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Danny Peterson Theatre Rental Policy

The Danny Peterson Theatre in the Morrison Center for the Performing Arts is the primary classroom, rehearsal space, and performance center for the Department of Theatre Arts. The Peterson is available on a limited basis for rentals by outside groups. Availability for use by other groups is secondary to the fulfillment of the departmental educational mission.

The Danny Peterson is a multi-configuration black-box theatre space (maximum allowable seating is 210). The space is provided with seating configured to specification. Changes in seating configuration in preparation of the rental are charged at hourly personnel rates with a minimum of four hours.

Use of the Danny Peterson requires the presence of at least one Boise State Theatre Arts Department technician and a House Manager. The technician(s) will be called for a minimum of four hours for each rehearsal or performance; the House Manager will be called for a period beginning one hour prior to performance until the audience has left the building and the theatre is vacated after each performance. Number and assignment of personnel will be determined by the Boise State Theatre Arts Department. Hourly wage will be quoted at time of lease based upon hourly wage of available Boise State Theatre Arts technician(s).

The Peterson will be provided with house/work lighting. Lighting instruments may be rented at the rate of $150.00 for the first 25 instruments and $75.00 for each additional ten instruments. Color media may be charged at $7.00 each. Followspots are available at $100.00 each. Sound console is available for $150.00 for each rehearsal or performance use. Pianos provided for $100 plus tuning fee.

Not-for-Profit Rates

(organizations must be able to demonstrate not-for-profit status as defined by IRS code 501, 3, c. via federal tax-exempt number)

Rehearsal: $250 per day
Performance: $400 per day

For Profit Rates:

Rehearsal: $350 per day
Performance: $500 per day

Danny Peterson Theatre EntranceContact Info:

For scheduling information, please contact the Boise State University Department of Theatre Arts at