TPS Black Box Theatre
The Black Box Theatre offers the community project opportunities in small, neutral environment. The Black Box is a great place to film your next music video or present new-play develop readings and performances. It is open to all disciplines of art and available to non-profit arts organizations and individual artists who wish to develop, teach, and/or perform their creative products, in a supportive and professional environment. Works ranging from one-person shows, school showcases, public readings, and full cast productions have and can be produced in the Black Box. Please note: we prioritize performances in this venue. If you choose to book this space for a non-performance booking, you may get moved to an alternate space, if we receive a performance booking request.
- 78 seat proscenium style theatre with tiered seating
- Stage dimensions: 39'wide x 20' deep, in standard configuration
- Large lobby with concessions counter shared with Center Theatre
- Tech booth with window overlooking the house/stage area
- Black velour drapes
- Performance rental may include use of conference room as a dressing/green room for an additional charge
- No windows HVAC ventilation system
- Yamaha Upright piano
- Technical consultations and support by TPS's Technical Director required for performance bookings
Performance Lighting - available to all Performance and Youth Showcase rental clients
- ETC Impression lighting console
- 3 NSI DDS6000 4 channel dimmer packs 12 dimmers total - can control up to 18 500w units
- 15 Altman 6" fresnels
- 4 Strand mini-zoom ellipsoidals
- 4 CCT mini zoom ellipsoidals
- 8 Par38 houselights - controllable from main console.
- Extension cables, color frames, barn doors, pattern holders available
Sound Equipment - available to all Performance and Youth Showcase rental clients
- Ramsa (Panasonic) 16 channel mixing console
- 2 Mackie SRM450 active speakers
- 8 channel stage snake
- Microphones, cable, mic stands, music stands etc available
Projection Equipment - available to all rental clients upon request
- Video projector - rental fee applies
- Several small front and rear projection screen options available at no charge.
- VGA cable and adaptors for most hardware supplied.
- Renter must provide their own source hardware.
305 Harrison Street
Seattle WA 98109
If the space is available your request will land in your shopping cart. Bookings cannot begin after 8pm. Rooms can only be reserved up to 6 months in advance. For reservations outside of the 6 month window, please use the inquiry form. If you plan to sell tickets for your event please use the inquiry form for this space.