HBHUSO Community Arts Center Rental Fees 2016-2017

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Business hours of the Community Arts Center are Monday through Thursday 9am - 9pm, Friday 9am - 5pm & Saturday 9am - 1pm. The Community Arts Center follows, in general, the City of Wilmington's Closing Schedule of Holidays.

The Community Arts Center is available to non-profit organizations for rehearsals and board meetings at no charge if admission is not charged or donations accepted during normal business hours. Proof of non-profit status must be presented before space can be confirmed. For all other non-profit events please refer to the rate chart. Requests for space must be submitted no less than 7 business days prior to usage. Space is allocated and confirmed on a first come/ first serve basis by the CAC Director. No space is guaranteed unless confirmed by Director. All contracts require a $500.00 deposit, non-refundable if event cancelled less than 30 days before the contract date. The deposit may be reduced at the Director's discretion if the event is ticketed through the CAC. 

Please see the rates below and note: A charge of 1 dollar per ticket will be added for all ticketed events. These funds are used to pay for items that are outside of the City's normal repairs and maintenance items. The funds will be placed in a separate account and any disbursement will be approved by the City of Wilmington and Thalian Board of Directors.

pdfClick here for the 2016-2017 Printable Rate Sheet


 

Space


 

Rates


FULL FLOOR

Includes lobby, auditorium, Lavin Studio, Farrell Studio, South Studio, Dance Studio, kitchen, and piano. Tables and chairs.

 

 

 

Time Slot Non-
Profit*
For Profit

Monday - Thursday per 4 hour period $300 $600
Monday - Thursday per 8 hour period $500 $1000
Friday - Sunday per 4 hour period $400 $800
Friday - Sunday per 8 hour period $620 $1120
Beyond 8 hours in 1 hour increments $50/hour $100/hour

* non-profit rates apply only to events that charge admission or accept donations.

Additional Information:

  • A building attendant is included for the duration of contract at no additional charge
  • An additional attendant is available upon request, please see rates below.
  • A building technician is required for use of the sound and lighting equipment. Please see rates below.
  • $500 deposit is required for all contracts

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Space


 

Rates


FRONT OF HOUSE ONLY

Includes lobby, Lavin Studio, Farrell Studio, kitchen, and piano. Tables and Chairs.

OR

AUDITORIUM FOR NON-PERFORMANCE

Includes auditorium, kitchen, and piano. Tables and Chairs.

 

Time Slot Non-
Profit*
For Profit

Monday - Thursday per 4 hour period $150 $300
Monday - Thursday per 8 hour period $250 $500
Friday - Sunday per 4 hour period $200 $400
Friday - Sunday per 8 hour period $310 $620
Beyond 8 hours in 1 hour increments $25/hour $50/hour

* non-profit rates apply only to events that charge admission or accept donations.

Additional Information:

  • A building attendant is included for the duration of contract at no additional charge
  • An additional attendant is available upon request, please see rates below.
  • Use of the theatrical sound and lighting equipment is NOT included.
  • $500 deposit is required for all contracts

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Space


 

Rates


 SINGLE STUDIO RENTAL

Includes ONE studio, tables, chairs, and a piano.

 

 

 

Time Slot Non-
Profit*
For Profit

Normal Business Hours - Hourly Rate $25/hour

$25/hour

After Business Hours - Hourly Rate $40/hour

$40/hour


* non-profit rates apply only to events that charge admission or accept donations.

Additional Information:

A building attendant is included for the duration of contract with NO additional fee.
For more than one attendant, additional fee will apply. 

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2nd Street Stage for Performances

Space Included: 2nd Street Stage, Dance Studio and White Room.

Additional Information:

  •    Load-in may begin five days prior to opening (e.g. Saturday load-in for Thursday opening) Depending on Availability
  •    Rehearsals for show is included during normal business hours
  •    Lights, light board, and sound board included with an approved operator
  •    Piano included
  •    One House Manger is included for each performance (for up to 4 hours) with NO additional fee.
    • After the 4 hours a building attendant fee will apply (see rates below)
    • A second House Manger is available upon request, additional fee will apply (see rates below)

 Building Costs

Description      
 

 

 

  Non-
Profit 
 

 

 

  For Profit 
 

 

 

 Additional Information


Load In

$75/day

$125/day 

Load in may begin 5 days before opening night depending on availability. 
Single Performance

$285/day

$385/day 

 

Additional Same Day Performance

$100

$100

 
 Dark Days

$50/day 

$50/day 

No dark-day fee will apply if auditorium and white room are usable as determined by management

 

Personnel Costs

  • House manager required for ticketed performances (see rates below)
  • Building attendant fee (see rates below)
  • Technical Supervisor (see rates below)
  • For special events a set up/break down fee of $75.00 will be charged for a three hour minimum. After three hours, an additional $25.00 per hour will be charged. Renter may choose to set up/break down themselves for no cost.

 Personnel Rates

Description      
            
Rate      
Additional Information

Building Attendant              

            
$15/hour              

4 Hour Minimum
House Manager

$60/show               

4 Hour Minimum

Technical Supervisor

$20/hour

4 Hour Minimum

Cleaning Services

$50/hour

 
Set up/breakdown

$75

Renter may set up at no cost
Use of Kitchen

$50/day

with conjunction of a rental

Our Management

The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is managed by the staff of the The Thalian Association, the Official Community Theater of North Carolina.

The Thalian Association is a non-profit, membership organization founded in 1788 to provide arts education and bring the excitement of the performing arts to Wilmington. The organization has its offices and holds auditions at the Community Arts Center.  The Center also hosts the Thalian Children's Theater classes and performances.


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Parking Information

 

   

Patrons of the HBHUSO/Community Arts Center can park in the surface lot conveniently located next to the building.


Parking Rates:

- Hourly: $1.25
- Daily: $7.00
- Monthly: $50.00

 

Paid parking is enforced 24/7 unless otherwise noted.  Visit the City of Wilmington's website for more information about downtown Wilmington parking.