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Popular performance spaces

from $75/hr
Speakeasy in the heart of Wicker Park
West Town
226
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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from $75/hr
Inspirational and Raw Urban Warehouse
Humboldt Park
73
Industrial raw WAREHOUSE space located in West Humboldt Park. Hosting events since 2014. Photoshoots, Music Videos, filmmaking, and more. The maximum capacity is 20 due to safety guidelines related to COVID. 5400 square foot warehouse frame can accommodate a group with massive amounts of space...
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from $100/hr
Wrigleyville theater with full multi media capabilities
Lake View East
48
...booking*** Located in the vibrant 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...
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from $30/hr
Small Dance Studio Available for Creative Use | Studio 1
Near West Side
42
...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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from $50/hr
Studio & White Box Theater in Old Town
Goose Island
104
...Chairs - Tables - 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 available upon request. Interested in our space? Send us an inquiry...
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from $12/hr
Photoshoots, rehearsals, classes - North Center
North Center
74
...for rent at the lowest rates in Chicago: Just $10-15/hour. Discounts are available for bulk 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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from $100/hr
Wicker Park Intimate Bar/Live Performance Venue
West Town
81
...Our intimate bar 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 flexible and well-equipped space...
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from $15/hr
Blackbox Stage for improv, sketch, theater
North Center
40
...for rent at the lowest rates in Chicago: Just $10-15/hour. Discounts are available for bulk 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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from $135/hr
Prohibition Era-Inspired Speakeasy in Lakeview
Lake View
16
Host your next event in our prohibition era-inspired speakeasy. We have a full-service bar to accommodate your party. **No outside alcohol allowed** Space Details: - 50 Standing | 32 Seated - 1 Bartender Included - 2 Restrooms - Hidden Door Entrance - Fireplace - Paino...
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from $300/hr
Spectacular 2000 sqft Rooftop Deck
Logan Square
9
...This 2200 sq foot roof deck would be great for barbecues, parties, acoustic <b>performances, en plein air productions, or fundraisers. We have hosted birthday parties, baby & wedding showers, networking events, speaker panels, product launches, art exhibitions, and popups. This is a great space for any...
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from $45/hr
All-White Storefront Production Space in Irving Park
Irving Park
320
...by you - WIFI We'd love to host your next: - Film Shoot, Fitness Video, Filmed Interview - Kickstarter Video, Music Video, Promotional Video - Performance, Poetry, Recital - Apparel Shoot, Clothing Shoot, Commercial Photoshoot - Fashion Shoot, Photo Shoot, Portrait Photoshoot, Product Shoot * Any production with more than...
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from $95/hr
Urban, Industrial, downtown gallery, Unique floor plan, lofty bow trussed ceiling + skylight
Pulaski Park
11
...Large unique gallery, dance and performance space. Current architectural installation consists of a series of overlapping green screen runways. Boasting a raw industrial atmosphere, the space has bow trussed ceilings, exposed brick and concrete walls. Great for photos shoots, independent film shoots, and creative events...
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from $76/hr
Newly Renovated ! Amazing Location, Unique Lincoln Park Loft Like Space
Lincoln Park
352
Free 30mn set up time for 5hrs or more booked. **Feb 2020: Studio is now newly renovated and looking beautiful! We have replaced the flooring with wooden flooring, everything is freshly painted and we have added some new furniture. Feel free to get in touch...
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from $55/hr
Ravenswood Loft available for film/photo shoots, music videos, audio recordings, meetings and everything in between
Ravenswood
20
We are an 2,200 square foot loft available for film shoots, photo shoots, audio recordings, meetings and more located on the Northside in the Ravenswood neighborhood. Our space is close to the Montrose brown line, many restaurants, and the Metra train with easy street parking...
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from $50/hr
Hidden Gem Creative Space in Wicker Park!
