This 437 seat, fully equipped theater is a beautiful space for performances, conferences, film screenings and more. The lobby features stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and is the perfect compliment to the auditorium. Stage Wood floor with flat black plywood surface L’Aire sprung wood overlay floor and black Rosco floor covering or premium Harlequin floor covering Five full backstage dressing rooms The rate is inclusive of 3 a/v techs, janitorial fees, and a house manager. The Theater is a Union house. Your requirements may vary depending on the type of event you are producing; however, you are required to use Union technicians at all key positions and you will be billed for any additional staffing/overtime necessary based on your schedule and specifications. All of the equipment in the theater comes free with the rental with the exception of the projector ($450 to rent), the rear projection screen ($100 to rent), the lavaliere microphones ($50/each to rent; 4 available) and wireless handheld microphones ($25/each). The lobby is included in your rental and can accommodate about 200 people for a standing reception.
-Client is responsible for providing a certificate of insurance naming host as additional insured in the amount of $1,000,000. -Production schedule is due prior to event and will determine when the venue is available for you to use and allow us to estimate any additional staffing/overtime required. -Floor plan (including any flame certificates) is required prior to event and may require an assembly permit/open flame permit which starts at $100. -Broadcast/filming/screening plan must be confirmed in advance of event. Additional fees may apply. -All alcohol must be served by a caterer with liquor liability coverage and requires an alcohol permit which costs $25. -Catering/food vendors need to be confirmed prior to event and may require a health permit. -No F&B in the actual theater but it can be enjoyed in the lobby. -Wi-Fi is available for $20/user/day. -Client is required to provide ushers for their event (4 - 6 minimum depending on seating plan). -All ticketed events are required to use our box office or pay a buyout fee.
Our event at The Cowell theatre went off without a hitch!! The venue was perfect, the staff was professional and very accommodating. Our guests thoroughly enjoyed themselves and had nothing but rave reviews!!!