Technical Information

The Davis Theatre is located on the second floor of the historic Cabarrus County courthouse. The former courtroom is accessed by matching curved staircases with elegant turned and molded woodwork that rise from the vestibule. A beautiful landing with a soaring ceiling leads to the entry stairs to the theatre. Elevator access is also available.

A lavatory and a suite which includes two dressing rooms and the Green Room are located on the third level of the building. This level is accessible only to performers, crew, arts council staff and volunteers on day of show. The elevator to the second floor is conveniently located near back stage. Both dressing rooms are equipped with mirrors with make-up lights, large full-length mirror, clothes rack, iron and ironing board. Each room can accommodate 4 – 6 persons comfortably.

The Green Room has a small couch and a dining table that seats 8. Other amenities include ample counter space, a sink, microwave oven, refrigerator and coffee maker. There is a sound monitor that supplies house feed.

The lavatory is fully equipped with a shower, sink, toilet, towels and designer toiletries. It is located down a short hallway from the dressing rooms/Green Room suite.

davis theatre layout

Statistics and Details for Davis Theatre

Stage Dimensions          26' w x 18' 9" d
Proscenium Width 26'
Proscenium Height 12'
Rigging Points 5' on ctr
Centerline to SL Wall 21' 6"
Centerline to SR Wall     
Loading Dock No loading dock. Stage is on venue second story accessible elevator and stairs.
Seating        Theatre style padded
Capacity 26'
Console controlled
Blackout Capable of full blackout
House Sound
Console       PreSonus 24.4.2
Speakers EAW VR-51 Exploded Cluster
Amps QSX rmx series
DSP DBX Drive Rack PA
Wedge Monitors Community CPL-23
Flown Stage Monitors   
Community MVP-12M
Wired Mics Sennheiser e835 (4)
Shure Beta 5.8 (6)
AKG C1000 Condenser Mic (2)
AKG C3000 Condenser Mic (2)
Drum Kit Audix
Wireless Mics Sennheiser EW 135 wireless hand held mics
Senheiser wireless handheld mic headset
CD Playback Numark CDN25 dual CD decks (2 decks)
Mic Stands 10 Boom stands
Screen 16:9 format; 16' wide by 9' tall - located on the rear stage
Panasonic 4000 lumen DLP Projector
DVD Console controlled
Blackout 1 DVD playback deck
Console Zero 88 LeapFrog
16 Source 4 Jr.s 26 degree
20 Opti Zoom fresnel style fixtures
Dimming 20 amp 2.4kw 4 channel 600 watt per channel dimmers
Cyc Wash L&E Boarder Lights - Well lit and configurable
2 locations for followspots - In most cases, followspots are not necessary in this venue
Main Valance 1
Main Traveler 1
Legs 2 pair
White Cyc (seamless)   
Black Cyc (seamless) 1

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