Costs

     

Theatre Hire

Includes: Non-performance time (2hrs), Performance time (4hrs), Safety Officer (6 hrs), Normal Cleaning (2 hrs), Parking, Public Liability insurance, includes GST.  Limited on-site parking is available in accordance with the school's needs.  Contact the theatre Manager - Alicia Hall for full details and bookings.

 

Mon - Thurs
Fridays & Sundays

Saturdays

 Half Hire (353 seats) $950

Full Hire (795 seats) $1,250
Full Hire (795 seats) $1,400
Full Hire (795 seats) $1,700

Booking deposits is 25% of estimated total hire: Half hire circa $450   Full hire circa $600-$900   Multiple days hire 25% of total hire

 

A pencil booking will only be held for ten working days, and will be released if no deposit has been made. 25% of deposit will be held when booking cancelled/rebooked prior to twelve weeks before event date. Twelve weeks' notice of cancellation/rebooking is required or entire deposit will be kept by Dorothy Winstone Centre.

Discounts for Seriel bookings and Community bookings are approved and calculated by the Theatre Manager.

 

Additional Performance Hours (above 4hrs)
Additional Safety Officer Duty time
Overflow seating with 353 seats booking
Non-performance time
(technical set-up/decorating/rehearsals etc)
Lock-up (on weekends & after 9pm weekdays during school term)
Administration charge (depending on the changes made to a deposited booking)
Electricity charge (additional equipment brought in/use of equipment during rehearsals)

$150 per hour
$25 per hour
$5 per seat
$80 per hour
$80 per call-out
$40-$60

$90 per night

 

Technician and equipment charges are not included in theatre hire. Hirers are responsible for booking the venue's recommended technicians. Permission from the theatre manager must be gained to use a non-DWC approved technician, a $500 bond will be required per technical area.

 

Lighting Equipment

The list of lighting equipment is on this website and can be supplied by Theatre Manager.

 

Basic lighting rig (only one pre-set/scene of general lighting of stage) 
Full lighting rig
Full audio visual system (wide screen & full backdrop of projectionDVD/Data/CAM)
Communcation packs and head-sets (6 units available)

$220 per day
$560 per day
$250 per day
$36 per unit per day

 

Basic lighting rig hire - Venue technician is provided for set up only. Client must provide own performance operator.

Full lighting rig hire - Client must contract our venue approved technician directly.  Kate Burton from 40watt Productions  is fully conversant with the lighting possibilities of this venue and can supply and control any additional lighting equipment hirers may require. Hirers should contact 40watt Productions to negotiate directly labour costs, additional equipment hire and payment.

 

Sound Equipment

 

Full sound system
Basic PA system 
(only suitable for MC/playback)
Fold back Mackie speakers x 4 (not included in Basic PA hire)
Wireless Microphones (2 handhelds and 1 lapel RF mics available)

$560 per day
$220 per day
$55/speaker per day
$70/unit per day

 

Basic PA hire - Venue technician is provided for set up only. Client must provide own performance operator. The list of sound equipment is on this website and can be supplied by the Theatre Manager.

Full sound system hire - Client must contract our venue-approved technician directly 'Sound Technicians'. Our preferred sound technicians are fully conversant with the sound possibilities of this venue and can supply and control any additional sound equipment hirers may require.

Hirers should contact Tony McMaster; BounceNZ or Mike Hughes, to negotiate directly labour costs additional equipment hire and payment.

 

Upcoming Events

Jun
15

2:30 pm 15.06.2018 - 3:30 pm 22.06.2018
Senior Reports go home

Jun
21

21.06.2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Otago University Presentation

Jun
22

7:00 pm 22.06.2018 - 11:00 pm 23.06.2018
AGGS School Ball

Jun
25

25.06.2018 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Maths Week this week

Jun
26

26.06.2018 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Board of Trustees Meeting

DWC Contacts

Theatre Manager

Alicia Hall
Work: 09 307-4182
Fax: 09 309-9152
Mobile: 0274 772-357
Address: Gate 2, 16 Howe St, Newton, Auckland
dwc@aggs.school.nz

 

DWC Approved Lighting Technician

Kate Burton
40watt Productions
Mobile: 
021 764-195
40wattts@gmail.com 

 

DWC Approved Sound Technician

Tony McMaster
Mobile: 
 027 275-3309
mcmusicaudio@gmail.com 

Glen Ruske
BounceNZ
Work: 09 622-2577
Mobile:  021 441-194
auckland@bouncenz.com 

Mike Hughes
Intec Systems Ltd.
Work: 09 550-7875
Mobile: 021 441-194
mike@intec.co.nz 

 

 

DWC Documents

 Documents related to the hiring of the DWC including building plans and stage/lighting plans can be downloaded here.

Plans and Documents

Building Plan

Stage

Seating Plan

ITicket Seating Plan

Lighting Plan

Parking at the DWC


General Notes

DWC Gallery