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Kenan Auditorium - Rental Costs

Kenan Auditorium rentals are subject to the cost of the facility itself, the cost of technical and administrative staff and any additional costs for special equipment and services. For more information or to secure your rental, contact Jeremy Summers at 910.962.7527 or via email.

Venue

Rate Per Hour
UNCW $24.00
Nonprofit $88.00
Commercial $150.00
RENTAL INCLUDES: Use of all equipment found in the Kenan Auditorium inventory

Staff

All events require a minimum crew consisting of Crew Chief, House Manager, and at least one Technician. All Kenan crew are subject to our labor contract of a four-hour minimum call (read more).

POSITION RATE
Crew Chief (required for all events)

UNCW Organizations: $28.00/hr (4 hour minimum) Other Organizations: $36.00/hr (4 hour minimum)

Additional Technicians (Minimum one, additional as needed) UNCW Organizations: $28.00/hr (4 hour minimum) Other Organizations: $36.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
House Manager UNCW Organizations: $28.00/hr (4 hour minimum) Other Organizations: $36.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
Ticket Office Manager UNCW Organizations: $28.00/hr (4 hour minimum) Other Organizations: $36.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
Ticket Clerk UNCW Organizations: $28.00/hr (4 hour minimum) Other Organizations: $36.00/hr (4 hour minimum)

Ticketing

  • Ticket printing (for non-sold "comp" tickets) = .25 cents per ticket
  • Advanced/Event Day sales Commission (for tickets sold via Kenan Auditorium Ticket Office) varies by organization
    • External non-profit organization - $2.00/ticket sold, includes printing fee
    • External for-profit organization - $2.50/ticket sold, includes printing fee
    • UNCW organizations - $1.50/ticket sold, includes printing fee
    • *Renters will be responsible for credit card processing

Parking

Parking for Kenan Auditorium is managed by UNCW Auxiliary Services. Auxiliary Services Parking staff are required for all events and a Facility Use charge of $100.00 is applied to each event. Parking staff are assigned based on the projected number of event attendees and charged at a rate of $69.00 per parking staff attendant.

  • Up to 275 attending = 2 parking attendants
  • 300 to 500 attending = 3 or 4 parking attendants
  • 500 to1000 attending = 4 or 5 parking attendants