The BlueShore at CapU is primarily used as a student and teaching facility. We also host our own series of professional concerts and theatre presentations. We have some availability for community rentals. If interested in our venue, please email a request with your preferred dates and include a brief description of your event.

Rental of Venue 

Not for Profit: $640 
Commercial: $940

  • Includes 5 hours of a Production Technician and Front of House Manager.
  • Additional hours charged as outlined below.

Additional Charges

  • Capital Improvement Fee: $1/attendee
  • Piano fee: $100
  • Piano tuning fee: $300
  • Additional Hours for Technicians (starts after 5 hours): $35/technician/hour
  • Overtime for Technicians (starts after 7 hours): $70/technician/hour
  • Additional Hours for Front of House (starts after 5 hours): $20/hour
  • Overtime for Front of House (starts after 7 hours): $40/hour


  • Concession service is subject to staffing availability and not guaranteed. We will do our best to provide service for your event. No concession services will be provided for events that do not have an intermission. Alcohol is not permitted to be sold or served by anyone other than The BlueShore at CapU staff.

Technical Support

  • The Technical Director will discuss technical requirements with all user groups and recommend staffing levels to provide appropriate service and safety. Up to 5 hours of our Production Technician's time, including site visits, are included with the centre rental. All other staffing costs are the sole responsibility of the user group.
  • The user group must communicate their technical requirements and provide a detailed production schedule for their event at least six weeks in advance of the event, in order to determine appropriate crew requirements. Final determination of technical staffing will be at the discretion of the BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts.

Insurance Requirements

A Certificate of Insurance must be provided to the University in advance of the event. This should include a minimum of Two Million Dollars ($2000,000.00) inclusive limit bodily injury/property damage. Insurance may be purchased through a company of your choice or through All Sport Insurance Marketing Ltd. at 604 737 3018.

Further information on renting the theatre can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page.


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