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Rental Information

For rental information on the Davison Center for the Arts, please contact Denise Johnson at 288.8590, ext. 320. 

For rental information on other facilities on campus, please contact Tommy Webb at 288.8590, ext. 204.

   

Sloan Theatre (600 seat capacity)

  • Commercial Events: $250/hour
  • Non-profit Events: $100/hour
  • Load-in/Setup: $75/hour
  • Rental rates include one-hour before and one-hour after event minimum. (Example: a 2-hour event requires a 4-hour rental). 
  • Other Fees:
    • Technical supervision $30/hour
    • Cleaning fee $100
    • Coffee service $50 per 100
    • Security $30/hour
    • House Manager $15/hour
    • Traffic control $50 one way (optional)

Bell Family Studio Theatre (150 seat capacity; non-fixed seating)

  • Commercial Events: $175/hour
  • Non-profit Events: $75/hour
  • Load-in/Setup $75/hour
  • Rental rates cover one-hour before, and one-hour after event minimum. (Example: a 2-hour event requires a 4-hour rental). 
  • Other Fees:
    • Technical supervision $30/hour
    • Cleaning fee $100
    • Coffee service $50 per 100
    • Security $30/hour
    • House Manager $15/hour
    • Traffic control $50 one way (optional)

Labor Rates

All rental events will be assessed additional labor charges ranging from $25/hour and up, depending on the amount of certified technicians required for each event, rehearsal, and/or set-up time. The Arts Center management will determine labor support.

Equipment Rental Rates per Day

All equipment is by special arrangement with the Center for the Arts'  Technical Director or Production Manager.

Stage Equipment

  • Choral risers per section $5
  • Stack chairs per 25 $25
  • Music stands each $1
  • Music stand lights each $1
  • Piano (includes tuning) $100
  • 8' rectangular table each $10

Lighting Equipment

  • Follow spot (4 available-in Sloan Theatre only) each $30
  • Gel color for lighting instruments per 8 $16
  • Lighting instruments plus house plot $10

Audio/Visual Equipment (Lobby)

  • TV/VCR on cart $25
  • Portable lobby projection system (screen, computer, projector) $25
  • Projector/screeen included in Sloan Theatre rental.

Sound Equipment

  • Hand-held microphone w/ stand (5) $10
  • Wireless clip-on microphone (5) $35
  • Wireless hand-held microphone (1) $25
  • Monitor speakers each set (2) $20
  • Overhead microphones per 4 $25
  • PCC (floor microphones) per 3 $50
  • Portable sound system each $100
  • The Theatre Lobby has a separate sound system with microphone hook-ups available.

What is included in Rental Fees

The following are available at no extra cost for the Sloan Theatre, provided that the request is made in writing no later than 10 days prior to the event. (Labor not included)

  1. Basic stage lighting (one scene)
  2. Basic curtains and draperies
  3. Up to 50 orchestra chairs
  4. 2 standard microphones with stands
  5. Lectern, with microphone
  6. 2 folding tables
  7. Basic sound system with cassette or CD player (does not include operator)
  8. Basic stage communication system
  9. Backstage paging and monitor system
  10. Video projector/VCR and screen

Specs

  • Stage width: 40 feet wide x 30 feet deep proscenium (plus an 8-foot deep pit cover)
  • Sound: 48 channel Roland V-Mix digital mixer, with Dinacord Cobra line array speakers
  • 14 Sennheiser Countrymen wireless body microphones
  • 4 Sennheiser wireless hand-held microphones
  • 20 Miscellaneous wired stand mics, hanging mics, floor mics
  • Lights: 192 dimmers with ETC  Ion dimmer console with wireless DMX distribution
  • 1 Robe Colorspot 1200 robotic light
  • 3 Elation Platinum robotic lights
  • 15 ETC ColorSource Spot LED spotlights
  • 20 ETC ColorSource PAR LED spotlights
  • 90 ETC "Source 4" Elipsoidals (750w)
  • 12 ETC "Parnels" (500w)
  • 10 Altman Scoops (1000w)
  • 8 ETC "Sky Cyc" 3-color Floods 
  • Fly System: 26 battens (with 10 open for scenery)  and 4 electrics
  • Soft Goods:  Red velour main drape,  black mid-stage traveler, 2 black scrims, and 56' wide white cyclorama
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