The Crane Theater is mainly available for rentals on a weekly basis for performance use. We also are available for meetings, parties, film screenings, lectures...the possibilities are endless. Curious if your event will work in our space? Just drop us a line to find out.
We do NOT have dedicated rehearsal space. The LGM Studio may occasionally be available for rehearsal rentals if there are holes in the calendar.
For events, we do NOT have a catering kitchen or foodservice capabilities (we have a fridge and a coffee pot, but currently no cooking facilities).
The Crane has two separate performance spaces that can operate simultaneously, with shared lobby space and restrooms.
Single day event rental rate varies between $300-$1200 depending on type of event, use of Mainstage, LGM Studio, or both, staffing needs, etc. Contact us for an exact estimate.
Our mainstage theater currently seats 80. Rental rate for new contracts in 2022 is $1400/week with a $700 deposit required upon contract signing. Rentals rescheduled from contracts cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic will be given the rate at contract signing. General specifications:
- Stage size is approx. 36'w x 30'd
- Lightly sprung floor
- Grid height 22'
- Ample backstage and dressing room areas
- Rental includes full inventory of theatrical lighting instruments and digital sound system. Video equipment available upon request.
Crane LGM Studio
The LGM Studio is an intimate black box space intended for smaller productions and events. A simple room with a flexible performance area, seating up to 40 audience members, the LGM Studio is the perfect room for productions not quite ready to fill the mainstage, staged readings, and other events.
2021 rental rate: $700/week with a $350 deposit required upon contract signing. Rentals rescheduled from contracts cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic will be given the rate at contract signing. General specifications:
- Room size is approx. 37'd x 19'w
- Lightly sprung floor
- Grid height 13.5'
- Separate backstage/dressing room area
- Rental includes small LED lighting system, Element console, and basic sound system. Video equipment available upon request pending use in the mainstage
Rentals do NOT include:
- Access to scene shop area or tools
- Consumables such as tape, gel, etc
- Stock set pieces
Rental of set pieces, props, or costumes may be available by separate arrangement. All renters are expected to provide their own tools and supplies.
Rental does NOT include staff technician time. Renters are welcome to bring their own staff, technicians, designers, etc, but must demonstrate that all individuals are properly trained in the use of specific equipment. Any technical training by Crane staff beyond basic orientation is charged at an hourly rate. Damage to any Crane equipment will be the sole responsibility of renters.
The Crane does have a call list of designers/technicians/board ops that may be available to hire.
For more information and inquiries about availability, please contact Liz Neerland at firstname.lastname@example.org