The Whatley Center for Performing Arts
There's always something wonderful happening at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts.
The James & Elizabeth Whatley Center for the Performing Arts features a theatre with modern instructional stage and seating for 570. Performances and art exhibits vary through year. The lobby area doubles as an art gallery for student and visiting art exhibits.
The use of cameras, video cameras or any sound recording device is prohibited at performances.
Babes-in-arms and children under 4 are not admitted.
Whatley Center for the Performing Arts, Northeast Texas Community College
Physical address: 2886 FM 1735, Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455
Mailing address: PO Box 1307, Mt. Pleasant, TX 75456
Box office: Phone 903.434.8181 Fax - 903.434.4419
Carolyn Franks, Director
Office phone - 903.434.8182, Home Phone - 903.856.5438, Cell Phone - 903.767.7671
John Thompson, Technical Director
Office Phone - 903-434.8183
Cell phone - 903.563.2513
E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Jodi Weber, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
NTCC, PO Box 1307, Mt. Pleasant, TX 75456
Office Phone - 903.434.8114
E-mail - email@example.com
We have wheelchair accessible seating. We have added more temporary handicapped parking spaces in the circle for events.
And remember...you can drop off passengers in the circle driveway before you park!
2886 FM 1735, Chapel Hill Rd., Mt. Pleasant, TX
Take State Hwy. 49 east from Mt. Pleasant. Turn right on FM 1735. College is three miles on right.
Come in main entrance and security will help you park.
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Non Union Stage Crew (mostly theatre students and local temp workers)
1-Yamaha C-3 grand piano
1-Schumacher 9' grand piano
6-upright pianos, various makes
14' A-frame ladder with standing level of 18'
Nearest grocery store: Super One, 602 Jefferson Park, Mt. Pleasant, 903.577.8020
Seats: 574 (568 regular, 6 wheelchair space), 36 temp seats
160' from stage to farthest seat
No loading dock
There is an 8' x 10' loading door at loading area in scene shop
Trucks can park near door on same level
Headset communication: ClearCom
Location: 2-SR, 2-SL, 1-Booth, 2-Aud., 2-Catwalk, 2-spots
Six units available
No working dressing room monitors
Two large dressing rooms with wardrobe racks, counters, chairs and lighted make-up spaces
Washer & dryer in men's' dressing room
Showers with hot and cold running water in restrooms
Dressing rooms are directly behind stage
Professional steamer available
Proscenium opening: 46' W x 13'2" H to bottom of deadhung border
Stage depth from 1st border to last lineset: 26'
Stage depth from 1st border to back wall: 30'
Curtain line to apron edge: 9'
Cyclorama: Back white plaster wall is used for cyclorama
Grid height: 29'
Height of stage floor from house floor: 4' with three stairs from house to stage
Crossover: Yes; however, if cyc wall is used there is a hall immediately behind the wall with double
doors on each side backstage Wing space: 15' plus on each side
House Curtain: Traveler, dark blue
Stage floor has a 20' diameter revolve
Stage floor surface: resilient wood with brown stain
No orchestra pit, but there is space on floor between stage and seats and on
Stage left side at stage level or on wings either side.
No fly system
Legs/teasers: 4 permanently hung black in good condition
Location from curtain line:
Set 1: 3'7" Set 2: 10'9" Set 3: 17'8" Set 4: 26'9"
200 amp. 3 phase road show tie in for lights located off stage left
100 amp. Single phase road show tie in for sound located off stage left
2-ENR Series 96 dimmer racks
House lighting system uses DMX-512 protocol
Control board: Colortran Innovator 48/96
Four motorized electrics over stage
2 Altman Comet follow spots
4-50° ETC Source Four ellipsoidals
12-36° ETC Source Four ellipsoidals
11-26° ETC Source Four ellipsoidals
20-Par 64 med. 1000 W
Hanging positions: (Diagram attached)
Front of House: Distance from curtain line/ height from stage/ # of circuits
Beam #1: 32'/23'/20
Beam #2: 43'/23/16
Onstage positions: (Diagram attached)
1st electric: 4'8"/17'10"/20
2nd electric: 8'9"/17'10"/20
3rd electric: 16'9"/17'10"/20
4th electric: 26'/17'10"/20
Sound is run from light/sound booth
Allen & Heath 32 channel mixer/GL3300M-832B
3-JBL AE 15" &Horn PA Mains/AM4215/96
2-JBL AE 18" Subwoofers/ASB6118
6-JBL Control 26 Ceiling Speakers/Control 26CT
2-Crown Power Amps for Lows/CTS1200
1-Crown Power Amp for Highs and C.S./CTS600
1-Crown Power Amp for Subs/CTS2000
2-Shure Digital Processors/P4800
4-JBL Floor Monitors/MP415
2-Crate powered flat monitors/PRM60
2-Crown Power Amps for Monitors/CTS600
1-Presonus 8 Channel Gate/Compressor/ACP88
1-DBX 4 channel compressor/DBX1046
2-Lexicon effects processor/MPX500
1-Furman power conditioner/PL8
1-Tascam CDA-500 CD/cassette player
1-Alesis ML9600 MasterLink Mastering CD Recorder (40GB Hard Drive)
1-Dell Laptop Latitude 110F Computer with Remote Changer
1-Proco MS-2 Mic splitter
2-Horizon straightline passive direct box
2-Shure wireless lapel mics-
3-Sennheiser E835 mics
3-Shure SM58 mics
2-EV N/D 357 AS mics
1-Shure PG58 Dynamic wireless handheld mic
1-Shure PG30 Dynamic wireless headset mic
Draper Signature V-220 (approx 11' x 14' w/M1300 surface)
Hitachi CP-X807 LCD Projector
To the extent that space is available and subject to completion of established procedures, the college welcomes affiliated and nonaffiliated groups to campus for their meetings provided:
- All the needs of Northeast Texas Community College have been adequately served.
- That requests be submitted, in writing, outlining the type of event, speaker, etc.
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- That the group, its leader or speaker, is not subversive nor advocates the overthrow of the United States Government.
- That the group, its leader or speaker, does not advocate the perpetuation of any one religious denomination.
- College employees supervise all buildings and equipment.
- That the group(s) reimburses the college depending upon the group's status and purpose of event including any and all damage. There may be a building use, custodial, grounds, or security fee assessed.
- Northeast reserves the right to refuse the use of its facilities to any individual and/or group.
Reservations should conform to building hours. Special arrangements may be made (with appropriate costs) for use other than normal hours. Telephone reservations are only tentative and are held for 72 hours pending receipt of the written Facility Reservation Form and appropriate deposit.
Normal building hours are 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Friday. Facilities are normally closed on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and vacation periods.
20% of the estimated reservation fee or an amount determined appropriate by the director.
College policy strictly prohibits alcoholic beverages, drugs or narcotics on campus.
The Whatley Office will act as a clearing house for the provisions of contracted services, which include custodial, maintenance, light and sound technicians, audio visual, security, or any other need EXCEPT FOR FOOD SERVICE. Please make food arrangements by calling Northeast Food Service, (903) 434-8200.
$150 first hour/$90 each additional hour
$ 90 clean-up fee
20% of gross ticket/concession sales
$120 first hour/$60 each additional hour
$ 90 clean-up fee
Lighting technician: $12 per hour
Fee for use by NTCC student organizations will be left to the discretion of the Director of The Whatley Center for the Performing Arts.
Sound technician: $12 per hour
Stage Manager: $12per hour
Piano Rental: $60