Venue Rental

Our Spaces

The Grand Theatre is pleased to provide the community with rental access to our spaces including the Spriet Stage, McManus Stage, Poster Lounge, McManus Lounge and lobbies. Our rental venues are the perfect backdrop for performances, special events, and corporate functions.

To inquire about availability or to reserve, please contact Karen Killeen, Rentals Coordinator, at 519-672-9030 ext. 260 or email kkilleen [at] grandtheatre [dot] com.

SPRIET STAGE

Proscenium theatre

Capacity: 839 seats
Rental Rates (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018)
Commercial: $2000 per day plus 7.5% of sales net of HST (Additional $500/show for multiple show days)
Non-Profit: $1,000 per day plus 7.5% of sales net of HST (Additional $250/show for multiple show days)

To view the Spriet Stage tech specs, click here.

Additional Fees

  • IATSE stage crew labour as per IATSE Collective Agreement. Stage crew estimate is provided after receipt of event technical requirements and schedule.
  • $200 lighting fee for use of lighting equipment.
  • Front of House Manager, patron services staff, and stage door security required and billed at hourly rates.
  • Volunteer ushers provided at no cost.
  • Housekeeping at 6 hours per event at hourly rate.
  • Credit/debit card charges estimated at 2.5%.
  • Proof of liability insurance in an amount of 2 million per occurrence with no limit.
  • 20% of merchandise sales. One volunteer is provided to assist with selling.

Statutory Holidays: Staffing is at regular hourly rates only. Any additional costs for hours worked on statutory holidays will be billed to rental client at prevailing rates.

McMANUS STAGE

Studio space with tiered theatre-style seating

Capacity - 144 seats
Rental Rates* (Sept. 19, 2017 to May 27, 2018)
Commercial: $500 per day plus 7.5% of sales net of HST (Additional $100/show for multiple show days)
Non-Profit: $185 per day plus 7.5% of sales net of HST (Additional $50/show for multiple show days)
$925 per week plus 7.5% of sales net of HST (up to 7 consecutive days including dark days if applicable)
* 8:00am to 11:00pm

To view the McManus Stage tech specs, click here.

 
 
 

Additional Fees

  • 1 show call for the Front of House Manager is included in rental. Additional hours required billed at prevailing rate.
  • Box Office will be open 2 hours prior to show time for ticket sales. Additional hours for double show days will be billed at prevailing rates.
  • House technician billed at $22.59/hr (Minimum calls and overtime rates as applicable).
  • Additional technicians as required billed at $16.51/hr. (Minimum calls and overtime rates as applicable).
  • 3rd Party Liability Insurance Premium of $25.00 per rental contract.
  • Credit/debit card charges estimated at 2.5%.
  • Stage door security from 8am to 6pm on Mondays, 8am to 11pm Tuesday to Saturday, and 8am to 6pm on Sunday is included (Additional hours billed at prevailing rates).
  • $1.00 per ticket printed for off-site Lessee sales.

Volunteer Ushers

Up to 3 Grand Theatre volunteer ushers to assist with audience seating and emergency procedures.

Housekeeping

Standard cleaning of lobby, audience washrooms, and McManus dressing rooms. Any additional or heavy cleaning required will be billed at prevailing rates.

Licensed Bar Service

Beverage service will be available pre-show and at intermission. Determining which bar(s) will be open will be at the discretion of the Front of House Manager (additional hours will be billed at prevailing hourly rates).

Statutory Holidays

Included staffing is at regular hourly rates only (Any additional costs for hours worked on statutory holidays will be billed at prevailing rates).

NOTE: From May 28, 2018 to September 20, 2019 labour is not included in rental rates and will be billed at prevailing hourly rates including but not limited to Front of House Manager, patron services staffing, housekeeping, stage door security, and technical staff.

POSTER LOUNGE

A stunning space with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Richmond Street.

Capacity: 150 persons for a cocktail reception or 80 for sit-down dinner.
Cost: $600 plus required staffing.

 
 
 

McMANUS LOUNGE

An intimate space perfect for private cocktail receptions.

Capacity: 100 persons
Cost: $200

 
 
 
 


To inquire about availability or to reserve, please contact Karen Killeen, Rentals Coordinator, at 519-672-9030 ext. 260 or email kkilleen [at] grandtheatre [dot] com.

 

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