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Hiring Arragement

Basic Hiring Information

Major Facility : Theatre
[For Chinese opera and related activities only]
  • Ordinary Booking applications for staging full-length Cantonese opera and excerpt performances are accepted not less than 3 months but not more than 12 months in advance of the month of hire.
  • Other Chinese opera activities are accepted not less than 3 months but not more than 7 months in advance of the month of hire.
  • Applications received after the Ordinary Booking period are considered as Late Booking and will be considered subject to operational feasibility and the criteria set for the Ordinary Booking applications.
  • Special Booking applications for staging full-length Cantonese opera and excerpt performances are accepted not less than 13 months but not more than 24 months in advance of the month of hire. Special Booking applications for other activities including Cantonese operatic songs are accepted not less than 8 months but not more than 24 months in advance of the month of hire.

Minor Facilities : Function Room (1) and Function Room (2)
[For Chinese opera and related activities only]
  • Ordinary Booking applications are accepted in January and July each year and will be processed collectively. Details are as follows :

    Submission Month
    Booking Period
    January
    July to December of the same year
    July
    January to June of the following year

  • Applications received after the Ordinary Booking period are considered as Late Bookings and will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis.

Scale of Hire Charges

  • The basic hire charges of the Theatre and Function Room (1) & (2) are tabulated below:

    Facility
    Purpose
    Normal Rate (Note 1)
    Non-profit rate (Note 2)
    Theatre
    Performance
    $4,300/4 hours
    $1,500/4 hours
    Rehearsal
    $1,940/4 hours
    $700/4 hours
    Free seminar and ceremony etc. at day time
    $2,430/4 hours
    $900/4 hours
    Function Room (1)
    Seminar / rehearsal
    $80/hour
    $40/hour
    Function Room (2)
    Seminar / rehearsal
    $120/hour
    $60/hour

Note 1:The actual hire charges payable shall be the said basic charges or 10% of the gross sales proceeds, whichever is the greater. (For Theatre only)

Note 2:Non-profit rates are offered for non-profit-making organizations.  Applications should produce copies of their Constitution or Memorandum and Articles of Association or Ordinance or Trust Deed which should specifically provide that members do not take any share of the profits nor any share of the assets upon dissolution.  The signed copies should be duly signed and certified by the Chairman and one other office bearer.

Please contact the Booking Office of Yau Ma Tei Theatre for more details:

Yau Ma Tei Theatre (Booking Office)
Address:
1/F., Red Brick Building, 8 Waterloo Road, Kowloon
Tel:
(852) 2374 2598
Fax:
(852) 2782 7813
Service hours:
9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5:45pm from Monday to Friday (Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

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