Rent the Theatre

Would you like to rent Strathspey Performing Arts Centre’s Theatre?

Strathspey Performing Arts Centre would like to make your rental experience as convenient and practical as we can. The form outlines the basic rental structure that is available at this time. We welcome your thoughts and comments and will continue to strive to make available an arrangement that works for us all!

The Strathspey rental agreement is available electronically as an interactive PDF that you are welcome to download, complete and send to us at Strathspey Performing Arts Centre. Please see the Rental Agreement below. By clicking on the link, you are able to view the rental agreement. In order to complete the fields within the application, you must download the file first.

Capacity: 488
Stage Size: 60′ x 30′
Proscenium Width: 28′
Stage Floor: Sprung, Masonite Painted Black
Lighting Location: Rear of Auditorium
Control System: ETC Expression – 72K Source 4’s, Source 4
Pars, Parnels
96K ETC Dimming
Sound Location: Rear of Auditorium
Sound: EAW 695 FOH Sound
Monitors: TX2 (6 mixes)
Full Mike Kit
Piano: C7 Yamaha Grand
Dressing Rooms: 2 – Backstage
Full Fly Tower

1x FOH 32 X 24 Sound Craft vi1
1x 32 Channel mixing console, 8 Sub groups, 4 band EQ, 4 Sweep EQ – Crest x8
2x Digital EFX Processors -Lexicon MPX500
2x 31 band Graphic Equalizers – DBX 2031 For Mains
6x Stereo 31 Band Graphic Equalizers – DBX 2231 For Monitors
2x 4 Channel Insertable Compressors – DBX 1046
1x 4 Channel Insertable Noise Gate – JBL
1x CD Player/Cassette Player/Recorder – Denon DN620
1x DAT Recorder – Sony PCM R300
1x Assistive Listening system – Phonic Eear
1x 2 Channel Communuication System – Clearcom
1x 40 Channel Split Snake with on-stage 25’ Fan out
4x EAW KF 695 Mid/High Speakers configured Left/Right
4x EAW SB250 Bass Bins Configured Left/Right
2x EAW JF 60 Speakers configured on Matrix for fills
1x Stereo Digital Speaker Controller – Sony
Main Audio is mounted on shelves on Stage Left and Stage Right approximately eight feet above the audience. All power is QSC. Front of house Audio position is located at the rear of the theatre, at hous centre is slightly elevated.
6x Channels of amplification – QSC
8x Biamplified wedges – Yorkville TX 2M
2x TX2 4 Channel speaker processors
6x Stereo 31 Band Equalizers – DBX 2231 (located at front of house)
Monitor position is located off stage left close to proscenium curtain
7x Boundary Microphones – Shure MX391/C & Apex
9x Vocal Microphones – Shure Beta 58A
6x Instrument Microphones – Sure SM 57
2x Gooseneck Condensors – Shure MX418
4x Drum Microphones – Shure Beta 98DS
1x Bass Drum Microphone – AKG D112E
12x Passive direct boxes – Yorkville
12x Regular Boom stands – K&M 27
6x Short boom stands – K&M 259/1
1x 100 foot 8 Channel audio stage drop
3x 50 foot 8 Channel audio stage drop
20x 10 foot Microphone cables
60x 25 foot Microphone cables
10x 50 Foot Microphone cables
Assorted instrument patch as well as Stage AC
1x Clearcom base station, to be located at FOH, 2 Channel
5x Headsets (3 Double muff, 2 Single muff)
4x Beltpacks
2x Portable speaker station
Communication is provided between main lighting position and house light control
All FOH positions can be connected to monitor or stage managers position.
1x 48 X 2.4 K Dimming system – ETC Sensor
1x 192 Channel 2 Scene pre-set Console – ETC Express 48/96
1x SVGA Monitor
20x ETC Source Four Leko 36 Degree (6X9)
20x ETC Source Four Leko 26 Degree (6X12)
12x ETC Source Four PAR
20x ETC Source Four Parnel
1x 48’ X 20’ White CYC on upstage Pipe
1x 48’ X 20’ Upstage curtain Black
6x 5’ X 20’ Black legs, 2 Downstage, 2 Midstage and 2 Upstage
4x Chainmaster 1 ton Motors Rigged at Midstage and Upstage for roadshows
1x Chainmaster 4 way Motor Control for Motors
1x Lighting-208 Volt 400 amp 3 phase Located off stage Right
1x Sound-208 Volt 200 Amp 3 Phase Located off stage Left
Shore power for tour buses is available
Electrician available upon request, Electrical services are dedicated
Load in door is located directly beside the stage entrance
Load in is a grade level push
Strathspey Place does not have a loading dock
Parking is located directly next to the facility
2x Dressing rooms / Chorus Rooms with bathroom and shower facilities

box office

Regular Box Office Hours

  • Monday  11 am – 3 pm
  • Tuesday  11 am – 3 pm
  • Wednesday   11 am – 3 pm
  • Thursday   11 am – 3 pm
  • Friday  11 am – 3 pm

Ordering Online

We’re now open 24/7 online! You can purchase performance tickets, memberships, and gift certificates on our website any time of the day. Check it out!

Ordering by Phone

Order your tickets by calling us at 902-945-5300. Please have your credit card ready.

  • Tickets may be purchased with Visa or Mastercard. We do not accept American Express.
  • Please leave a voicemail message with your phone number to request tickets.
  • Please do not leave credit card information over voicemail.
  • We will return your phone call to complete the order.
  • Please note that we do not hold tickets. Tickets must be paid for when ordered.
  • Please note that during busy times at the box office we may be unable to return calls

Ordering in Person

  • Drop by the box office (in the Allan J. MacEachen school complex) to get your tickets.
  • Cash, Visa, Mastercard and Debit cards accepted at the Box office.
  • Sorry, personal cheques are not accepted.
  • We are located at 11156 Route 19 in Mabou.

Please note that there are NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.

Our Rental Agreement

Rental agreement effective as of June 2019.

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Theatre Seating Chart

This performance arts centre’s seating is built with comfort and designed with optimal viewing of the stage from all seats. Wheelchair accessible seating is available. For further assistance with seating, please contact our box office.