rentals

The top priority of The Tull Family Theater is to fulfill its mission. Rentals provide a secondary financial support for film-driven programming. Because the Theater does not have a dedicated events coordinator, expect a response to your request within 72 hours.

Please read all information below before inquiring about specific rentals, then contact us at hello@thetullfamilytheater.org.

Huntington Bank Screening Room
$350

Large Screening Room
$450

  • 69 seats, including 4 wheelchair accessible spaces and 2 companion seat
  • 21 x 11 foot, 4 inch screen
  • 23 x 56 foot room
  • 169 seats, including 5 wheelchair accessible spaces and 6 companion seats
  • 34 X 14 foot, 3 inch screen
  • 37 x 67 foot room

Screening Rooms

Availability is very limited and subject to distributors’ requirements. MONDAY is the most flexible day for screening room rentals; some Tuesday and Wednesday slots are available. Select Saturday and Sunday morning scheduling is extremely limited, as weekends are dedicated to regular screenings.

Rentals provide:

2-hour blocks of time ○ Microphone and podium ○ Basic services of projectionist and audio technician ○ 4K projection ○ JBL 7.1 Surround Sound ○ Concessions open ○ Closed captioning and assistive listening devices available

  • As a licensed exhibitor, the Theater stringently enforces copyright regulations. The unlicensed screenings of DVDs are not permitted, as it could subject the Theater to severe penalties, including loss of its exhibitor license. If you own rights to the film: At least two weeks in advance of the event, documentation must be provided, along with the film formatted as a DCP (preferred), Blu Ray or DVD.
  • If you wish the Theater to procedure a film: It can do so at market price plus booking fees, which vary for each film.

The Theater charges $50-$150 for technical services beyond a basic introduction (such as a talkback, panel or Q&A session, depending on complexity and staff involvement).

Renter/sponsoring organization must submit all promotional and publicity copy to the Theater for review before they are distributed. Renter is responsible for handling ticket purchases online and/or at the door.

Event/Performance Space: Esmark and Bouchard Family Community Room

Rental Costs:
Up to 75 people, $500
Up to 200 people, $600
Nonprofits eligible for 20% discount

Rent both a screening room and the Community Room at the same time to receive a $50 discount.
Cleaning Fee: $25 to $200, depending on the number of people, timely removal of catering equipment and other belongings, the impact of food and drink, and the state of the room. Due one week after the event.

Flexible arrangement capacity: 2,044 square feet
Up to 150 guests at tables, up to 200 in lecture-style seating
15 round tables, 60-inches
150 padded chairs
Total 8 hours of rental time: 4 hours for event, 2 hours for setup, 2 hours for cleanup
Podium available
Catering kitchen available (preferred caterers must be used)

General information:

  • Food and drinks. All rentals are limited to concessions or to catered food provided by our preferred caterers that have Health Department certificates on file. No food can be prepared by unlicensed individuals in uninspected facilities. The ONLY exception is birthday/wedding cake.
  • Alcohol. Beer, wine and spirits must be served by a licensed bartender. At any event with alcohol, the renter must secure event insurance through a homeowner’s or corporate policy. Details are in the contract.
  • Large groups. Events with 75 or more attendees require event insurance.
  • Glitter and balloons. Glitter is not permitted in the Theater. Balloons are limited to the Community Room.
  • Pricing. Current terms are subject to change, but pricing will be honored for all dates under contract.
  • Secure your date. Only when the Theater has received payment in full via check, a signed contract and an insurance certificate is your date locked.

General Procedures

For events with 75 attendees or more, or any size event where alcohol is served, the renter must provide event insurance. This can be obtained as a rider on homeowner’s insurance, with the company for corporate events or by contacting any insurance provider. Detailed instructions are outlined in the event contract.

Food and drinks—except for birthday cakes—are limited to concessions or to catered food provided by our preferred caterers that have copies of their Health Department certificates on file. The Theater does not welcome food prepared by unlicensed individuals in uninspected facilities.  

Glitter is not permitted in any of the Theater facilities; balloons are permitted only in the Community Room.

The availability of screening room for rentals is very limited and subject to distributors’ requirements. The most flexible day for screening room rentals is Monday. Some Tuesday and Wednesday time slots are available. An extremely limited number of time slots may be available on select Saturday and Sunday mornings. Film distributors see weekends as prime-time opportunities, so afternoons and evenings are dedicated solely to regular screenings.

Pricing reflects current terms and is subject to change. Pricing for all dates under contract will be honored. In addition to the rental fee, please consider that studios charge fees for specially requested films and the Theater charges fees ($50-$150 for technical services beyond a basic introduction, such as a talkback, panel or Question-and-Answer session, depending on the complexity and level of staff involvement).

To secure your date, the Theater must receive payment in full via check, an insurance certificate, and a signed contract.

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