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

 

Black Box Theatre Rates:

Rental Including Full Technical Support:

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

Commercial Rate: $346.50/hr + gst

Space Rental Only (No Technical Support):

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

Commercial Rate: $248.50/hr + gst

 

Banquet Hall Package

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

Commercial Rate: $2000 + gst

 

Package includes:

Banquet Hall Rental(up to 12 hours)

Technical Support (up to 8 hours)

Tables/Chairs for up to 236 Guest

Table Linens (Black Only)

Green Room (Crossover)

Kitchen Access  (No Cooking – Warming Only)

Special Event Host

Caretaking

Elevated Platform/Staging

 

 

Upgraded Banquet Hall Package

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

Commercial Rate: $2400 + gst

 

Package includes:

Banquet Hall Rental (up to 12 hours)

Technical Support (up to 11 hours)

Tables/Chairs for up to 236 Guest

Table Linens (Black Only)

Green Room (Crossover)

Kitchen Access  (No Cooking – Warming Only)

Special Event Host

Caretaking

Elevated Platform/Staging

 

Additional Cost:

These costs may be added in addition to your rental rat

 

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

Tables – $7.50/each + gst

Chairs – $1.50/each + gst

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

Commercial Rates:

Additional Technical Support – $50/hr + gst

Choral Risers – $130/day + gst

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

Tables – $7.50/each + gst

Chairs – $1.50/each + gst

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