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Historic and Evocative Black Box Theater
  • $110/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (24)
  • 24
  • Instant book
  • Los Angeles, CA
Very charming, classic theater with high ceiling, stage, curtained backdrop, vintage seats built in the 1920's and complete audio/PA setup. Additional 'balconies' both behind seating and above stage. The theater is fully set up with PA, performance and recording microphones, lighting (5 incandescent PAR cans and two Chauvet Ovation full-color LED ERS-style lights), projector and screen. There is a small backstage and plenty of storage room in the back of house. The high 15 ft ceiling gives the space a wonderful sound. The space is ideal for filming, musical performance, comedy shows, theater, rehearsals and special events. There is a loading zone in front and is street-level. Walk-throughs are welcomed and encouraged! Located on Melrose Avenue in East Hollywood, right next to the historic Jensen's Melrose Theater (now Ukrainian Culture Center) with lots of street parking. (Note: There is a beautiful and very friendly rescue cat named Lazarus that periodically passes through the space; those with severe cat allergies please take note.) Live Event, Retro, Comedy, Rehearsals, Balcony, Theatre, Staged Play, Curtains, antique, old-fashioned, nostalgia, evocative, 1920, 1920’s, Movie Theater, Stage, Stage Production, TV Series Shoot, Dance Shoot, Documentary Shoot, Filming, Film Shoot, Film Studio, Production, Filmed Interview, Kickstarter Video, Music Video, Promotional Video, Sound Stage, Video Shoot, Video Studio, Web Series Shoot, Workout Video
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Million Dollar Theatre
  • $725/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (20)
  • 20
  • Instant book
  • Los Angeles, CA
Minimum Daily Rate that is shown is based on a low impact non commercial still shoot with a crew/talent size of 15 or @ a 10 hour day and does not include access to the entire theater. **Please inquire for accurate estimates for complete access and larger impact jobs. Make sure to include and the following details about your project. Job Name: Dates Needed: What The Shoot is For: Crew/Talent Size: Hours Needed: Areas Needed: Lighting, Audio, Rigging, Etc; Needs: Miscellaneous Information Relevant to Your Shoot:
SuperHost
"My Dream Kitchen," says everyone.
  • $110/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (8)
  • 8
  • Instant book
  • Los Angeles, CA
Excellent for all of your film or TV shoot, photoshoot, and location needs including hair and makeup HMU, fittings, cooking show, or production office. Open kitchen layout with working oven and stovetop from the 1950's, beautiful large marble countertop, double door refrigerator, large freezer, makers/prep space in the back, loading in and out area with parking surrounded by creative antiques that may be used for props. Many locations available, please inquire about the many other adjacent rooms we have in this 9,000 sq ft building. We understand each shoot or event is unique. Please contact us with your needs and we'll do our best to accommodate a custom price that works for you. Please Note: *Prices start at the listed amount. Pricing is subject to change at the owner's discretion due to: - the number of guests including cast and crew members, - extra space for HMU/ craft services/equipment overflow, - excessive scout visits - usage of props or other rentals, etc. - last-minute room changes or additional rooms being used. *No booking will be approved without a prior scout.
SuperHost
Koreatown Industrial Bar & Lounge
  • $79/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (15)
  • 15
  • Instant book
  • Los Angeles, CA
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE MESSAGING FOR QUICKEST REPLY We are a spacious Hookah Lounge & Bar with an Industrial Modern Vibe. Comfortably serving up to 40 people at a time. Located in Koreatown, minutes away from the 101 and Downtown LA. Our 1800 Square foot space is perfect for filming bar, hookah, lounge and restaurant scenes. We also offer the option of service by our employees in the case of hookah or bar needs. Inside there are metal tables with cushion seating aligning the walls. We are also equipped with an upstairs lounge for a more VIP experience. Film rental availability is between 3am to 12pm daily. Our exit times are hard exit times. For nighttime party and event rentals, our bar guarantee on week days is $3000, on fridays and saturdays is $5000. We offer the following technical amenities: - High Speed WIFI - Security Cameras - Speakers for Audio Connectivity
SuperHost
NEW - Valley Restaurant with Bar and Kitchen
  • $89/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (75)
  • 75
  • Instant book
  • Los Angeles, CA
Closed to PUBLIC, OPEN TO YOU for filming / photo shoots! This Retro restaurant is with staged furniture, booths, tables, full commercial kitchen is NOW Available! 8000sf of unique space, customize as you like. Indoors has lots of seating and dining tables, bar nook, outdoor area, parking for 200 cars or more. In the parking lot, there are 2 black parking lights, outdoor alley with lights, outdoor building lights. These are not included in the pricing and are an extra charge. The kitchen is a big area of the restaurant, anything powered in the kitchen is an extra fee. Pricing here is standard for cast /crew size, Power in the main dining area and bar. Extra power is a fee. Message me with questions or to scout. Thank you.
SuperHost
Covina Center for the Performing Arts
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (39)
  • 39
  • Instant book
  • Covina, CA
The venue is a beautiful state-of-the-art 144 seat theatre. We have a few different spaces. Our Main Stage seats 144 total, with 119 in the Orchestra (stage level), 21 in the Balcony, and our 2 private Presidential Boxes. We are also home to a Bar & Lounge (on the second floor) which includes our Cabaret Stage. The rental rate gives you access to the Lobby, Bar & Lounge, and Theater.
SuperHost
Creative Studio/Production Offices/Gated Parking
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (6)
  • 6
  • Instant book
  • Los Angeles, CA
We founded our business with one goal in mind: providing a studio space for creating beautiful, unique, and thought-provoking projects in every genre and industry. Thanks to our professional approach, we’ve been lucky to collaborate with some of the biggest names in the industry. Once you start working with us, you’ll understand the Studio difference. Our skilled team members will leave no stone unturned until your project is completed to your satisfaction. If you’d like to learn more about our studio services, get in touch today.
SuperHost
Modern and Elegant Lodge Room
  • $350/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Los Angeles, CA
The building, rich in vintage details from ceiling to floor was built in 1923 to serve as an actual Masonic Lodge. The 500-capacity room is located in the old Highland Park Masonic Lodge. The building has hidden trap doors, original cherry wood paneling, embossed cotton anaglypta and hand-painted murals. The venue features a lobby bar, a bar in the main room, staging, an in-house sound and lighting system, as well as access to a green room.
SuperHost
Beautiful Event Space in Greenpoint
  • $140/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (10)
  • 10
  • Instant book
  • Brooklyn, NY
This is conveniently located near G train (Greenpoint Av, 5 min) and L train (Bedford Ave, 20 min).
SuperHost
Massive Outdoor Music Venue
  • $10000/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Tinley Park, IL
Featuring outdoor setting and soaring views, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Chicago is the perfect location for your next conference, corporate event, fundraiser, private concert or graduation. Accommodating up to 28,000 guests, and located 1 mile from the convention center, this unique 235,500 square-foot venue features an open-air amphitheatre and lawn, as well as an intimate VIP Club, making this venue the perfect atmosphere that celebrates extraordinary hospitality and service. To inquire about availability and rates for filming and/or larger impact bookings, send a message with the following details: - Job Name: - Job Type (Film, TV, Commercial, Photo, Music Video, etc.): - Dates Needed: - # of Hours Needed: - Specific Times Needed: - Areas of Location Needed: - Cast & Crew/Attendees Size:
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What people say about Performance on Giggster

