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Kenan Auditorium Rentals:

Jeremy Summers
Operations Manager
910.962.7527 / email

Office Manager
910.962-3218

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Kenan Auditorium
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403-5966

Fax: 910.962.7008

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Kenan Auditorium

Kenan Auditorium Rentals - Costs

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

Venue

Rental of Kenan Auditorium is based on hourly fees between 8 am and midnight. Overtime charges are 1.5 times the regular rate. Holiday rentals are 2 times the regular rate.

Group
Rate

UNCW Organizations

$24.00/hr plus staff and equipment charges

Public School Organizations

$30.00/hr plus staff and equipment charges

Non-Profit Organizations

$88.00/hr plus staff and equipment charges

Commercial Organizations

$150.00/hr plus staff and equipment charges

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).

Staff
Rate

Crew Chief

UNCW Organizations: $28.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
Other Organizations: $36.00/hr (4 hour minimum)

Additional Technicians

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/hour (four hour minimum)

House Manager

UNCW Organizations: $28.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
Other Organizations: $36.00/hr (4 hour minimum)

Ticketing

  • Ticket setup = $35 per event, or $100 per series, whichever is less.
  • Ticket printing (for non-sold “comp” tickets) = .20 cents per ticket
  • Advanced/Event Day salesCommission (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

Parking

  • The renters cost is relative to the number of parking attendants the event requires.  That number is predetermined by UNCW Auxiliary Services and dependent on the event attendance.  Costs range from $ 108.00 to $276.00 per event.   A parking facilities fee is charged to external renters in the amount of $100.00 in addition to the parking attendant rate.

Technical Equipment & Services

Kenan Auditorium provides the following special equipment and technical services for an additional cost.

Equipment/Service
Rate

Choral Risers

$20.00 each

Acoustic Shells

$20.00 each

Dance Floor (Marley)

$150.00 (includes install and strike)

Steinway D Concert Grand

$150.00 (includes Piano Technician for one tuning. Additional tunings are Renter's responsibility)

Work Calls (hang/focus lights, load-in/install sets & equipment, strike, restore) $36.00/hr per technician

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