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Venue & Equipment Rates

Please note a booking is not confirmed until an application form has been submitted and an Agreement of Lease drawn up and signed by both parties.( A deposit or the full payment may also be required to confirm the booking)

To enquire about Dates, Availability and Rentals:

Contact Lerato Sekele
Tel: 011-717-1372
Email: Lerato Sekele

Reception Office Hours are from 8am - 4pm, Monday to Friday

Venue Period Rates 2017
Great Hall Daily R 31 127,94
Capacity: 1030
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Weekly R 124 511,81
Sunday & Public Holidays R 38 909,95
Extra hours R 2 593,99
Wits Theatre Daily R 10 925,91
Capacity: 360
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Weekly R 43 703,64 
Sunday & Public Holidays R 13 447,27 
Extra hours R 1 351,03
Downstairs Theatre Daily R 4 794,14
Capacity: 110
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Weekly R 20 654,69
Sunday & Public Holidays R 10 132,14
Extra hours R 1 351,03
Amphitheatre Daily R 3 793,72
Capacity: 120
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Weekly R 15 174,88
Sunday & Public Holidays R 8 497,94
Extra hours R 1 351,03 
Nunnery Daily R 1 576,51
Capacity: 40 Weekly R 6 797,13 
Sunday & Public Holidays R 3 529,90 
Extra hours R 1 351,03 

The Daily rate covers an eight hour day which must include a minimum of one and a half hour break for the venue staff.
The Weekly rate is for a booking from Monday to Saturday and covers fourty hours for the week. Additional hours will be charged accordingly as stated above. 
Unfortunately we will not be able to accomodate events that continue through the night as we cannot go over the set times regulated by the University.

Item Period Rates 2017
Foyer Hire (Mon-Sat) Per day R 1 125,87
Foyer Hire (Sunday) Per day R 1 619,70
Tables Per table per day R 70,38
Noticeboards Per day R 70,38
Noticeboard delivery Per Booking R 288,75
Directional signs Per sign R 56,31
Chairs Per Day - per chair R 26,81
Furniture Delivery Fee Per Booking R 577,57
Security Per guard per hour  
Smoke Machine Per day R 253,33
Orchestra pit Per set-up R 1 407,36
Dance Mats Per lay R 3 003,45
Projector Hire (External) Per day R 6 733,65
Projector Hire (Internal) Per day R 1 234,51
Radio mics Great Hall Per day R 547,17
Concert Grand piano Per day incl.tuning R 5 629,34
Baby Grand piano Per day incl.tuning R 2 814,66
Upright piano Per day incl.tuning R 1 970,25
Follow spot /no operator per 3 hours R 498,44
Strobe light Per day R 94,56
Mirror ball Per day R 126,09
UV lights Per day R 126,09
Workshop Fee (Mon-Fri) Per day R 2 467,30
Extra hrs (Wits Theatres) Per hour R 1 407,33
Extra hrs (Great Hall ) Per hour R 3 039,83
Generator on Standby Per day R 5 500,00
Additional Technician Per 8 hrs R 2 339,99
Cleaning Fee

Mon-Sat
Sun

R 962,50
R1009.76
Runner/Stage hands 8 hrs per day R 1 031,25
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