New Wing

Ko Shan Theatre

The Ko Shan Theatre New Wing is a 600-seat theater dedicated to Cantonese opera performances and was constructed in a new building adjacent to the existing 1000-seat Ko Shan Theatre. Based on its expertise in theater, TAIT Stage Technologies was awarded the contract by Gammon Construction Ltd for the stage machinery and automation for Ko Shan Theatre.



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Thank you to our partners: Client, Gammon Construction Ltd; Architect, Ronald Lu & Partners; and Theatre Consultants, Shen Milsom & Wilke, Ltd.

The flying system is mainly 44 sets of single purchase counterweighted fly bars rated at 600kg, with the addition of 16 motorized fly bars using BigTow2-250LT (rated at 450kg) and BigTow2-300LT (rated at 600kg) winches for use as lighting bars or for automated flying of stage curtains. Each winch is fitted with a local variable speed drive cabinet with local manual controls. Three motorized curtain tracks can be hung on fly bars as required.

  • A Solo handheld pendant and two wall mounted Preset Stations are provided for remote control of the winches. A custom panel installed in the stage manager’s desk is provided for control of the three motorized curtain tracks
  • A 45 ft. x 26 ft. rigid proscenium safety curtain with single counterweight and motorized hydraulic winch/arrestor unit was provided
  • A single orchestra lift using Gala Spiralift columns was supplied, together with demountable infill platforms for the orchestra pit
  • The loose equipment package included stage curtains and chain hoists
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