The Ruth Page Center for 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 sites on a lovely tree-lined street in the heart of Gold Coast. An adjacent lot provides parking for students and guests, making access to The Center easy and convenient. Theater parking is available at the 1250 N. Dearborn Standard Parking lot, just north of Division Street. Parking is $10 for four hours when your parking ticket is validated at the front desk of the Ruth Page Center. The Ruth Page Center is near the Red Line (Rapid Transit) and the Clark, Broadway and Division bus lines.
Black Box Theater
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.
Technical sheets: repertory lighting plot, channel hookup and instrument schedule
Theater is supported by reception area, concession area in lower level lounge, photographic display area. Box office and limited parking are options, may also be available. Click here to view the box office information sheet.
Studios (rented on a per hour basis)
Studio I - Largest Studio located on the third floor of the building
dimensions are: 55' 1" x 38' 4" has a piano and CD Player, marley floor for ballet, Pointe, jazz and modern
Studio II - located on the third floor of the building
dimensions are: 56'2" x 25' 9" has a piano and marley floor for ballet, Pointe, jazz and modern.
Studio IV - located on the fourth floor of the building
dimensions are: 53' x 22' 8" has a piano. A marley floor is being installed for all forms of dance, ballet, Pointe, jazz, modern, tap, Irish Step dance, etc.
Studio LL - located in the lower level of the building
dimensions are: Actual (62' 8" x 21'), but because of piano 54' 8" x 21' has a piano and marley floor for ballet, Pointe, jazz and modern.
|Theater Rental Rates:|
|Not-for-Profit (Arts) rate per performance:||$750 per performance (includes 8 hours tech time)|
|Each additional Performance||$700 per performance (includes 4 hours tech time)|
|Additional Technical hours||$50 per hour|
|Profit Rate per performance:||$1,500 per performance (includes 8 hours tech time)|
|Each additional performance||$1,400 per performance (includes 4 hours tech time)|
|Additional Technical hours||$100 per hour|
|Security Deposit:||$1,000 for theater|
|Headset Rental:||$30 per week|
|Box Office Fees:||$200 for a 1 or 2 day consecutive performance,
plus $1.50 per ticket handling charge (passed onto patrons)
|Parking not available for Patrons of Theater|
|Studio Rental Rates:|
|Studio Rental-Not-for-Profit rate:||$35.00 per hour - In State / $50.00 per hour - Out State|
|Profit Rate:||$125.00 per hour|
For rental information call the Operations Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org at 312-337-6543.