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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..."

Heather-Rae C.

"...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..."

Featured performance spaces

Speakeasy in the heart of Wicker Park
West Town
142

Welcome to our intimate and cozy speakeasy perfect for your next event. Our spacious venue lets us host various events including: • Meetings * Birthday parties * Bridal showers * Baby showers * Speakeasy * Stand-up comedy Show * Meet ups • Seminars • Networking...

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Inspirational and Raw Urban Warehouse
Humboldt Park
48

...space serves the community in many capacities - it's used for the following: an artist-in-residence, museum, music venue, art studio, performance space, film location, photography la, and meditative oasis. Its 5400 square foot warehouse frame can accommodate an almost limitless range of people...

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Hip Wrigleyville theater with full multi media capabilities
Lake View
15

...heart of the virant Wrigleyville neighborhood. Our 30 foot wide stage can be configured with two video screens either side of the performance space or with one large screen in the center. A full theater sound and lighting system is in use and we can...

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Beautiful and multi-functional space located in the heart of the South Loop
South Loop
18

...Located in the heart of the South Loop, our 3000 sq ft. space is ideally suited for corporate events and performances with seating for 100**. We are located near McCormick Place and walking distance from CTA Red/Orange/Green Line, restaurants, Chinatown, with easy access to Midway...

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Studio & White Box Theater in Old Town
Goose Island
34

...Chairs - Tales - Parking on-site - Restrooms - Sound system - Moveable ballet barres - Dimming lights - Sprung wood floors - Exposed brick Ideal For: - Yoga/Dance/Fitness - Rehearsals - Performance - Training - Workshops - Fashion Events Week rates for performances availale upon request. Interested in our space? Send us an inquiry...

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Landmark Building with Stunning Lake Views
Chicago Loop
12

...and architectural columns and a wall of windows overlooking Buckingham Fountain and Lake Michigan. Offsite corporate meetings, master classes, concert venue, live performance, photo shoots, art openings, cocktail parties, film shoot, screening, castings.. Please note: Building's passenger elevators operate until 10:00pm weekdays...

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Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago
Logan Square
33

667 Square Feet (37' x 18') Our storefront gallery is a perfect space for events. We're located in an area full of restaurants and interior design firms, close to mass transit and populated with a diverse community. High ceilings along with plenty of lighting +...

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Wicker Park Intimate Bar/Live Performance Venue
West Town
44

...Our intimate ar and live performance venue in Wicker Park is the perfect location to host your next event. Great for happy hours, birthday parties, fundraisers, company outings, live music, various live performances, holiday parties, team outings, and more, our flexile and well-equipped space...

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Blackbox Stage for improv, sketch, theater
North Center
5

...for rent at the lowest rates in Chicago: Just $12-18hour. Discounts are available for regular renters. Great space for: Rehearsals Performances Classes Photo shoots Yoga sessions 3 spaces: 300 square feet (10-15 people) 450 square feet (20-30 people) 600 square feet...

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Actual performance space bookings

Film performance of a song

We already recorded a "live acoustic" song and just need to film the performance for a video. 5 people. Super small and quiet.

5 people
4 hours
$206.00

music performance showcase

We are putting on a music showcase for local artist to perform. We think you space will be perfect for a showcase!! We will have our own equipment, Lights, Sound equipment and we expect 100-150 people in attendance.

150 people
4 hours
$495.00

video production of a show

Thanks for having this spot available for film. I'm producing a video for my company. We will be filming a host introducing a show and 4 guests, and each guests performs a verse shortly after. The crew and set up is small, we just wanted a space that looked industrial and spacious.

10 people
8 hours
$252.00

dance video shoot with light crew

We are looking to shoot a male/female dance video with story. It will be very small footprint with a light crew of about 5 and 3 talent. We will have two driving scenes and the rest will be performance. Thank you, so happy to come across your location as its perfect!

8 people
6 hours
$140.00

What people say about performance spaces on Peerspace

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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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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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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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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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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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07/20/2018
Alex K.

Space: Highland Park Warehouse Dance Space

"...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..."

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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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03/31/2019
Nabeel K.

Space: ARTS DISTRICT SPLIT LEVEL STUDIO & LOFT EVENT SPACE

"...people were able to take a break while still being a part of the party downstairs, if that makes sense. We had our friends perform an acoustic show which worked really well with the studio backdrop. The space comes with a fully functional kitchen, speakers, and great lighting. I will..."

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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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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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05/16/2019
Abraham O.

Space: Private Creative Studio Loft Perfect for Boudoir, Maternity, Newborn, Hair/Makeup, Meet...

"...Had the great experience booking this place from Eli. He was very helpful with everything that we needed to execute our live performance videos. If you need something and he don’t have it, he directs you to the nearest and best location in the area where you can obtain..."

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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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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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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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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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06/09/2018
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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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..."