Kemontay K.
$ 345
5 hours
20 people
2 years ago
This Art Deco vintage theatre was the perfect space to rent for our burlesque show. The bar area was amazing and the dressing rooms were spacious. 10 out of 10! Stage, lighting, audio equipment. Everything was top notch!
Joshua P.
$ 2200
4 hours
15 people
4 years ago
Artsy warehouse theater that is set up well for live performances. There are columns, but they didn't bother us---they seems to add to the industrial ambiance. There is free parking across the street at night, which is great for audiences.
Mathias H.
$ 624
3 hours
60 people
4 years ago
Dream of a lifetime! House concert in Jim Morrison's Last US address. Wow! Retro Hollywood house has charm and history to it. Nice and clean, easy to arrange. Great location!
Liam B.
$ 900
3 hours
35 people
4 years ago
For a live event, this new yorky storefront studio space is great! We had our comedy show here and it was the perfect sized space for us. Had an intimate feel, and stylish. Good space!
Isaac H.
$ 1800
6 hours
60 people
3 years ago
Performance in this gallery-type space was perfect. Because it is enclosed, we could completely control the light and the space was intimate. We did have to cover the front windows to keep out some light, but the host was very helpful.

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About Performances

A performance can be many different things — a play, a musical, a one-woman show, a comedy act, or a live concert, just to name a few. And while the talent on stage will obviously make or break any performance, you should never underestimate just how important the performance venue is to the audience’s enjoyment of the show.

