The Baumann Centre is a home for our art-making and a centre for artist training and youth education in the community. Housing Pacific Opera Victoria's box office and administration, opera rehearsals, and artist training programs, the Centre is also a welcoming home for an array of initiatives to nurture artists, engage the community, and educate and delight families and youth.
Liquor LicenseNone, All Ages or Provide your own
Dimension Notes / Details49’ x 53’ with 15’ ceiling to acoustic panels/18’ overall. 2600 square feet.
Stage DetailsUse of stage requires additional staffing
Flooring TypeWood floor
Rentable / Hosts Outside EventsYes
Rental RatesRENTAL RATES
Not-for-Profit $45 per hour
Commercial $65 per hour
Custodial Fee $40
+ applicable taxes
Event Host $22.50 per hour
Custodian $25 per hour
Technician $40 per hour
Piano Tuning $150
+ applicable taxes
Rental / Usage RestrictionsRENTAL POLICIES
Room(s) must be left in the same condition as found or a fee of $25 per hour for custodial services will
Use of the facility is limited to the room(s) indicated in the contract, including access to phone and
WiFi. Rental does not include access to administrative suite, office supplies or office equipment.
The kitchen may be used during the rental provided all Kitchen Usage Rules are followed.
Posters, leaflets or displays are to be secured only with green painters masking tape.
All areas of the Baumann Centre are NON-SMOKING
We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
You will be held responsible for any and all loss or damage caused in the areas of use during the time
you are on premises.
The Renter must put away, in its original place, all furniture or equipment used during the rental.
Regular hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm. Bookings outside these hours may be subject to
staffing charges at the prevailing hourly rate at the discretion of Pacific Opera Victoria.
Early access, or use of the premises past the booked exit time will result in additional room charges
and staffing charges at the prevailing hourly rate.
Parking is NOT included in the rental. Please see Baumann Centre parking maps for area parking.
Any permits and/or licenses required for the rental event will be obtained by, and at the expense of,
the Renter. Copies of which will be submitted to POV prior to rental.
Pacific Opera Victoria reserves final determination of technical and event staffing, depending on the
requirements of each event. The renter is responsible for the cost of additional staffing, which will be
Use of any external theatrical lighting, sound or other technical equipment will require a POV
Technician. All costs associated with the rental or purchase of additional technical equipment over
and above the available inventory is the responsibility of the Renter.
Promotional material may not use the name Pacific Opera Victoria. The Baumann Centre or Wingate
Studio, may only be used to designate the location of the event.
The Renter is required to name Pacific Opera Victoria as an additional insured, and provide POV with a
certificate of third-party liability insurance of a minimum of $2 Million.
Rentals may require a deposit upon signing of the rental agreement, at the discretion of POV.
Has Sound / LightingYes
Large catering kitchen
Petrov studio grand piano
Music stands (50 with permission)
Video projector & motorized screen