Technical Information


Technical Specifications



Chrissie Shaw, Producer

mb 0407 079 748

Minimum Stage Dimensions:

 6000mm wide

4000mm depth

5000mm clear height from stage to lighting bars

2000mm wing space

400mm rise required if seating is at floor level.

2x treads to be provided by venue if stage is raised.

Please apply to for floor plan document.

Touring Party:

2x performers

1x Stage Manager


Bijou will tour with a van or car and trailer. We will require parking at the venue for both.

Access to the venue is required 2h prior to show

Bump In:

Bump In time required: 4h

Venue crew required: 2x techs for 4h

Both crew need to be capable of helping to unload the set and should be familiar with the venue’s lighting and audio systems.


Access/Prep: 2h prior to show

Show: 90min including interval

Post show: 30min to reset

Bump Out:

Bump Out time: 3h

Venue crew required 1x techs for 3h


Please provide standard masking for your venue. The ability to adjust masking upon bump in is appreciated.


Bijou tours a small folding screen and several chairs and tables. A small circular rostra is situated among the audience seating which must have a clear path to the stage. A stick-on picture hook will be affixed to one of the auditorium walls by the company. If this is an issue in your venue please contact the Stage Manager to discuss alternatives.

Audio/Control Point:

A piano (preferably a baby grand) must be provided by the venue and placed on stage prior to arrival. Venue to organise tuning prior to performance. (Please give 2 weeks’ notice before a booking, if a piano is not available. Producer can travel with electric piano if absolutely necessary)

Please provide 1x CD player and mixer into your sound system for FOH music at control position.

Lighting and audio are operated by the stage manager at a single position with a clear view of the stage. Please provide a desk lamp with a blue filter, paging to the dressing rooms or a cue light system.

Bijou requires no amplification in a studio or black box venue.


Minimum dimmers: 36

18x 650w PCs to suit your venue.

10x 22-40 600w profiles to suit your venue

3x 23-50 1K profiles to suit your venue

4x Par 64

4x Birdies

Lighting must be pre-rigged, patched, coloured and flashed prior to arrival.

Touring company will provide:

-3x hanging pendent lights housed inside lightweight plastic chandeliers (less than 1kg in weight) to be rigged at bump in.

-2x strands of festoon strings and globes.

Please note: Bijou requires control of venue house lighting at control position. 2x lit tea-light candles in votive holders are used on stage.

Show looks best with lit candles on tables in cabaret style venues.


 1-2 dressing rooms with easy access to stage to accommodate 2x performers. Dressing rooms to include showers, toilets and tea/coffee facilities. Access to production office with internet appreciated.

Ironing and washing facilities.








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