SECPA Black Box Theatre and Banquet Hall

Venue Information

The Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts boasts a Proscenium Black Box Theatre, with seating for 350 theatre style and 236 banquet style. It features a floor level playing space that is sprung throughout, state of the art theatre audio and lighting equipment, a short travel theatrical fly system and a full stage with PVC cyclorama for projection and special lighting effects.

The “Black Box” moniker refers to the space’s ability to be configured in layouts other than traditional proscenium theatre. We can accommodate:

Theatre (Proscenium)

Arena (In the Round)

Thrust (Seating on 3 sides)

Alley (Seating on 2 Sides)

Banquets (Complete Flat Floor) with Round or Rectangular Tables

 

Your Special Event Check List:

√ Convenient Location – 230 Powder Dr

√ Easy Access – Large Parking Lot

√ Can Accommodate Small or Large Groups

√ Affordable

√ Special Event Coordinator and Technician onsite

 

Black Box Theatre Rates:

Non-Business/Not-For-Profit Rate: $231/hr + gst

Commercial Rate: $346.50/hr + gst

Non-Business/Not-For-Profit Lecture Hall Rate: $167.75/hr  + gst

Commercial Lecture Hall Rate: $248.50/hr + gst

Style: Theatre, Capacity: 350

 

Banquet Hall Package

Non-Business/Not-For-Profit Rate: $1500 + gst

Commercial Rate: $2000 + gst

 

Package includes:

12 Hour Banquet Hall Rental

8 Hours Technical Support

Tables/Chairs for up to 236 Guest

Table Linens for 30 Tables

Crossover

Foods Lab – No Cooking – Warming Only

Special Event Host

Caretaking

Raised Head Table (not a stage)

 

 

Upgraded Banquet Hall Package

Non-Business/Not-For-Profit Rate: $1800 + gst

Commercial Rate: $2400 + gst

 

Package includes:

12 Hour Banquet Hall Rental

11 Hours Technical Support

Tables/Chairs for up to 236 Guest

Table Linens for 30 Tables

Crossover

Foods Lab – No Cooking – Warming Only

Special Event Host

Caretaking

Raised Head Table (not a stage)

Additional Cost:

These costs will be added in addition to your rental rate.

These options cannot be rented outside of the building

 

Not-For Profit Rates:

Additional Technical Support – $50/hr + gst

Choral Risers – $100/day + gst

Caretaking – $95.25 + gst – may be mandatory depending on event

Table Linens – $10/each + gst

Security Fees – may be mandatory depending on event – cost to be determined

Insurance – may be mandatory depending on event – cost to be determined

Pipe & Drape – $360 + gst Minimum – could be more depending on event

Staging – $360+ gst Minimum – could be more depending on event

Ticketing Service – $100/event + gst

Socan License – may be mandatory depending on event – cost to be determined

Commercial:

Additional Technical Support – $50/hr + gst

Choral Risers – $130/day + gst

Caretaking – $95.25 + gst – may be mandatory depending on event

Table Linens – $10/each + gst

Security Fees – may be mandatory depending on event – cost to be determined

Insurance – may be mandatory depending on event – cost to be determined

Pipe & Drape – $360+ gst Minimum – could be more depending on event

Staging – $360 + gst  Minimum – could be more depending on event

Ticketing Service – $200/event + gst

Socan License – may be mandatory depending on event – cost to be determined