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Dominican University Performing Arts Center is located just 10 miles west of Chicago's Loop. The center presents shows in two halls, Lund Auditorium (with less than 1,200 seats) and Martin Recital Hall (an intimate 180-seat setting); both are located in the Fine Arts Building at 7900 West Division Street in River Forest. Each venue offers superb acoustics, ideal sight lines and ample, free parking.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Rehearsal, Performance, Class, Audition, Photo Shoot, Audio Recording, Reading, Meeting, Video/Film Shoot
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre
Restrictions On Use *No food or drink is permitted in the theatre. *Rosin use is only allowed with the Marley Floor in place, and Rosin must be used in Rosin boxes only (facility staff can provide boxes on either side of stage). *All technical needs must be reviewed by the Technical Director. *Percussive foot wear requires review, but a Masonite Flooring may be put into place to accommodate most needs. **All catering must be contracted through Chartwells Catering at Dominican University.


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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

Contact Operations Manager at 708-524-6492 or

Hours Of Operation Call for availability. The spaces are in used extensively through the school year. More flexibility in summer, and single dates. Small (50–100 people) events/rehearsal maybe accommodated during the week, depending on needs/time of year.
Rental Policy A tour is required for all perspective renters to review needs, and the space. Please bring the organizations mission statement, and event description to the meeting. After reviewing dates, touring the space, and evaluating event needs a quote is sent via email.
Cancellation Policy Varies per contract.
Open to last minute space requests. -
Booking Requirements Deposit, Full payment, On site meeting, Proof of liability insurance required
Rental Personnel On site manager, Maintenance, Building engineer, Call for addtl rental personnel, Rates include some or all personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel Stage hands, Box office staff, Sound technician, Light technician, Technical director, Ushers, Call for addtl performance personnel
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities Percussive footwear, Street shoes, Rosin use, Live percussion, Amplified music

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 875.0 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Barres, Mirrors, Wings/backstage space, Fly space/theatrical rigging, Acoustic panels, Stage curtains
Technology WiFi
Flooring Wood, Nonsprung wood, Marley available, Masonite floor cover available, when needed.
Stage Configuration Proscenium, 35' wide x 25' deep with 12' apron. Full fly space. Proscenium 16' high.
Stage Dimensions -
Seating capacity 1170
Seating Fixed, Multi level, Main Floor 715, Balcony 455

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Fluorescent, Light board, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Podium, Tables
Amenities Dressing rooms, Shower, Green room, Private restroom, Telephone in space
Instruments and Accessories Rehearsal piano, Performance piano, Electronic keyboard, Organ, Music stands, Several pianos available, call for specifics.
Audio Equipment Sound system, Sound booth, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, CD player, Amplifier
Video/Film Equipment -
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Bike rack, Free garage/lot parking, Loading dock
Accessibility Lobby and house, Patron restrooms, Infrared system/assistive listening, Backstage restroom, Backstage, Stage
Audience Services Restrooms, Box office, Lobby
Miscellaneous *The Loading Dock is 7' above the ground with no lift. *The balcony is only accessible by a full flight of stairs. *The space dimensions above are just the stage space. The performing arts center is the entire first floor of the building.

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
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Meeting - - - -
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This space was last updated on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 12:27PM