Rate Card

     Michael J Fox Theatre Rental Rates

**All charges subject to current tax rates in effect 

Block rate (8 hour) includes technical supervision, Front of House supervision and ushers, and custodial services.  Please see website for more details. Proof of Non-Profit Society status is required for community rate.


For Performances: Charged per 8-hour block of time




Monday-Thursday – Days



Monday-Thursday – Evenings






Statutory Holidays



Additional Staffing for extra performance




Additional Time with confirmed booking: Charged per hour or portion

Pre-show setup with single technician




Post-show restoration with single technician



Show call overtime with all staff





Patron Surcharge

A patron surcharge of $1.25 + tax per occupied seat will be applied for each ticketed event.  This amount is payable in advance.  A “flat rate” patron surcharge of $300.00 + tax will apply for non-ticketed events.  Any difference between the total prepaid patron surcharge and the actual attendance at the Engagement shall be calculated and either charged or refunded to the Licensee after the Engagement.            



The rate for the minimum amount of liability and property damage insurance required in most cases is $135.00 per event. Insurance for rehearsals (no audience) is $40.00 and up. Please be sure to discuss your needs when you book your event. You may choose to use your own insurance broker, in which case you must provide proof of coverage (3 million minimum coverage) upon signing of your agreement for your event.


Additional Personnel when required: – 4 hour minimum

Stage hand – general


Stage hand – specialist (sound engineer, lighting technician, etc.)


Technical – Supervisory



Rehearsals – no audience: - 4 hour minimum

Bare stage – work lighting only, includes one technician and custodial support.


Full rehearsal – full lighting and audio equipment, includes Technical Supervisor and custodial support.



Grand Piano – Yamaha C7 (Turning $185.00)


LCD Projector – 5500 Lumens


Follow Spotlight


Orchestra Pit


Carpet for Stage


Gaffer Tape                                           $25.00/roll

AA Battery                                          $1.00 each

House Manager – 4 Hours               $215.00

Full FOH Staff – 4 Hours                 $560.00

Rates card effective January 1, 2021

And don't forget that your rental of the theatre includes use of the lobby, the Gallery and the enclosed courtyard. Customize! – contact our in-house expert to tailor your event to become a memorable experience.

Maria Longridge
Tel: 604-664-8875 Fax: 604-296-6883
Email: info@michaeljfoxtheatre.ca

All rates subject to applicable tax