How do I book the Horowitz?
Please fill out our Booking Inquiry Form. To streamline our services, we only take booking requests online.
What is the capacity?
The theatre has 720 seats. With general admission seating, a maximum of 680 seats can be sold. In an assigned seating configuration, the total number of available seats will be between 680 and 708 seats, subject to an advance with our technical staff.
How much does it cost?
The rental rate is based on two factors: the type of organization booking the venue, and the type of event being held. Details are available on our Rate Sheet.
What does the rent include?
Your rental of the Horowitz Theatre includes use of the stage and seating areas, the lobby, the green room, two dressing rooms and the use of the Theatre Loading Dock for load in and load out. The use of in house lighting and audio equipment, as well as our piano, is also included.
What if I need special equipment?
Arrangements for specialized equipment or other rentals can be made with our Technical Director.
What about staffing?
The Horowitz Theatre prides itself on its experienced and welcoming staff. We will schedule our technicians and Front of House staff to ensure your event is a success.
What about ticketing?
All ticketing is handled by the UofA Students’ Union to ensure a reliable product for our clients and patrons. Online tickets are sold through Ticketfly. Clients can choose to sell physical tickets instead, but the tickets must be printed by the UASU.
The Box Office is not available to clients whose tickets are not being sold through Ticketfly. Upon request, a table will be set up at the door on the day of the performance to facilitate ticket sales.
What types of events take place in the Horowitz?
The Horowitz Theatre is a multi-purpose concert hall that is well suited to a wide variety of events. In our nearly 50 year history, we have hosted concerts, live dramatic performances, graduations, award ceremonies, film screenings, variety shows, cultural events, dance recitals, annual meetings, lectures, comedians – and the list goes on.
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Is the Theatre wheelchair accessible?
Yes – there is an elevator located at the main entrance, just across from the Box Office. A ramp provides access into the audience seating area. Stadium Parkade is also wheelchair accessible, and provides a covered walkway directly the the west doors of the Students' Union Building. It should be noted that seating in the balcony is not wheelchair accessible.
Can I get a tour?
Of course! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 780-492-4764 to arrange a tour.
Do I need to get insurance?
All renters require insurance. Please check with your current insurance provider, and ask about commercial liability insurance. If you do not have an insurance provider, we recommend PAL Insurance. We require commercial liability insurance for a minimum amount of $2,000,000, and the Horowitz Theatre must be named as additionally insured.
Student groups registered with the Students’ Union are already covered by our insurance. University faculties and departments must have the Head of the department sign a letter of confirmation stating that you are adequately covered for insurance purposes, and we will provide the form letter to you with your estimate and contract.
How can I get more information?
Please call us at 780-492-4764, or email email@example.com.
Myer Horowitz Theatre
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW