studio/stage

Rentable Rooms

Possible Uses

studio/stage is a user-friendly multi-tasking, multi-hyphenate, multi-media production space, designed to exceed your creative needs.

studio/stage is suitable for: live performance, photo shoots, fashion shows and shoots, film shoots, pilots, music video shoots, classes, parties, events, fundraisers, showcases, screenings, art openings, casting sessions, rehearsals, readings, recitals, product demos and intros, press conferences, seminars, quinceaneras, speed dating events, religious services, birthday parties, magic shows, bridal showers, wedding rehearsals, writing retreats, video game tournaments, fringe festivals, and much, much more.

address

520 N. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90004

Tel.: (323) 591-4849

studio/stage

520 N. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90004

major features

The Cyclorama

The stage is surrounded on 3 sides by a 14′ tall curved white wall. A unique feature for a live performance space, this makes studio/stage a projection or lighting designer’s dream.

Full Kitchen

Perfect for food photographers, and groups looking to book the space for catered special events. Includes refrigerator, microwave, oven and dishwasher.

Configurable Seating

Want seats on the stage? No problem. How about cabaret seating? It’s been done before. Mount a show in the round? Simple.

Secured Parking

On the back side of the building, there is  a 10-spot gated parking lot. 5 spots are available to studio/stage during the day, 8 spots in the evening.

the stage

Our 45-seat performance space

Best for theatrical productions, classes, showcases, music performances, photography / film / video shoots, large product photography, casting sessions, seminars, training sessions, fashion shows, religious services, screenings, readings, cabarets, sketch comedy, improv, karaoke parties, album release parties, and specialty events.

 

  • 30′ wide x 18′ deep stage
  • 14′ from stage to ceiling (12′ to grid)
  • Unfixed seating allows for flexible house configuration.
  • 14′ tall elephant door leads from parking lot to the stage
  • 12′ tall curtains available to black-box the space
    (reduces playing area to 22′ x 18′)

lighting equipment

  • 8 x Source Four pars (525w lamps)
  • 6 x 50 degree Source Four lekos (750w lamps)
  • 12 x 50 degree Colortran lekos (1k lamps)
  • 5 variable focal length Colortran lekos (1k lamps)
  • 6 Strand Iris 1-Cell Cyc Light (1k lamps)
  • 36 x 2.4k dimmers
  • ETC Nomad Board on an iMac

sound equipment

  • 5.1. surround sound system
  • Dedicated iMac with full QLab Sound & Video License
  • Wireless Shure Hand Mic w/ Stand
  • Two ceiling-mounted P.A. Speakers

video equipment

  • NEC NP-P502H 5000-Lumen Full HD DLP Projector w/ DMX-controlled dowser
  • AppleTV (4th Generation)
  • Dedicated Multimedia Entertainment System
  • Dedicated iMac with full QLab Sound & Video License
  • Dedicated Private Hi-Speed Internet w/ WiFi

the studio

Our multi-use front room

Consignment art gallery featuring works by local Los Angeles painters. Best for casting, photo shoots, headshot sessions, table readings, interviews, meetings, and temporary office space.

 

  • 20′ deep x 10′ wide
  • 14′ ceiling w/ track lighting
  • Rolling corner bar/box office

common areas

Dressing Room #1 (Red)

  • Two Makeup Stations
  • Makeup Mirror with Lighting
  • Rolling Costume Rack

Dressing Room #2 (Green)

  • Two Mirrors
  • Cubbyhole Shelving for cast/crew storage
  • Private bathroom
  • Rolling Costume Rack

Kitchen:

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove/Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes/Silverware
  • Glasses/Mugs
  • Extensive Cabinet Space
  • Large Garbage Can

Patron Restroom

  • Vanity Mirrors and Lighting

On-Site Storage

  • 6′ wide x 8′ deep x 6.5′ tall
  • Located upstairs, next to the control booth

rental types

hourly / daily

studio/stage is available to rent hourly from 7am to 11pm, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. There is a four-hour minimum for hourly rentals.

Perfect for: casting sessions, photo & film shoots, showcases, readings, meetings, screenings, fundraisers, special events, etc.

recurring

Need a space for your regular class, lecuture series, or other recurring event? We’ve got you covered and will negotiate a fair monthly rental rate for a regular weekly or monthly booking.

Perfect for: acting classes, casting workshops, religious services, organizational meetings, etc.

theatrical production

studio/stage is available to book Wednesday through Sunday evenings for theatrical productions, year-round. We offer competitive weekly rental rates that include discounts on rehearsal, load-in, and tech time. 3-performance/week and 4-performance/week packages available.

hollywood fringe festival

studio/stage is an official, approved venue for the annual Hollywood Fringe Festival. If you are looking for a unique, interesting, and accomodating venue run by two decorated fringe veterans, studio/stage is where you want to be! Book us through hollywoodfringe.org!

Questions?

If there’s anything you’d like to know before submitting a booking request, or if you’d like to arrange a tour of the space, please call or e-mail us and we’ll be happy to assist you!

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