COPELAND HALL
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COPELAND HALL RENTALS

CAPACITY: 1,140 SEATED

The Opera House has been home to some of the world's most gifted artists for over 130 years. As historic as it is aesthetic, the 1,140 seat theater represents both the physical and symbolic heart of The Grand.

**We cannot facilitate any theater rental less than 7 weeks prior to event**

1 show per day ............ $7,250
2 shows per day .......... $10,250
Rehearsal day .............. $3,625
20% discount for non-profits

Included in Rental Rate

  • Existing sound system and lighting.
  • Masking draperies.
  • Orchestra chairs, music stands, tables and chairs pending availability.
  • Event management.
  • Security staff.
  • Ushers.
  • Cleaning.
  • Access to dressing rooms.
  • Fully stocked cash bar with bartenders and café area for use by patrons during event.
  • Additional expenses may apply.
  • No overtime hours for staff are included.

Stagehands to operate all Grand equipment.
4-8 hours (minimum 4 hours) ... $25/hour per person
8+ hours ................................ $37.50/hour per person

Piano Rental & One Tuning:
Steinway 9' Concert Grand ... $420
Baldwin 7' Baby Grand ......... $370
Upright Piano ........................ $100 (no tuning)
Additional Production Equipment as determined by Technical Director

Merchandising:

  • 10% of Vendor Sales (CD, DVD, Books, Posters)
  • 20% Soft Goods

Service fees are as follows:

3.00 per ticket for tickets costing $19.99 and under
$8.00 per ticket for tickets costing $20.00 and above

All marketing materials must be approved by The Grand’s Marketing Director before tickets go on sale, or can be advertised to the public.

All production needs must be submitted to The Grand’s Technical Director before tickets go on sale.

Renter must maintain the following insurance at the indicated minimum coverage limits. Insurance shall be provided by insurance companies with a minimum A. M. Best rating of A VIII.

  • Workers’ Compensation Statutory limits; and Employers’ Liability: $500,000
  • Commercial General Liability (Occurrence Form) with a combined single limit for Bodily Injury and Property Damage: $1,000,000 per occurrence; $2,000,000 general aggregate covering claims for bodily injury, death or property damage occurring in or about the Premises resulting in any manner whatsoever from the Engagement or performance and covering the Contractual Liability of Licensee under Paragraph 19. This coverage shall include The Grand Opera House, its employees, members, directors, officers and affiliates as additional insured on a primary and non-contributory basis.
  • Umbrella/Excess Liability: $5,000,000 per occurrence

As custodians of a respected historic venue, The Grand Opera House management reserves the right to refuse rental of the theater to outside promoters of events that are inconsistent with the mission and image of The Grand as a family oriented community institution. There is a special prohibition against events that may either cause damage to the facility or pose a potential danger to patrons. The Grand Opera House, Inc. reserves the right to review all prospective Licensees and to refuse rental when it considers the event inappropriate for the facility or incompatible with the programming already scheduled.

  • ETC Expression 3
  • House light control from booth and stage.
  • 382 dimmers (2.4KW)
  • Stage and F.O.H. electrical circuits available on request.
  • Hedgehog 4

STAGE

  • 3 company switches - upstage left.
  • Each panel - 400 amps. per leg - 3 phase w/ neutral.
  • Sound hook-up with isolated ground.

BOOTH

  • 2 switches, 3 phase, 100 amps. per leg
  • All pipe battens are @ 55 ft. long
  • 5 standard electrics onstage, 30 circuits each 5 drop boxes each side, 6 circuits per box, see accompanying "stage electrical circuits" for number of circuits.
  • 4 light ladders, 4 rungs each, 6 ft. high x 3 ft. wide to hang from batten pipes.
  • 8 booms at 16 ft. 1 1/2" I.D.
  • 8 booms at 10 ft. 1 1/2" I.D.
  • 8 - 50 lb. Boombases
  • 80 sidearms with C-clamps and single T-fittings
  • Ceiling Catwalk Cove 52 -10° Source Four.
  • Balcony Box Booms -1st and 2nd positions, left and right each side has 6 -10° Source of Four.
  • 3rd position left and right has 2 -10° Source Four and 2 -6" x 12" (axial Strand Century for curtain warmers only.)
  • 2 -Strong Xenon Super Troopers, 1600 watts, with 6 color boomerangs.
  • Followspot booth located center rear of balcony.
  • 8-50° Source 4 575W
  • 52-36° Source 4 575W
  • 91-26° Source 4 575W
  • 40-19° Source 4 575W
  • 80-10° Source 4 575W *permanently hung F.O.H.*
  • 20-6" Fresnel 750W Strand Century
  • 30-8" Fresnel 1500W Strand Century
  • 20-10" Fresnel 2000W Colortran
  • 60 - Source 4 Pars 575W w/ all lens configuration
  • 60 - Par 64 1000W w/ large lamp inventory
  • 7 - Overhead 3-circuit Kleigl T-3 strips 500 w/cell, 3 cells/circuit
  • 7 - Groundrow 3-circuit Kleigl T-3 strips 500 w/cell, 3 cells/circuit
  • 2 - Super-Trooper Followspots 1600W Xenon
  • 4 - Mini-10's 1000W
  • 8 - Par 20's 150W
  • 2 - 3" Fresnel 150W
  • 30 - Drop-in Iris'
  • 60 - Pattern Holders
  • 20 - Top Hats for 19°, 26°, 36°, 50°
  • 15 - 6" Top Hats
  • 20 - 6" Barn Doors
  • 20 - Par 64 Barn Doors
  • 10 - 8" Top Hats
  • 20 - 8" Fresnel Barn Doors
  • 16 - 10" Fresnel Barn Doors
  • Gel frames for all lamps
  • 6 sets black velour legs 25 ft. high x 12 ft. wide
  • 6 borders black velour 6 ft. high x 55 ft. wide
  • 2 sets black velour travellers 25 ft. high x 55 ft. wide
  • 1 black sharkstooth scrim 28 ft. high x 55 ft. long
  • 1 white filled scrim 28 ft. high x 55 ft. long
  • House curtain - travels on 2nd line set
  • Grand Teaser hung on 1st pipe set

