Theatre Rental

The Paradise Theatre is a small, independent venue and business with the commitment to present and host hi-quality, diverse programming with the aim of elevating art and culture within the community. The Paradise Theatre produces live entertainment and music as well as a variety of community events throughout the year. The theater may also be booked for private and public rental.

It has a digital projection system, which can be utilized for DVD format projection as well as projection from a laptop. A full sound system is also available.

The theater has 145 fixed seats, including two small balconies, a bar area, a stage and a hardwood dance floor. The total capacity is 200.

Paradise Venue Rental Rates & Additional Info

The Paradise staff will help you to orientate yourself to the space. If your event should require sound, lighting or projection equipment, an authorized technician must be utilized and carries additional fees.

Returning the performance space to its original condition; including cleaning up production related areas, is the responsibility of the renter unless other arrangements are made.

A black or red curtain may be hung upon request by theater staff to cover the film screen and basic stage lighting is available and must be noted in rental agreement 2 weeks prior to venue rental.

All promotion and ticketing is to be handled by the renter unless other arrangements are made. The Paradise is committed to the success of your event, and will lend support through our website, email notifications, marquee and Theatre Events Hotline as well as displaying promotional material in house. We look forward to working with you on your event.

Venue Rentals*: Peak rates for Movies & Hourly Events are when the theater would run a movie (Tuesday-Saturday 7:00pm, Sunday 3pm, and Wednesday 2pm). Peak rates for all day rentals are Fridays & Saturdays. Hourly rates begin 1 hour prior to event time and end 1 hour after event time to allow for clean-up & set-up. Security deposit due upon booking to secure date of event. Cancellations must be made 30 days prior to event for full deposit refund otherwise deposit will be forfeited. Please print/sign 2 copies of page 2 and return with your payment.

Rental TypePeak RateOff Peak Rate
Movies:$40.00 per hour$25.00 per hour
Hourly Event Rental:$60.00 per hour$40.00 per hour
All Day Event Rental – Max 8 hours per day:$425.00 per day$300.00 per day
Birthday Parties:Not available during regularly scheduled moviesNo rental fee -$7.00 per person, includes small popcorn & small fountain drink, minimum of $125.00

Movie rental includes: 1 paid employee to run concessions and projector & 1 volunteer for 1 hour

Hourly Event Rental includes: 2 paid employees to manage event & run concessions, as well as the projector if needed, for 1 hour prior to event through 1 hour after the event

All Day Rental includes: 2 paid employees to manage event & run concessions, as well as the projector if needed, for 1 hour prior to event through 1 hour after the event, 6 hours of rehearsal time per day

Additional fees for Event Rentals:
– Cleaning fee $60.00 per day
– Security Deposit $100.00 per day

For special rates or discounts, please submit documentation showing why you are requesting the discount and it will be submitted to the Executive Director and Board of Directors for review.

*We ask that you please leave venue clean of food, drink, trash & personal belongings following rehearsals. All lights, breakers and equipment is powered down and venue is securely locked: (front & back doors) prior to leaving the theater. We ask that all production materials: props, equipment, personal belongings etc. be removed the following day of your last performance or rental day by 10:00 am unless other arrangements are made with management.

Cancellation Policy: Deposits are non-refundable if cancellation occurs within two weeks of scheduled date. The Paradise Theatre reserves the right to decline requests for venue rental.

Booking and rental inquiries: Contact the Theatre’s General Manager at 970.527.6610 or via email.