Come to Porchlight for your rehearsal, special event, scenic-build & Prop/Costume Rental Needs!

Porchlight Music Theatre offers its spacious and fitted-out scene shop (with easy loading-dock access), three rehearsal studios, and ample prop/costume stock for rent!

Each studio has its own new HVAC system, an audio system for simple playback, and a piano if needed. Choose between:

South Studio – 1600 Sq. ft.- $20/hour for multi-day rental $25/hour for single/partial day rental

East Studio – 1200 Sq. ft.- $18/hour

West Studio – 900 Sq. Ft. – $15/hour

If you are a single/partial day renter with times outside of normal business hours, a facilities coordinator is required to be on site during the duration of your time here and is billed at $15/hour + 1 hour of setup/cleanup time.

For more information on rentals, and information on our Audition Package Rate, please contact Facilities Manager Johnnie Schleyer at johnnie@porchlightmusictheatre.org.

Organizations that have used our services include:

About Face Theatre
Agency Theatre
American Blues Theatre
American Eagle Productions
Arts & Business Council of Chicago
Babes with Blades
Bailiwick Chicago
Big Noise
BoHo Theatre
Chicago Commercial Collective
Chimera Ensemble
Definition Theatre Company
DimeStore Films
DMT Entertainment & Events
Drury Lane
Emerald City Children’s Theatre
Entertainment Events
Family Bridges
First Floor Theatre
Haven Theatre Company
Hypocrites
International Voices Project
Ka-Tet Theatre
Kaplan University
Kokandy Productions
Lady Jack Entertainment
Lake Country Playhouse
Lake Forest Theatre
Leo Burnett Worldwide
Little Theatre on the Square
Livewire Theatre Company
Locked Door Productions
Mercury Theatre
Palace Theatre
Permoveo
Promethean Theatre
Raven Theatre
Red Horse Theatre
Redmink Productions
Refuge Theatre Project
Route 66 Theatre Company
Sideshow Theatre
Starkid Productions
Stone Hearth Theatre
The House Theatre of Chicago
Theatre at the Center
Theatre Seven of Chicago
Theatre Wit
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
TimberLake Productions
Timeline Theatre Company
Urumban Productions
Walkabout Theatre