Rental - the performance project
"a supportive environment for daring and visionary contemporary choreographers" (WBEZ Radio, Chicago) - Hamlin Park Theater
A beautiful, intimate theater located in a 1910 prairie-style park fieldhouse.
Operated by The Chicago Moving Company in partnership with the Chicago Park District.
Performance Project - supportive, discounted rentals of the theater for artists producing their own work.
. rental nights: Thursdays, Fridays
. 30 x 40 foot performance space (with additional raised proscenium at the back)
. sprung wood floor with marley overlay
. seats 55-75, depending on configuration; padded chairs on risers
. theater masking: wings (3 on each side); back traveler curtain creates cross over and masks proscenium to create black box
. basic lighting and sound equipment (please see inventory below)
. spacious dressing room with running water
Tech Inventory Sheet - here (to download/view)
2023 Use/Coronavirus updates:
The theater is now available for a limited number of rentals for
CMC is committed to live performance; the naturally ventilated
Hamlin Park space and modular nature of audience seating
(seating is not fixed) provides for optimal observance of COVID safety
guidelines and protocols. The park district has now permitted
live theater use, and our staff has made necessary space
preparations/and implemented state, city, and our own
guidelines for the safety, health of artists and audience.
please feel free to contact us below for additional
rental inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
* coincides with Hamlin Park's annual boxing show; please
inquire what this means for your rental.
RE|Dance in concert at the Hamlin Park Theater, January 2019