Facility Rental

For Rental or Event information contact Darla Reid, Facility Director (614) 645-0628 or submit the form below.

 

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The Boardroom Smoot Board Room
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The Ballroom Ballroom
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Whether you’re booking a public performance or planning a private ceremony, seat your guests in one of the most elegant, intimate auditoriums in the city of Columbus. Our 444-seat theater sounds as good as it looks. Carefully renovated to preserve the architectural integrity of the old Pythian Theater, this historic landmark offers superior acoustics, well appointed dressing rooms, and state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment. It’s an ideal venue for recitals, weddings, graduation and awards ceremonies, lectures or seminars.

Capacity

Seating: 444

Rental Rates

Monday through Saturday: $215.00 an hour

Additional Fees Required

Facility Attendant(s): $45.00 an hour each (# determined by space usage)
Security Officer(s): $45.00 an hour each (# determined by space usage)
Facility Setup Fee: $250.00 Flat Rate
Technical Operator: $45.00 an hour (if needed)
Lighting Technician: $45.00 an hour (if needed)
Bartender: $100.00 Flat Rate(if needed)

Optional Rental Items

Grand Piano: $180.00 per day
Microphones: $30.00 each
Cordless Microphone: $110.00 each
Podium: $25.00 each
Digital projector: $195.00

The King Arts Complex Nicholson Auditorium is a beautiful, large space overlooking the Mayme Moore Park. A small stage and full-service kitchen compliments the amenities of this space. Great for workshops, lunches, or receptions, the Multipurpose Room can accommodate a large number of tables and chairs. To make your event extra special, we would be happy to provide you with a list of pre-approved caterers offering a wide range of menus.

Capacity
Seating: 200
Banquet: 200
Standing: 400

Rental Rates
Monday through Saturday: $150 an hour

Additional Fees Required

Facility Attendant(s): $45.00 an hour each (# determined by space usage)
Security Officer(s): $45.00 an hour each (# determined by space usage)
Facility Setup Fee: $250.00 Flat Rate
Technical Operator: $45.00 an hour (if needed)
Lighting Technician: $45.00 an hour (if needed)
Bartender: $100.00 Flat Rate(if needed)

Optional Rental Items

Grand Piano: $180.00 per day
Microphones: $30.00 each
Cordless Microphone: $110.00 each
Podium: $25.00 each
Digital projector: N/A - In Theater Only

Recitals, dance rehearsals, karate and exercise classes can all be easily accommodated in our Dance Studio. The scuff resistant flooring and abundant natural lighting is the perfect backdrop for any dance or exercise program.

Rental Rates
Tuesday through Saturday: $45.00 an hour

Additional Fees Required

Facility Attendant(s): $45.00 an hour each (# determined by space usage)
Security Officer(s): $45.00 an hour each (# determined by space usage)
Facility Setup Fee: $250.00 Flat Rate
Technical Operator: $45.00 an hour (if needed)
Lighting Technician: $45.00 an hour (if needed)
Bartender: $100.00 Flat Rate(if needed)

Optional Rental Items

Grand Piano: $180.00 per day
Microphones: $30.00 each
Cordless Microphone: $110.00 each
Podium: $25.00 each
Digital projector: N/A - In Theater Only

Our stylish Board Room is the ideal setting for executive meetings, corporate retreats, panel discussions, or small receptions. The versatility of this room provides for easy configuration to enhance open discussions, debates, or brainstorming sessions. The kitchen area is a great place to prepare refreshments. The natural lighting and neutral setting is the ideal setting to assure the success of your event!

Capacity
Seating: 75
Banquet: 60
Standing: 100

Rental Rates
Tuesday through Sunday: $100.00 an hour

Additional Fees Required

Facility Attendant(s): $45.00 an hour each (# determined by space usage)
Security Officer(s): $45.00 an hour each (# determined by space usage)
Facility Setup Fee: $250.00 Flat Rate
Technical Operator: $45.00 an hour (if needed)
Lighting Technician: $45.00 an hour (if needed)
Bartender: $100.00 Flat Rate(if needed)

Optional Rental Items

Grand Piano: $180.00 per day
Microphones: $30.00 each
Cordless Microphone: $110.00 each
Podium: $25.00 each
Sharp Smartboard: $195.00

After your meeting or event, host a reception for your guests in The King Arts Complex Grand Ballroom. This flexible space is equipped with its own sound system and parquet dance floor. It is available separately or in combination with the Theater, depending on your needs. The prep kitchen adjacent to the Grand Ballroom readily accommodates food and beverage service. For your convenience and assured success, we provide a list of pre-approved, experienced caterers. Our Facility Director is prepared to assist you with logistics, parking and security arrangements.

Capacity
Seating: 200
Banquet: 200
Standing: 250

Rental Rates
Tuesday through Saturday: $220.00 an hour

Additional Fees Required

Facility Attendant(s): $45.00 an hour each (# determined by space usage)
Security Officer(s): $45.00 an hour each (# determined by space usage)
Facility Setup Fee: $250.00 Flat Rate
Technical Operator: $45.00 an hour (if needed)
Lighting Technician: $45.00 an hour (if needed)
Bartender: $100.00 Flat Rate (if needed)

Optional Rental Items

Grand Piano: $180.00 per day
Microphones: $30.00 each
Cordless Microphone: $110.00 each
Podium: $25.00 each
Digital projector: N/A - In Theater Only

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