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Studio 5 is a 52-seat black box theatre located on the 5th floor of Walnut Street Theatre. This space is rented weekly each year between the last week of August and the first week of July to local theatre companies who do not have a home of their own. The space is rented out for plays only (musical productions are not permitted in this space). The rental week runs Tuesday–Sunday, and most groups rent for a minimum of two weeks at a time. Rentals for returning theatre companies are scheduled first, and the remaining weeks are filled in on a first-come, first-served basis. Bookings begin in January for the upcoming season.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Performance
Disciplines Theatre
Restrictions On Use No smoking or lit candles are permitted in the dressing rooms, lobby or stairwells. If there is smoking or lit candles used in the production, renter must inform the Fire Marshall's office and have the situation approved by the Fire Marshall AND Walnut Street Theatre Management. Space is used by WST Theatre school Monday nights and Saturdays until 3PM. Performances permitted Tuesday - Sunday evenings, matinees on Sundays only. Musical productions not permitted.


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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

Contact Kathryn McCumber at or 215-574-3550 x577 for information and booking.

Hours Of Operation 10AM -10PM
Rental Policy -
Cancellation Policy Upon booking, a 25% non-refundable deposit of total rental fee is required. If Lessee cancels, deposit is forfeited.
Open to last minute space requests. -
Booking Requirements Deposit
Rental Personnel Maintenance, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel -
Payment Types Cash, Check
Options -
Other Allowed Activities -

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 952.88 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Grid
Technology Internet access, WiFi
Flooring Other
Stage Configuration Proscenium, Black box
Stage Dimensions 22.66 ft x 20.58 ft
Seating capacity 52
Seating Fixed, Seating risers

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Light board, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Ladder
Amenities Dressing rooms
Instruments and Accessories -
Audio Equipment Sound system, Sound booth, MP3/auxiliary input
Video/Film Equipment -
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Bike rack, Paid garage/lot parking
Accessibility ADA or AODA compliant, Accessible without stairs, Elevator
Audience Services Vending machines, Restrooms, Lobby
Miscellaneous Weekday and Saturday matinees are not permitted. Sunday matinees are subject to other rehearsals/performances occurring at the Walnut during the rental period. Performances are permitted Tuesday – Sunday evenings. The space is not available Mondays.

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Performance - - $775 -

This space was last updated on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 4:08PM