Acadia Cinema's Al Whittle Theatre Rental Agreement
1. A Theatre representative (House Manager, Building Manager, or House Technician) must be present whenever the Renter
occupies the Theatre. The cost of this representative for the first four hours is included in the rental rates and any extra hours
will be added to the Renter’s final invoice.
2. ACC’s House Technician must approve any equipment the renter installs in the Theatre. The only equipment available to
renters of the Al Whittle Theatre is found in “Acadia Cinema’s Al Whittle Theatre Equipment List for Renters” which is part of
3. The Renter must inform ACC of any requirements at least one week prior to the Event.
4. Nothing is to be nailed, screwed, taped or glued to the stage floor or other floors, or the Theatre’s walls or ceilings without
the written permission of ACC.
5. The Renter must advise ACC at the time the contract is signed if they intend to use any firearms, pyrotechnics, fog
machines or strobe lights and notice of such use must be posted in the lobby prior to performances and appear in the
program. All relevant laws regarding the use of firearms and pyrotechnics must be observed.
6. The function or visibility of Exits, Exit Signs or Fire Extinguishers must not be impaired by scenery or equipment.
7. Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the Building or within 4 metres of an entrance as dictated by provincial statutes
and municipal bylaws.
8. The Renter must obtain necessary permits for the serving of alcohol and give copies of such documents to ACC at least two
days prior to the event.
9. When the Theatre is occupied by the public (ticket buyers) or guests of the Renter, the Theatre will be under the control of
a representative supplied by ACC.
10. Ushers may be community volunteers, but they must be trained or oriented by the House Manager prior to their first
11. All fees, wages, royalties, dues and any other charges associated with the Production are to be paid by the Renter.
12. The Renter’s