april 2023 krishnaarchana 13 seating capacity is approximately 100 which provides the audiences an intimacy to a live stage performance. Versatile stage The stage surface is a carpeted floor mounted on a wooden platform giving it a softer feel and absorbs shock which is especially important for physical traditional art forms such as Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali, etc . The stage backdrop measures 22 ft wide x 12 ft high with a black matte finish that can be decorated and configured in several ways to suit different performances and events. Its versatility is key but its still designed to be a working performance space. There are fixed lighting grids fitted with Yorkville high performance LED light pods and additional spotlights installed horizontally and vertically to light up every part of the stage. This type of lighting is also designed to create a bright performance area with adequate illumination of artistic intricacies and expressions. There is a state of art audio control station with a 22 inputs studio-grade XENYX Mic Preamps mixer. It is backed by 4 stereo feed backstage monitors and auditorium class speakers each rated over 1000 watts output. There are separate vocal and instrumental dynamic mics available to assist each of the performing artist. A fully equipped light control mixer supports the Yorkville high performance LED light pods which in turn also can be customized to suit individual performance mood and sequence. It is a facility/stage to dedicate art performances to Lord Guruvayurappan. Devotional functions such as Arangettam in traditional dance forms and classical music; spiritual discourses and symposia on cultural and spiritual topics can be held here. Please contact the Temple office for more details for the booking fee and other logistics. Credits: Valuable inhouse contributions from Raghuraj, Hari Vattapilli, Rajeev Kanhiroli, Balu Menon, Eswaran Pillai, Praveena Rajendran & Tanvi Ambat. Construction by Weldit Creations Concept & Design: Anil Ambat