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Ancillary Fees

Ancillary Fees

Prices are subject to change without notice.


Name Price
Lead Technician $45/hour
Police $80/hour ($320 for 4-hour minimum)
Licensed Electrician $55/hour


Name Price
9’ Concert Grand Piano $275/day
6’ Grand Piano $225/day
Piano Tuning $180/service
Yamaha Motif XS8 Synthesizer-Keyboard $275/day
Casio Privia Portable Keyboard $125/day


The Center owns most major orchestral percussion equipment. Instruments are available for full season rental with a $500 donation to the NVCC Educational Foundation. Donations help support the Alexandria Campus Music programs. There is a one-time use fee of $250.

Projection and A/V

Name Price
VCR and Monitor DLP Projector $50/day
w/ Computer Projection Screen $250/day

Lighting and Sound

Name Price
Follow Spot Stage Lights $75/day
Podium w/ PA System $10/day
Portable Sound System Speakers/Stage $50/day
Monitors $200/day


Name Price
Shure SM57, 58 Shure Wireless $25/day
Shure MC393/C Boundary $25/day
Earthworks Z30-X Audio Technica AT853 $25/day
AKG D112 $40/day
Shure KSM44 $40/day
AKG C391 $40/day
Sennheiser MKH800 $75/day

Audio Recording

Name Price
Audio Recording (CD) $300 (3 hours maximum)


Name Price
Dance Floor $200/day
Standing Risers $30/section/day
Seated Risers $15/section/day
Stage Blacks $175/day
Cyclorama $75/day

House Lighting

House lighting is provided as part of the performance rental rate (house lighting is a “concert” setup). Any setup other than the standard house plot will incur additional costs charged on a time and equipment basis.

House Sound

House sound is provided as part of the performance rental rate (house sound consists of two ceiling speaker clusters and up to (3) mics – SM 57, 58 or equivalent). ANY setup other than standard house sound will incur additional costs charged on a time and equipment basis.

Special Permission for Equipment Use

Special permission is also needed for the use of outside rigging companies in order to "fly."

Important Notes

A 10% administrative surcharge will be assessed on ALL equipment, furniture, etc. The Center rents and/or acquires at the request of and for the use of an organization and/or an individual.

NOVA retains the right to assess additional equipment charges at its discretion. Repair costs for damaged equipment and/or replacement costs for equipment not returned will be charged to the user named on the Facilities Use contract.

Fog/smoke machines cannot be used in the facility.