Rent the Thrasher

Renting the Facility

The opera house is a multi-purpose building with a capacity of 200 (150 if seated at tables), modern stage lighting, a dressing room with adjacent bathroom, drive-up handicapped access, and air-conditioning. Stage is 25′ wide x 20′ deep plus 3′ thrust; room is approximately 43′ wide x 54′ long.

Portable seating allows main floor versatility for many different configurations of use. There is a gallery and bar area in the adjacent office area, accessible through an interior door between the two buildings.

  • Weddings
  • Business meetings
  • Private parties
  • Memorial services
  • Lectures
  • Films

The opera house has a professional staff to answer all of your questions and help with any accommodations you may need. For further information, call (920) 294-4279 or E-mail: [email protected]

Standard Rates (Scroll down for non-profit rates)

Rent Includes:

  • Chairs and seating capacity of 200 (150 if seated at tables)
  • Basic stage lighting
  • Use of all public spaces in the building (main floor and stage area)
  • Balcony (qualified technical personnel only) and dressing room use as arranged
  • Limited administrative staff support

Half day, Sunday through Thursday – $350 (under 4 hrs)

Whole day, Sunday through Thursday – $550 (4 to 8 hrs)

Half day, Friday or Saturday – $500 (under 4 hrs)

Whole day, Friday or Saturday -$750 (4 to 8 hrs)

Over 8 hours – $200 per additional hour or $500 for block of 4 hours

Wedding Package – $1,300 includes 12 hours plus use of gallery area

Other Charges:

Technical Director – Cost pro-rated

Stage Hands – Cost pro-rated

Sound system – $20 per hour for basic speaking microphone; additional fee of $250 for full system with sound technician

Follow spot – $20 per hour

Movie screen – $25 per use (plus additional $25/hour for projector, if needed)

Upright piano (Everett) – $25 per use (does not include tuning)

Tables – $10 each

Tablecloths – $15 each

Items not in inventory – Cost pro-rated

Extra clean-up – $35 per hour

Deposit of $500 may be required prior to use of the building and may be used to cover damages or charges incurred beyond original contract agreement.

Use of Steinway B grand piano requires permission from Green Lake Festival of Music and additional fee payable to the Festival.

Non-Profit Rates

Rent Includes:

  • Chairs and seating capacity of 200 (150 if seated at tables)
  • Basic stage lighting
  • Use of all public spaces in the building (main floor and stage area)
  • Balcony (qualified technical personnel only) and dressing room use as arranged
  • Limited administrative staff support

Half day, Sunday through Thursday  – $230 (under 4 hrs)

Whole day, Sunday through Thursday – $365 (4 to 8 hrs)

Half day, Friday or Saturday – $330 (under 4 hrs)

Whole day, Friday or Saturday – $495 (4 to 8 hrs)

Over 8 hours – $120 per additional hour

Other Charges:

Technical Director – Cost pro-rated

Stage Hands – Cost pro-rated

Sound system – $20 per hour for basic speaking microphone; additional fee of $250 for full system with sound technician

Follow spot – $20 per hour

Movie screen – $25 per use (plus additional $25/hour for projector, if needed)

Upright piano (Everett) – $25 per use (does not include tuning)

Tables – $10 each

Tablecloths (white) – $15 each

Items not in inventory – Cost pro-rated

Extra clean-up – $35 per hour

Deposit of up to $500 may be required prior to use of the building and may be used to cover damages or charges incurred beyond original contract agreement.

Use of Steinway B grand piano requires permission from Green Lake Festival of Music and additional fee payable to the Festival.