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SuperHost
Unique Film Studio and Sound Stage in West Town
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
This is a professional video/photo production studio equipped with: - CYCLORAMA WALL - SOUND STAGE - VEHICLE ACCESS - LIGHT GRID - PARKING - CHAIRS AND TABLES - TWO 4K TVs - HIGH RESOLUTION PROJECTOR - 4 CAR GARAGE - THREE BATHROOMS - VIP ZONE - MAKEUP ROOM - CONFERENCE ROOM - KITCHEN - RECEPTION - AIR CONDITIONER - FILM GEAR STORAGE - 1500 WATT SOUND SPEAKER - 3-PHASE ELECTRICAL SUPPLY This space is perfect for music video, film shoot, building your own set, ​commercial and corporate video, TV show, creative performance, live stream broadcasting, event video and many more. You will have access to the garage that is attached to the building, so you can unload all the gear directly to the studio and also drive your car into the space for filming(car fee 300$, check addons). Studio fits up to two passenger cars on the cyclorama wall. You can find a lot of lighting equipment and props that can be used for your project, but its not included in the rent price. You will be able to rent it separately in ADD-ONS section or when you arrive to the space.
SuperHost
1,800 Sq. Ft. Production Studio in Chicago
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood, our studio features an 1800 square foot production space, full kitchen, 8 seat conference room, editing suite and client lounge. The production space is equipped with a 100amp electric panel broken into 5 individual 20amp circuits. For added convenience, productions are able to drive vans/trucks directly into studio to load in/out at street level. The kitchen is fully functional and boasts a dishwasher, moveable island, gas stove, rolling sheet pan rack and a kegerator stocked with Chicago’s best beers. Both the conference room and client lounge have large TV’s that can be used to monitor what the camera sees on set.
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Creators Creative Space
  • $89/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
open creative space for you to do as you please but being safe is all we ask. Please take care of the equipment and we cant wait to host your next meeting or production. High ceilings hard epoxy floors recording studio for use green screen backdrop with lighting
SuperHost
Mainstage Cabaret Style Theatre
  • $300/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Large Mainstage Theatre with non-fixed seating and cabaret tables - seats 100 with tables, up to 150 with no tables. Includes sound system, lighting, projector, and wifi. **Please Note - the calendar feature is not working for us- please feel free to request a date/time and we'll let you know if we have availability. In general, we have shows at night and the space is open during the day. With enough advance notice, nighttime rentals are possible.

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About Chicago

Chicago is a multicultural city with diversity at its backbone. Heartland-integrity, harmony, and hard work also aptly describe The Windy City. In its bid to match up to the Big Apple is how Chicago earned the nickname "The Second City."

The fifth stanza from Carl Sandburg's masterpiece titled "Chicago" bestowed upon it yet another moniker - "City of the Broad Shoulders." The city doesn't only go by many names but it also offers plenty of thrills and endless arrays of exciting opportunities. It's the reason why 2.7 million people call Chicago home making it the nation's third-largest city. The Midwest locale is a true sight to behold with soaring skyscrapers, 580 parks, a lakefront that stretches for miles, and 26 beaches.

Chicago frequently hosts dance and music festivals as well as 30 food events and 40 annual film festivals. If you have a similar occasion coming up, consider booking an auditorium space in Chicago.

Auditorium Space Options in Chicago

Auditoriums host a range of formal assemblies including theatrical productions, award ceremonies, dance recitals, concert performances, and lectures. The nature of your specific event influences your selection of an auditorium space in Chicago along with your demands for the venue. The local businesses can lend a hand in equipping your chosen space for your specific occasion.

  • Venues
    You want to identify a location that speaks to the true nature of your event. If you are planning a theatrical performance, your auditorium needs will be different from someone who is organizing a lecture. Whatever the case, you'll find selections of Chicago auditorium spaces that fit the bill.

  • Keynote speaker/MC
    Perhaps you are hosting an event that aims at attracting nationwide or even global attendees. Your event will need to have a selling point and beyond choosing a buzz-worthy auditorium location, you should collaborate with a crowd-pulling keynote speaker/MC in Chicago.

  • A/V Equipment
    Beyond seeing what's going on at the podium/stage, it's essential for everyone in an auditorium to hear everything clearly. Good acoustics enhance the overall experience of an event, and that's where having the right audio/visual equipment helps a great deal. You should also work with an A/V professional to get the right PA system and other equipment rentals for your event.

