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Robyn W.

"...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..."

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 venues

Speakeasy in the heart of Wicker Park
Chicago, IL
117

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
Chicago, IL
43

...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
Chicago, IL
8

...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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Landmark Building with Stunning Lake Views
Chicago, IL
10

...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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South Loop Meeting/Conference Space with A/V Support and Catering
Chicago, IL
15

Located in the heart of the South Loop, our 3000 sq ft. space is ideally suited for meetings/seminars/conferences 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 Airport. **YOUR BOOKING...

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Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago
Chicago, IL
29

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 Versatile Loop Studio
Chicago, IL
32

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 meeting, class, or event. With plenty of room for movement or auditorium style seating (for up to 45 people), this space...

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Small Dance Studio Available for Creative Use | Studio 1
Chicago, IL
12

...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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Wicker Park Intimate Bar/Live Performance Venue
Chicago, IL
32

...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, holiday parties, team outings, and more, our flexible and well-equipped space is the perfect setting for...

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Actual performance venue bookings

dance music video shoot

I'm hoping to film a very short scene ("dance rehearsal" scene) in a video project I'm working on (I'm a drag performer). Do you perhaps have availability in your space this Sunday? The shoot will be very low-impact: four people, handheld camera, easy-peasy

4 people
2 hours
$158.00

spoken word video shoot

I'm obsessed with your space! I will be shooting a 2 minute spoken word piece and I doubt we will even need the full 3 hours. I'll have a super small crew (1 talent, 1 camera guy, and 1 sound guy) and we won't be bringing any props or anything like that. We're just looking to shoot in front of large glass windows.

4 people
3 hours
$158.00

lip sync performance and fundraiser

Your venue looks perfect for my event. I'm planning a lip sync tournament fundraiser for the LGBT center. We would need speakers, projector, chairs, and an area for performance.

100 people
6 hours
$551.00

90's-themed 28th birthday party

I'm inquiring about this booking for my younger sister. I am hosting a 28th birthday party for her on the 11th. I absolutely love the look of this space! The art in the main room would go perfect with our 90's theme. I have a local artist performing so the stage is a plus as well.

100 people
5 hours
$604.00

What people say about performance venues on Peerspace

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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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04/10/2017
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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05/13/2018
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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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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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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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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04/24/2017
Jeremy C.

Space: HUGE 1924 Film and Photo Warehouse Location with Drive-in Loading + Parking + EQUIPMEN...

"...My video production team and I came in and shot a pilot featuring a teen band performing in the space using their exposed brick wall as a backdrop. The space was precisely as advertised on Peerspace and Leila was accommodating and helpful all day long. I would recommend the space..."

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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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06/24/2017
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..."

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09/10/2018
Robert N.

Space: West LA Podcasts Recording Studio

"...help. He's also very good at communicating to someone who isn't an audio engineer. I was able to focus on getting good performances and nothing else. It was just what I was hoping for. Parking is easy and the price was great. I highly recommend this space..."