Theater & Studio Rentals

  • • For theater and studio rental inquiries, please contact Katie Matteson Campana at or 312-337-6543 x1013. 


    The Ruth Page Center for the Arts is located just steps from Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, Chicago’s shopping, dining and cultural mecca. The historic 1927 building in which the Center resides sits on a lovely tree-lined street in the heart of the Gold Coast.

    The Ruth Page Center for the Arts Theater

    Housed within this historic building is a 218-seat theater, a wonderfully intimate and flexible setting for theater and dance performances that offers excellent acoustics and sightlines and is supported by a box office and multi-purpose areas for reception, concession slaes, and photo opportunites. 

    Ruth Page Center offers a variety of theater rental packages tailored to fit your exact needs. Packages do not include technical, back of house (BOH), front of house (FOH) or box office staff. Event spaces for receptions are also available for an additional fee. 

    Package A: Up to four hours, single day rental. Perfect for filming or onstage rehearsals. No performances included in this package.

    • Standard Pricing: $700.00 Non-Profit: $490.00

    Package B: Up to 12 hours, single day rental. 1 performance. 

    Standard Pricing: $2100.00 Non-Profit: $1470.00

    Package C: Up to 36 hours, 1 week rental. 2-3 performances based on schedule and needs. 

    Standard Pricing: $6300.00 Non-Profit: $4410.00

    Package D: Up to 50 hours, 1 week rental. 4-5 performances based on schedule and needs. 

    Standard Pricing: $8750.00 Non-Profit: $6125.00

    All theater rentals require a $500 security deposit due upon signing of rental contract. Should rental organization need more technical hours beyond listed packages, additional hours may be purchased at a standard rate of $175.00 per hour. 

    All technical info sheets linked HERE!

    Theater Seating: 218 seats

    Stage size: 34 feet deep by 50 feet wide (without curtains)

    Includes: Cyc, scrim, black drapes, minimum light plot and sound system.

    Parking: Please click here to view “Planning Your Visit” which details parking options for your patrons.


    Dance Studios

    As a premiere destination for dance in Chicago, Ruth Page Center features four well-lit, spacious and welcoming dance studios.  The studios are used by In-Residence companies such as DanceWorks Chicago, Hedwig Dances, Giordano Dance Chicago, as well as Ruth Page School of Dance.


    STUDIO SPACESStudio IStudio IIStudio IIIStudio IV
    Standard Rate per Hour$60$55$50$50
    Dimensions55'1"x 38'4"56'2" x 25'9"62'8" x 21'55'1" x 38'4"
    Ceiling Height11'6"11'6"9'1"9'2.5"
    Capacity (for Fire Code)124827150
    Theater Accessx x 
    Dressing Room Accessx x 


    Each of the four studios are equipped with sprung floors covered with marley, bluetooth capabilities, an ipod/CD player system, TV & HDMI cable for streaming. Studios are perfect for dance rehearsals, auditions and informal showings. 

    MULTIPURPOSE SPACESConference RoomLounge
    Standard Rate per Hour$30$45
    Square Footage5761031
    Capacity (for Fire Code)3050
    Piano upright
    Additional Use tap/hip hop
    Set UpTable w/ 10 chairs 

    Multi-Purpose Spaces are equipped with media cart with TV & HDMI cable and/or sound system with auxiliary hookup upon request. 

    Need-based, Long-Term Subsized Rental Applications available. Please contact with inquiries. 

  • "One of my favorite theater experiences ever! The intimacy of this place is fantastic and Memphis was amazing. No regrets...I'll be back!"