Rent a performance venue in Downtown, Oakland, CA

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Blair H.

"...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..."

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

650sq' Downtown Oakland's premier PROFOTO Photo / Video Production Studio
Downtown
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PROFOTO Photo and Video Production Studio. We have top of the line Profoto equipment (not the cheap Alien Bees like our competitors). We have a wonderful 650 square foot studio/event space for rent in Downtown Oakland's famous city center and theater district. We are located...

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Downtown Rehearsal Studio with Natural Lighting
Downtown
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The Rehearsal Studio is an ADA­-accessible 810 square foot room, with lots of natural light and a private restroom. With high ceilings and bamboo floors the space is ideal for the lifts and leaps of dance and physical theater as well as workshops and classes...

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Downtown Theatre with Class A-Rates (Discounted Rates for Select Dates)
Downtown

...Our 1750 square­foot lack box theater (950 sqft of performance space, 1525sqft wo the risers) comes fully equipped with theatrical lighting and audio systems. In its standard configuration, it seats 99, and the room can hold up to 130. Proscenium, thrust or alley orientations...

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Broadway Suite: Spacious Performance Venue in Downtown Oakland
Downtown

A large 2,000+ sq. ft. space complete with audio/video equipment and screens available for rental. Meetups, networking, offsites or association meetings are perfect for this space...

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SoleSpace Lab: Creative Space in Downtown Oakland
Downtown
5

...and event space during usiness hours Mon-Sat. This space allows for various different styles of meetings and gatherings, movie screenings and performances, and the perfect place for networking workshops. /// ADDITIONAL AMENITIES /// • 50 folding chairs • 5 6-ft folding tables • LCD projector and screen are...

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Actual performance venue bookings

multi-sensory art show

We're looking to book your space for an art show tour between 8pm-12am.The art show is a multi-sensory experience that amplifies emotional and mental health awareness through emojis, art and music. Attendees experience: 30+ emerging local artists, Live Art, Live Body Painting, Bar/Food, Performances, DJ Sets, Emoji Desserts,150+ Guests. Do you think this event is suitable for your space? We require artists to install at 4pm the day of the event. Is that possible without being changed extra?

200 people
4 hours
$630.00

music video shoot

I perform as an artist. We're shooting a scene for a music video and we intend to use the space as a utopian lounge where I can perform. The reason for the short notice is that my friend wants to make a cameo in the video, and is only available on Saturday before I go on tour on the 27th.

40 people
8 hours
$2,100.00

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

rooftop mixer for a church

We are looking to host a rooftop mixer for our church. There will be 80 people in attendance. We will serve drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Also, we will have a performance by an acoustic guitarist. Please advise on availability of your rooftop space, and whether your other space(s) are adjoining and could be available for this date as well. We would love to be able to accommodate more people if possible.

80 people
5 hours
$1,260.00

What people say about performance venues on Peerspace

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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06/24/2017
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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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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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..."

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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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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..."