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Performance Rentals

Performance Rentals

The Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, Victoria Theatre, and PNC Arts Annex are available to rent for your performance! If you’re interested in renting one of our venues for a performance, please complete the rental request form below.

Performance Rentals
Schuster Center
Victoria Theatre
PNC Arts Annex
Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

Built in 2003, the Schuster Center boasts the state-of-the art Mead Theatre and the smaller Mathile Black Box Theatre. The Schuster Center is a union IATSE house. Union labor rates apply.

BEFORE ISSUING A RENTAL CONTRACT, WE MUST HAVE A TECHNICAL RIDER, W-9, GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY TO INSURE THE AMOUNT OF $3,000,000, AND THREE VENUE/PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES.

Support Space

In addition to its technical capabilities, the Schuster Center provides outstanding facilities for the performers. Support space for Mead Theatre and the Mathile Theatre includes:

  • Dressing rooms that jointly hold more than 100 performers;
  • Wardrobe, makeup and hair styling rooms;
  • Laundry area;
  • The loading dock area features three docks, which can unload and load three trailers simultaneously.
  • Performers’ lounge; and
  • Visiting companies are also provided an office area in which to conduct business. Additional spaces available upon request.

Mead Theatre stage with red curtain closed as seen from the center balconyMead Theatre stage with curtain opened as seen from the center balconyMead Theatre stage with curtain opened as seen from the right balconyMead Theatre as seen from the stage

Mead Theatre

Theatre Type

Proscenium

Seats

2,325

Victoria Theatre

Renovated in 1989 and celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2016, the Victoria Theatre is an intimate performance venue. The Victoria Theatre is a union IATSE house. Union labor rates apply.

BEFORE ISSUING A RENTAL CONTRACT, WE MUST HAVE A TECHNICAL RIDER, W-9, GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY TO INSURE THE AMOUNT OF $3,000,000, AND THREE VENUE/PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES.

Support Space

Support space for the Victoria Theater includes:

  • Dressing rooms that jointly hold more than 70 performers;
  • Laundry area;
  • Performers’ lounge; and
  • Visiting companies are also provided an area in which to conduct business. Additional spaces available upon request.

Victoria Theatre stage as seen from the right side of seating areaVictoria Theatre stage as seen from the center of seating areaVictoria Theatre as seen from the stageView of the backstage rigging at the Victoria TheatreVictoria Theatre dressing room

Victoria Theatre

Theatre Type

Proscenium

Seats

1,154

PNC Arts Annex

Dayton’s newest performance and event space is located on the corner of Second and Ludlow Streets, across from the Schuster Center. The PNC Arts Annex is a 12,000-square-foot, one-story space with a spacious studio and a 199-seat black box theatre that can be configured in variety of ways.

BEFORE ISSUING A RENTAL CONTRACT, WE MUST HAVE A TECHNICAL RIDER, W-9, GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY TO INSURE THE AMOUNT OF $1,000,000, AND THREE VENUE/PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES.

PNC Annex TheatrePNC Annex Theatre Seating

PNC Arts Annex Theatre

Theatre Type

Black Box

Seats

199