Theatre Rentals

Looking for a rental space for your upcoming performance?

Our black box performance space is available to suit your needs.


Looking for studio rental information? Click here.


Theatre Specs

  • Theatre Dimensions: 24’ deep x 42’ wide
  • Black Masking for all windows, and black curtain (fixed) to obscure mirrors
  • Theatre seating for up to 72 people
  • Entrance onstage is from UL only
  • Entrance from the house is DL only
  • A small masking curtain may be hung DR for hiding people, props or sound system
  • Light board

Rental Rates

  • Formal Performance: $400/performance (includes 4 hours of space, theatre set up and clean up, and 2 staff members)
  • Spacing/Technical Rehearsal: $35/hour
  • Box Office Set-Up Fee: $100
  • Post Show Reception: $75/hour (Includes use of 1 table/tablecloth and 2 staff persons to remain on site. Renter is in charge of food, set-up and clean-up. There is no refrigerator, or kitchen for use. Renter must exit the space no later than 10:30pm.)
  • Lighting Designer: Rates vary; contact Front Office Manager, Sarah Mesa, for details.
  • If renter uses their own lighting designer, a meeting date between Danceworks Resident Lighting Designer and renter’s production team will be agreed upon and a $75 consultation fee will be charged.

*Additional fees may apply when outside of normal business hours.


Danceworks makes every effort to support artists and non-profit organizations; the above fees are negotiable under certain circumstances. Click here to learn more about our DanceLAB Space Grants.

Want to Rent Our Theatre?

Complete the survey here and a Danceworks staff member will get back to you to schedule your theatre rental.


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For more information or to schedule a theatre tour, contact Sarah Mesa, Front Desk Coordinator, at 414.277.8480 or via email.