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Usage Fees

Usage Fees2018-06-15T14:47:31+00:00

Usage Fees Imperial Theatre

The 840 seat Imperial Theatre is available for rent by organizations and individuals for the presentation of performances, lectures, presentations and meeting. Priority in scheduling is given to (1) local arts groups who use the theatre on an annual basis, an exception being during the annual Westobou Festival for which Westobou Festival has priority (2) the theatre’s own Presenting Series, and (3) new/casual users.

Performance Day

Per Day Use: Rate:
Sun-Thurs. $1100
Fri. & Sat. $1,365
Added Perf. Same Day $595

(Additional hours for early/late loading or storage: $70/hour.)

Rehearsal Day

Per Day Use: Rate:
Load In Day $820
Sun-Thurs. $735
Fri. & Sat. $1,365

(Closed rehearsal, technical production activity only. A technical and lighting crew is required for all rehearsals. All technical costs paid by user.)

School Performances

Per Performance: Rate:
Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm only $612

(Single day use only-limited hours; non-exclusive use; Technical and Lighting crew required for all performances. All technical costs to paid by user. Cost of Fire Marshall – required by city code – and House Manager paid by user.)

Seminar /Conference

Per Performance: Rate:
Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm only $130 an hour

(Four (4) hour minimum. Private audience; Single day use; non exclusive. Additional charges for changes in lighting, rigging and sound. All crew costs to be paid by user.)

Crew Costs 2016-2017

Crew Member:                Hourly Rate:
Technical Director $26.67
House Technical Director

Sound Engineer

$24.51

$23.00

Master Electrician $23.00
Flyman $19.00
Spotlight Operator $18.40
Stagehands $18.40
Crew Chief $19.94
Wardrobe  $19.92
Rigger $28.63

All technical crew costs to be paid by user. The Theatre will assign a Technical Director to each performance at a rate of $26.67 per hour with a minimum of four hours per shift. The Technical Director will assist you in securing the additional technical and lighting staff your production will require. All crew personnel must be approved by the Imperial Technical Director. Crew used during holidays require holiday pay. Crews required on Sundays will be paid and billed at time and a half (1.5) the regular straight-time rate. Other overtime conditions exist please inquire. All technical crew have a four hour minimum. More information available, please request a hardcopy of the Imperial Theater Rules and Regulations.

Sound Reinforcement

Rate:
$150 per channel used up to $1,250.00 maximum charge which includes use of FOH and monitor board, full speaker/PA array consisting of deck-mounted and suspended speaker cabinets in orchestra and balcony.

Additional sound reinforcement may be required. Equipment rental is coordinated through the theatre’s Technical Director/Sound Engineer at additional cost.

Box Office Services

Rate:
$300 a show + 4% of gross sales

Hourly Box-office employee rates may be charged as required(4 hour minimum). Box office services include window, online and phone sales; mail order processing, credit card processing; daily reports; online support. Fees include a set-up charge, box office charge and a percentage of gross ticket sales. Box services are contracted separately and must be arranged at the time of contract signing.

Hospitality Room

Rate:
$130.00 daily

Flat rate for hospitality activities during seminar hours, rehearsal and post performance activities. Fee is charged per room used. Tables and chairs available on request for an additional charge. No outside concessions without prior authorization. If a Hospitality Room is utilized prior to a performance, management reserves the right to request that it be released back to the house one half-hour prior to beginning of the performance in order to allow time for it to be cleaned and set-up as a concession space.

Fire Marshal

Rate:
$22 per hour

A Fire Marshal is required for all performances at a rate of $22 per hour with a four (4) hour minimum. Per city ordinance for performances or events with 250 or more patrons two (2) fire marshals are required. The rate of $22.00 each per hour, for events during Monday through Saturday and $25.00 each per hour for events taking place on Sundays with a four (4) hour minimum for both weekdays and weekends.

Security Officer

Rate:
$22 per hour

A Security Officer is required for all performances at a rate of $22 per hour with a four (4) hour minimum. Additional security may also be required depending on the nature of the activity. Each performance at the rate of $22.00 each per hour, for events during Monday through Saturday and $25.00 each per hour for events taking place on Sundays with a four (4) hour minimum for both weekdays and weekends.

Renovation Fee

Rate:
$3 per ticket

All tickets sold through the theatre web-site, charge by telephone, walk-up or by fax shall include a renovation fee of $3.00 per ticket, paid by the ticket purchaser. The theatre shall retain the renovation fee portion of ticket sales to benefit renovation efforts at the theatre.