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Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall – Central Library

Calgary Public LibraryEditEdit Description

The Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall features the Library’s largest display window at street level, state-of-the-art technology, and a reception area for pre-and post-event festivities. It's an ideal location for large-scale events, seminars, conferences, and private bookings. Please note that we are unable to host weddings at the Library.

Features: 15 feet x 32 feet (484 square feet) flat stage, high-quality sound system and professional data projector, livestream capability, AV control system touch panels, fully equipped microphone system, retractable screen and motorized black curtains, accessible seating, dedicated green room, dressing rooms, backstage area, Solstice Pod wireless presentation device.
Capacity: 336 fixed seats with additional, flexible seating for 64 people (max. 400 people).

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Exhibition, Meeting, Reading, Screening, Audition, Class, Special Event, Rehearsal, Performance
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film
Restrictions On Use Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall (Central Library) •May be booked up to 1 year in advance; requires two weeks' notice of cancellation •Requires booking by a person of legal age •Requires a 3 hour minimum booking and a maximum booking of one day; requests for booking longer than 1 day, or for recurring events, will be approved at the discretion of the Library based on operational considerations •Renters must agree to the Schedule of Fees •Payment of rental fees according to the Schedule of Fees is due in full at the time of booking; payment is by credit card only •Cancellation of Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall bookings that involve payment of rental fees completed 30 days or more in advance of the event will receive 100% refund; cancellation less than 30 days in advance of the event will receive no refund •Some storage of materials is provided if arranged in advance

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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

The Central Library's Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall is bookable by phone only. Please call 403.260.2779 or email room.booker@calgarylibrary.ca

Hours Of Operation The Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall is available now for events during and outside of Central Library hours.
Rental Policy Please refer to attached rental policy.
Cancellation Policy Cancellation of Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall bookings that involve payment of rental fees completed 14 days or more in advance of the event will receive 100% refund; cancellation less than 14 days in advance of the event will receive no refund.
Open to last minute space requests. -
Booking Requirements Full payment, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel Security, Rates include some or all personnel
Performance Personnel -
Payment Types Credit card
Options -
Other Allowed Activities Alcohol permitted

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 2400.0 sqft
Space Features Air-conditioned, Heated, Wings/backstage space, Sound-proof
Technology Cell service, WiFi, Live streaming, Video conference technology, Livestream capability, High-quality sound system, Solstice Pod Wireless Presentation Device, Retractable screen and motorized blackout curtains, AV Control system touch panels.
Flooring Wood, Stone
Stage Configuration Flexible stage
Stage Dimensions 32 ft x 15 ft
Seating capacity 400
Seating Fixed

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Incandescent, Natural lighting/windows
Furniture Chairs, Podium, Tables
Amenities Dressing rooms, Secure storage, Green room, Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories -
Audio Equipment Sound system, Sound booth, PA system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, CD player
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, Projection screen, DVD player, Cameras
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Bike rack, Loading dock
Accessibility Accessible without stairs, Elevator, Lobby and house, Patron restrooms, Freight elevator, Backstage restroom, Stage
Audience Services Restrooms, Lobby
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $160 - - -
Meeting $160 - - -
Reading $160 - - -
Screening $160 - - -
Audition $160 - - -
Class $160 - - -
Special Event $160 - - -
Rehearsal $160 - - -
Performance $160 - - -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $60 - - -
Meeting $60 - - -
Reading $60 - - -
Screening $60 - - -
Audition $60 - - -
Class $60 - - -
Special Event $60 - - -
Rehearsal $60 - - -
Performance $60 - - -

This space was last updated on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 9:24AM