Rental Information

  • Daily rental rate is for use of facility from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Signed rental agreement and full deposit must be received prior to any event coordination with PAC Staff.
  • Rates are for rental of the facility only. Renters are also responsible for costs associated with equipment, box office fees, and labor charges. Labor must be provided by UNLV employees, and scheduling is at the sole discretion of the Performing Arts Center.

Rental Rates

Available Spaces Commercial Non-profit CCSD University
Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall (entire facility) $3,000.00 $1,950.00 $1,500.00 $750.00
Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall Lobby $730.00 $475.00 $365.00 $185.00
Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall Green Room $280.00 $180.00 $140.00 $70.00
Judy Bayley Theatre (performance areas) $1,350.00 $900.00 $675.00 $340.00
Judy Bayley Theatre Lobby $350.00 $230.00 $175.00 $90.00
Black Box Theatre $375.00 $245.00 $190.00 $95.00

Non-profit rates may only be used by those organizations recognized as 501(c)(3) organizations by the Internal Revenue Service. CCSD rates are for the Clark County School District. University rates are for UNLV departments.

REHEARSAL / LOAD-IN DAY: Renter may receive a 50% discount off published rates. Only performers and crew are allowed on a rehearsal/load-in day (parents or members of the press are not considered performers or crew). Limit 1 day.

DEPOSIT: A minimum deposit of the rental rate plus 50% of estimated expenses will be required.

INSURANCE: University requires renter to maintain the following insurance coverage for the duration of their agreement:

  1. Commercial General Liability: $1,000,000 per occurrence / $2,000,000 aggregate.
  2. Commercial Auto Liability: $500,000 per occurrence.
  3. Workers’ Compensation: Employers liability limits of at least $100,000 per occurrence and for occupational disease.

Certificate of Insurance will be required.

Labor Rates

Worker Type Commercial & Non-profit
Stage Manager, Crew $32.00 per hour
Bar or Box Office Additional Labor (2 hr. min.) $22.00 per hour
UNLV Police Lieutenant / Sergeant $92.00 / $85.00 per hour
UNLV Officer $75.00 per hour
UNLV Reserve Officer $43.00 per hour
Student Security $23.00 per hour
Custodial Services (Friday-Sunday Events) $425 per service
House Manager * (2 hr. min.)  $22.00 per hour
Usher * (2 hr. min.) $14.00 per hour
* PAC solely responsible for determining if an event is subject to hourly or per-show rates for front-of-house staff.
Benefit Charge 4.3% of total payroll

Usher/House Manager Per-Show Labor Rates

Estimated Attendance Rate (2 hr. performance) Each Additional Half Hour Add Balcony
0 - 300 $300.00 $40.00 $255.00
301 - 550 $430.00 $55.00 $255.00
551 - 800 $555.00 $75.00 $255.00
801 - 1,100 $745.00 $100.00 $255.00
1,101 - 1,350 $870.00 $115.00 $255.00
1,351 + $1,235.00 $160.00 included

Equipment and Other Rates

Available Equipment Commercial Non-profit
General Equipment Use Fee $100.00 per show $100.00 per show
Piano / Harp $160.00 $105.00
Piano Tuning Ask for quote Ask for quote
Harlequin Dance Floor $125.00 $85.00
Dance Floor Tape $25.00 ea. $25.00 ea.
Pipe and Drape - Lightweight / Heavyweight $50.00 / $125.00 $33.00 / $85.00
Stage Lights (per show) $4.00 ea. $2.50 ea.
Follow Spots (per show) $100.00 ea. $65.00 ea.
Projector A - 15,000 Lumens $500.00 $325.00
Projector B - 11,000 Lumens $350.00 $225.00
Projector C - 5,000 Lumens $100.00 $65.00
Projection Screen A - 12’ x 9’ $100.00 $65.00
Projection Screen B - 10’ x 10’ $50.00 $33.00
Sound System - Clair Brothers $250.00 $150.00
Livestream Package - base * $300 $175
* Livestreaming will require additional labor. Cost not included in package.
Microphones & Choral Microphones (1 Free) $20.00 ea. $14.00 ea.
Wireless Microphones $80.00 ea. $40.00 ea.
Multi-Channel Direct Boxes $30.00 ea. $20.00 ea.
Lectern $25.00 ea. $16.00 ea.
Concert Shell (per section) $12.00 ea. $10.00 ea.
Choral Risers (3- and 4-step) $16.00 ea. $11.00 ea.
Band Risers (8”, 16”, 24”) $12.00 ea. $8.00 ea.
Table Covering - Cloth/Plastic $10.00 / $5.00 ea. $10.00 / $5.00 ea.
Easels $5.00 ea. $5.00 ea.
Beverage Service Ask for quote Ask for quote
Photocopies $.05 per copy $.05 per copy

Parking Information

  • Parking on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is regulated by UNLV Parking & Transportation Services.Generally, all vehicles parked on campus must display permitsduring certain hours. Visitors may also use the Pay by Phoneapp to pay for parking.
  • The Performing Arts Center has a loading dock, but access is currently restricted. Availability is limited. Performing Arts Center clients should contact the technical director, Lynn Ware, to schedule use.

