With the restoration of the Opera House on the second floor of the Orangeville Town Hall in 1993, a dream was born. Under the leadership of Artistic Director, Jim Betts, Theatre Orangeville opened its first season in 1994. None of this could have happened, however, without the overwhelming support of a committed and determined Board of Directors, the Town of Orangeville, the County of Dufferin, and the founding Sponsors and Members. 

Opera House Rental 

The Orangeville Town Hall Opera House is located at 87 Broadway in Orangeville, Ontario L9W 1K1. Theatre Orangeville, a professional producing theatre, manages the Opera House on behalf of the Town of Orangeville.

Originally built in 1875, fully restored in 1993, and further renovated in 2013, the Opera House in the Orangeville Town Hall is a unique venue for your event featuring:

  • Excellent acoustics
  • 273 plush comfortable seats
  • Superb sound system and full complement of microphones
  • Professional lighting equipment and inventory
  • Dressing rooms

We offer the following services:

Technical Coordination:  All rentals include the services of the Theatre Orangeville House Technician who provides light and sound board operations at no additional charge. Our House Technician will be onsite for your entire event. Non-union technicians can also be provided to accommodate further technical needs at an additional cost to you. Discuss these needs with the House Technician. With a few exceptions, Theatre Orangeville’s technical equipment, including lighting and amplification is available as part of the standard rental package. A complete list of equipment is available.

Ticketing Services:  All ticketed performances in the Opera House are offered the professional box office service facilitating walk up, phone, and internet sales customized for each event. Please see below for the associated costs.

House Management:  Our house managers and volunteer ushers accommodate the needs of patrons at your event.

Concession Sales & Receptions:  We offer a concession area serving coffee, water, soda, and light snacks. The atrium space in the Town Hall can be secured if you wish to provide a reception before or after your event.

2020 Rental Rates  

HST applies to all fees and charges for services provided for your rental

Performance rates:

Commercial  $950.35/day * Plus HST (single performance), 

                     $3,115.59/week *Plus HST (weekly)

Not for profit/charity $528.08 * Plus HST (single performance)

                                 $1794.87/week * Plus HST(weekly)

Overtime (in excess of allotted hours) $ 150/hour

Cancellation Fee:  Deposit is forfeited

Date Change Fee: $ 100

  • Single performance rate includes 2 hours technical preparation and 6 hours theatre access (8 hours)
  • Two performance daily rate include 2 hours technical preparation and 10 hours theatre access (12 hours)

Box Office Services & Rates:

Fee for each ticket issued  $3.50 + HST

Online ticket sale set up (one time)  $50

Box Office attendant – minimum 1.5 hours/performance  $20/hour


If you would like further information or would like to book the Opera House, please email or call Paula Stewart  pstewart@theatreorangeville.ca 
519 942-3423 ex. 2803

If you have questions about the technical aspects of the theatre, email or call Dan Palmieri  dpalmieri@theatreorangeville.ca  


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