Facilities: Policies Governing the Use of Cal Performances Facilities

  • Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the building.
  • Food and beverages are prohibited in seating areas.
  • Animals are prohibited in all areas except dogs assisting persons with disabilities, and as required on stage for events.
  • Audio and video recording devices and the taking of photographs during a performance is prohibited except with written permission from Cal Performances.
  • Persons not directly related to the production are not allowed in the control, observation or projection booths during rehearsals or performances except with permission from Cal Performances General Manager, Director of Operations, Production Manager, or a designated representative of the production staff.
  • Fire and safety regulations shall be in accordance with the University, City, and State codes and shall be enforced by the Production Manager of Zellerbach Hall.
  • Open flame, fireworks, flashpots or other pyrotechnic devices are strictly prohibited.
  • Two wire electrical devices, except where internally grounded and insulated, are prohibited.
  • No scenery drops, properties, decorations, or other combustible effects shall be placed on any stage or any platform, unless they are made from a nonflammable material or treated with an effective fire-retardant solution and maintained in a nonflammable condition in accordance with Section 13319 of the Health and Safety Code of California. Users may be required to provide Cal Performances with a certificate stating the nonflammable treatment of each item mentioned above.
  • Users shall not erect or operate within the building any engine or machinery powered electrically, manually, or by air or steam, except on stage in approved commercial theatrical devices; no oil-burning fluids, kerosene, solvents, gasoline, or other highly volatile fluids shall be used for any purpose.
  • Materials or equipment containing asbestos are prohibited.