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from $200/hr
Wrigleyville theater with full multi media capabilities
Lake View East
51
...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 $125/hr
Inspirational and Raw Urban Warehouse
Humboldt Park
202
CREATIVE WAREHOUSE SPACE! OVER 5000 sq. ft. THE WHOLE SPACE IS INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL. 3 CONTIGUOUS ROOMS. EVERYTHING IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND SPOTLESS. CAREFULLY REFURBISHED TO IT’S 1962 BEGINNINGS! IT’S BIG AND VERSATILE YET INTIMATE. MY HOPE IS THAT IT INSPIRES YOU! YOU...
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from $30/hr
Small Dance Studio Available for Creative Use | Studio 1
Near West Side
123
...Our dance studio is ideal for small events during the week. Ideal for yoga, dance, rehearsals, training, performances, video/photo production, 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...
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from $50/hr
Studio & White Box Theater in Old Town
Goose Island
153
...Chairs - Tables - Parking on-site - Restrooms - Sound system - Moveable ballet barres - Dimming lights - Sprung Marley flooring - 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 $100/hr
Wicker Park Intimate Bar/Live Performance Venue
West Town
103
...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 $135/hr
Prohibition Era-Inspired Speakeasy in Lakeview
Lake View
18
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 $40/hr
Photo / Video Studio with Skyline View
East Pilsen
108
This is Lumber Studios second studio space in Chicago! There are three large, north facing windows with a skyline view. The walls are a combination of white paint & tan brick, and the space gets tons of beautiful natural light. There are a few pieces...
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from $300/hr
Spectacular 2000 sqft Rooftop Deck
Logan Square
10
...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 $95/hr
Urban, Industrial, downtown gallery, Unique floor plan, lofty bow trussed ceiling + skylight
Pulaski Park
15
...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 $85/hr
Urban Historic Arts Building Loft
East Garfield Park
49
...Gorgeous creative space available immediately for photo/television/film/music video shoots, small film screenings (Epson EX7200 projector available), and intimate acoustic to semi-acoustic performances and listening parties (SoFar Sounds, The Minimal Beat sessions, etc.). Has also been utilized as an after-party location. PA, upright piano...
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from $50/hr
20 Person Dance Studio | South Loop | Studio 3
Near West Side
30
...Studio 3 is great for fitness classes, yoga, dance, performances, practices, video/photo production, pop-up shops and more! Available during the week! Check under our profile for our weekend full buyout! Space Details: - 20 person capacity - 30 chairs - 5 - 6ft tables - LED track lights - Wardrobe...
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from $45/hr
All-White Storefront Production Space in Irving Park
Irving Park
428
...www.peerspace.com/pages/listings/5b7223a2480e330c009ef37f?utm_source=copy_link&utm_campaign=listing_sharing 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 Interested in our space? Send us...
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from $170/hr
Custom Designed Studios for Film and Photography
Near West Side
144
Welcome to Midnight Cinema Studios, the #1 Space in Chicago for Conceptual Design. The space has been built over the last few years for several movie sets and music videos. It is Owned, Operated, and Designed by The Midnight Cinema Film Company. WHEN YOU BOOK...
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from $99/hr
Production House & Creative Space
West Town
62
Our studio is located in the artistically popular Wicker Park area of Chicago. About a half block from the Blue Line “Division” stop, it’s easily accessible from anywhere in the city, as well as O’hare airport. This space has a usable 4200 sq ft. Which...
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from $199/hr
Stunning Chicago Classic in Lakeview
Lake View East
81
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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from $55/hr
Photography Studio near University of Chicago
Grand Crossing
170
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 $63/hr
Newly Renovated ! Amazing Location, Unique Lincoln Park Loft Like Space(BYOB)-NEW HEPA FILTERS AND \
Lincoln Park
393
SALE ! - SUNDAYS IN JUNE WILL RECEIVE ONE FREE HOUR WITH EVERY SIX HOURS BOOKED AND PAID FOR.... PLEASE INQUIRE. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO READ RULES (BELOW) TO SEE IF THE SPACE IS A RIGHT FIT. IF YOU ARE HAVING A PARTY JUST TO...
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from $150/hr
Ravenswood Loft available for film/photo shoots, music videos, audio recordings, meetings and everything in between
Ravenswood
21
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 $95/hr
Beautiful BYOB Event Space | Elegant | Stylish | Contemporary
Humboldt Park
41
Our stylish and vibrant venue space is perfect for your next event! We offer a clean and naturally lit venue that is appropriate for both large gatherings of up to 40 guests, as well as more intimate events. Within our 1100 sq. ft space we...
