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-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 - $1,440 $8,640 $34,560
Video/Film Shoots $150 $1,440 $8,640 $34,560
Rehearsals $150 $1,440 $8,640 $34,560
Performances $150 $1,440 $8,640 $34,560
Class $150 $1,440 $8,640 $34,560
Auditions $150 $1,440 $8,640 $34,560
Photo Shoots $150 $1,440 $8,640 $34,560
Special Events $150 $1,440 $8,640 $34,560
Audio Recording $150 $1,440 $8,640 $34,560
Reading $150 $1,440 $8,640 $34,560
Meetings $150 $1,440 $8,640 $34,560

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Screenings - $1,104 $6,624 $26,496
Video/Film Shoots $115 $1,104 $6,624 $26,496
Rehearsals $115 $1,104 $6,624 $26,496
Performances $115 $1,104 $6,624 $26,496
Class $115 $1,104 $6,624 $26,496
Auditions $115 $1,104 $6,624 $26,496
Photo Shoots $115 $1,104 $6,624 $26,496
Special Events $115 $1,104 $6,624 $26,496
Audio Recording $115 $1,104 $6,624 $26,496
Reading $115 $1,104 $6,624 $26,496
Meetings $115 $1,104 $6,624 $26,496

Member Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Screenings - - - -
Video/Film Shoots $84 $806 $4,838 $19,354
Rehearsals $84 $768 $4,608 $18,432
Performances $84 $768 $5,376 $23,040
Class $84 $768 $5,376 $23,040
Auditions $84 $768 $5,376 $23,040
Photo Shoots $84 $768 $5,376 $23,040
Special Events $84 $768 $5,376 $23,040
Audio Recording $84 $768 $5,376 $23,040
Reading $84 $768 $5,376 $23,040
Meetings $84 $768 $5,376 $23,040

This space was last updated on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 4:32PM