Side

  • 8 hard legs 6 ft. wide x 27 ft. high, black velour one side, off-white canvas other side. When set, they provide 4 wings each side. They roll on overhead tracks.

Overhead

4 panels hinged to pitch, white canvas covered, hung from standard set pipes and line tabs. With orchestra shell in place maximum dimension is 45 ft. wide x 40 ft. deep.
  • Depth - 43 ft. from apron to upstage wall (this includes a 12 ft. deep thrust, elevator lift to from orchestra pit)
  • Width - 70 ft.
  • 30 ft. from curtain to upstage wall
  • Proscenium Arch opening 38ft - 10" x 25 ft high

Added Wing Space

  • 14' wide by 22' high door
  • centered on the mainstage left wall
  • opens to a 14' by 32' area
  • (which is centered on the door as well)
  • with an additional 7' by 10' hydraulic lift from street to stage level
  • The deck is a resilient wood floor. Because of its basket weave support, we do not allow any nails, lags or screws into the surface.
  • We have a Marley vinyl dance floor: 5 rolls, 6 ft. wide to cover 38 ft. acting area. Black one side, white on the other.
  • 2 large choral dressing rooms
  • 1 smaller dressing room
  • 2 star dressing rooms with toilet and shower facilities
  • 1 Green Room equipped with table, chairs, refrigerator and deep sink
  • Shower and toilet facilities adjacent to all of the above
  • Each dressing room and hallway equipped with monitor speakers for program feed and paging
  • Washer, dryer, steamers, irons, and ironing boards available by request and pending availability

  • Soundcraft Vi3000 digital console
  • Flown Array
    • JBL VTX V20, 3 way speakers, 9 per side
    • 4 – JBL VTX-G28 dual 18” subs
    • Community Entasys Column Line Source System, 5 per side
  • 2 Rigging frames with shackles
  • 2 CM ¼ Ton chain hoists
  • ESS Chain hoist control system

Stage monitors

  • 10 - Community M12 wedges [12”/1.5”]
  • 2 - Community RS 327i [15"/2"/1"]
  • 2 channel Clear-Com system with 4 wireless belt packs assigned to Ch.B. Headset stations are located throughout all performance and production areas.
  • Paging and program feed to all dressing rooms and production areas.

FM program transmission to receivers with headset transducers

  • Steinway Model D 9' concert grand
  • Yamaha C7

Percussion

  • Yamaha Recording Custom Drum kit
  • [22,20,18 bass, 16,14 floor, 13,12,10,8 rack]
  • Latin Percussion Bongos, Timbales
  • Tumba, Conga, Quinto, Chimes, Djembe

Bass Amplifiers

  • Ampeg SVT-CL
  • Eden WT550
  • G-K 800RB

Bass Cabinets

  • Ampeg SVT 810, SVT 610
  • Eden 210XST, 410XLT
  • Hartke 115, 210, 410

Guitar Amplifiers

  • Fender Twin Reverb ‘65RI, Bassman ‘59RI, Hot Rod DeVille, Hot Rod DeLuxe, Super Reverb
  • Marshall JCM900 w/ 1960A & 1960B
  • Roland JC120
  • SWR California Blonde
  • Trace-Elliot TA100
  • Vox AC30

Keyboards

  • Korg Triton Studio Workstation/Sampler, LE61
  • Kurzeil PC88mx
  • Nord Electro2
  • Roland KC500, KC100 amplifiers
  • Yamaha CP300, Motif ES7, SY55
  • Allen & Heath ML5000 40 inputs x 16 mixes
  • Ashley equalizers & QSC power amplifiers
  • 17E-V T221M monitors [12" / 2" biamped]

Catering for Artists is sole responsibility of renter.

Please contact Jessica Lewis at 302-658-7897 ext. 3405 or jlewis@grandopera.org for more information.

Please contact Bob Parker at 302-658-7874 or bparker@grandopera.org at least 30 days prior to your arrival to advance your needs. It should be noted that there is a specific budget for production and requests that exceed the budget allocation are considered an artist/tour expense. The Grand Opera House will provide only that equipment which is considered part of the in house inventory or that which does not exceed the budget allocation.


CONTACT

JESSICA LEWIS
Rentals Manager
jlewis@grandopera.org
302.658.7897 x3405


PRINTABLE FORMS

Rental Event Questionnaire
Theater Event Questionnaire
Preferred Catering List
Beverage Packages