The Colonial is available to rent for performance events as well as other events/functions. With its extensive facilities the Colonial has played host to both rock bands and weddings, comics and business meetings. Our rental information may be found below.

*Charge by the Day only*

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Performance, Special Event, Audition, Video/Film Shoot, Screening, Reading, Meeting, Rehearsal, Class, Photo Shoot, Exhibition
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use Please review the rental guidelines document attached to this listing.



Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

For more information about renting our facilities...


Ashlei Perkins,
Assistant to the Artistic Director, CEO, or
(413)448-8084 x18

Hours Of Operation Business Hours : M-F 9:30am to 5:30pm
Rental Policy Fees must be paid in full a minimum of two weeks prior to facilities use, or as noted in the rental agreement. All fees are for one period of 14 consecutive hours. Berkshire Theatre Group determines hours of use. Berkshire Theatre Group reserves the right, but not the obligation, to make live, pre-performance announcement(s) and advertisement(s) at any event. Berkshire Theatre Group staff supervision and equipment operation is required at all functions. Staff must be present from set-up through clean-up. Please review the rental information document attached to this listing for more rental policies and details.
Cancellation Policy -
Open to last minute space requests. -
Booking Requirements Deposit, On site meeting, Proof of liability insurance required
Rental Personnel On site manager, Rates include some or all personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel Box office staff, Technical director
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities Street shoes, Rosin use, Live percussion, Amplified music, Alcohol permitted

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 41000.0 sqft
Space Features Air-conditioned, Heated, Grid, Wings/backstage space, Fly space/theatrical rigging, Orchestra pit, Stage curtains, Rigging points
Technology Cell service, WiFi
Flooring Sprung wood, Carpet, Marley available
Stage Configuration Proscenium
Stage Dimensions 32 ft x 32 ft with 57 ft ceiling
Seating capacity 760
Seating Fixed, Raked, Multi level, Obstructed views

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Light board, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Podium, Risers, Tables, Ladder
Amenities Dressing rooms, Shower, Kitchen/pantry, Green room, Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories Performance piano, Electronic keyboard, Music stands
Audio Equipment Sound system, PA system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, CD player, Amplifier, See Colonial Rider for more details.
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, Projection screen, Cyclorama, DVD player, TV/monitor, 6,000 Lumen Projector with Short Throw Lens
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility Accessibility_active EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking
Accessibility ADA or AODA compliant, Elevator, Lobby and house, Patron restrooms, Infrared system/assistive listening, Backstage restroom, Backstage, Stage
Audience Services Staffed concession, Restrooms, Box office, Lobby
Miscellaneous AEA Approved

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Performance $240 $3,600 - -
Special Event $240 $3,600 - -
Audition $240 $3,600 - -
Video/Film Shoot $240 $3,600 - -
Screening $240 $3,600 - -
Reading $240 $3,600 - -
Meeting $240 $3,600 - -
Rehearsal $240 $3,600 - -
Class $240 $3,600 - -
Photo Shoot $240 $3,600 - -
Exhibition $240 $3,600 - -

This space was last updated on Monday, December 07, 2015 at 2:08PM