Folkwang

New auditorium

Small stages according to the NRW regulations for public venues



Audience capacity depending on performance type: 377 to 424
Entire stage area including orchestra pit c. 180 m²

  • Stages:
  • 10 manual counter hoists
     2 electrical  lighting hoists
     4 panorama hand hoists R/L
     1 electrical panorama hoists backstage
     2 electric panorama lighting hoists R/L
     1 stage curtain hoist  in the proscenium arch
     2 electric downstage hoists
     Maximum lifting height of all hoists c. 8 m
     Orchestra pit movable
     No floor openings, trap rooms, podiums

  • Lighting:
  • Lighting control system ETC EOS with control ION, built 2010
  • 120 adjustable offsets 1Kw/2Kw/5Kw
  • DMX ring cable
  • 32A and 63A single connections in the stage area
  • Communication:
  • Riedel stage manager/listener system, built  2000
  • Sound:
  • 2-channel universal sound system
  • 8-channel audio system
  • Mixing desk to ARD norm
  • Playable media: DAT / CD / compact cassette

Floor plans and cross sections of the New Auditorium may be requested from technical management.

Pina Bausch Theater

Informationen on the renaming on Oktober, 12th 2009

Stage area according to NRW regulations for public venues
Total area including cyclorama ca. 250 m²

Maximum audience capacity: 99

  • Technical equipment:
  • 6 electric backdrop hoists and 2 electric panorama hoists for spotlights, drops and sets
  • Transtechnik “Iris” digital lighting fly system
  • 96 digitally controlled lighting circles
  • DMX ring cable  / loop cable system for control of lighting and effects
  • Spotlight placement with 1 KW  and 2 KW spotlights (profile and Fresnel lenses)
  • 4 moving head spotlights
  • 1 piece 1.2 KW HMI trackers
  • Also 6 each of 32 A and 63 A high voltage connections in the Old Auditorium (hall-level and galleries)
  • Video cabling Old Auditorium in/out for TV and image transmission in both auditorium and foyer
  • 2-way intercom: wardrobes <> flyloft <> foyer
  • PA system Old Auditorium <> foyer
  • Total of 10 additional internet/intranet connections in the Old Auditorium (hall-level and galleries) for data and image transmission

Further information about the technical equipment and technical diagrams of the Old Auditorium can be requested from technical management.

Chamber Music Hall

Stage surface
total area: c. 130 m²

Max. no. of seats: 99

Sound system and media cabinet available
No stage technology / lighting technology equipment

Acting Studio

Stage surface
total area c.120 m²

Max. no. of seats: 99

Details of technical equipment and technical diagrams 
may be requested from technical management.

Small Concert Hall - Duisburg

Stage surface
total area of hall c. 215 m²
Stage area c. 70 m²

Max. audience capacity: 175

  • Lighting:
  • Fixed concert lighting
  • Also, max. 48 circuits are adjustable with lighting rigging system.
  • Sound:
  • General hall sound system
  • CD/MC/MD can be fed through control desk 
  • Lighting and sound direction for the hall can be controlled from separate booth with view of stage

Information on other equipment and technical designs may be requested from technical management