"A small space where big things happen."

Common Ground Rental & Rates

Common Ground Theatre is available for rental for performances, classes and events.

Our flexible black box theater seats up to 72 audience members and is conveniently located 10 minutes from downtown Durham or Hillsborough and 15 minutes from Chapel Hill. The theater has basic lighting and sound equipment, and can be augmented with your materials.

Additional services (box office; marketing; design, technical, and management staff) available. Inquire about prices with rental email.

2015 slots still available:

*Feb 1-7 (Full Week)

*April 9, 10

*June 4, 5, 6 and 12

*Aug 9-15 (Full Week)

*Aug 30-Sept 19 (Long-Run)

*Oct 18-24 (Full Week)

Bookings are not set until contracts are signed and deposits deposited. Please do not announce performance dates until then.

Performance Rates 2015:

*Wed – $150

*Thurs – $185

*Fri and Sat – $225

*Sun – $185

These are five hour blocks in the evening/Sunday afternoon

Any single weekend theatrical run must rent for a minimum of one week

Hourly/Event Rates 2015:

Theatre Space:

*$45 per hour

Studio Space:

*$25 per hour

Long-term rates negotiable.
Rehearsal/ Class session lengths and times to be determined, based upon availability.

Additional Items 2015:

Load-In and Dress Rehearsals – $100/$75 respectively
Technical Director (5 hrs included in rate) – $20 each add’l hr
Refundable Security Deposit – $50/weekend
Reservation Deposit (non-refundable, to be applied to rental balance):

*60% of full rental fee

To apply for any of the remaining dates, please e-mail Executive Director Devra Thomas.