrobes on the 2nd floor
– toilets and showers: on the ground floor (only toilets), on the 1st and the 2nd floor located in the middle of the corridors

 

FOYER

– area: grand foyer 560m2 + lobby 193m2
– cloakroom and lavatories for the audience (downstairs from the central part of the foyer)
– VIP lounge 27m2 (available for rent)
– cafeteria
– sound system (junction box on the right side of the cafeteria):
       a) 1 x CREST Audio LT2000 amplifier
       b) 8 x DAS Factor5 loudspeakers – over the entire length of the foyer with the possibility of using an additional 4 items of DAS Factor5 loudspeakers
– a possibility of setting up a mobile stage (max. 40m2)
– a possibility of installing an adjustable or non-adjustable lighting system (up to 24kW) and sound system over the entire length of the foyer

 

COURTYARD

– area: 550m2
– entrance from the foyer and the auditorium
– inner part of the courtyard with full light & sound system
– a possibility of setting up a mobile stage (max. 20m2) on the side next to the auditorium doors
– tables and chairs can be arranged for the audience