Venue Rental

Renting Space at Neptune Theatre

Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, Neptune Theatre is an ideal venue for special events, annual general meetings, client receptions, networking events and more. 

Our venues can accommodate plays, film screenings, dance performances, lectures, and presentations. From spacious theatres to a fully equipped conference room and simple elegant lobbies, we have a multitude of spaces each with their own ambience. Use any of our three bars to serve beverages and easily bring in catering. At Neptune, we have the experience and the means to make events proceed smoothly and hassle-free.

Our friendly and reliable Front of House and Box Office staff are always available to meet your service needs, including bartending, for any type of event, from theatrical production to client recognition events.

Central, hospitable and extremely flexible, Neptune Theatre has the perfect space for your event. To find out more about Neptune Theatre rentals please email rentals@neptunetheatre.com.

    

Rental Rates

 

Room

Capacity

 

Description

 

Govt/ Commercial

Not for Profit

Daily Rate

Daily Rate

Weekly Rate

Fountain Hall

458

This professional theatre offers intimacy, excellent acoustics, a full range of state of the art lighting and audio equipment, and a full 45-foot fly tower. Rental of Fountain Hall includes appropriate use of Spatz and Royal Bank Lounges/Lobbies.

$2,400.00

$1,100.00

$4,400.00

Scotiabank Stage Theatre

195

This theatre has a maximum seating of 195. Rental includes appropriate use of the Grant Thornton Lounge/Lobby.

$1,300.00

$500.00

$2,000.00

Craig Boardroom

39

Ideal for small seminars or presentations, the Craig Boardroom has a large boardroom table and seating for up to 20. Wifi access and a large screen smart TV is available. The boardroom is available for rent during weekday business hours from 9:00-17:00. Additional labour for building access is required outside of regular weekday hours.

$250.00

$140.00

$560.00

Oland Rehearsal Hall

149

Typically used for Fountain Hall theatre rehearsals, the Oland is only available for the purpose of rehearsals.

$250.00

$140.00

$560.00

Pratt & Whitney Rehearsal Hall

130

Used as the rehearsal room for the Scotiabank Stage Theatre, the Pratt & Whitney is only available for the purpose fo rehearsals.

$250.00

$140.00

$560.00

Imperial Studio

35

Used as the Neptune Theatre School classrooms, the Imperial and Windsor studios are only available for the purpose of rehearsals.

$250.00

$120.00

$480.00

Windsor Studio

30

$250.00

$120.00

$480.00

Main Entrance Lobby

109

The full main entrance lobby of Fountain Hall. This space is licensed and can be serviced from either or both of the Fountain Hall bars.

$250.00

$140.00

$560.00

Spatz Lounge

130

This upper lobby lounge is adjacent to the Fountain Hall theatre and is ideal for receptions, announcements, or presentations. The lounge features

a fully equipped bar and a large atrium overlooking Sackville street.

$250.00

$140.00

$560.00

Royal Bank Lounge

136

This lower lobby lounge is adjacent to the Fountain Hall theatre and is ideal for receptions, announcements, or presentations. The lounge features

a fully equipped bar.

$250.00

$140.00

$560.00

Grant Thornton Lounge

144

Adjacent to the Scotiabank Stage, the Lobby Lounge is ideal for receptions and features a fully equipped bar.

$250.00

$140.00

$560.00


HST is charged on rental cost shown above.

Labour, Equipment Costs, and Service Fees are not included and are calculated based on the event’s specific needs.


Fountain Hall

Neptune's mainstage offers intimacy, excellent acoustics, state-of-the-art lighting and audio equipment, and a full 45-foot fly tower. This venue is ideal for any type of theatrical production or concert. Fountain Hall has a total seating capacity of 458 including 278 capacity on the orchestra level (Includes 6 wheelchair locations), 180 on the balcony level, and 4 house seats for distribution at the theatre’s discretion.

Rental clients are advised that Fountain Hall is mostly in daily use for Neptune’s programming of live theatre productions, rehearsals or technical preparations almost year round. Because of this, we only rent the Fountain Hall to third parties parties when available within Neptune’s seasonal structure.


Scotiabank Stage

The Scotiabank Stage has a seating capacity of 192 including three wheelchair positions and three house seats which are reserved for distribution at the theatre’s discretion. The audience sits in three sections in an arc in front of the stage.

State-of-the-art lighting equipment and a Meyer sound system is available. This venue is perfectly suited for any sized theatrical production, dance performance, concert, presentation or seminar. The studio lobby has a fully equipped bar for receptions or special events.

Rental clients are advised that Scotiabank Stage is mostly in daily use for Neptune’s programming of live theatre productions, rehearsals or technical preparations almost year round. Because of this, we only rent the Scotiabank Stage to third parties parties when available within Neptune’s seasonal structure.


Rehearsal Halls

High ceilings and sprung floors makes Neptune's rehearsal halls ideal for any type of rehearsal process and is made available to the local arts community when available for rental. 

Rental clients are advised that the rehearsal halls are mostly in daily use for Neptune’s programming of live theatre productions almost year round. Because of this, we only rent the rehearsal halls to third parties when available within Neptune’s seasonal structure.


Lobbies

With easy access from Argyle Street and fully equipped bars we have three elegant lobby areas which are often rented for receptions, mixers, or announcements.

Rental clients are advised that the lobbies are only available when the theatres are not in use during Neptune’s programming of live theatre productions or other third party rentals.


Craig Boardroom

The Craig Boardroom can accommodate up to 20 people and is available for meetings or presentations. Wifi and a large flatscreen TV is available.

Rental clients are advised that the Craigh Boardroom is only available during weekday business hours from 9:00-17:00. Additional labour for building access is required outside of regular weekday hours.


Common Rental Packages

Please be advised that these are estimates based on historical data. Each event is unique and costs may vary. Estimates include HST.

Scotiabank Stage Theatre Performance Package - 1 Week: $8,500 (NFP)

Scotiabank Stage Theatre Performance Package - 2 Week: $16,000 (NFP)

Scotiabank Stage Theatre Music Concert Package - 1 Day: $4,500 (Commercial)

Scotiabank Stage Theatre Film Screening Package - 1 Day: $2,500 (NFP)

Scotiabank Stage Theatre Corporate Presentation - 1 Day: $3,500 (Commercial)

Fountain Hall Music Concert Package - 1 Day: $8,000 (Commercial)

Craig Boardroom Meeting Package - 1 Day: $400 (NFP)

Spatz Lounge Reception/Party Package - 1 Day: $900 (Commercial)

Oland or Pratt & Whitney Rehearsal Package - 1 Week: $650 (NFP)

 

Scenic Shop Rental (Includes shop space and shop labour and does not include materials. Off season only)

Commercial Weekly: $12,000

NFP Weekly: $6,000

 

To find out more about Neptune Theatre rentals please contact (902) 429-7300 or rentals@neptunetheatre.com.

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