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General information

Tarragon offers our theatres and studio spaces for rent at affordable rates for creative flexibility.

With 2 performance venues (Extraspace and Mainspace) and 3 studios available for rent (Rehearsal Hall, Near Studio and Far Studio) we have the perfect venue for developing new works.

Contact us for more information using the form here. Our staff are eager to help you use our spaces.

Mainspace

Mainspace is an AIR CONDITIONED auditorium with a maximum seating capacity of 205. Seating is accessible.

The Mainspace rents for $6,000/week (Tuesday – Sunday)

See below for services included in the rental fee.

Please note: The Mainspace is not available for rent on a daily basis.

Mainspace Technical Information:

Stage

Depth 27′, Width 32′, Height 2’6′

  • 96 Dimmers
  • ETC Ion with fader wing
  • 55x Source Four Bodies
  • 46x Fresnels of various makes
  • An assortment of Stand and Altman profile lamps, Cyc light lamps and accessories are available

Sound

  • (1) Midas M32R Digital Mixing Console – 32 inputs, 16 outputs 
  • (1) Behringer SD16 I/O Digital Snake Stage Box 
  • (2) Meyer UPA-1P powered speakers – stereo mains 
  • (1) Unity UCS-1P subwoofer in fixed position under audience risers
  • Approx. 10 fill or location speakers
  • QLab 5 (or QLab 4, upon request) playback on MacMini in the booth
  • Wired ClearComm is available for backstage, booth, and production tables

Masking

  • 12x black volcano legs 14’10” h x 4’4″w
  • 4x black velour legs 14’10” h x 5’w
  • 2x black velour legs 14’10″h x 10′ w dressing rooms
  • 2 dressing rooms are available located two flights of stairs above stage level. Each room is equipped with makeup mirrors and vanity lights, washroom wit shower and a fold-away cot. An iron and ironing board are also available.
  • Laundry facilities may be available with supervised use on set

Green Room

  • A green room is attached to the dressing rooms located up 2 flights of stairs from stage level.
  • Subject to change and availability.

This information is a guideline for reference use only. Please confirm equipment at your first meeting with our production team.

Extraspace

The Extraspace is an AIR CONDITIONED black box auditorium with a maximum seating capacity of 108. Seating is accessible. This space has moveable seating risers that can be reconfigured for an additional fee. The stage location is not fixed.

The Extraspace rents for $3,500/week (Tuesday – Sunday)

See below for services included in the rental fee.

Please note:  The Extraspace is not available for rent on a daily basis. 

Space

  • Length (E-W): 39’9″ width (N-S): 32′ Alcove SL: 18′ wide x 10’10”
  • Grid height: Approx 12’6″
  • Stage space: Approx 18′ x27′ (standard seating configuration)
  • There are three (3) entrances to the space (one from the green room, one public entrance, one single door to upstage right from the hallway).

Lighting

  • (48) dimmers – 1 dimmer reserved for house lights 
  • (1) ETC Element 60 w/ 2 DMX universes, with fader wing
  • (40) ETC Source 4 bodies w/ various lenses 
  • (30) 6″ 500W Fresnels of various makes

Sound

  • (1) Midas M32R Digital Mixing Console – 32 inputs, 16 outputs 
  • (1) Behringer SD16 I/O Digital Snake Stage Box 
  • (1) QSC Model 1400 2 Channel Amp, 300W @ 4Ω/Channel 
  • (1) QSC USA 900 2 Channel Amp, 450W @ 4Ω/Channel 
  • (1) RANE MA6 Multi-channel Amplifier, 6 Channels, 100W @ 8Ω/Channel
  • (1) Yorkville AP2020 2 Channel Amp, 600W @ 4Ω/Channel
  • (6) SLS 2403 speakers – used for stereo mains, additional delays or fill – 4Ω 160W Max
  • (3) Realistic Minimus-7 – 8Ω 40W Max
  • (1) Yorkville NX200S powered subwoofer – 200W
  • QLab 4 (or QLab 5, upon request) playback on MacMini in the booth 
  • Limited amounts of wired ClearComm is available for backstage, booth, and production tables

Masking

  • 3 black velour legs 12’4″ x 10′ w
  • 3 black commando legs 12’8″ x 8’w

Green Room 

A small greenroom is attached to the dressing and to the stage left alcove. A bar fridge, kettle, microwave and coffee maker are available.

This information is a guideline for reference use only. Please confirm equipment at your first meeting with our production team.

The Studios

All Studios are accessible, air conditioned, have large windows for natural light and are suitable for rehearsals, classes, auditions, workshops or play readings. All three of our studios have windows which provide natural light. There is a shared Studio Lobby, perfect as a waiting room for auditions.

Three large rooms

The Rehearsal Hall (1,140 square feet – 39′ x 29′)

The Near Studio (936 square feet 35′ x 25′)

The Far Studio (810 square feet – 32′ x 29′)

Details

  • Tables and chairs (subject to availability).
  • The studios are not exclusive.
  • The studios cannot be locked.
  • Each Studio contains a microwave, mini fridge, coffee maker and kettle.

Terms

Payment is required in full within 7 days of booking. The studios are popular and often booked up, so please contact us early for the best availability.

Services Included in Extraspace or Mainspace Rentals

Tarragon Theatre will provide all of the following services for rentals: 

  • House Technician for 40 hours/week
  • Use of the theatre
  • Use of two (2) lockable, air-conditioned dressing rooms; each equipped with a sink, toilet, shower (Extraspace and Mainspace only)
  • Lighting and sound equipment (and inventory list can be provided upon request)
  • Masking
  • Seating, floor and grid plans of the theatres (The Extraspace has flexible seating configurations).
  • Discounted use of Tarragon Studios for rehearsals
  • Box office management (including in person, by phone and online sales)
  • Front of House management
  • Volunteer ushers
  • Ticket stock
  • Use of credit card services for ticket purchases
  • Weekly box office statements
  • Licensed concession during pre-show and at intermission
  • Marketing support (presence on the website calendar, lobby screens and social media)

Accessibility

Accessibility

Tarragon Theatre is committed to extending a high level of customer service to all of its patrons. We are dedicated to demonstrating leadership by working constructively with our patrons, staff, volunteers and community to meet and exceed the requirements which will identity, prevent and remove barriers so a fulfilling theatrical experience can be enjoyed by patrons with disabilities in our building.

To this end, we will work hard to ensure that we meet and surpass our patron’s needs to the best of our abilities.  If you feel that there is a way that we can better accommodate your needs, please do not hesitate to contact Patron Services by phone or email for further assistance. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.

Tarragon Theatre’s Mainspace, Extraspace and Studios are wheelchair accessible, and we have an accessible washroom located on the second floor of the building with elevator access. We offer assistive listening devices to all performances in the Mainspace and Extraspace.

It is also our pleasure to offer a free companion tickets to those living with a disability who require assistance to enjoy our space. We formalized this policy by becoming an Access 2 Venue.  To book one of these tickets, please call our box office at the number below.

Patron Services Contact Information

Phone: (416) 531-1827

Email: patronservices@tarragontheatre.com

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