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ATARAXIA Loft - Photo Studio + Video Space

Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, BC

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Beautiful Heritage Studio with a View

Downtown Vancouver, BC

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This heritage studio is a beautiful space for your meeting, photo shoot, podcast, recording, creative writing or exercise program. It is equipped with a couple of basic tripods, plug in sound system and additional equipment may be available upon request. The office has vintage vibes...
Bright Natural Light Studio - East Vancouver

Strathcona, Vancouver, BC

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A bright 900sf day light studio space in Chinatown with large natural light North facing windows. The studio is ideal for small to medium photo and video shoots (not soundproof) location on the 3rd floor. The shooting area is approx. 30 x 24 feet with...
Meeting Retreat: Premium Wellness Studio

East Vancouver, BC

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Dance Studio

...home of our studio where we operate dance-based classes. The studio has incredible acoustics and has been used for choirs and performances. Photo and video shoots, creative rehearsals, and small celebrations like birthdays are common. Please note, we do not allow heeled shoes when...
Creative Photo + Video Production Studio

Central Vancouver, BC

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At 2track’s creative studio, we want to help you bring your visions to life. Our versatile space, in house gear and various amenities can accommodate any photography and filming needs. Amenities - White infinity wall / Cyclorama (18x22ft) - Black theatre curtains to cover infinity...
Modern Inspired Production Space

East Vancouver, BC

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Event Space

This spacious and versatile 1,800 square foot space with large, openable windows is suitable for many different types of productions, meetings, live streams, and more. Click "Read More" to see full listing and pricing details: Features include: ✦ Natural light with large windows ✦ No...
5 SETS ONE LOCATION “The Content Corner” Fraser/ Broadway

East Vancouver, BC

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Welcome to "The Content Corner" For creators by creators! We look forward to hosting your next creative endeavor. Our space works best for Social media content, Photo shoots, Product shots, Boudoir, Portraits & More. YES these back drops are all under the SAME ROOF for...
White Cyclorama Studio

East Vancouver, BC

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This studio is ideal for photography and video shoots that require a white cyclorama (or seamless) studio. It has a large skylight that floods the studio with natural light. It can also be covered to block the natural light. We include free lights in the...
East Vancouver Recording Studio

East Vancouver, BC

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...This recording studio has a live room big enough for full band performances, interviews, complex lighting setups, etc. It is perfect for cameras on tracks as well as long shot camera work. The control room features a rustic wood interior that is great for interviews...

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Pricing and popularity information in this section is based on proprietary data from bookings made on Peerspace from 2016-2024.

Rent a performance space in Vancouver

Performances take a lot of planning. From needing rehearsal space to finding a spot for the final show, you'll be changing venues, tweaking lighting, and ensuring everyone knows their lines. Choosing the right space for each rehearsal is a big deal - but fortunately, Vancouver has a wide selection. As a center for the arts, you'll find intimate scale spaces for a soloist to perform in and grand scale auditoriums for international orchestras to call home.

The best places to host a performance in Vancouver

The performance venue you choose will depend on the amenities you need. If you're planning a play, orchestral performance, or dance recital, a space with a large stage, professional lighting, and audio equipment will matter. Vancouver's theaters and auditoriums provide all of this plus enough parking for the audience. For a recital, poetry reading, comedy performance, or other event, a smaller theater will work well. Many Vancouver restaurants and clubs have stages for local performances.
No list of the best places to host a performance would be complete without the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. As Canada's largest stage, it was built in 1959 with 2,765 bold red seats, framed by broad columns and a contemporary architectural style. The Theatre also has three salons to serve as special event and gathering venues for 20 to 200 people. Not to mention an art gallery featuring the work of emerging local artists.
Other spaces open to public performances include civic centers, community centers, and centers for the arts. Many have facilities on par with a professional theater or auditorium yet can be rented at a fraction of the cost.

Performance and rehearsal spaces for rent in Vancouver

Centers for the arts are some of the first places you should look when planning a performance. The Clutch has been fostering live performance arts in Vancouver communities for over five decades. They have three performance spaces for rent: The York Theatre, The Historic Theatre, and The Vancy Culture Lab, as well as rehearsal space in their Jim Greenhouse Studio.
If you'd prefer a different venue, it's simple to transform a space with a flexible design plan into a performance or rehearsal space with the right amenities! Studios for dance, photography, and videography are excellent performance spaces. Since many are soundproofed to keep out downtown distractions the spaces have excellent acoustics. Not to mention backdrops, power outlets in convenient places, and easy access to changing rooms, lounges, and other accessory spaces.

Reviews for performance spaces

Candy S.
SODO District Studio and Event Space with Cyclorama Wall
like to say that this is a perfect event space for absolutely anything, either an intimate music performance, a party, or any entertainment/creative showcase anybody wants to do this is the spot for it. Ronee was on top of everything and she's very responsive with all your needs and...
Jackson S.
A Unique Quirky Private Event Room in Cafe
first floor as well, to accommodate an unexpectedly high number of RSVPs. They played music for us during our three-hour event, until a performance by DJ Exesive began, which the guests who stayed enjoyed immensely. Fantastic space, fantastic staff...
Andrew H.
Capitol Hill Artist Warehouse w/ Great Natural Light
bit rough, but it's an old building. Laura was accomidating and even got our Director and DP in ahead of time to perform some initial light mapping. Very helpful! Would certainly recommend to others...
Seema S.
Event Space Inside the Public Market | Alley MIC
Frank’s space is amazing! We are a group of artists that were looking to celebrate the closing night of a month-long performance and it was everything we wanted! The rooms are well designed, there is plenty of seating, the dance floor is spacious and lighting can be adjusted...
Kat P.
Large (1,100 Sq. Ft.) Fully Equipped Daylight Studio in PSQ
This space was awesome for an intimate performance, just gave an awesome vibe! Danny was incredibly responsive to my questions and in general super easy to work with...
Kat P.
Event/Gallery space in the heart of Magnolia Village just minutes from downtown Seattle. Great natural lighting and plenty of street parking.
Super cool space for an intimate performance! Beth was super informative, quick to respond and easy to work with! Love exploring new areas of Seattle and this studio was great for our show...
Aaron R.
Meeting Space in Speakeasy Cabaret with Full Stage and Lounge
What a kickass space! A hidden gem of a location. A flexible working space for auditions, photoshoots, performances, meetups and more! Tony the house manager for the day and Sally, the primary/initial contact, were great to work with and very accommodating. The locations is right in the heart of Ballard...
Jake T.
Indie Theater Space With Chandeliers, Skylight, and Purple Focus Wall
Hidden Gem for Performers! If you're searching for an affordable and well-equipped venue for your next performance, look no further than this space. The affordability of this space is unmatched in the city, making it a fantastic choice for emerging artists and small productions. It provides a cost...