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Harquail Theatre Rental

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There have been changes to the Harquail Theatre Rental Rates. Please read the following carefully.

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Harquail Theatre Rental

Harquail Theatre Rental

The Harquail Theatre is Cayman’s National Theatre. It is available for rental by residents and groups from abroad for community and professional productions. Companies have also used the theatre for corporate functions.

 

The Harquail Theatre seats 300 and is equipped with a computerized lighting board, a 32 track sound board, an array of lighting instruments and microphones, projectors and an intercom system. A grand piano is also available. The stage is 31 x 29 feet with adequate wings and a fly system. A loading dock facilitates bringing in large sets and a small workshop is located in the adjacent building.

Facilities include a green room, two large dressing rooms with showers, and a star dressing room. A spacious foyer allows for displays and other creative uses of the space. The theatre holds a Liquor Licence that allows anyone renting the theatre to sell alcohol from the bar.

The Harquail Theatre is available for:

Performances, for example: plays, musicals, dance recitals, cabarets, dinner theatre, and poetry readings and dramatisations

Art and craft exhibitions
Meetings/Conferences
Lectures
Trade expositions
Conventions
Banquets
Graduations
Awards presentations
Other uses may be considered.

Rental Rates & Terms:

RATES

1. Rental Charge that covers use of the stage, 300-seat auditorium and dressing rooms, the assistance of one lights/sound operator and the use of the bar for selling drinks and snacks.  The theatre has a liquor licence and alcoholic drinks may be sold on the days and times specified in the licence, however consumption of food and drinks is confined to the bar area and is prohibited in the seating areas or outside the building(s).

Per Performance / Function (up to 3 hours) – $1,000

Electricity Charge(re: tech equipment, air-conditioning, etc) –Over 3 hours…Addt’l $75 per hour

AND           

2. The following additional charges as applicable:

a)  Additional lights/sound operator(s) Fee Per Extra Technician/Per Performance.....  $75

b)  Rehearsals for performances at the Harquail Theatre. 

On the Mainstage (per 3-hour session).....  $250

In the Studio (per 3-hour session).....  $50

CONFIRMATION AND PAYMENT

1. In order to confirm the reservation, we require an initial deposit of 50% of estimated charges.  There is no refund on the deposit if cancelled less than 30 days prior to the function date.

2. Full payment in advance by cash, cheque or debit/credit card is required when the contract is signed, at least 30 days prior to the function date.

3. Any additional charges incurred are due upon receipt of final bill, if applicable.

For further information call (345) 949-5477 or write: Cayman National Cultural Foundation, Harquail Theatre, P.O. Box 30201 Grand Cayman KY1-1201 Cayman Islands. You may also e-mail us at: [email protected].

 

 

 

 

 

Harquail Studio Rental

Harquail Studio Rental

Adjacent to the Harquail Theatre is the Studio Theatre, which has a small performing area and seats 72 in a semi-circular seating arrangement.

The Studio is equipped with lighting, sound and a dressing room for performers. It is well suited for small productions of experimental plays, recitals, cabarets, and poetry readings, and for use as a rehearsal space, for lectures and for meetings.

 

Rates & Terms:

1. Base Rental Charge that covers use of the stage, foyer and dressing rooms and the assistance of one lights/sound operator Per Performance, Per Exhibition Day, Per Conference Day, etc. - $300

AND

2. The following additional charges as applicable:
a) Additional lights/sound operator(s) Fee Per Extra Technician/Per Performance - $75
b) Rehearsals for performances at the Harquail Studio In the Studio (per 3-hour session) - $25 On the Mainstage (per 3-hour session) - $50

AND

3. Metered Electricity Charge Approx. $75 each 3-hr period. A reading of the electricity meter is taken immediately before and immediately after use of the Studio.

A deposit of $300, payable a minimum of four weeks in advance of the event, is required per booking. The deposit is applied to the final bill. In the event of a cancellation, the following will be refunded from the deposit:

If cancellation is received15 days or more prior to the first day of the reservation, you will be refunded in full.

If cancellation is received 14 days or less prior to the first day of the reservation, you will be refunded 50% of the deposit.

 

For further information call (345) 949-5477 or write: Cayman National Cultural Foundation, Harquail Theatre, P.O. Box 30201 Grand Cayman KY1-1201 Cayman Islands. You may also e-mail us at: [email protected].

 

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Theatre Props Rental

Theatre Props Rental

CNCF has very few stock theatre props. Please call 949-5477 to make an appointment to see the items that are available for rental.

Costume Rental

Costume Rental

CNCF has a modest selection of costumes for rental by the public. If you would like to see what is available, please call ahead to make an appointment, at 949-5477.

DVDs Rental

DVDs Rental

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