Space Rental

Our building at 150 First Avenue is undergoing a large-scale renovation. We anticipate restarting our theater rental program by mid 2017.


  • Flexible, air-conditioned ground floor blackbox theater available for rent from now through November 2012.
  • Flexible, air-conditioned 2nd floor mainstage available for rent from mid-July through November 2012.


  • dance and theater performances, rehearsals, concerts, film shoots/film holding area, art shows, meetings, corporate parties, and all manner of special events.
  • Monthly, weekly, daily rental all possible. Weekly and multi-week rentals are preferred.


  • 9th Space is located in the East Village at 150 1st Avenue, within Performance Space 122: one of the world’s leading arts institutions, an esteemed presenter of experimental and alternative performance and a home to countless emerging artists. The space is synonymous with ground-breaking, adventurous performance and a roster of artists that can mark the beginning of their careers from their performances here is impressive (including Eric Bogosian, Spalding Gray and John Leguizamo, among many others).
  • Repeat renters in recent years include Silence! The Musical, Matt and Ben, The Amoralists theater company, festivals such as SoloNova, 1st Irish, the NYC Fringe and many more.
  • Convenient to subways: L train to 1st Avenue, F/V train to 2nd Avenue, N/R to 8th Street, 6 to Astor Place


  • Air-conditioning/heating.
  • Risers and seating.
  • Extensive lighting and sound rep plot.
  • Venue supervisor.
  • Box office and House Management staff.
  • Online ticketing services & dedicated 9th Space website.
  • Advertising in display cases located on 1st Avenue and on 9th Street.



Second Floor Theater

First Floor Theater

First Floor Theater

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