Rental Fees


Capacity: 1,367

Monday - Wednesday

  • $3,500 (Non-Profit)
  • $4,000 (Commercial)

Thursday - Sunday

  • $4,000 (Non-Profit)
  • $4,500 (Commercial)

Rent includes use of the hall, website listing and placement on the marquee 1 week prior to the show.

Proof of non-profit status must be presented to bergenPAC in order to qualify for the non-profit rate.

Rates are for one event or performance on one day. Each additional event or performance on the same day is 50% of the full rate.

Rental Fee on a holiday is $6,000, regardless of the day of the week.

For events confirmed within 45 days of the proposed day, the rental cost is 50% of the day's rent.  All expenses remain at full value.

Drapkin Cabaret & Lounge

  • Capacity: 42/60/80
  • Fee: $500 per day

Sandy Bennett Art Gallery (for receptions only)

  • Capacity: 75
  • Fee: $500 per day

Main Lobby (for receptions only)

  • Capacity: 200
  • Fee: $500 per day

3rd Floor Space

  • Capacity: 48
  • Fee: $500 per day

The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC

Location: 1 Depot Square, Englewood, NJ 07631

Kitchen / Lounge (Front Area) 12' x 30'


  • $45 per hour
  • $32 per hour (non-profit)

Studio 1 - 20' x 12'


  • $50 per hour
  • $30 per hour (non-profit)

Studio 2

Studio 3 (Private Music Studio A) 12' x 12'


  • $45 per hour
  • $25 per hour (non-profit)

Studio 4 (Dance Studio A) 41.5' x 18'


  • $70 per hour
  • $50 per hour (non-profit)

Studio 5 (Dance Studio B) 38' x 26'


  • $60 per hour
  • $40 per hour (non-profit)

Studio 6 (Private Music Studio B) 12' x 15'


  • $55 per hour
  • $35 per hour (non-profit)

Street Studio (N. Van Brunt Street) 46' x 24'


  • $85 per hour
  • $65 per hour (non-profit)

*Rates are for rehearsals and private classes only. Private classes consist of a maximum of 2 students.

Photo and Video Shoots

Rentals specifically for photo and video shoots may be booked under special circumstances and may require additional fees depending on the time and size of the shoot.

Audition Rates

All Studios - $85 per hour ($65 for Non-Profit). You may be asked to rent a holding room before your audition at the same rate of the audition space. (To receive the non-profit rate, you must present your company's 501(c)(3) documentation from the I.R.S. or documentation of your fiscal conduit.)

A credit card must be on file to secure the rental. Payment must be made by check, cash or credit card prior to occupancy of the studio. Please stop at The Performing Arts School's front desk to pay for your rental otherwise your credit card will be charged. 

A 72-hour cancellation policy is in effect. Your credit card will be charged if you do not cancel within this time period. Refunds will not be issued. 

Black Box Theater

Location: 38 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NJ 07631

Capacity: 49

  • Performance / Private Event: $750 per 4 hours
  • Tech Rehearsal: $420 per 3 hours
  • Informal Showing: $750 per 4 hours
  • Overtime (anything over the stated hours): $75 per hour

*All Black Box Theater fees are inclusive of room rent, setup/tear down, and staffing.

Box Office Fees

  • Box Office Services: 2% of gross ticket sales vs. $1,000, whichever is greater
  • Ticket Printing: $1 per ticket printed by the box office
  • Credit Card Charges: 3% of gross credit card sales
  • Consignment: $4 per ticket on all tickets
  • Seat Map Customization: $500 (If not using existing bergenPAC seat maps)
  • Temporary Seats: $300 (Additional 60 temporary seats)
  • Restoration Fee: $4 per ticket


Front Of House

  • House Staff: $800 per performance including house managers, ushers, and ticket takers (Mandatory fee)
  • Cleaning: $400 per performance (Mandatory fee)
  • Security: $700 per performance (Mandatory fee)
  • Police: $400 per officer per performance ($100/hr x 4 hr minimum as needed


Production Costs

  • Technical Director: $350 (Mandatory for All Events)
  • Stagehands: All labor provided by IATSE Local 632*. Artist/Event rider must be provided in advance for quote. Hours between midnight and 6:00 am and all Holidays are double time. Any video, filming or broadcasting is subject to a recording rate.
  • Piano Rental: $400 (Steinway 9 ft. Concert Grand, Model D)
  • Piano Tuner: $100 (Mandatory with Piano Rental)
  • Basic Sound Package: $500 (See Technical Specs for Package)
  • Premium Sound Package: $2,000 (See Technical Specs for Package)
  • Recording: $2,000 Use Fee plus Labor and Equipment. Call for details.
  • Risers: $25 per 4’ x 8’ section
  • Spotlight: $200 per spotlight
  • Spotlight Operator: See stagehands.
  • Marley Floor: $200 (4 rolls @ 6’W x 42’L)
  • Video Projection: $500 (4k Rear projection & 10'x.5x14' screen)
  • Runner: $150 per runner
  • Yamaha Recording Drum Kit: $150
  • SWR 800 Bass Head w/4 10"5: $50
  • Roland JC 120 Amplifier: $50
  • 50 Music Stands: $10 per stand or $250 for 50 stands
  • 60 Orchestra Chairs: $15 per chair or $500 for 60 chairs
  • Thrust / Apron: $300 plus additional stagehand cost
  • Additional Equipment/Labor: Cost plus 17%


Artist Sells: 75% Gross Sales retained by Artist

bergenPAC Sells: 65% Gross Sales retained by Artist

Recorded Materials: 90/10 Gross Sales retained by Artist

***All Rates are subject to change without notice***


The Performing Arts School

The Performing Arts School provides arts education to students age 3 months to 21 years throughout Northern New Jersey. With classes in all types of performing arts, outreach programs throughout the state, and programming for children with special needs, every donation helps create more opportunities for new artists.