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from$125/hr
Neon Color-Changeable Warehouse DTLA
Central LA, Los Angeles, CA
312
Please Read Everything: (EXTREMELY IMPORTANT) Make sure you book the right around of people you plan on having for your production! The price goes up with the more people you bring regardless what their role is. Do not book for 5people of less then show...
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from$89/hr
Intimate Black Box Theater with 36 Plush Red Seats and Gorgeous Red Curtain
Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
591
• Intimate theatre with 36 red plush seats on risers • Approximately 1100 sq foot space • Lobby and bar area that is great for ticketing • Dressing room and bathroom in back • Full length red curtains that open and close • 3 hidden...
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from$99/hr
#1 rated Pre-Lit Video, Film, Photo Production Studio
North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
493
...Engagement Party, Event, Food Tasting, Function, Gathering, Happy Hour, Holiday Party, Marriage Proposal, Party, Private Party, Reception, Reunion, Wedding Reception, Wedding Shower, Performance, Screening, Apparel Shoot, Clothing Shoot, Commercial Photoshoot, Fashion Shoot, Head Shot, Photo Shoot, Photo Studio, Portrait Photoshoot, Product Shoot, Promotional Photoshoot, Pop...
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from$100/hr
Our Bunker is Your Bunker | Moon Huts
Northeast Los Angeles, CA
146
Welcome to Moon Huts. NEW COVID INFO: Dear Moonhut Fans, We are so happy to be able to offer our space again for your video and photo shoots. We missed you all during the months of the pandemic lockdown. While we were shut down we...
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from$80/hr
Black Box Theatre In The Heart Of Sherman Oaks
Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, CA
61
The unique theatre in the heart of the valley for your production. Stand up, live jazz bands, showcases, musicals and plays, fundraising, fashion show, acting, stage movement, improv, comedy and singing classes, award ceremonies, movie nights, screening, birthday celebrations, private events, photoshoots, videoshoots and more...
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from$250/hr
Architectural Plexi-Covered Warehouse
South Los Angeles, CA
316
Architectural plexi covered warehouse space with state of the art interchangeable colored LED lights ​ Approximately 10k square ft space features an open floor-plan design with easy load in housed in a gated compound with plenty of parking. Fully climate controlled Show vehicle access /...
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from$85/hr
Urban Downtown Photo Studio Loft, Variety of Sets with Jesus Icons
Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, CA
296
Gorgeous boutique photo studio in a real loft warehouse from the 40s! Tall 15' ceiling, huge picture window, easy access! White cove, black, white, red and multicolor texture walls all within 2200 square feet! Free all day parking! Restaurant/Bar on site! DTLA is booming with...
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from$74/hr
Huge metal Rustic hangar with car drive-in, boxing ring, and dedicated MUA & production rooms, Free Parking - Olympic 5
Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, CA
301
About 3800SF of building space - Huge metal hangar with car access and dedicated production room, restrooms and MUA tables for rent for photo and filming productions. All our spaces are booked very quickly! Availability times are VERY time-sensitive. Your booking request should include the...
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from$40/hr
Industrial Warehouse Photography and Film Studio Near Hollywood
Sun Valley, Los Angeles, CA
202
Logistics: The Space is approximately 1300 Sqft with natural lighting available as well as ceiling lights. High ceilings, roll up gate, and ground level access allow for easy entrance in and out of the studio, as well as easy unloading and loading of equipment. The...
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Uncover where to host a performance in Los Angeles

Los Angeles boasts a vibrant and diverse live music and arts scene, and there’s no shortage of amazing performance spaces to choose from. Whether you need a spacious warehouse for an art show, a cozy cafe for an acoustic set, or an intimate theater for a play, the City of Angels has it all. Converted warehouses are the go-to performance locations in Los Angeles for events featuring an extensive guest list. These spaces often have giant open layouts with plenty of room to move around. Not to mention, they can accommodate any kind of event, from festivals to theatrical productions.
For a comparatively more intimate and low-key performance space in Los Angeles, cafes offer a cozy atmosphere that’s perfect for solo performances or small ensembles. Many cafe venues also serve food and drinks during performances, giving your audience a way to pass the time before and after they take in the show. For theatrical performances and improv shows, nothing beats the energy of a live theater event. Many theaters offer discounted or hourly rates that make renting easier on your wallet. Maximize the value of your time and money by renting high-quality performance spaces in the city.

Find out how to plan a performance in Los Angeles

When you're organizing a performance in LA, you need to pick the right space. Ideally, the performance venue has great accessibility and ample parking nearby. This way, your attendees can easily make their way to your event. Also, check out the space’s amenities — is there somewhere for your guests to stay after the show? Are there things for them to do nearby? Think about the ambience of the venue as well — is it a good fit for your audience? Does it have good acoustics? What kind of tech setup does it have? You'll also want to check if the venue host can provide additional rental items like tables, chairs, or decor items that you might need for your performance.

Book stunning performance spaces in Los Angeles

In and around LA, there are a variety of performance spaces available for rent. However, not all are suitable for every type of performance. For instance, music recitals, plays, stand-up comedy routines, and dance shows each have different requirements for their performance spaces. For choreography, a dance studio would be an ideal location, while a theater space is more suitable for actors performing a play.
No matter the type of performance you plan on hosting, ensure the rental space is large enough for your expected attendees, with the necessary features and amenities to support your event. Look for spaces that have good acoustics, offering a stage, comfortable seating, and sound system if needed. In addition, you may want to consider additional elements like lighting, temperature control, and security, depending on the size and type of event you’re organizing. Fortunately, in Los Angeles, you can take your pick from a diverse array of performance spaces.

Reviews for performance spaces

James P.
Pristine Modern LA/Hollywood Home w/ Huge Open Floor Plan + Great Natural Light!
whole party but small enough to still be intimate! The acoustics in the upstairs master bath are incredible, at least all my singers that performed thoughts so...
Tracey M.
Urban Cabaret Theatre Attached to a Hip Coffeehouse
staff. Very organized and easy to work with. Every detail attended to. The space itself was perfect for our event that included a live performance. Will definitely be booking future events here...
Lorine C.
Spacious Studio with free Parking
amazing space to record live performances
Debarah H.
Industrial Event Space in Hollywood
venue was perfect for my event, the space was amazing for the type of show I was presenting the stage was perfect for my performance, and upstairs was flawless for my guest to lounge around which everyone enjoyed and my vendors to set up their items. I received so many...
Eric J.
Industrial Event Space in Hollywood
We played group games and had plenty of space to sit and eat the catered food. The acoustics were incredible for the small live performance that we had. The only downside is parking so tell your guests to über or ride share. Overall an amazing experience and I can...
Daniel R.
Urban Loft with Ample Natural Light
Terrific and versatile space! John was a fantastic host and the space was clean, easy, and accommodating. We hosted a small performance event but I could see cocktail parties or talks being terrific in the space too. Thanks John...
River A.
Hollywood Speakeasy
Amazing space! Perfect for our shoot and with plenty of amenities. Perfect for a show or play or other artistic performance
Sonny S.
Hollywood Speakeasy
had lights and a great sound system with wireless mics that had all of our needs. It's perfect for small to mid size performances. John was also very flexible with COVID challenges as we had to move the date twice...