  • Marketing
    Whether your event is ticket-based or not; you'll need to market the gig effectively to reach your target audience. Leverage the history, community aspect, or architecture of your chosen auditorium to pull the right crowd. Work with a marketing company in Chicago to come up with a compelling story and impressive photography to sell your gig.

  • Security
    Most events that take place at an auditorium are large scale and you'll need help to account for security and emergency measures. From keeping the exits clear to facilitating crowd flow; team up with a security company in Chicago for your event.

Auditorium Space Companies in Chicago

For assistance in organizing a theatrical performance, recital, lecture, or award ceremony at an auditorium space in Chicago; the local experts are ready to help.

  • Liven It Up Events
    Liven It Up Events offer full-service planning and production services. They handle a range of occasions from weddings to corporate events. Their services include assistance with coming up with a theme, budgeting, venue sourcing, menu planning, production design, and more.

  • 108 Agency
    108 Agency is your go-to solution for solid digital marketing. Their expertise includes copywriting, data analysis, conversion, paid social media advertising, and more. They prioritize your needs throughout the process and deliver results.

  • Chicago Props
    Chicago Props operates a 36,000 square foot warehouse stocked with vast collections of thematic rentals. Their inventory includes art, backdrops, furniture, lighting, rugs, and more. They cater to art directors, commercial photographers, event directors, filmmakers, stylists, and nonprofit champions.

Pros and Cons of Auditorium Spaces in Chicago

Chicago tails New York and Los Angeles in terms of its population which shows that the city is quite popular for many reasons. However, just like the nation's two biggest metro areas, The Windy City has its share of merits and setbacks. It's best to weigh your options before locking down an auditorium space in Chicago.

Advantages

  • Great food
    Whether you are showcasing a dramatic play, offering a lecture, or putting together a musical production at an auditorium space in Chicago; your event will earn more points with some of the city's favorite dishes on offer.

  • Diversity
    Chicago is a multicultural city but the city's 77 neighborhoods are where you'll experience diversity at its best. Each neighborhood has a unique vibe and in turn, you'll find selections of auditoriums around the city that aligns with the theme of your event.

  • The culture
    Chicago has 13 ballet/dance centers, 8 major music locations, and other venues that collectively host more than 100 festivals each year. The city is primed for hosting events and you won't have trouble finding a suitable auditorium space in Chicago.

  • The good public transit system
    After NYC, Chicago has the nation's second-largest public transit system. Your event guests will have a selection of about 130 bus routes and 145 train stations to get around the city.

  • Sports
    With teams representing the city across the nation's five major professional sports, Chicago is a sports-crazy city. It's the best place to host a sports-themed event or activity.

Disadvantages

  • Rough winters
    Winters in Chicago are marked by grey skies, blistering winds, and below-freezing temperatures. It's generally isn't a great time to host any type of event either indoors or outdoors because of the gloomy conditions.

  • It's pricey
    You'll spend more on costs related to transportation, groceries, and utilities when hosting an event in Chicago. The cost of housing is less compared to other larger cities, but overall, the cost of living is high. Be prepared to budget.

  • Traffic
    A stretch on Interstate 290/294, which is located in proximity to Interstate 90/94, is considered America's busiest traffic corridor. Schedule activities around rush hour and avoid venues that use the busiest interstates.

  • Parking
    Parking in Chicago can easily become a nightmare and you should have this in mind when scouting the city for an auditorium space.

  • Pollution
    The outdoor spaces in Chicago might catch your attention but you'll quickly lose interest once you get a whiff of the pollution problem. The waterways, in particular, are the hardest hit and some homes have to deal with basements flooded with sewage.

Famous Locations in Chicago

  • Art Institute of Chicago
    The Art Institute of Chicago houses diverse collections from varieties of media. The works span across thousands of years and include sculptures, architectural drawings, paintings, photographs, prints, and more.

  • Millennium Park
    You'll find Millennium Park in downtown Chicago forming part of the larger Grant Park. Cloud Gate is a 110 ton polished, stainless steel sculpture that stands as the park's centerpiece. Other attractions include the Crown Fountain, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, and Lurie Garden.

  • Museum of Science and Industry
    Founded in 1933, the Museum of Science and Industry is devoted to industrial development and natural laws. It's believed to be the nation's first museum to include hands-on exhibits. The museum has both permanent and changing exhibits.