Free hot desk space for artists and producers
Research Studio (15 seat) £18.50/hr
Performance Studio (75 seat) £28.50/hr
No theatre lights. No technician (ours nor yours)
Sound provided via the studio audio system
No deposit required
75 seats (Performance Studio)
Space Hire 5-9:30pm* (Extra rehearsal hours at £17/hr)
Technical manager (from 5:30 to 9.30 | Extra hours for £20/hr)
Lighting (operated by technical manager and discussed prior to the day)
Venue Assistant (from 6-9.30)
Sound through the theatre PA system
*shows must be over by 9pm and creative team must be out of building by 9:30. CDS staff closes building by 9:45pm.
£450 + £100 deposit
Get in begins from the first hour of your booking (5pm), unless you hire additional space prior to the package.
Props and dressing cannot be brought into the space prior to the booking unless specifically discussed with a member of CDS office staff.
Plotting and technical runs cannot take place without the appointed Technical Manager so please factor in any extra technical time you may need to book.
Get out must be completed by 9:30pm latest, and performers and collaborators must be cleared of the building so that venue staff can re-set and close the building.
We also have a projector, two HD video cameras and two digital snapshot cameras that can be hired to document your performance. Please ask when making a booking to find out more.
Further benefits of performance hire at Chisenhale:
We aim to accommodate all manner of performance events and can fine-tune specifications and prices to fit your event. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 020 8981 6617 to discuss your requirements.
Booking and Cancellation:
Booking inquiries can be made by phone, email or in person.
We do not pencil in or make tentative bookings.
Bookings are confirmed on receipt of payment.
Cancellation must be made within office hours and 2 weeks or more prior the full sharing package booking for a 90% refund.
Cancellations made less than 2 weeks prior to the start of the sharing package will not receive any refund.
Cancellation must be made within office hours (M-F 10-6) by phone or in person and four weeks or more prior to the start of the performance package for a 90% refund.
Cancellations made less than 4 weeks prior to the start of the performance package will not receive any refund.