Looking for a venue for your next performance or event? Miller Theatre at Columbia University offers complete professional production, house, and box office services for concerts, recitals, and dance performances, as well as for academic ceremonies, lectures, and panel discussions, at competitive rates. Rental requests for non-public events such as rehearsals and auditions are also welcome. Whatever your production may entail, the same experienced staff who produce Miller Theatre’s own acclaimed performances will work with you to ensure that all of your production needs are met and that your event is a success.
Interested in learning more and receiving a customized quote for your event? Please complete and submit an event reservation request, and our staff will be in touch within three business days. Read more about the reservation process below.
Submit the event reservation request form. Our Director of Production will contact you within three business days of receiving your event reservation request form.
A preliminary event schedule and estimate will be sent for your review and approval. (View sample estimates and rates.) The dates and times outlined in the schedule will be held for 5 business days while you review the estimate.
Once we receive your approval of the estimate, we will generate and send you a contract. You will have an additional 5 days to review, sign, and return the contract. For Columbia University Affiliates, an account number is required at this time. For all others, a deposit is required at this time. Only after we have your signed contract and your account number or deposit will you be able to announce your event.
Changes to the event schedule may be made up to 4 weeks prior to the event. Clients who are not University Affiliates must provide proof of insurance at least 6 weeks prior to their event.
Following your event, we will send you a final invoice with a detailed outline of charges; the amount due will include the balance of the original estimate as well as any additional charges incurred. Payment will be due in full within 30 days from the billing date.
If you are not a University Affiliate, you must obtain and provide proof of the following insurance coverage in order to rent Miller Theatre: