Information for Theatre Companies

This page contains information for theatre companies bringing a production to Minack

Download any of the listed items by clicking on the heading.


Notes For Playing Company 2019 (Updated)
General Notes that are an integral part of the contract between Minack and the Playing Company

Notes for Company Directors & Producers 2019 (Updated)
Detailed guidance notes regarding blocking, duration of performances, bad weather etc.

Notes for Publicity Managers 2019
Detailed guidance regarding publicity, posters and programme.
Download Minack’s logo from the following links:
Transparent tiff, transparent black tiff, jpeg

Notes for Lighting & Sound Technicians
Detailed guidance for techicians working on shows at Minack.
See below for downloadable tech specs.

Notes for Stage Managers 2019
Guidance re. responsibilities and facilities.

The Production Risk Assessment
This form will need to be completed and sent to Simon Hutchings ([email protected]) before keys can be issued.

Child performers
Here’s a link to Cornwall Council’s latest information regarding ‘Children In Entertainment’.


Floor Plan - JPG 166k
Director’s please note – this plan shows useful info for blocking.
Stage plan and measurements
Useful for stage designers.


Minack standard lighting rig plan 2017
Minack standard lighting rig plan with channel numbersĀ 2017

Equipment ListingĀ 2018


If you are planning to use fireworks check out these links for up-to-date information:
Explosives Industry Group – download latest Guide to Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regs.
British Pyrotechnics Association
Pyros Checklist – PDF 165k


…for Stage Managers

Dimensions of Fish Slab (front)

Dimensions of ‘fish slab’


Dimension of back of the slab

Dimensions of Arches (back of circle)

Dimensions of Arches (back of circle)

Dimensions of Pillars (SL of slab)

Dimensions of Pillars (SL of slab)

Dimensions of Arch below Juliet balcony

Dimensions of Arch below Juliet balcony