Rent a performance venue in Central San Jose, San Jose, CA

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Christina D.

"...me before my event and answering all my questions, and such a help the day of set up. The space was perfect for our performance party. The guests loved and had the best time..."

Alex K.

"...used this space for four weeks straight and never once had a bad experience. It was perfect for exactly what we needed and the performers had a wonderful time getting to practice there. We won't have another show for awhile, but will definitely come back to use this space..."

Featured performance venues

Elegant Auditorium with World Class Acoustics in Downtown San Jose
Central San Jose
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...downtown San Jose, lies the historic theatre, whose unsurpassed acoustics in its Main Theatre attracts many of the Bay Area's top performing arts groups. The theatre is a perfect space to hosting corporate meetings, seminars, graduations and award ceremonies, stand-up comedy shows, and...

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Midtown Creative Space with House Sound System and 10x20 stage.
Central San Jose

...Uran, rustic, cool space with a large performance area, lots of natural light and a complete sound system capable of hosting live music and all other sorts of events. The front lobby is a gallery/bookstore and we have an in-store cafe that is licensed...

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Majestic Downtown Theater with Amazingly Transformable Floorplans
Central San Jose

...3rd party caterer, kitchen use fees may apply) - Full ar and liquor license (for bar and beverage service, additional fees may apply) - Performance stage, microphones, integrated in-house sound, stage lighting, AV, digital projector and screen Capacity 450 ppl - 2 floors The Main Showroom: - Seats...

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Arts + Community Incubator, Event and Co-Working Space (20,000SF)
Central San Jose
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We are a Knight Foundation grant funded non-profit organization who with the support of the San Jose Downtown Association and the City of San Jose have taken over a 20,000 SF building in downtown San Jose that would otherwise be vacant and turned it into...

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Entire Mansion - Historic Event Space Downtown San Jose
Central San Jose
2

...events that need elegant and flexile spaces. Unsurpassed acoustics of the main auditorium also attract many of the Bay Area's top performing arts groups and international artists. A beautiful spacious lobby area is also a perfect place to host a professional photo/film shoot, or...

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Recital and Presentation Hall in Downtown San Jose
Central San Jose

...from City Hall in downtown San Jose, lies this historic theatre, whose Recital Hall attracts many of the Bay Area's top performing arts groups. This space is ideal for intimate recitals, presentations, lectures, panel discussions or meetings. Seating capacity: 80 with standard setup. CAFE...

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Actual performance venue bookings

performance music video

I'm planning to use your space to shoot a little performance music video. I'm planning on bringing in fog machine and my own lighting equipment and camera equipment. It will only be the artist, me and my camera assistant. Let me know if everything works for you as soon as you can.

3 people
2 hours
$134.00

dry-run for a fundraiser

We are a small event production company that partners with nonprofits to hold benefits/fundraisers. We need this space to do a dry run of our event for our performers/open mic/spoken word performers.

6 people
2 hours
$53.00

music video on a rooftop

I'm producing a music video and we need a rooftop for a performance shot. No instruments or anything like that. Let me know if this is possible!

25 people
3 hours
$551.00

headshot mini-session

I'm a local photographer, and I'm interested in checking out your space if possible. I'm planning a headshot mini-session that I'm considering expanding to a community event with some acoustic performances and a few small vendors. The date will either be the 25th, in the afternoon, or on the 27th, beginning at 5:30 PM. It will last between two and three hours. I think your space might work for me, but I’d love to come check it out in person, to look at things like location of outlets, general lighting, etc. I'll be in your area on Saturday late afternoon/early evening. Would it be possible to come take a look sometime between 4 PM and 7 PM? Thanks so much!

60 people
4 hours
$239.00

What people say about performance venues on Peerspace

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04/10/2017
Blair H.

Space: FiDi 50 Seat Theater Event Space

"...The staff here go out of their way to be helpful. The room is perfect for an intimate live concert performance. I've been a part of two music shows in the room in recent weeks. The sound is great using a moderate-sized PA system (for my shows..."

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05/19/2017
Hannah W.

Space: Warehouse space, open box, ground floor with lot. 2000 square feet.

"...Good experience! we held a dance performance, and everything went smoothly..."

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07/02/2018
Heather-Rae C.

Space: Unique and bright creative space in Echo Park "Gallery/Store"

"...BLNKeast was a perfect space for my Sound Bath performance. The small gallery will easily fit 12 yoga mats comfortably. I ended up having more that 12 attendees and Eva quickly helped me move over to the larger showroom space to accommodate my needs in exchange for a tad bit..."

