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Interior view of the Strawdog Theatre.

Performance Space and Rentals


Strawdog’s 32nd season continues in our home at 1802 West Berenice Avenue, in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood.

Rent Our Space - until March 31, 2020

Strawdog’s beautiful, 80-seat black box theatre is available to rent! We aim to fill it day and night with Chicago theatre artists who want to help give life to this new basecamp for our work and our community. It’s a flexible, easily configurable space perfect for performances, staged readings, auditions, rehearsals, and other events. Our scene shop is fully equipped with a variety of tools and building space.

Rental fees for performances, late nights, rehearsals, shop space, and special events vary. Email with questions about the space, rates, and availability.

Rent Our Stuff

Strawdog has lighting and sound equipment, furniture, instruments, and more available to rent.

Email for rates and availability.

Examples of available items include:

  • 10 x black highboy tables
  • 20 x black high stools
  • 1 x ETC Ion 2000, compatible with ETC Nomad
  • 10 x ColorBlast TRX (RGBAW) w/ power supply
  • 6 x strip lights
  • 1 x Panasonic DZ6700U 6000 Lumen WUXGA (1920x1200) DLP projector
  • 1 x Epson EX-31 2500 Lumen SVGA (800x600) LCD projector
  • 1 x piano
  • Much, much more. We have a lot of stuff.