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Kenan Auditorium - Rental Costs

Kenan Auditorium rentals are subject to the cost of the facility itself, the cost of technical and administrative staff and any additional costs for special equipment and services. For more information or to secure your rental, contact Jeremy Summers at 910.962.7527 or via email.

Venue

 PERFORMANCE  Half Day (6 hrs)  Full Day (12 hrs)
 UNCW  $530.00  $675.00
 Nonprofit  $1,050.00  $1,580.00
 Commercial  $1,425.00  $2,325.00
 REHEARSAL  Half Day (6 hrs)  Full Day (12 hrs)
 UNCW  $100.00  $200.00
 Nonprofit  $500.00  $1,000.00
 Commercial  $900.00  $1,800.00

        RENTAL INCLUDES

  • Use of all equipment found in the Kenan Auditorium inventory
  • Parking access and attendants as needed for your event
  • House Manager and ushers
  • Box Office set up

Staff

All events require a minimum crew consisting of Crew Chief, House Manager, and at least one Technician. All Kenan crew are subject to our labor contract of a four-hour minimum call (read more).

POSITION RATE
Crew Chief (required for all events) UNCW Organizations: $28.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
Other Organizations: $36.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
Additional Technicians (Minimum one, additional as needed) UNCW Organizations: $28.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
Other Organizations: $36.00/hr (4 hour minimum)

Box Office Manager

UNCW Organizations: $28.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
Other Organizations: $36.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
Ticket Clerks
$15.00/hr (four hour minimum)

Ticketing

  • Ticket printing (for non-sold "comp" tickets) = .20 cents per ticket
  • Advanced/Event Day sales Commission (for tickets sold via Kenan Auditorium Box Office) varies by organization
    • External non-profit organization - $2.00/ticket sold, includes printing fee
    • External for-profit organization - $2.50/ticket sold, includes printing fee
    • UNCW organizations - $1.50/ticket sold, includes printing fee
    • *Renters will be responsible for credit card processing