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Small Dance Studio Available for Creative Use | Studio 1
Near West Side
...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...
Wrigleyville theater with full multi media capabilities
Lake View East
55*** 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...
Inspirational and Raw Urban Warehouse
Humboldt Park
Studio & White Box Theater in Old Town
Goose Island
...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...
Wicker Park Intimate Bar/Live Performance Venue
West Town
...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...
Dance & Rehearsal Studio for Creative Use in Old Town
Goose Island
...Parking on-site - Restrooms - Sound system - Ballet barres - Dimming lights - Marley spring floors - Exposed brick - Street level access Ideal For: - Yoga/Dance/Fitness - Rehearsals - Performance - Training - Workshops - Fashion Events Interested in our space? Send us an inquiry...
Vintage Loft with Natural Light and Gear
East Pilsen
Our vintage wood photo / video production studio is very versatile and can easily be rearranged to accommodate a number of different setups and backdrops. There are large industrial windows that offer soft natural light throughout the day and warm golden hour. One of our...
Spybar - Historic Nightclub / Lounge in River North Entertainment District
River North
Spybar is a dance music nightclub. Located in the heart of the River North entertainment district, this Chicago nightclub space features a flexible, intimate layout, industrial aesthetics and state-of-the-art audio and visual capabilities. Ideal for groups of 50-300, this space features 4,500 square feet of...
Bright White Storefront with Stylish Amenities
Lower West Side
COVID-19 UPDATE: PLEASE CONTACT US PRIOR TO PLACING A BOOKING REQUEST. WE ARE CONTINUALLY MONITORING RAPIDLY CHANGING CITY AND STATE PANDEMIC GUIDELINES. All event hosts, guests and vendors must remain in compliance with all guidelines including maximum guest counts and room capacity, mask use and...
Multi-Set Loft with Checkerboard Room, Daylight Studio and Boudoir Circle Bed
Kip Studios is a flexible and immersive 2000 sq ft production studio located in the heart of Bucktown. Kip is on the second floor with stairwell access. We are steps from the Western blue line station in addition to metered parking on Milwaukee avenue in...
Prohibition Era-Inspired Speakeasy in Lakeview
Lake View East
Host your next event in our prohibition era-inspired speakeasy. We have a full-service bar to accommodate your party. **No outside alcohol or food allowed with the exception of a Cake for the occasion ** Space Details: - 50 Standing | 32 Seated - 1 Bartender...
Photo / Video Studio with Skyline View
East Pilsen
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 of basic furniture which can be moved around easily...
Lakeview Industrial Artistic Loft Space
Lake View
Beautiful natural light filled 3500 sqft loft space located right on Lincoln Avenue in Lakeview. Greenscreen, photography lights, and white photo backdrop are available to suit your photo and film needs. For other kinds of events please inquire. We will consider other purposes on a...
20 Person Dance Studio | South Loop | Studio 3
Near West Side
...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...
All-White Storefront Production Space in Irving Park
Irving Park
499 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...
Urban, Industrial, downtown gallery, Unique floor plan, lofty bow trussed ceiling + skylight
Pulaski Park
...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...
Self-Pour Tasting Bar in Wicker Park
West Town
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...
Large Turf Multi-Purpose GYM Studio
Logan Square
This space is unique in Chicago with 3,949 SF of space.Perfect for photo shoots, film shoots, product shoots, strength and conditioning training, group classes, dance, gatherings, creative space, workshops, and more! ! One overhead doors for easy access load-in and load-out and for driving cars...
High-end bohemian oasis. Large open floor plan, high ceilings, concrete floors and features.
West Loop
Large open spacious loft with 14-foot ceilings, 1500 square feet, modern concrete features. Open area includes a living room and dining space and private guest bathroom. Kitchen is fully stocked with cookware and dishes. Coffee maker and electric tea kettle. The loft is great for...
Multi-set/Prop Studio. NEW SETS!!! West Town, Chicago.
West Town
This is a loft type space with multiple sets in one room. The room is devided into four parts and each part has it's own authentic look. Currently we have 3 sets available: 1) Christmas Setup 2) Jungle Tv Safari 3) Minimalistic colorful room INCLUDED...

