Sid Williams Theatre

PO Box 3780
Courtenay BC V9N 7P1

Physical Address: 442 Cliffe Avenue

T: 250 338-2420
F: 250 338-7720

Administrative Contact: Deborah Renz – General Manager

Technical Contact: Patrick Emery


Number of Seats: 520
General Description: The Sid Williams Theatre is the Comox Valley’s premier performance facility. Centrally located, with full sound and lighting systems “The Sid” is home to many local performing arts groups, and presents a wide variety of quality touring entertainment the year round. Box-Office, tech, publicity and hospitality services are available.
Facility Type: Rental and Presenting
Theatre Type: Proscenium
No of Events / Yr: 200 performance nights (rental) / 24-45 (touring)
Average Rental: 10%
Maximum Rental Fee: 15%
Seating Style: Concert hall – raked, with balcony
Wheelchair Area: Yes (10)
Sales in Lobby? Percentage: Yes / 10%


Stage Type: Thrust
Stage Width: 30 ft / 9.2 m
Stage Depth: 30 ft / 9.2 m
Stage Height: 14 ft / 4.3 m
Thrust / Apron Width: 24.5 ft / 7.5 m
Thrust / Apron Depth: 13 ft / 4 m
Wing – Stage Left: 15 ft / 4.6 m
Wing – Stage Right: 15 ft / 4.6 m
Stage Comments: Recently resurfaced with tempered masonite
Fly System: No
Sprung Floor: No but we do have a dance floor
Choral Risers: No (can be brought in)
Acoustic Shell: No (can be brought in)
Orchestra Pit and Seating: Yes (up to 20 stacking chairs without padding)
Cyclorama: Yes
Piano (Make and Kind): Yamaha C-7 Grand


Loading: Stage left loading bay (lane) / double 10′ doors
Parking Details: Rear of hall
Rehearsal Space: Yes – can hold up to 75
Dressing Rooms: 3 and can accommodate up to 50 people
Green Room: Yes


Lighting: Contact for details
Electrical: Contact for details
Sound: Soundcraft k-2 board / PA system: Meyer
Additional Comments: Full time TD and ATD

  • dimming system (not digital)
  • tech booth and sound kit
  • licensed, full electronic, reservation & ticketing service, online ticketing, 1-800#

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