Leasing Rate Sheet

The City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall
Leasing Rate Sheet

CCCA_ADH Leasing Rate Sheet
Basic Use Fee (Non-Profit Organization only)

Marian Anderson Theater $2,500

Theater B $2,000

Basic Use Fee Includes:

Usage of theater for up to 8 hours a day between the hours of 8am – 10pm
Access to basic house sound system
Access to basic house repertory lighting
Access to available dressing rooms

Hourly Use Rate – Hourly rate is used for rehearsals and special events not requiring a full technical crew and public audience. Minimum of 4-hours required.

Marian Anderson Theater $400/hour

Theater B $300/hour

Studio C $200/hour
Hourly Use Rate Includes:

Usage of theater between the hours of 8am – 10pm
Access to house lighting only

Production Crew & House Staff

Production Crew (lighting, sound, deck) Call for hourly rate

House Manager Call for hourly rate

Usher Staff Call for hourly rate

Minimum house staffing for public events:

1 House Manager
1 Production Crew member(Production crew determined on a per event basis)
4 Ushers for Marian Anderson Orchestra
2 Ushers for Marian Anderson Mezzanine and Balcony
4 Usher for Theater B
4 hour minimum call applied for all Aaron Davis Hall staff, unless otherwise noted.

Overtime rate applied after 8th hour & on City College recognized holidays.

Double-time charges apply between the hours of 11 pm and 8am at a pro-rated ¼ of the hour.

Other Production Services Available (additional cost for some of these services)

Premium Sound Service Average cost $5,000
Video Projection $150
Steinway & Sons 10’ Grand Piano $200
Piano Tuner $200
Orchestra Chairs and Stands $200 plus labor
Band Risers included
Orchestra Shell $300
Orchestra Pit $5,000


Custodian Call for hourly rate

Minimum 2 custodians needed for events in the Marian Anderson Theater and events requiring catering services.

Minimum 1 custodian for all other events.

Safety / Security Services

Security Officer Call for hourly rate

Minimum 2 officers needed for all events.

Ticketing & Box Office Services $500 / event


Ticket Printing setup
Database setup
Access to Ticket Sales Reports
24 hour online ticket sales
The box office is open Monday – Friday 12pm – 6pm and 2 hours before show-time.

All credit card orders are subject to an 8% fee per transaction

Administrative Fee: Each project will incur an Administrative Fee of 15% of total cost of the project.

Also Required:

A Certificate of Insurance for all events. (See CCNY Insurance Requirements for more information)
A Deposit in the amount of ½ of the estimated total Leasing Fee is required to hold a date. (See Leasing Agreement for details on cancellation and refunds)

For more information or available dates please contact Gregory Shanck at (212) 650-5362

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