Reviews for performance spaces

Dan L.
Iconic North Beach Gathering Space
hosted a performance here for my new music that recently came out and this space was great
Amy M.
Spacious Art Gallery in Lower East Side
were able to meet any requests I had (folding chairs, clearing the space). I would highly recommend for an intimate event or a small performance if that’s what you are in the market for...
Ekela D.
Versatile Studio With Private Patio
Shot my video here, and ended performing there a few weeks later. Great space, it’s huge! And very versatile
Josh A.
Underground Theater
Love this place, recommend it for anyone that wants to do a small show out here just to have some fun with friends and/or perform to a small crowd and great place for footage to be taken too. The lights were awesome and as long as u bring a lot...
Courtney S.
Brand New Silverlake Audition, Rehearsal, and Meeting Studio Space
Great space! Very accommodating and perfect for an intimate performance space
Trevor N.
Clean Industrial Studio Space
10/10 absolutely recommend. This space is perfect for live performance production. The team is so accommodating & collaborative...
Giancarlo B.
Dance & Rehearsal Studio for Creative Use in Old Town
This space was absolutely perfect for our performance. The seats were great, the staff was super communicative, it perfectly fit all 30 people, and was really nice overall...
Victoria G.
Inspirational and Raw Urban Warehouse
transformed this venue into an art gallery, brought art installations and projection mapping. Also created a dance floor and had live bands and burlesque performers in another room. We would definitely love to use this space again Yours truly, Soulmade team...
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...
Jacquelyn D.
Ultra Modern Production Studio: FILM, PHOTO, PODCAST
video. Make sure to include download time in your calculations and you should be golden. This location is perfect if you have a prepared performance, like studio sessions, or piece to record or livestream. I plan to come back...
Spencer F.
Speakeasy in the heart of Wicker Park
Was able to play and perform music as loud as i wanted with no concerns. Great night with all my friends, host was very cool. Recommend to everyone...
Sarah Z.
Lincoln Park - Amazing Location, Unique Loft Like Space(BYOB)-NEW HEPA FILTERS AND RECENTLY RENOVATED
great space to store coats, strollers and other items. The front area was a great space for the musician that we hired to perform. The little play nook was perfect space for toddlers to play with toys. Our guests were impressed with the space and had a wonderful time...
Curt N.
Raw Creative Meeting Space
Matthew was super helpful and fully supportive. I really liked the studio and my team was able to perform all our preparations -- it was great a space...
Ja G.
Unique Two Floor Photo Studio full of light in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Studio 1 - Indoor
completed a performance video in the space. I was thorough pleased the amazing energy and vibes of not only the space but the Host! I would definitely recommend any artist with positive energy and a creative outlook to highly consider this place...
Borana D.
Stunning Grand Nomad Loft
planning the event, I had asked her to join us for the party as well during which she surprised us all with a live performance</b> of O Mio Babbino Caro. She has a beautiful voice and the performance was the highlight of the event...
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...
Julianne I.
Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago
The space was perfect for our pop-up bar where we had artwork, live performances, and cocktails. Stan was very friendly and great to work with, making it a smooth-running night. We completely transformed the space with our own artwork, and he lended us supplies and made it feel...
Dejanee G.
Speakeasy in the heart of Wicker Park
of a living room of a finished basement in an average mid class house. Rather dark really also. They provided a mic and my performance went great! Also look for my music on all platforms next month: @Jaunteebaby...
Cecilia H.
SOHO - 3rd Street Promenade: Amazing Room for Meetups, Workshops, Lectures
right int he building premises. The only downside is the venue location not easily located. Maybe in the future LOCATION address should indicate LA PERFORMING ARTS BUILDING for easy access...
Kelby J.
Professional Photo Studio, Lighting included, Natural Light
The host is the best, has a grasp of everything whether he's there or not. It's great. I shot performance shots for a music video. The space isn't too big but we used the back drops and that was pretty good. Good experience, will be going back...