Classroom rental requests can be made through our virtual EMS system.
No, the rental fees we charge are the only financial means of funding the on-going
operations of the facility. Discounted rental fees are available to qualified non-profit
The majority of available dates for the Eli and Edythe Broad Stage are taken by The
Broad Stage Performance season, special Arts Education programming, and Santa Monica
College performance groups. We are happy to check date availability once we understand
the requirements of your event.
Theater rates are based on an 8-hour per day rental fee of $6,000 ($4,000 for non-profits)
Monday through Sunday. Additional charges are calculated for all labor (house management
and technical staff), production equipment rented on your behalf by the house, and
limited custodial and security services. Only our staff can operate our equipment
and plug into the house. Site supervision is required whenever you are working on
site. Volunteers may be allowed in some areas, which will be discussed as part of
your estimate. Click here to view current rental rates for the Broad Stage.
Yes. Contact Rob Rudolph for recording, archival or commercial recording information and charges.
No. We are not part of the non-profit presenting company which selects the events
for the Public Performance Series presented at the Eli and Edythe Broad Stage. To
be considered, send packets or press kits to: The Broad Stage, Santa Monica College,
1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405. You can also send press kits in digital format
to firstname.lastname@example.org and they will contact you if interested.
We do not offer ticketing services, but can recommend several online box office companies
for your event. We do not offer marketing services and do not have any control over
the website thebroadstage.org, however your may be listed under "Visiting Events"
on their calendar. We are happy to post a graphic to our digital marquee - located
on the corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and 11th Street - that can be posted up to 90
days prior to your event date.
Yes. We require $2,000,000 in general liability insurance for any event that is held
on stage or filmed on location at the Eli and Edythe Broad Stage. Certificates must
name the Santa Monica Community College District, its Board of Trustees, officers,
agents, employees and volunteers as additional insured for the activities of the named
insured on the premises. The certificate holder is Santa Monica, College, Attn. Risk
Management, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405. A PDF of the certificate must
be emailed to Sullivan_Linda@smc.edu, with the original mailed to the certificate holder address. Liquor liability is
required for all events serving alcohol. District retains the right to modify any
and all indemnity and insurance requirements based on evaluation of risk.
Parking is on a space available basis at a rate of $10/space. Clients are required
to protect student and staff parking when SMC classes are in session. Reserved parking
is available for a limited number of spaces. Directions to the theater.
Yes, alcohol can be poured or sold by a properly licensed caterer, at private events
in which guests are members of the general public and not students of the College.
A certificate of insurance showing $1 million in liquor liability must be provided
by the caterer and name the Santa Monica Community College District, its Board of
Trustees, officers, agents, employees and volunteers as additional insured for the
activities of the named insured on the premises. The certificate holder is Santa Monica
College, Attn. Risk Management, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405. A PDF of
the certificate must be emailed to Sullivan_Linda@smc.edu with the original mailed to the certificate holder address.
A fully executed signed contract and 50% of your total estimated expenses or 100%
of your rental fee are due soon after your contract meeting. The final balance and
insurance documents are due thirty (30) days prior to the event.