Hire fees at the Potato Shed

Fees for hiring the facilities at the Potato Shed in Drysdale.
Room Community
(not for profit)
Conditions Private Cost Conditions
Theatre $35 per hour (2 hour minimum) $120 per hour (2 hour minimum)
Green Room $25 per hour if hired separately, if hired with Theatre included in Theatre cost $50 per hour if hired separately, if hired with Theatre included in Theatre cost
Multipurpose Room $25 per hour $50 per hour
Studio $25 per hour $50 per hour
Foyer $25 per hour $50 per hour
Practice Rooms $20 per hour $40 per hour
Kitchen use included with hire of Theatre, Studio, Multi-purpose Room and Foyer

Equipment/technical etc

The Potato Shed is utilised by a large number of community groups with diverse requirements.  To keep the hire fees as affordable as possible for the groups while still providing support for these groups the following charges have been developed.

Additional fees and charges

Community hourly Description
Saturday Clean $60 For events in theatre on a Friday night
Sunday Clean $60 For events in theatre on a Saturday night
Extra Cleaning $60 Up to one hour’s cleaning is included in charge.
If over 1 hour cleaning this charge applies.
Rubbish - in Skip Full $70 Large events over 100 people
Rubbish - in Skip Half $44 Medium events
Add On Insurance $42 One off public liability insurance for small groups
Pro Rata Lights Performance $25 Per performance when theatre lights are used
Pro Rata Sound $25 Per performance when theatre sound is used
Radio Mic w/batteries (each) $25 For set up of microphone
Microphone lead set (each) $15 For set up of microphone
Set up/Pick up/Chairs $60 Theatre
(staffing cost to set room)
Stage Set up/Pack up $60
Set up Theatre $110 Staffing cost to set room with stage/tiers and seating.
Tech on Call hr (min 3 hrs) $38 When tech staff are required
Call out - Staff $90 Opening fee and issues with venue
Security Call out $90 Due to hirer actions
Incorrect pack up $65 Theatre
Dirty Dishes (per item) $3 All dishes need to be stacked in dishwasher
Tea Coffee Bisc. per head $3 When requested
Breakages at cost
Wastewise resorting Fee $40 If recycling and waste has to be sorted.

*Above prices include GST

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Page last updated: Monday, 3 February 2020