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The Doctorow Center for the Arts is a beautiful multi-arts complex. It's home to the Mountain Cinema, a three-screen facility showing mainstream, family, independent and foreign films; the CMF Piano Performance Museum, featuring the Steven E. Greenstein Piano Collection; and the Evelyn Weisberg Concert Hall, which presents family-friendly and cutting-edge performances in dance, theater and music.

Doctorow Center for the Arts

The Catskill Mountain Foundation administrative offices, Catskill Region Guide, and Catskill Mountain Printing Services are also located in the Doctorow Center.

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
Doctorow Center for the Arts
7971 Main St
Hunter, NY 12442

AUDITORIUM
Seating Capacity
172 Total
152 Floor
20 Balcony
For performances that are technically intensive, the balcony can be closed to the
audience and used as a control booth.
Dimensions
Stage edge to rear wall of house 45’
House width 41’8”
Ceiling height 16’
The seating area is raked; so ceiling height decreases as one moves from the front
to the back of the house.
Balcony
Seats 20
Length (House right to house left) 27’6”
Width (Back to front) 6’
The Balcony is flanked by the house left and house right booths.
House Left Booth
The lighting console and house light dimmer is located here. It is the primary
control booth.
Length (House right to house left) 7’
Width (Back to front) 10’
House Right Booth
Length (House right to house left) 7’
Width (Back to front) 6’
Janitor’s Closet
There is a Janitor’s Closet located at the back of the house, house right behind
seating row J. It is equipped with a utility sink.

LOAD IN
Double doors are located at the west rear of the building at auditorium floor level, next
to stage left. Doorway opening is 6’ wide by 6’6” high. Ground level. Incoming
trucks must have a lift gate, or appropriate ramp for loading.
The fire department owns the building directly behind the loading area, and
requires unobstructed access at all times. Please do not park in the loading door
area.

STAGE
Proscenium
Height 13’
Width 22’
Stage Dimensions
Rise above house floor 2’4”
Width 22’
Depth (lip of stage to upstage wall) 25’
Depth (front of proscenium to back wall) 22’6”
Grid height 15’
Clearance to bottom of overhead paneling 13’10”
Floor
Masonite painted black.

GRID
The grid over the stage is made from 1-1/2” schedule 40 black pipe. It is anchored
to the stage walls and ceiling. It is fixed at 15’ and is not adjustable. Any hang
and focus work is done from ladders or scaffolding. Please give management 30
days advance notice for any overhead work.

DRAPERY
Black Velour with 50% fullness on pull tracks.
2 Upstage 14’6” high x 11’ wide.
1 Stage right 14’6” high x 13’ wide.
1 Stage left 14’6” high x 13’ wide.

LIGHTING
Lighting Control Console
ETC Express 125.
Dimmers
24 ETC Sensor 2.4kW dimmers. Circuits terminate in both socapex multi-pin
outputs and stage pin outputs at the back of the rack.
Instrumentation
10 ETC Source Four 50 degree.
5 ETC Source Four Fresnels.
17 ETC Source Four Parnels.
32 Total number of lighting instruments.
Dimmer Room
Located backstage next to the upstairs dressing room.

LIGHTING POSITIONS
FOH Pipe One
Height 15’10’
Distance from stage edge 5’
Circuits 6 (distributed via socapex cable)
FOH Pipe Two House Left
Height 15’
Distance from stage edge 22’
Circuits 3 (distributed via outlet box above the pipe)
FOH Pipe Two House Right
Height 15’
Distance from stage edge 22’
Circuits 3 (distributed via outlet box above the pipe)
FOH Box Booms HL & HR Walls
Distance from stage edge 22’
Circuits 3 per side (distributed via outlet boxes next to the pipes)
On Stage
Four pipes running parallel to the front edge of the stage, between the ceiling
panels.
Distance From Stage Edge
LX1 6’
LX2 11’
LX3 16’
LX4 21’
Circuits (Dimmers) 13 thru 18 service LX 1 and LX2
Circuits (Dimmers) 19 thru 24 service LX 3 and LX 4
The fixtures are twofer’d so a light on LX 1 is paired with the light directly
upstage on LX2. Thus there are 10 pairs of lights onstage.
House Lights
The house lights are controlled via a wall dimmer in the House Left Booth. They
are not controllable via the lighting console.
Ladder
There is a 14’ folding ladder available for hang and focus work.

SOUND
There is no house sound system. Rental systems can be arranged with 30 days
advance notice.

ELECTRICAL
Edison Outlets
4 on the upstage wall, behind the paneling.
3 on the stage left wall, behind the paneling.
1 on the house left wall behind seating row J.
2 in balcony.
2 in house left booth.
2 in house right booth.
Company Switch
200 Amp Company Switch located in dimmer room. (Currently powers the house
dimmer rack)

BACKSTAGE
Dressing Room/Green Room
The exit upstage right leads to the stage level and upstairs dressing rooms. This
area serves both as dressing room and green room. The lower level is equipped
with a refrigerator. Both rooms are 24’ by 13’6”. The dimmer room is in the
upstairs dressing room.
Restrooms
There is one restroom in the stage level (lower) dressing room and two in the
upstairs dressing room. There are no showers.

Contact Information for Questions

THE CATSKILL MOUNTAIN FOUNDATION
7971 Main Street
P.O. Box 924
Hunter NY, 12442
518 263-2001

EVELYN WEISBERG PERFORMANCE HALL

PERFORMANCE ARTS PROGRAMMING

Pam Weisberg, Director of Performing Arts
Phone: (518) 263-2066
Fax: (866) 492-4879
weisbergp@catskillmtn.org

Elizabeth Hall, Assistant to Director of Performing Arts
Phone: (518) 263-2030
halle@catskillmtn.org

PIANO PERFORMANCE MUSEUM
Pam Weisberg, Director of Performing Arts
Phone: (518) 263-2066
Fax: (866) 492-4879
weisbergp@catskillmtn.org

Elizabeth Hall, Assistant to Director of Performing Arts
Phone: (518) 263-2030
halle@catskillmtn.org

Steven Greenstein, Curator

David Peskin, Docent
Phone: (518) 263-2036
peskind@catskillmtn.org

MOUNTAIN CINEMA (Three-screen cinema)

Bill Mullare, Manager
Phone: (518) 263-4702 (recorded movie schedule)
mullareb@catskillmtn.org

Schedule parties and secondary contact:
Steve Friedman
friedmans@catskillmtn.org
(518) 821-4922 or (518) 263-2072

ADMINISTRATION
Candy McKee, Director of Finance and Administration
Phone: (518) 263-2001
mckeec@catskillmtn.org

Peggy Thompson, Assistant to Director of Administration
Phone: (518) 263-2001
thompsonp@catskillmtn.org

Justin McGowan, Office Assistant
Phone: (518) 263-2001
mcgowanj@catskillmtn.org

 

CATSKILL MOUNTAIN REGION GUIDE MAGAZINE

Sarah Taft, Editorial Director
tafts@catskillmtn.org

Steve Friedman, Ad Sales Manager
friedmans@catskillmtn.org
Phone: (518) 263-2072
Fax: (866) 852-6242

CATSKILL MOUNTAIN PRINTING SERVICES

Steve Friedman, Account Executive
Phone: (518) 263-2072
Fax: (866) 852-6242
friedmans@catskillmtn.org

Alisa Alvarez, Assistant Sales Manager
Phone: (518) 263-2023
alvareza@catskillmtn.org