FAQ For Performers

Frequently Asked Questions for Performers

Where do I/we perform … where’s the venue?

We present in the Performing Arts Theater at Ridgeview High School, located at 4555 SW Elkhorn Avenue, Redmond. The auditorium seats 614.

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What is the stage like?

The school, including the Performing Arts Theater, was constructed in 2012.  The theater has a comprehensive fly system.

Theater details:  The proscenium is 43.5′ wide and 21′ high.  The stage is 43 feet wide by 26 feet deep (grand drape (curtain) to back curtain). Grand drape (curtain) to back wall is 34′.  The Grand drape (curtain) to front of apron is 16′.  The stage is 42 inches above the main floor.  The stage floor is wood sprung.

The building offers three roll-up doors stage left from the exterior of the building to stage allowing easy load-in/load-out.

There is no loading dock.  Equipment must be rolled in and out using a ramp the truck must carry.

Do you have a piano for performers to use?

We own and store back stage a 2016 Yamaha C7X concert grand piano.  The piano is tuned prior to each event.

How about the sound? Is there sound enforcement?

The venue was designed by an acoustical engineering company, and the acoustics are exceptional.  In September 2019 a new sound system was installed, featuring two arrays of Nexo GEO M6 speakers (nine in each array), a Nexo RS18 subwoofer, Nexo processor/amplifier, Yamaha digital console and ancillary equipment.  Contact information on our sound techs available upon request.  We allow a maximum amplification level at 85 decibels .

What is the stage lighting like?

Directions to auditorium from hotel?

From the Comfort Suites Hotel, turn right onto Yew Ave. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto Canal, heading south. Travel about 0.8 miles to Elkhorn, and turn right (West). Enter the driveway and proceed around to the back (north side) of the building. Your vehicle can be parked in a U shaped area on the North side of the school. The exterior roll-up door is at this location.

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