The Barnsdall Gallery Theatre is an intimate, 299-seat theatrical venue that hosts live theatre, dance, music, spoken word, lecture, film, community gatherings, and special events. Owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs’ Performing Arts Division, this space welcomes artists from all over the region as a highly-sought after, flexible mid-sized venue. The space’s capacity, location, technical and theatrical capabilities, affordable cost, and ample parking is unparalleled.
Currently, the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre operates primarily as a rental house. Co-presentations, festivals, and special events with the Department of Cultural Affairs are determined via a formal application process and announced online as they become available.
The Barnsdall Gallery Theatre welcomes many different kinds of renters including, but not limited to independent artists, nonprofit organizations, social service organizations, cultural producers, event planners, and professional, commercial production companies. Additionally, many small to mid-sized organizations from the communities of Los Feliz, East Hollywood, Thai Town, Little Armenia, Hollywood, Silver Lake, Echo Park, Elysian Heights, Downtown, Larchmont, and Atwater Village view the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre as their creative home.
*Terms and conditions of all rental agreements are subject to negotiation. Please contact individual venue managers for details