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Enjoy the custom offerings of our space for your event! 

From conferences and conventions to benefits, meetings, private parties, expos, and special events, Near West Theatre offers space rentals throughout our facility to fit your needs, no matter the event size.

The form at the bottom of this page is the first step for all rental inquiries. Please complete it, and we will follow up with more information including available spaces, dates, and rental rates.

Highlights of Our Space:

  • Warm & inviting theatrical environment
  • Multiple spaces available
  • Auditorium can be used with or without riser seating
  • Professional tech available (specialty lighting, projections, sound, etc.)
  • Catering prep area on lower level
  • Valet parking service available
  • Located in the exciting and ever-developing Gordon Square Arts District, walking distance from dining, shopping, and more
  • Close to highways and downtown Cleveland

Past clients:

  • The American Musical and Dramatic Academy
  • Black Belt Productions
  • The Cleveland Browns
  • Cleveland International Film Festival
  • Crain's Cleveland
  • The Gund Foundation
  • North Pointe Ballet
  • JumpStart
  • United Church of Christ National Youth Forum
  • Windsong, Cleveland's Feminist Chorus

For more information or to schedule a tour of the building, please contact Rentals Manager Michael Stein or call 216-961-9750 x112

Lower Level Floor Plan

Level 1 Floor Plan

Level 2 Floor Plan

Rental Information

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Benefit Event / Recognition Event
Expo / Convention
Meeting / Conference
Theatrical / Dance / Music Performance
Film Screening
Auditorium (Includes Lobby)
Multi-Purpose Room
Lobby Only

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