Facilities Rentals

The Grunin Center for the Arts allows rental of the facility to outside organizations; subject to availability. Download the Rental Agreement Questionnaire.

For rental inquiries, please contact the Grunin Center at grunincenter@ocean.edu.

  • The college shall determine the number of personnel required for each function.
  • OCC reserves the right to mandate additional personnel, such as, but not limited to security, custodians, on-site supervisors, depending upon the size & scope of the event.
  • No custodial or security costs will be incurred by the organization if such personnel are on normal duty during the event and extra staffing is not required.
  • Fees will be charged for damage to or loss of college property at its current replacement value.
  • Fees for areas and facilities not covered below will be determined upon receipt of application requesting their use.
  • Food service and charges therefore will be determined jointly by a representative of the organization using the facilities and a representative of the college's catering service.

Rental Rate List

Venue OCC OrganizationsSchools/UniversitiesNon-Profit Profit
Black Box Theatre*N/A$100/day$1000/day$2000/day
Black Box Lobby *N/A$10/hour$100/hour$200/hour
Main Stage TheatreN/A$250/day$2500/day$3750/day
Main Stage LobbyN/A$10/hour$100/hour$200/hour
Green RoomN/A$10/hour$100/hour$200/hour

The following hourly rates apply to Crew Chief, Technicians, Box Office Manager and House Manager (minimum 4 hour requirement) and includes load-in, set-up and breakdown. Venue determines amount of staff needed per individual event.

OCC Organizations$28.00 per hour
Schools/Universities $30.00 per hour
Profit/Non-Profit$35.00 per hour
Ticket Clerks and Ushers$15.00 per hour

Ticketing System available as follows:

Ticket set-up: $35 per event or $100 perseries, whichever is less.
All organizations: $3.00 fee per ticket sold, includes printing fee In Person or On Phone
All organizations: $1.50 fee per ticket sold, includes printing fee Online
Fees subject to change

Additional Equipment available:

Choral Risers$20.00 each
Acoustic Shells$20.00 each
Black Marley Dance Floor$500.00 (includes install and strike)
Nord Stage 2 88-Key Digital Electric Keyboard$100.00
Kawaii Upright Piano$150.00 (includes piano technician for one tuning. Additional tunings are renter's responsibility)
Yamaha Grand Piano with Black Adjustable Piano Bench$250.00 (includes piano technician for one tuning. Additional tunings are renter's responsibility)
FOH Sound position (moving console out of control Booth to front of house) $250.00
Drum Works Drum Kit$500.00
Concert Instrument Package
Music Stands
Guitar Stands
Conductor Stands
4 Ludwig Timpani
Remo Bass Drum
Musser 3 ½ Octave Xylophone
Yamaha 3 Octave Glockenspiel
Musser 4 Octave Marimba
Musser 2 ½ Octave Metal Xylophone
Riggs Tubular Bells

Technical Information

Total Seating – 471
  • Orchestra Seat Count: 298
  • Mezzanine Seat Count: 170
  • ADA Compliant Seats: 6
  • Companion Seats: 18
Proscenium Arch with Apron Theater
Orchestra Pit Available by Request
Black Box Theater also available

View Technical Packet for full details