The best performance spaces are beautiful as well as practical. Not only do they contribute to the atmosphere and mood of a show, but they also ensure that audience members feel like a part of the action and enjoy a pleasant night out from start to finish.

But with performance venues of many varying sizes and designs available, how do you choose the right space for your needs? Keep reading for some simple tips and inspiration to help you lock in the perfect location.

The Best Performance Venues

When you find the right venue for a show, it enhances the audience’s connection with the music, play, dance routine, or whatever else is being performed. It allows the artist to showcase their work in the best possible light, and it ensures that every audience member goes home with a smile on their face. Here are a few popular performance space options you might like to consider.

  • Theaters and Playhouses
    Some theaters are small and humble, others are grand and opulent, but they can all set the stage for a memorable performance. From community theaters that seat a couple of dozen people to massive auditoriums that hold hundreds or even thousands, there’s a theater out there to suit everything from independent plays to big-budget productions.

  • Concert Venues
    Like theaters, concert venues come in many different shapes and sizes. Some are designed to host world-famous symphony orchestras, others for global rock bands that always like to crank the volume right up to 11. Concert venues can also be small and intimate or host a heaving mass of humanity — it all depends on the setting you need for your performance.

  • Black Box Theaters
    Performance spaces don’t get any simpler or more uncomplicated than a black box theater. These flexible spaces can be set up in many different layouts and are ideal for smaller performances. This historic 1920s black box theater, for example, is full of old-world charm and sophistication.

  • Outdoor Amphitheaters
    There’s nothing quite like the magic and enchantment of watching a memorable performance under the stars. Outdoor amphitheaters add a real sense of theater and occasion to any performance, offering a unique connection between the action on stage and the natural world.

What to Look for in Performance Spaces

There’s a lot to take into account when searching around for the best performance venue. Not only do you need to consider practicalities such as the size of the space and its acoustics, but you also need to consider the ambiance of the venue and how it affects the way the audience experiences the show. Here are the key issues to think about when comparing performance venues.

  • The Right Atmosphere
    First, think about the atmosphere you want for your performance. For example, do you want an intimate vibe where the audience can feel a close connection with the actors on stage, or are you looking for a space where a great live band can blow the crowd away with a wall of sound? The venue you select needs an ambiance that suits the type of performance you’re hosting.

  • The Right Size and Layout
    Size is an important factor that contributes to the atmosphere of a performance venue. While you want enough space for a big potential audience, a small venue at full capacity will have a much more exciting atmosphere than a larger space that’s only half full. Layouts also vary greatly between performance spaces — for example, some have a traditional auditorium-style setup, others have a stage that juts out into the crowd, and there are also spaces where the stage is surrounded by the audience on all sides.

  • The Right Equipment and Amenities
    Now it’s time to think about the practical features a space has to offer. Put together a checklist of all the must-haves for your performance space, which may include a wide variety of different inclusions. For example, is the sound system suitable, does it have lighting rigs, is there an orchestra pit, and does it have dressing room space and backstage areas?

  • The Best Audience Experience
    You want every audience member that attends your show to go home grinning from ear to ear, so put yourself in their shoes for a moment to consider what experience the venue offers. For example, is it easy to access, does it have private parking, is there a bar for refreshments, and are there enough bathrooms?

  • The Right Price
    Finally, don’t forget about the cost. There are a lot of expenses to consider when putting on a show, even if it’s only a small production, so don’t blow all your budget on a venue you can’t afford.

Performance Inspiration

Having trouble choosing the best performance space for your needs? Here’s some inspo to give you a few venue ideas.

  • Opulent Playhouse Performances
    Some theater productions call for the grandest of stages so that those show-stopping numbers and spellbinding soliloquies captivate all in attendance. These majestic theaters boast period decor, tiered seating, and have often hosted plenty of famous performers throughout their history. This lavish New York theater sets the stage perfectly for a grand performance.

  • Unplugged
    There’s something about an acoustic performance that allows a musician to connect with their audience on a completely different level. The perfect performance space for a live and unplugged gig creates a cozy, intimate vibe that helps bring the audience and artist closer together.

  • Black Box Brilliance
    Staging an experimental production, or maybe just a small performance that doesn’t need space for a large audience. A black box theater provides the ideal setting for shows on a tight budget, for anyone who wants to establish a close connection with the audience, and for those performances that involve audience interaction.