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Hill Auditorium Rental Rates

As of September 1, 2014

One (1) Day: $1,900.00
Rehearsal/Set-up: 50% of one-day rate
Lobby only: $500.00 (1st five hours) $125.00 each additional hour; includes House Manager for 1 shift (8 hours)

Events involving paid professional artists must be handled by an official University presenter. Additional costs and fees may apply.

   
Rental Policy
To initiate a reservation:
  Renter must provide a non-refundable $100.00 deposit, and return a signed confirmation letter, provided by the Scheduling Office.
60 days prior to the event:
  Renters must deposit the entire base rent in the University's escrow account. [For Non UM Organizations only]
2 weeks prior to the event:
  The signed contract must be returned to Scheduling Office.
Failure to meet any of these requirements will result in forfeiture of the date.
   
CANCELLATION POLICY FOR RESERVATIONS & CONTRACTED EVENTS
  · Day of the Event: 100% of the rental fee will be charged.
· Less than 72 hours notice: for a Load-in day or lecture, a 30% cancellation fee of the day rate will be charged. For a Performance day, a 50% cancellation fee of the day rate will be charged.
· Less than 15 days notice: a $200.00 cancellation fee.
· Less than 60 days notice: a $150.00 cancellation fee.
· Earlier cancellations: A full refund of deposited funds, minus the non-refundable $100.00 deposit.
   
BASE RENT INCLUDES:
 

-Access to the theatre from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.       

-Use of Box Office and Usher room during rental period

-One House Technician for 1 shift (8 hours)

-One House Manager and lobby staff for 1 performance per day

-HVAC, Custodial, Open & Close of theatre

-$300.00 of Custodial Service towards clean up following event

-Use of dressing rooms, one with a shower

-Sound System (as outlined on the Hill website Tech Specs page)

-Lighting System (as outlined on the Hill website Tech Specs page)

-2 followspots

-100 music stands & chairs

   
ADDITIONAL CHARGES TO BASE RENT INCLUDE:
 

-Overtime hours for building   $200.00 per hour   

-Custodian costs beyond $300: at cost

-Additional Lobby staff for reception/perfs (as needed)

     4 hr minimum shift   $22.50 per hour + 10% of total; charged in 4 hr. blocks

-2nd shift House Technician                                       

     4 hr min./8 hr max.  $22.50 per hour + 10% of total; charged in 4 hr. blocks

-Additional House Tech (as needed)

    4 hr minimum shift   $22.50 per hour + 10% of total; charged in 4 hr. blocks

-Piano by arrangement w/ Bob Grijalva, SMTD, 734-764-6207                                       

-Security  (if required by Public Safety) as per arrangements with Public Safety                   

-Projection screen:  at cost + 10%

-Stage Extension and/or pontoons:  at cost + 10%

-Choral and orchestra risers by arrangement w/ Emily Avers, SMTD, 734-615-1915                                     

-Changes to Access times less then 24 hours in advance will be subject to double-time rates for affected personnel

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