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  • Silas - 479 seats

  • Silas - 479 seats
    Offers state-of-the-art cinematic and sound equipment.

  • Silas - 479 seats
    Home to red carpet film premieres, awards shows, conferences, film festivals and world-class lectures.

  • Silas - 479 seats
    Seating Chart

  • Beatrice - 266 seats

  • Beatrice - 266 seats
    Offers state-of-the-art cinematic and sound equipment.

  • Beatrice - 266 seats
    Home to red carpet film premieres, awards shows, conferences, film festivals and world-class lectures.

  • Beatrice - 266 seats
    Seating Chart

  • Both theatres are equipped with the latest cinematic technology, including 3D projection.

  • Lobby
    Great for receptions, red carpets, and displays.

  • Lobby
    Four video monitors and nine poster cases can display promotional materials.

  • Lobby
    Perfect for pre- or post-event receptions.

  • Green Room
    Can serve as a VIP area, event production office, coat check or storage

Featuring two theaters, an elegant lobby and green room designed by Milton Glaser, the SVA Theatre hosts both intimate and extravagant events. The Theatre has been home to red carpet Hollywood premieres, awards shows, film festivals, conferences and theatrical events.

Silas 479 Seats

Download the Silas specification pdf here.

PA System (fully independent from cinema sound)

  •  1 Soundcraft Si Expression 2 24-Channel Mixer w/ Multi-Digital Option Card
  •  2 Meyer Sound UPQ-1P PA Speakers
  •  Dan Dugan Model E-1A 8 Channel Automatic Mixing Controller
  •  2 dbx Graphic EQ/Limiter
  •  1 dbx 166xs Compressor/Limiter/Gate
  •  1 Rane AD 22s Audio Delay
  • 8 Shure ULX-D4 Wireless Receivers
  • 8 Shure ULX-D2 Wireless Handheld Microphones (Beta 87)
  • 8 Shure ULX-D1 Wireless Body Packs
  • 6 Shure WL184 Supercardioid Lavalier Microphones
  • 8 Shure MX150 Subminiature Lavalier Microphones
  • 2 Countrymen E6 Omnidirectional Earset Microphones – possibly up to 4 available
  • 4 Stage Connection Boxes (XLR Male & Female, BNC, Ethernet, & A/C Power)
  • 4 Shure SM58 Wired Hand Held Microphones – possibly up to 7 available
  • 1 Sennheiser Shotgun Microphone
  • 3 Shure MX418/S Tabletop gooseneck Microphones – possibly up to 6 available
  • 1 Williams Sound Personal PA 377 Pro FM Listening System

Theatrical Lighting (on a moveable lighting truss)

  •  1 ETC Smartfade 1248 – 48 Channel,
  • 24 Fader Lighting Board
  • 22 ETC Source 4 Ellipsoidal Units
  •  8 Apollo Right Arms for DMX controlled Pan and Tilt

Cinema Sound (Dolby Digital 7.1 Surround Sound)

  •  3 Meyer Sound EXP Acheron 100/80 Screen Channels
  •  16 Meyer Sound EXP HMS-10 Surround Speakers
  •  5 Meyer Sound EXP X-800C Subwoofers
  •  1 Dolby CP-650 Dolby Digital/Dolby SR  Sound Processor
  •  1 Dolby DMA-8 Plus Digital Media Adapter
  •  2 Meyer Sound Galileo Sound Processors
  •  1 Wohler AMPS1-S8 Booth Monitor

Digital Projection (featuring a fully-closing curtain and adjustable side masking)

  •  1 BARCO DP4K-32B Ultra-Bright Enhanced 4K DLP Cinema Projector
  •  1 DSS200 Dolby Screen Server with 4K + High Frame Rate Dolby Integrated Media Block
  •  1 Dolby 3D system with glasses
  •  1 AMX System Controller/Scaler/Signal Router/Format Selector
  •  1 Sony J-30 SDI – Beta-cam/Beta-cam SP/Beta-cam SX/Digital Beta-cam Deck
  •  1 Sony J-H3 HDCAM Deck
  •  1 Sony DSR-1800 DVCAM Deck
  •  1 Oppo BDP-93 Blu-Ray/ DVD Deck – Region/Zone Free
  •  1 Folsom FSR IND-400 HD
  •  1 Rane Audio/Video Delay
  •  1 Apple Macbook Pro 17” Laptop, and miscellaneous adapters for VGA, HDMI and DVI Outputs

Film Projection (35mm changeover With curtain and fully adjustable left and right masking)

  •  2 Kinoton DP-75 35/70mm Film Projectors
  •  2 Kinoton 3K Xenon Lamphouses
  •  2 Switching Power Supplies
  •  2 Dolby Digital Basement Readers
  •  1 Kelmar RTV-8200 Rewind Bench W/ 35mm and 16mm Splicers
  •  2 Sets Lenses for 1.37:1, 1.66:1, 1.85:1, and 2.35:1
  •  1 Eastman 16mm Film Projector
  •  1 Strong Super Lume-X 2k Xenon Lamphouse
  •  Miscellaneous Goldberg 35mm and 16mm House Reels

Recording/Live Streaming (shared between both theatres)

  • 3 Sony NEX-FS700UK cameras with 28-135mm & 70-200mm f4 Zoom lenses w/ support (each camera comes with a 64GB memory card and a tripod)
  • 1 NewTek TriCaster 460
  • 1 Hyperdeck Studio Pro 4K (each deck comes with 2 Sandisk 480GB SSD hard drives)

Projection Screen Sizes 

  •  Height: 18′ 7″
  •  Width: Scope = 43′ 3″, Flat = 34′ 4″, 1.78 = 33′ 1″
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Beatrice 266 Seats

Download the Beatrice specification pdf here.

