Theatre Rental

American Stage is proud to offer the rental of our theatre and/or lobby space for your next event!  Our beautiful Raymond James Theatre, built in 2009, seats 182 in a comfortable, intimate setting.  The theatre is perfect for meetings, conferences, seminars and training sessions. The lobby space is convenient for gatherings.

Rental Rates Include:

  • Stage, lobby and lighting as found; reasonable utilities; and customary daily custodial service.
  • Front of House Personnel: All rental agreements require the use of an American Stage representative to assist with seating and security.

Terms of Rental Agreement:

  • To hold reservation, a Non-Refundable Deposit, consisting of the First 1/2 Rental Cost of theatre, is due upon receipt and signing of Agreement.
  • The remaining balance, consisting of the Second 1/2 Rental Cost of theatre plus any equipment rental, is due 48 hours prior to occupancy.
  • A Certificate of Liability Insurance from the Renter is due two weeks prior to occupancy.
  • All rentals are subject to final approval by the American Stage Producing Artistic Director.
  • All rentals are subject to availability.
  • Some technical ad a/v requests may require additional fees.
  • American Stage personnel must be used for customized Lighting and Technical assistance as needed.  The rate for such assistance is $35 per hour, per technician.
  • Rental rates are guaranteed only with the signing of a valid Rental Agreement. Listed and quoted prices are subject to change.
  • For non-profit rates, Renter must have and present a valid IRS non-profit designation letter at the time of application.

American Stage Theatre Rental Rates*

Weekdays (M-F)

Half-day (up to 4 Hours) – $450 (Non-profit) – $650 (For-profit)

Single day (8 hrs and under) – $750 (Non-profit) – $1150 (For-profit)

Each additional hour over 8 hrs – $100 (Non-profit) – $150 (For-profit)

American Stage can assist in arranging food and beverage services for your event.

*Rates for use of our lobby space only are $115/hr (Non-profit) and $175/hr (For-profit).


For additional information, please contact Jim Sorensen, Associate Producer, at 727-723-1600 x202 or
To begin booking your rental, please fill out THIS FORM and someone will contact you.