West Town
3
This hidden gem creative space in Wicker Park. Ideal for freelancer and content creators. My space is filled with artwork, exposed brick, and natural light. Ideal for photoshoot, portraits, small film projects, etc Space details: - 1500 SQ Ft. main area - Breakout room -...
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from $2000/hr
Self-Pour Tasting Bar in Wicker Park
West Town
17
We would love the opportunity to host your family, group of friends or company party! Our bar is located in Wicker Park right by the 6 corners intersection and near the Damen Blue Line. We are Chicago's first ever fully self-serve craft tasting room including...
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from $50/hr
Photo / Video Studio with Room Divider in Pilsen
East Pilsen
100
Vintage wood photo / video production studio that can also be used for small meetings and events. The space is very versatile and can easily be rearranged to accommodate a number of different setups and backdrops. An attendant from our studio will be onsite, but...
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from $150/hr
Art-filled & customizable space in the heart of West Town
West Town
24
Hold your next private event in a art filled space made for entertaining. This space has accommodated a wedding party and several birthday parties but is open to baby showers, bachelorette parties or dinner parties! 2000 sqft and the space is fully customizable from the...
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from $55/hr
Photography Studio near University of Chicago
Grand Crossing
155
Rates: Our Minimum requirement is 5 Hours and you have to pick any of the following slot. No exception. Slot-01: 8 am to 1 PM Slot-02: 4 PM to 9 PM Included: Entire Studio 2 Interfit High Speed Enable Strobe with large soft Boxes 3...
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from $199/hr
Stunning Chicago Classic in Lakeview
Lake View
78
Our reviews speak for themselves! We are a great venue with a team committed to helping you create the perfect event. Our job is to make you look good! We love parties, fundraisers, film screenings, wedding receptions, corporate off-site and more… We have a PPA...
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Reviews for performance spaces

Blair H.
Financial District 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...
Jonathan H.
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...
Joe B.
Prohibition Era-Inspired Speakeasy in Lakeview
This Prohibition Era-Inspired Speakeasy, officially known as Room 13, was great! We were able to shoot our bar scenes and performance scenes by the grand piano in a bit over 2 hours! Management and the Event Coordinator, Robin, were amazing and very helpful, from scoping out the place...
Matt R.
Youtube Studio & Intimate Show Space
stools. The smallest of it all makes it very intimate so the audience ends up really talking to each other and bonding with the >performers unlike at larger venues...
Christina S.
Eclectic Mid-City Warehouse with Amazing Lighting
was a lighting rig we were able to really play with the effects and it made such a big difference in the level of performanceb> 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...
Cameron M.
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...
Muse L.
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...
Christopher C.
Unique Large Offsite 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...
Kenneth P.
Spacious Studio Right on Melrose
time and with no extra costs! I would definitely rent this space again and highly recommend it to anyone looking to host a reading, performance, or class...
Alex K.
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...
Anna H.
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...
Eleonore B.
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...
Rotonya B.
Self-Pour Tasting Bar in Wicker Park Available for Daytime Meetings
Great place and AWESOME time! I chose this place to host my event. We used the outside patio to perform and it was AMAZING. The staff made sure the safety guidelines with COVID was in place. Roman is the MAN to book with! 💃💃💃💃💃💃💃 His energy was professional and very supportive...
Robyn W.
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...
Marvin P.
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...
Abraham O.
Casting | Rehearsal in a Lofty Photo Studio
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...
Vy N.
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...
Kari B.
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...
Nicole P.
Venice Dance Studio and Meeting/Workshop Space
The dance space was wonderful for our rehearsal and dance performance. The drum collection is fantastic, the music system rocks and the space overall has a great vibe. Michelle was very professional and prompt with her responses. I highly recommend renting this space...
Rebecca K.
Unique Event & Meeting Venue in the Heart of Chelsea, NYC
This was one of the most incredible theatre spaces and teams I have ever worked with. Our performance just ended and the team was so organized and helpful in cleaning up and asking us what our needs were for the set up and breakdown. So thorough on the tech side...