PA System (fully independent from cinema sound)

  •  1 Soundcraft Si Expression 2 24-Channel Mixer w/ Multi-Digital Option Card
  •  2 Meyer Sound UPQ-1P PA Speakers
  •  Dan Dugan Model E-1A 8 Channel Automatic Mixing Controller
  •  2 dbx Graphic EQ/Limiter
  •  1 dbx 166xs Compressor/Limiter/Gate
  •  1 Rane AD 22s Audio Delay
  •  8 Shure ULX-D4 Wireless Receivers
  •  8 Shure ULX-D2 Wireless Handheld Microphones (Beta 87)
  •  8 Shure ULX-D1 Wireless Body Packs
  •  6 Shure WL184 Supercardioid Lavalier Microphones
  •  8 Shure MX150 Subminiature Lavalier Mics
  •  2 Countrymen E6 Omnidirectional Earset Microphones – possibly up to 4 available
  •  6 Stage Connection Boxes (XLR Male & Female, BNC, Ethernet, & A/C Power)
  •  3 Shure SM58 Wired Hand Held Microphones – possibly up to 7 available
  •  3 Shure MX418/S Tabletop gooseneck Microphones – possibly up to 6 available
  • 1 Williams Sound Personal PA 377 Pro FM Listening System

Theatrical Lighting (on a full ceiling grid)

  •  1 ETC Smartfade 2496 – 96 Channel, 48 Fader Programmable Lighting Board
  •  17 ETC PAR Type Lighting Fixtures
  •  20 ETC Source 4 Ellipsoidal Lighting Fixtures

Cinema Sound (Dolby Digital 7.1 Surround Sound)

  •  3 Meyer Sound EXP Acheron Studio Screen Channels
  •  12 Meyer Sound EXP HMS-10 Surround Speakers
  •  3 Meyer Sound EXP X-800C Subwoofers
  •  1 Dolby CP-650 Dolby Digital/Dolby SR  Sound Processor
  •  1 Dolby DMA-8 Plus Digital Media Adapter
  •  2 Meyer Sound Galileo Sound Processors
  •  1 Wohler AMPS1-S8 Booth Monitor

Digital Projection (features a fully closing curtain and adjustable side masking)

  •  1 BARCO DP4K-32B Ultra-Bright Enhanced 4K DLP Cinema Projector
  •  1 DSS200 Dolby Screen Server with 4K + High Frame Rate Dolby Integrated Media Block
  •  1 Dolby 3D system with glasses
  •  1 AMX System Controller/Scaler/Signal Router/Format Selector
  •  1 Sony J-30 SDI – Beta-cam/Beta-cam SP/Beta-cam SX/Digital Beta-cam Deck
  •  1 Sony J-H3 HDCAM Deck
  •  1 Sony DSR-1800 DVCAM Deck
  •  1 Oppo BDP-83 Blu-Ray/ DVD Deck – Region/Zone Free
  •  1 Barco IMAGE PRO II DUAL SDI
  •  1 Rane Audio/Video Delay
  •  1 Apple Macbook Pro 17” Laptop, and miscellaneous adapters for VGA, HDMI and DVI Outputs

Film Projection (35mm changeover with curtain and fully adjustable masking)

  •  2 Strong Simplex 1014 35mm Film Projectors
  •  2 Strong Super 80 4K Xenon Lamphouses
  •  2 IREM Solid State Rectifier Power Supplies
  •  2 Dolby Cat. No 700 Dolby Digital Soundhead Penthouse Readers
  •  1 Kelmar RTV-8200 Rewind Bench W/ 35mm and 16mm Splicers
  •  2 Sets Lenses for 1.37:1, 1.66:1, 1.85:1, and 2.35:1
  •  1 Kinoton FP-18 16mm Film Projector w/ Kinoton 2k Xenon Lamphouse
  •  Miscellaneous Goldberg 35mm and 16mm House Reels

Recording/Live Streaming (shared between both theatres)

  • 3 Sony NEX-FS700UK cameras with 28-135mm & 70-200mm f4 Zoom lenses w/ support (each camera comes with a 64GB memory card and a tripod)
  • 1 NewTek TriCaster 460
  • 1 Hyperdeck Studio Pro 4K (each deck comes with 2 Sandisk 480GB SSD hard drives)

Projection Screen Sizes 

  •  Height: 13′ 11″
  •  Width: Scope = 32′ 6″, Flat = 25′ 8″, 1.78 = 24′ 9″
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ADDITIONAL SPACES

Lobby

  • Comfortably accommodates 100-125 guests for receptions and red carpets, but can hold many more.
  • Two video monitors and 10 poster cases can display promotional materials
  • Display tables and easels available

Green Room 

  • Can serve as a VIP area, event production office, coat check, or storage

Box Office 

  • Can be used to sell or distribute tickets

Exterior

  • Digital marquee display can be used for event announcements
  • Ample sidewalk area and sheltering marquee are perfect for red-carpet events

Basement

  • Includes office space/secondary green room
  • Storage space
  • Prep kitchen with refrigerators and ice machine
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