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10/27/2018
Eleonore B.

Space: Open Industrial Photo/Video Studio

"...come visit the space before in order to plan my event accordingly. The space is also very beautiful and cozy perfect for guests and performers. I definitely would love to book this space again! I had an Art exhibit/ performance and this space was definitely what it appears on the..."

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08/17/2018
Jonathan H.

Space: Stylish, Multi-Functional Space in Williamsburg

"...Host was very responsive. Great space. We were shooting video interviews and unfortunately a music performance started to play in the area which spoiled our audio quality. I emailed the space owner and was immediately reconciled with clear communication. I hope to book again..."

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04/07/2018
Anna H.

Space: Intimate Cool Loft in SOMA San Francisco

"...in which to hold our son's birthday party. It was a perfect setup for the 60 or so guests who came. A magician performed for kids in one area of the room and there was still ample space elsewhere for parents to eat, drink, and mingle. The host was..."

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06/16/2018
Robyn W.

Space: Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago

"...had a wonderful experience holding a recent performance at this space. Stan is super welcoming, communicative, and helpful. We had a great time in the chameleon-like space..."

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05/13/2018
Justin Y.

Space: Event Venue - Art Gallery or Instillation Space, Seminars and Conference Space, Party /...

"...time and experience as always. Happy to be back and see Leo. It's becoming my second home where I get a chance to perform in front of people and my friends. Thank you Leo and can't wait to be back next week! Justin (DJVu..."

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06/26/2017
Emilio M.

Space: Modern Studio Perfect for Your Shoots/Productions

"...an awesome job setting up this space with actors in mind. I look forward to renting in the future for upcoming castings, shoots and performances, as well..."

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05/21/2018
Cameron M.

Space: Creative Space

"...made sure we had all we needed, and responded extremely quickly to all requests. We had an amazing screening event with music and live performances, thanks to Malcolm and his team..."

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01/25/2018
Elena L.

Space: Fully Equipped Production Studio with Lighting Kits, Green Screen & More

"...Space was as described and was the perfect environment for my table read. Also at the end I recorded one of the actors performing a song and when I listened to it back, the quality was much better than expected. I would definitely book again..."

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08/07/2017
Gino L.

Space: Very cool, vibey Rock space in the heart of Hell's Kitchen

"...our event. Jerry was awesome throughout our event making sure we had all we needed. This space fit our vision of an intimate live performance to a T. I will book again..."

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11/04/2017
Christopher C.

Space: Unique Large Meeting Space in Historic NOHO

"...Great experience all around. The staff was super easy to work with and very flexible as we changed our order of performers a few times. The communication before the event was great and they were so accommodating. Would definitely book here again..."

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12/03/2018
Astrid L.

Space: Spacious Cyclorama Studio with Lounge - for Screenings, Live Performances & Receptions

"...booked Firelight Studio for a live immersive performance art show. During the inquiry process, Stephanie was very responsive to questions and provided confirmation/request approval quickly. Not only was the space as advertised including its amenities, Andrew (studio manager) also went above and beyond to make himself available to support us..."

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06/24/2017
Gosia J.

Space: Vintage+urban loft: murals, exposed brick, greenery!

"...more impressive than the photos make it seem, it was perfect for the going away party we set up there. We had three musicians perform and the sound/layout was great. I would book this space again in a heartbeat..."

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09/10/2018
Robert N.

Space: West LA Podcasts Recording Studio

"...help. He's also very good at communicating to someone who isn't an audio engineer. I was able to focus on getting good performances and nothing else. It was just what I was hoping for. Parking is easy and the price was great. I highly recommend this space..."

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06/09/2018
Angela R.

Space: Spacious Art Gallery in Lower East Side

"...Michael was incredibly helpful and responsive at all times. The space was amazing for our visual arts and performance showcase, fit about 120 people. The lighting in the space was great! At the end of our event, Michael let us know that he would keep in touch if we left..."

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04/24/2017
Jeremy C.

Space: HUGE 1924 Film and Photo Warehouse Location with Drive-in Loading + Parking + EQUIPMEN...

"...My video production team and I came in and shot a pilot featuring a teen band performing in the space using their exposed brick wall as a backdrop. The space was precisely as advertised on Peerspace and Leila was accommodating and helpful all day long. I would recommend the space..."