the colonial theatre marquee

Renting the Colonial


The 658-seat Colonial Theatre AUDITORIUM (pictured above left) is available for rental by outside groups on a very limited basis given the busy programming schedule already in place. Priority is given to groups who present programming that is open to the public and reflective of the mission and goals of the Association for the Colonial Theatre (ACT). Rental of the theatre for business meetings, private parties or other events is possible on weekday mornings and afternoons since there is little programming occurring at those times. Other time slots are approved on a case-by-case basis. Base rental rates range from $400 – $1,200 for a four hour rental and are dependent on the day of the week and time of day of the rental.

The main auditorium of the Colonial is NOT available for rentals that interfere with our film schedule in January or February. Also, the Colonial is NOT available for rental by music promoters. The Colonial books its music programming with Point Entertainment. Contact Jesse Lundy at jesse at pointentertainment dot com for information on booking concerts at the theatre.

The SCREENING ROOM (pictured above right) is available with greater flexibility and is ideal for multimedia presentations, film screenings (DVD only, no 35mm), community events, private events, and children’s birthday parties. Capacity for this space is between 50 people for a film screening and 150 people for a cocktail party. Base rental rates range from $75 – $100 per hour. A four hour minimum may be required.

Rental Application Forms

If you are interested in renting space for an event, a video shoot or a photo shoot including photos of our marquee (schedule permitting) please click the link below to download the necessary forms. Please read these forms carefully before contacting us with questions.

Click here to view or download our Rental Applications, Instructions, Fee Schedule and Sample Contract (updated 9-9-15).

Click here for an estimate on private event insurance.