The Audition Recital Hall at the National Opera Center is an acoustically excellent space specifically designed for the operatic voice. In addition to opera auditions and recitals, this space is perfectly suited for a variety of chamber performances, classes, meetings, special events and rehearsals.

The Audition Recital Hall features adjustable seating for up to 75 people and houses a 7-foot grand piano that is maintained and tuned weekly. The Hall is also wired for audio/video recording.

Every rental of the Audition Recital Hall includes the use of the attached Green Room. The Green Room includes a piano and comfortable seating, and is appropriate as an audition and performance staging area or small pre- and post-performance gatherings.

Additional vocal studios are also available for rent.

OPERA America members have priority access to National Opera Center spaces and enjoy the highest discounted rates. For more information, visit www.operaamerica.org/membership.

Space Usage

Permitted Uses Screening, Video/Film Shoot, Rehearsal, Performance, Class, Audition, Photo Shoot, Special Event, Audio Recording, Reading, Meeting
Disciplines Music, Theatre, Film
Restrictions On Use Food and drink are strictly prohibited in the Audition Recital Hall.

Availability

COLORED BLOCKS = NOT AVAILABLE

Booking Policies

How To Book

Must be booked by contacting the Opera Center at 212-796-8630

Additional fees apply for recording and/or special services.

Hours Of Operation Available 10AM - 10PM daily.
Rental Policy Must be booked by contacting the Opera Center at 212-796-8630 Additional fees apply for recording and/or special services.
Cancellation Policy Deposits are 100% refundable if the reservation is canceled at least six months in advance of the date. Cancellations received at least three weeks in advance are eligible for a 50% refund. Those received at least two weeks in advance are eligible for a 25% refund. No refund will be given for cancellations made less than one week from the dates of the reservation.
Allows Last Minute Reservations None specified
Booking Requirements Deposit, Proof of liability insurance required
Personnel Available at Time of Rental On site manager, Call for addtl rental personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Personnel Available at Time of Performance Call for addtl performance personnel
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card
Options None specified
Other Allowed Activities None specified

Features

Space Dimensions 1172.36 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Wings/backstage space, Sound-proof, Acoustic panels
Technology Cell service, Internet access, WiFi, Live streaming
Flooring Wood
Stage Configuration Platform stage
Stage Dimensions 16 ft x 15 ft with 16 ft ceiling
Seating Capacity 75
Seating Arrangement Flexible seating

Equipment

Lighting Incandescent, Light board, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Podium, Tables
Artist Amenities Green room
Instruments And Accessories Performance piano, Music stands
Audio Sound system, Sound booth, PA system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, CD player, Recording equipment
Video Film Digital projector, Projection screen, DVD player, TV/monitor
Studio Arts None specified

Other

Parking Street parking
Accessibility ADA or AODA compliant, Accessible without stairs, Elevator, Lobby and house, Patron restrooms, Freight elevator, Call for accessibility info, Backstage
Audience Services Vending machines, Restrooms, Lobby
Miscellaneous None specified

Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Screenings - $1,536 $9,216 $36,864
Video/Film Shoots $160 $1,536 $9,216 $36,864
Rehearsals $160 $1,536 $9,216 $36,864
Performances $160 $1,536 $9,216 $36,864
Class $160 $1,536 $9,216 $36,864
Auditions $160 $1,536 $9,216 $36,864
Photo Shoots $160 $1,536 $9,216 $36,864
Special Events $160 $1,536 $9,216 $36,864
Audio Recording $160 $1,536 $9,216 $36,864
Reading $160 $1,536 $9,216 $36,864
Meetings $160 $1,536 $9,216 $36,864

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Screenings - $1,200 $7,200 $28,800
Video/Film Shoots $125 $1,200 $7,200 $28,800
Rehearsals $125 $1,200 $7,200 $28,800
Performances $125 $1,200 $7,200 $28,800
Class $125 $1,200 $7,200 $28,800
Auditions $125 $1,200 $7,200 $28,800
Photo Shoots $125 $1,200 $7,200 $28,800
Special Events $125 $1,200 $7,200 $28,800
Audio Recording $125 $1,200 $7,200 $28,800
Reading $125 $1,200 $7,200 $28,800
Meetings $125 $1,200 $7,200 $28,800

Member Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Screenings - $864 $5,184 $20,736
Video/Film Shoots $90 $864 $5,184 $20,736
Rehearsals $90 $864 $5,184 $20,736
Performances $90 $864 $5,184 $20,736
Class $90 $864 $5,184 $20,736
Auditions $90 $864 $5,184 $20,736
Photo Shoots $90 $864 $5,184 $20,736
Special Events $90 $864 $5,184 $20,736
Audio Recording $90 $864 $5,184 $20,736
Reading $90 $864 $5,184 $20,736
Meetings $90 $864 $5,184 $20,736

This space was last updated on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 12:42PM