Box Office Rates

Event Creation Fee, per performance: $100.00 for Commercial renters / $65.00 for Non-profit, CCSD, and UNLV renters

Creating your event in our system will require information such as performance title, performance date and time, location, and event pricing. Guest Relations Manager Joy Montaño will contact you to begin the process of creating your event. Please allow 7 business days for event creation.

Sales Commissions: 3% of all season ticket sales / 5% of all single ticket sales

Change Fee: Once on sale, any changes made to an event (including pricing changes) will be subject to a $30.00 fee per change.

Installation Fee: Renters who move ticketed events from another venue to one of the Performing Arts Center facilities will incur a $45 per hour handling fee in addition to normal charges.

Box Office Policies

  • All tickets for admission to any event held in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, Judy Bayley Theatre, or any of the spaces located in the Alta Ham Fine Arts building or Lee & Thomas Beam Music Center must be generated by the Performing Arts Center.
  • Tickets are available online. Only the Performing Arts Center’s internet sales portal may be used.
  • Box Office Hours: Tuesdays - Saturdays, 12 p.m.–6 p.m. Additionally, the box office is open one hour prior to the advertised start time until 30 minutes after advertised start time for all ticketed events. Box office may be kept open later at renter’s request for a $22.00 per hour fee. Extended hours must be arranged at least two weeks in advance.
  • The box office is closed on most state holidays.
  • The box office does not accept unpaid reservations. Complimentary tickets may not be ordered on the phone.
  • The box office phone number is (702) 895-ARTS (2787).
  • There are NO REFUNDS on ticket purchases without prior approval from renter.
  • Coupons must be presented at the box office ticketing window at the time of purchase.
  • Tickets are void at curtain. Late seating is at the discretion of the management/artist.
  • Patrons with disabilities requiring special seating accommodations must notify the box office at the time of ticket purchase. We can provide sign language interpretation for most performances with a minimum of 3 business days advance notice; renter will be responsible for this expense.
  • Only Performing Arts Center personnel are allowed in the box office.


  • A Performing Arts Center team member must sell any merchandise being offered for sale to the general public.
  • To arrange for merchandise sales, please contact Joy Montaño, Guest Relations Manager, at 702-895-4713 or no less than 14 days prior to your event.
  • Merchandise buy-out agreements can be negotiated for those renters who wish to provide their own sales staff. To negotiate a buy-out, please contact Lori Cobo, Executive Director, at 702-895-4711 or no less than 14 days prior to your event.
  • Our commission for merchandise is 30% of net sales for commercial entities and 15% of gross sales for non-profit entities. The minimum commission for merchandise sales is $75 per performance. Merchandiser is responsible for reporting and paying Nevada state and local sales taxes.
  • Merchandise must be delivered to the facility at least 1 hour prior to the lobby opening to allow for proper accounting.
  • Merchandise settlement may occur immediately following the performance at our discretion. Funds will be provided to university renters through account deposit.

Marketing Assistance

  • UNLV PAC Event Calendar: Include your event on the Performing Arts Center’s event calendar free of charge. Please provide an image (2000 pixels wide by 1333 pixels high) and an event description (any length). We will obtain ticket information from our box office.
  • Advertise in PAC Program Books: Advertise your event to audiences for shows produced by the Performing Arts Center. Review program book advertising information.
  • Send an E-blast to PAC Email List: We can send targeted emails to our list on your behalf for 2.5 cents per impression. For details, contact Shaun Franklin-Sewell, Director of Marketing & Patron Services, at 702-895-4710 or

Program Inserts

  • Inserting items into programs requires additional staff time. We can insert items into your programs for a $35.00 fee. If you have items you wish to be inserted into your event program, please contact Shaun Franklin-Sewell at least 7 business days prior to your event so that we may plan appropriately. Inserts should be delivered to the Performing Arts Center executive office at least 1 day prior to of your event.

Get Help

Dates, Contracts, Insurance, or Buy-outs


Lori Cobo
Executive Director
(702) 895-4711

Marketing or Front-of-house Information


Shaun Franklin-Sewell
Director, Marketing & Patron Services
(702) 895-4710

Ticketing, Merchandising, or Bar Operations


Joy Montaño
Guest Relations Manager
(702) 895-4713

Stage Technical Information or Support


Lynn Ware
Technical Director
(702) 895-3804