WHSTF Venue: Stevens Point

Assignment of space will be based on: (a). scenery needs and (b). size of cast/crew. We only have so many time slots available in the larger space, so schools should have the flexibility to assemble scenery on stage for smaller venues.

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Scroll to the bottom of the page for more information on parking and food.

Gary Olsen

Host Venue Coordinator
One of the WHSTF's longest standing partners, Prof. Olsen has been deeply engaged in high school theatre outreach, serving as part of DPI's Theatre Standards Committee in 2018-19.

Jenkins Theatre

30′ W x 20′ D
Upstage cross lane provided
Wings noted in ground plan diagram
Cyclorama available (this space only)
1/4″, mini phone, or RCA connector; 2 wired mics (SL/SR)
6 areas (3×2)-warm/cool ; 1 follow spot
Light Board Information (Coming)

Light Board Cheat Sheet (Coming)

Jenkins Theatre is a 372 seat traditional proscenium stage. The stage features 40 linesets with Brickhouse arbors, 9 motorized winches, 8 traps and a hydraulically actuated orchestra pit.

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Jenkins Load-in and Load-Out

Load-in for Jenkins Theatre is at the south side of the Noel Fine Arts Center on Portage St.

  • The loading dock is near the middle of the building. Unload through the corridor and into the elevator. A sign will be posted. Take the elevator to the second floor and unload in the corridor outside Jenkins Theatre.
  • Do not enter backstage until a crew member instructs you to do so. There will be a performance in progress.
  • Move scenery from the corridor to backstage when instructed.
  • Set up scenery on stage when instructed.
  • Strike all scenery down stage on to the orchestra pit elevator which will carry you down to the ground floor, where you will then move out the trap room to Portage Street.
  • Your UWSP Host will help direct you.

Michelsen Hall

30′ W x 20′ D

1/4″, mini phone, or RCA connector; 2 wired mics (SL/SR)
6 areas (3×2)-warm/cool ; 1 follow spot
Light Board Information (Coming)

Light Board Cheat Sheet (Coming)

Michelsen Hall has a seating capacity of 349. Its responsive acoustics, clear sight lines, and warm ambiance create a delightful setting for all kinds of musical performances. In addition, recently added state-of-the-art sound and video equipment provide the space with the flexibility to be used in a variety of multimedia settings.

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Michelsen Load-in and Load-Out

Load-in for Michelsen Theatre is at the north side of the Noel Fine Arts Center in Parking Lot E, off Isadore Street.

  • Unload through the double doors at the Northwest corner of the building. A sign will be posted.
  • Turn right as soon as you clear the doors. The elevator is at the end of the corridor.
  • Take the elevator to the second floor, then turn left. The staging area will be at the bottom of the stairs outside Michelsen Theatre.
  • Do not enter backstage until a crew member instructs you to do so. There will be a performance in progress.
  • Strike will be stage left. There is a staircase on the right down the corridor. If items are too heavy to carry down stairs safely, continue to the end of the corridor and turn right. The elevator is located at the center of the building.
  • Your UWSP Host will help direct you.

Traffic & Parking

Noel Fine Arts Center (NFAC) at UW-Stevens Point is located at 1800 Portage Street, Stevens Point.

Bus parking in campus lots on Thursday/Friday is not available. Buses can drop off and pick up (including load-in and load-out), but then will be directed away from the theatres. On Saturdays, large buses have parked in Lot R, but should NOT park in Lot Y.

Trucks may park in metered spaces if they fit.

Meter parking is available in Lots R and Y @75¢/hour (coin/credit card and Passport Parking app options). Meters are not enforced after 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and are open (not enforced) all day Saturday.

Food

Information forthcoming.

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