Hires Information - Theatre Hires

Theatres

There are two theatres at artsdepot:

  • The Pentland Theatre seats 395
  • The Studio Theatre seats 148

Packages

Pentland Theatre hire fee includes:

  • Auditorium
  • 4 dressing rooms

Studio Theatre hire fee includes:

  • Auditorium
  • 2 dressing rooms
  • Green Room

Equipment (Pentland & Studio)

  • Use of the sound & lighting systems
  • Cabled Microphones with stands

artsdepot staff (Pentland & Studio)

  • Duty Manager for the building
  • Two theatre technicians to run our sound & light systems.
  • Front of House stewards for public performances       

Please note a Stage Manager is required for each performance. This can be supplied by the hirer or additional technical staff can be hired from artsdepot.   

Hire Fees - Full Payment

Pentland Theatre in theatre format
Monday – Thursday £2,400 + VAT per day / £1,200 + VAT per half day
Friday – Sunday £2,700 + VAT per day / £1,350 + VAT per half day

Pentland Theatre in flat floor format
Monday – Thursday £2,800 + VAT per day / £1,400 + VAT per half day
Friday – Sunday £3,000 + VAT per day / £1,500 + VAT per half day

Pentland Banqueting
Monday – Thursday £3,500 + VAT
Friday – Sunday £4,000 + VAT

Please click here for Pentland Theatre in Banqueting format hire fees.

Studio Theatre  
Monday – Thursday £1,300 + VAT per day / £600 + VAT per half day
Friday – Sunday £1,400 + VAT per day / £700 + VAT per half day

Early Get In Tech Crew: £150 + VAT
Early Get In Cast Rehearsal: £200 + VAT
Late Get Out after midnight: £150 + VAT

Discounts may apply for booking more than one day.
Full day rates cover 8 hours, half day rates cover up to 4 hours.

Hire Fees - Charity Rate

Pentland Theatre in theatre format
Monday – Thursday £1,420 + VAT per day / £710 + VAT per half day
Friday – Sunday £1,630 + VAT per day / £815 + VAT per half day

Pentland Theatre in flat floor format
Monday – Thursday £1,735 + VAT per day / £868 + VAT per half day
Friday – Sunday £1,945 + VAT per day / £973 + VAT per half day

Pentland Banqueting
Monday – Thursday £3,000 + VAT
Friday – Sunday £3,500 + VAT

Please click here for Pentland Theatre in Banqueting format hire fees.

Studio Theatre  
Monday – Thursday £850 + VAT per day / £425 + VAT per half day
Friday – Sunday £950 + VAT per day / £475 + VAT per half day

Early Get In Tech Crew: £75 + VAT
Early Get In Cast Rehearsal: £150 + VAT
Late Get Out after midnight: £75 + VAT

Discounts may apply for booking more than one day.
Full day rates cover 8 hours, half day rates cover up to 4 hours.

Extras

  • Star cloth (Pentland Theatre only) backdrop only: £50 +VAT and with additional wings: £70 + VAT
  • Projector with screen: £50 + VAT
  • Smoke / haze machine: £25 + VAT
  • Radio microphones: £58 + VAT per microphone
  • Lectern with mic: £15 + VAT
  • Additional technician: £25 + VAT per hour (minimum 4 hour booking period)
  • Additional Visitor Services assistant: £10 + VAT per hour (minimum 2 hour booking period)
  • Additional serving staff: £10 + VAT per hour (minimum 3 hour booking period)
  • £25 PRS copyright fee if applicable - ask for details.
  • Piano hire - ask for details

Box Office

artsdepot manage your box office and provide staff for each performance.

Merchandise

You are welcome to sell show merchandise and our Visitor Services Team will manage this for you. We take 20% commission on all merchandise sold within the venue (15% commission for charities).

Marketing

We offer free advertising on our website and digital screens within the venue and are happy to display A5 flyers.

Café / Bar

Our café and bar depot will be open to sell snacks and refreshments prior to your show and during the interval. Please ask us about post show bar opening.