Rental Information & Guidelines

Whether you’re planning a Play, Concert, Business Meeting, Fundraiser, Dance School Recital, Graduation, Reception or Corporate Function, the historic grandeur of the Le Petit Trianon Theatre will be the perfect complement to your unforgettable event.

From pre-event planning to move-out, the Le Petit Trianon staff is committed to the attention to details that will ensure the seamless and successful presentation of your event.

Whether it is an intimate performance or gathering in the lobby, or a full stage production in our Grand Hall, our staff will work with you to insure every detail is addressed to the full satisfaction of your patrons and performers.

We look forward to working with you towards the successful presentation of your event.

Rental Includes

  • For rental and/or availability information contact us at (408) 995-5400, or e-Mail
  • 50% off rates Monday-Thursday
  • Day (9am-4pm) Evening (5pm-11pm) ALL DAY (9am-11pm Saturdays & 1:30pm-11pm Sundays)
  • A signed Rental Contract & Policy Agreement and 50% deposit constitute a definite booking. Final payment due 5 business days prior to the event. Methods of payment include check, cash or credit card. Events serving food and beverage may require a security deposit of $350 and $150 cleaning fee.

Rental Includes:

  • Use of the Dressing Room and Lobby area with rental of Main Theatre.
  • Table and chair set up prior to the event.
  • Use of the following equipment: basic fixed lighting and PA system, microphones (3 total), 12’x12’ screen (Main Theatre only), music stands (8 total), easels (4 total).
  • Parking in lot located at 117 North 5th Street (1/2 block north of the theatre) for evening & weekend events 80 parking spaces total.
  • Public parking garage (corner of 3rd and St. John) and street parking are also available nearby.

Facts & Guidelines:

  • Maximum theatre seating capacities – Main Theatre (including balcony): 338, Recital Hall: 120.
  • Banquet Room capacities – Standing Reception: 150, Banquet Style: 100, Theatre style: 80.
  • Courtyard capacities - Standing Reception: 225, Banquet Style: 130, Theatre style: 200.
  • Main Theatre stage dimensions – 40’ wide by 20’ deep (center alcove), 12’ deep (both sides).
  • Piano Tuning - $125 (all piano tuning must be coordinated by Le Petit Trianon Theatre and must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance).
  • Pianos cannot be removed from the stage, but can be moved to different areas of the stage.
  • Grand Piano - $150 fee per use. Use of Steinway (Model B) Grand Piano - $100 fee per use.
  • Historic, antique pipe organ located on the floor in front of the stage in Main Theatre is non-functioning and cannot be moved from its current location.
  • Loading parking and access located curbside directly in front of the theatre.
  • All events staffing (e.g. ticket sales, ushers, lighting & sound, stage/house manager, food & beverage service, security, etc…) to be provided by the client/presenter, unless otherwise stated in the contract.
  • Coordination of all materials going in and out of the theatre for a function to be provided by the client/presenter. Le Petit Trianon Theatre is not responsible for damage or loss of any items left in the theatre prior to, during, or following any function.
  • Le Petit Trianon Theatre must approve ALL items to be displayed in/on any rooms & walls, or any directional signs.
  • No nails or tacks may be used to post signage.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere inside the theatre or courtyard.
  • Limited handicap accessibility. Special needs or requirements can be addressed with 48 hours advance notice.



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