Pasadena Civic Technical SpecsThe main floor of the Pasadena Civic has 1,880 fixed seats with 98 installable orchestra pit seats. The loge seats 560, the upper balcony seats 459 for a total capacity of 2,997.

Located on the second floor, the classic Gold Room provides an unforgettable setting for smaller meetings, receptions, or dinner parties of up to 300 guests.

The 17,000 square-foot historic exhibition hall was recently restored in 2015 after serving as home to conventions, dances and various exhibits 40 years ago and an ice rink until 2011.

The Pasadena Civic, as part of the Pasadena Center, is the perfect blend of the old and the new. It stands as a lasting symbol of the quality and beauty of this great city.

Stage

  • Proscenium width – 56′
  • Proscenium Arch height – 32′
  • Depth of stage from plaster line to back wall – 43′
  • Stage Right width – 23′
  • Stage Left width – 25′
  • Orchestra Pit Elevator – curved front – 16′ deep

Counterweight Fly System

  • Height of Grid – 75′
  • Length of Pipes – 60′
  • Number of Line Sets – 60
  • Total Counterweight Available – 45,000 lbs.

Electrics

  • Lighting Fixtures – 120 various
  • Followspots – 2 Strong Gladiator II
  • Positions – 4 overhead electrics, box booms, balcony rail, ceiling rigging positions
  • Power – 20 Amp pin outlets, 1600 amp 3 phase available on stage cans

Sound

  • Mixing Desk – Ramsa 852
  • Amplifiers – BGW & Yamaha, 250W Bass, 120W Horns
  • Speakers – JBL Bass Cabinets, JBL Constant Directivity Horns, EV Sub Woofers
  • Microphones – Sure, AKG, Audiotechnica
  • Monitors – 4 TOA, 2 Altec, 2 JBL Side Fills (3 way)
  • Tape Recorders – Sony DAT, Ampex ATR 700 (7 ½-15TPS)
  • Mix Position – Upper Balcony

Dressing Rooms

  • 1 Star room with lavatory, toilet
  • 16 two person rooms with lavatory, shared shower and toilet room for every three rooms
  • Male and Female chorus rooms with shower and toilet rooms

Draperies

  • Front curtain – red velour, manual
  • Full Stage curtain – black
  • Full Stage curtain – teal
  • Legs – 5 sets, 15′ x 30′ black
  • Borders – 5 12′ x 60′
  • Cyclorama – 30′ x 60′ white

Miscellaneous

  • Stage Floor – brown painted particle board over wood
  • Orchestra Shell – Wenger
  • Accessories – chairs, stands, stand lights
  • Piano – 7′ Steinway
  • Organ – Historic 5 Rank Moller Theatre Organ
  • Platforms – from 9″ – 36″ various heights, 4′ x 8′ brown tops

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