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KnJ Theater Rentals

For all rental inquiries, please fill out the Theater Rental Inquiry Form

Performance Times

The theater is available for performances on:
  • Saturdays
  • Sundays

Key Technical Points

  • Seating capacity: 142 (maximum)
  • Full Ticketing Services are available, please email us for more information
  • Full lighting and sound capabilities
  • Stage dimensions: 35'6 wide x 30' deep x 16'6 high (in feet)
  • 16'6 high from floor to ceiling (in feet)
  • 14' feet from floor to the beam
  • Backstage cross-over
  • Marley floors (sprung)
  • Fully climate-controlled space
  • Upstage black traveling curtain, cyc, scrim
  • 10 hard black legs (four 5' wings on each side)
  • A large dressing room & warm-up studio

Optional Services

  • Reception (pre-show or post-show)
  • Photo and video packages available

Rental Fees

Please fill out the Theater Rental Inquiry Form or call 212-505-0886 during business hours to inquire about our rental fees. We offer nonprofit rates. Included in your rental package: Theater Manager, Sound Technician, & ushers. Renter must provide its own stage manager and Lighting Designer, though Peridance can offer references if necessary.

A deposit of $1000 is due upon signing the contract in order to reserve the space. The remaining balance must be paid in full two weeks prior to the first technical rehearsal.

We accept payment by cash, check and credit card (Visa, Master Card and Discover). All checks should be made out to PeridanceCenter, LLC.

Rental Policies

Performance rental is a total of 4 hours (from when dancers enter the dressing rooms to when they clear the stage and dressing room area) with a maximum show time of 2 hours. Technical rehearsal is a minimum of 4 hours. Overtime will incur additional fees.

Renter must provide appropriate flooring/protective covering for any shoes (tap, flamenco), instruments (pianos, cellos etc.) and props that could damage the marley floors.

The Renter agrees to indemnify and hold Peridance and its employees, agents and officers harmless from any liability or claim resulting from or pertaining to the activities to be carried out under the rental agreement.

Renters are responsible for their equipment, properties, costumes, scenery, etc. Peridance cannot store large items between shows.

Peridance Center is strictly a non-smoking facility. No gum, food, or beverages (with the exception of water) are allowed in the theater or studios.

The KnJ Theater is available for rental by any performance artist or company. Both commercial and non-profit groups are welcome.

Studio Showing

Performance Times

A studio showing is available for performances on:

  • Thursday and Friday evening
  • Saturdays
  • Sundays

Simple Studio Showing (in Studio 3)

  • Mirrors covered by black curtains
  • Fluorescent light available only
  • Access to the sound system. NO SOUND OPERATOR included here
  • Piano available if needed
  • 2 ushers included in the rental rate
  • 60 people Total capacity including performers, RENTER'S staff and 2 Peridance ushers
  • Live streaming available throughout our internet network
  • DIfferent chair settings available depending on the numbers inquired (L shape, U shape, frontal)
  • NO DRESSING ROOM included in that type of rental. An additional studio rental needs to be booked (according to studio availability)

Full studio showing in studio 3 and 4

    Option A (resemble a real show with full risers)
  • With Risers up to 140 chairs No standing room
  • No Lights
  • Mirrors covered
  • Crossover available
  • Dressing Room included
  • Sound operator included
  • 2 to 3 Ushers
    Option B
  • No Risers
  • No Lights
  • No mirrors covered
  • No Crossover available
  • No dressing Room included
  • 100 Chairs No standing room is permitted
  • 2 to 3 ushers

For more information regarding studio showings, please contact

Peridance Partners

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