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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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Reviews for performance spaces

Marques C.
Unique Industrial Loft Venue
Christine and her team are amazing. I have been an artist and performer in that space for other events before so to be able to book it for my own needs to shoot my first music video was just wonderful. The spaces are big and have such a unique rustic...
Elle B.
EVENT SPACE FOR RENT: PHOTO, VIDEO, FILM, CINEMA, ART GALLERY, MUSIC STUDIO
This space was amazing! Javier was super great about helping me set up and get ready for my performance. The sound quality was fanstastic and all of my guests loved the place!! Will definitely come back in the future...
Eboni G.
West Midtown Creative Studio, Great Lighting & Amazing View!
awesome more room than I needed everyone was comfortable and not on top of each other. The lighting and sound was perfect for the performance artists I had at my party. Ian was very nice to work with and extremely comprising I would love to utilize the space again...
Jae D.
West Midtown - The Goat Farm Arts Center, a 12 acre Victorian Era Industrial Complex (exterior campus only)
allowing us to use the space on short notice. Everything went well look forward to booking again in the future. All of the staff <b>performed above and beyond...
Yolanda G.
Inspirational and Raw Urban Warehouse
hosted was a launch party of a new business venture providing a platform for all aspects of Artistry. The event include music, fashion and performances. The venue provided exactly what my team and i envisioned and the Silent Funny Team was the Best...
Carole Ann W.
Ultra Modern Production Studio with Performance Space
helpful in planning and executing what has proven to be a trying shoot situation in other locations. Kyle even helped us live mix the performance, saving us so much stress. Cannot recommend this space enough...
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...
Mei Mei W.
Intimate Event Hall Minutes from Downtown Boston
it was wonderful experience to have opportunity to perform at a very nice venue, thanks for everything
Steven L.
Sun-Soaked Historic Downtown Loft Oasis
am a singer/songwriter and I used this space for an intimate acoustic performance. It was exactly what I was looking for. The hosts were absolutely wonderful and generous, even going out of their way to help stand downstairs and greet guests as they arrived. The space was beautiful and clean...
Keisha T.
Unique Two Floor Photo Studio full of light in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Studio 1 - Indoor
or concerns, and got back to me very quickly. The space looked even better than I imagined! I used this space to record live performances (no live instruments used), and it worked out perfectly. All of the plants made for great accessories as well! I would definitely book this space...
Hailey T.
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...
Michelle C.
Target Margin Theater - Performance Garage in Sunset Park
The raw space is incredible for experimental performance and it totally fits the theme of my production. Venue coordinator is very helpful...
Chaim D.
Intimate warehouse/workshop
beginning Elise was great. Gracious and accommodating. There was always a timely response to all of my questions. The space was perfect for my performance needs. Versatile and even has an entire greens screen wall. Scott, the day of site manager was equally kind and helpful. I look forward to...
Niko B.
All White Studio Space with Garage Access Perfect for Photoshoots, and Car / Auto Productions
they had everything I needed...from LED lighting to wireless microphones! The venue was also very spacious, and the sound system was great (I performed with a live band). I will use this space again, and would recommend it as well! Joevan was awesome...
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...
Alie B.
Eclectic Mid-City Warehouse with Amazing Lighting
this space! So dreamy and beyond expectation. Space is urban and artsy - very beautifully decorated. The small stage and stage light made the live performance so much fun. Sound system is perfect. My only regret is not booking it the entire day. Benjamin is incredibly helpful, flexible and easy going...
Moises N.
Sleek, sunlit meeting room in midtown Manhattan equipped with the latest technology
the last person that walked out the day of the meeting they could not have been more welcoming and attentive to our needs. They <b>performed in the manner in which we tell our staff they are to achieve when providing exceptional customer service...
Jesse S.
Beautiful daylight multilevel loft studio
in the space. Only reason I mention this, is that my model was new and so I could see that it played into his performance a bit knowing someone was right there. Overall I would book this space again! Fernando was friendly, nice, and helpful...
Lindsay K.
Noho Arts district Multipurpose Spacious Lounge
and allowed me to come by the space twice to conceptualize it and to see the sound equipment as we were having a music performance there. The space is beautiful and fit our needs very well. My only complaint was that it was a little disorganized and the intern who...
Vishy V.
guests liked the ambience. The house manager was present and very helpful throughout the event. We had a slight misunderstanding relating to a trapeze performance, and the owner tried to be helpful. Unfortunately, we didn't go through with the performance, but it didn't matter to the quality of...