Overview | Auditorium

Room Information and Setup Options

  • The Auditorium, The Forum’s most spectacular feature, has a capacity of 438, including space for 5 wheelchairs. The main entry to the Auditorium is on the 2nd floor, with additional entries on the 3rd floor.
  • There is a 3-hour minimum to rent the Auditorium, which includes use of the Green Room. The Green Room includes a private restroom, closet, and seating for up to four people, and is stocked with various amenities for speakers.
  • Food and drink are not allowed in the Auditorium, with the exception of water in covered containers.
  • The Auditorium has fixed seating and is designed for lectures, presentations, and conference usage, including informal movie playback and simple theatrical and live music events.
  • While most Auditorium events are general admission, with seating filled on a first-come, first-served basis, all rows and seats are numbered, allowing for assigned or ticketed seating options as well.

AV options included with the Auditorium are:

  • projector and screen
  • podium with mic
  • laptop computer
  • wireless internet access
  • wireless mics
  • confidence monitor
  • assistive listening devices
  • remote slide advancer
  • preset theatrical lighting
  • theatre sound system
  • live camera feed to the Foyer, Auditorium lobby and Green Room monitors  
  • basic lecture capture
  • limited video-conferencing
  • up to three AV technical support staff

On the external periphery of the Auditorium, there are three wall-mounted monitors that can be used for event-related announcements as well as a live-feed from the Auditorium.

Please refer to The Forum's Rates & Services Guide for a full review of pricing and included services.

Auditorium Rental Rates

  • 3 hours: $4,500
  • 4 hours: $5,250
  • 8 hours: $9,000

Auditorium & Foyer Combo Rental Rates

  • 2-hours: n/a
  • 3-hours: $5,550
  • 4-hours: $6,475
  • 8-hours: $11,100

Auditorium Stage Occupancy by Setup

Additional stage setup configurations are available. 

Basic Auditorium setup

Room Setup Images

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