Rent a performance venue in Near West Side, Chicago, IL

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Anna H.

"...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..."

Christina D.

"...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..."

Featured performance venues

Small Dance Studio Available for Creative Use | Studio 1
Near West Side
4

...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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Bright And Sunny Open Loft With Exposed Brick Walls
Near West Side
2

Bright, open space. Light-filled and spacious with 14-foot ceilings, 1500 square feet, and exposed brick. Open area includes a living room and dining space. Kitchen is fully stocked with cookware and dishes. Coffee maker. The loft is great for filming and shooting lifestyle and equipped...

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Great Natural Light Dance Studio | South Loop | Studio 4
Near West Side
1

...Studio 4 is great for fitness classes, yoga, dance, small gathering, performances, practices, and more! Available during the week! Check under our profile for our weekend full buyout! Space Details: - 20 person capacity - Great natural light - 30 chairs on site - 5 - 6ft tables - LED track...

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30 Person Dance Studio | Great for Creatives | South Loop
Near West Side
6

...Studio 2 is great for fitness classes, yoga, dance, small gathering, performances, practices, and more! Available during the week! Check under our profile for our weekend full buyout! Space Details: - 30 person capacity - 30 chairs - 5 - 6ft tables - LED track lights - Wardrobe racks + coat racks...

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20 Person Dance Studio | South Loop | Studio 3
Near West Side
4

...Studio 3 is great for fitness classes, yoga, dance, small gathering, performances, practices, 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 racks + coat racks...

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Hip Urban Industrial Exposed Brick Loft
Near West Side
23

...many ways such as wedding/bridal/baby showers, birthday parties, wedding ceremonies and receptions, photoshoots, live music venue, meetings, visual artist gallery, and dance performances. Your options are unlimited here! We like to think of this space as an expansion of the creativity everyone has with them...

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Actual performance venue bookings

pop-up shop with music performance

We're looking to do an intimate pop-up shop with music performances.

30 people
4 hours
$462.00

performance-based music video

We are filming a video. Performance based music video in various locations. Director has asked if there were any outdoor locations we could use. Do you require a permit for filming? What would it be possible to have 20 people on set, or is it strictly 15.

15 people
12 hours
$1,764.00

baby shower party with a DJ

I'm looking for a space to throw a baby shower. Its home girl's party, they are hoping to maybe have a friends DJ/ perform throughout and there might be a catering, but it should be pretty chill. Does that sound doable?

30 people
6 hours
$567.00

headshot mini-session

I'm a local photographer, and I'm interested in checking out your space if possible. I'm planning a headshot mini-session that I'm considering expanding to a community event with some acoustic performances and a few small vendors. The date will either be the 25th, in the afternoon, or on the 27th, beginning at 5:30 PM. It will last between two and three hours. I think your space might work for me, but I’d love to come check it out in person, to look at things like location of outlets, general lighting, etc. I'll be in your area on Saturday late afternoon/early evening. Would it be possible to come take a look sometime between 4 PM and 7 PM? Thanks so much!

60 people
4 hours
$239.00

What people say about performance venues on Peerspace

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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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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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07/20/2018
Alex K.

Space: Highland Park Warehouse Dance Space

"...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..."

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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..."