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Christina S.

"...was a lighting rig we were able to really play with the effects and it made such a big difference in the level of performance we put on. Plus Ben had everything very clean, tidy and it smelt great... it's all in the small details. He responded quickly anytime..."

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 spaces

Speakeasy in the heart of Wicker Park
West Town
161

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
52

...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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Wrigleyville theater with full multi media capabilities
Lake View
33

...Located in the virant Wrigleyville neighborhood, this theater is an eclectic hidden gem that regularly hosts cabaret, variety, and fringe theater performances. Our 30-foot wide stage can be configured with two video screens either side of the performance space or with one large screen...

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Beautiful and multi-functional space located in the heart of the South Loop
South Loop
22

...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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Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago
Logan Square
37

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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Spacious and Creative Loop Studio for Mindful Events
Central
38

Located in Chicago's historic Fine Arts Building on South Michigan Ave. this 840 sq. ft. studio offers a charming and flexible space for your mindful class, workshop, gathering or meeting. With plenty of room for movement or auditorium style seating (for up to 40 people)...

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Studio & White Box Theater in Old Town
Goose Island
52

...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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Photoshoots, rehearsals, classes - North Center
North Center
6

...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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Small Dance Studio Available for Creative Use | Studio 1
Near West Side
16

...Our dance studio is ideal for small events during the week. Ideal for yoga, dance, rehearsals, training, performances, etc. Space Details: - 10 person studio - 30 chairs - 5 - 6ft tables - LED track lights - Wardrobe racks + coat racks - Ceiling fans - Speakers + Amps + Mixers | DJs must bring their...

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Actual performance space bookings

music listening and release event

I am looking for a space to throw a listening/release event for my upcoming music project next month. It would also include a few live music performances. There would also be lighting and various art pieces set up and displayed for vibe and aesthetic. What stood out to me with your location was the images of the stage with the three walls of projections. It looked amazing and would be something I would hope to incorporate. But, unless I overlooked, I didn't see any image that showcased the entire look and dimensions of that room. My question: Can you possibly show/send an image of some kind that showcases that area fully?

74 people
4 hours
$578.00

pop-up shop with music performance

We're looking to do an intimate pop-up shop with music performances.

30 people
4 hours
$462.00

rooftop event for a non-profit group

I am interested in renting the space for a rooftop event for a non-profit group I am associated with. For this particular event, we would be bringing in a drag race star to host and perform. We would have a DJ, provide an open bar to guests, and offer free rapid HIV testing. In addition, we would hope to brand the space with some of our materials. The purpose of the event is to spread the message while providing a fun atmosphere for guests.

200 people
7 hours
$6,458.00

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

What people say about performance spaces 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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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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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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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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08/05/2018
Christina D.

Space: Highland Park Warehouse Dance Space

"...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..."

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04/15/2017
Marvin P.

Space: The Hidden Gem

"...The Hidden Gem was an absolute amazing experience. Having to perform my master reccital in this facility was amazing. owner was easy to talk to and pretty chill guy. i would recommend this space to anyone. i would go rent it again on the next future..."

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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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06/01/2019
Kari B.

Space: Spacious North Center Studio Next to the Chicago River

"...acting as point person was phenomenal! Speedy response times. Crystal clear instructions on accessing the room. When we arrived on the day of the performance, the space was set up exactly how we had discussed. My young students felt like professionals! Many complimentary things were said about the room. Everyone..."

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06/01/2019
Vy N.

Space: Burbank Studio Hideaway

"...so helpful and accommodating. Both indoor and outdoor areas are great for casual, intimate parties, and is a great space for any type of performance whether it be a concert, comedy night or open mic night. I highly recommend the Burbank Studio Hideaway! I will definitely be booking this space..."

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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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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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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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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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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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08/18/2019
Hailey T.

Space: Charming Urban Event and Dance Studio Space

"...host my daughter's 10th birthday party! Plenty of room for karaoke, photo booth set up, and the girls loved the raised "stage" for performing their dance contests :) The little kitchen area was perfect for prepping the food and beverages. Everyone had a great time. I just felt bad that..."

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08/19/2019
Muse L.

Space: Versatile Dance Studio

"...This space and our host were an absolute dream. With her attentiveness and thoughtfulness, Has made the inevitable logistical nightmare that theatrical performances are into an amazingly smooth experience. We always felt that she had our backs and that she genuinely cared about making our reading a success. I so..."

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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..."