SPECIAL EVENT RENTALS

With spacious venues available year-round to host galas, weddings, meetings, conferences, theme parties, birthdays, luncheons, dinners, seminars and fundraisers, the Atlas has a variety of spaces that can be transformed into whatever you can imagine. Venues can be scheduled for combined usage depending upon availability.
  • The Lang Theatre – a 258 fixed-seat theatre space
  • The Sprenger Theatre – a flexible theatre space that can seat up to 180 or 280 standing
  • Lab II – a small black box theatre space that seats up to 79 or 100 standing
  • Lab I – a small black box theatre space that seats up to 60 or 90 standing
  • Great Hall (Kogod Lobby + Cafritz Promenade) – an open space that can handle events for up to 300 guests (standing room)

Amenities

  • Top notch guidance and support from our arts management staff
  • Onsite production management liaison during your rental date(s)
  • Marquee and poster signage placement, based on availability
  • Event manager and technical crew as needed 
  • Lockable dressing room(s) during rehearsals and events. Number of rooms available  is dependent on party size and availibility.
  • Assisted listening devices in all four theater spaces.

 

Important information

  • $250 non- refundable deposit to reserve date(s). Should your booking be contracted, your deposit will be credited to the balance of your rental contract amount.
  • 50 % of the total space usage fee is due by the date specified in the contract. All balances must be paid in full 14 days prior to your load-in date.

Special Events Toolkit

Email Events Manager  at events@atlasarts.org to set up a tour.

 

To request space for your event, please complete our form:

Special Events Rental Request

 

CELEBRATE YOUR LOVE AT THE ATLAS

Let your imagination run wild in our unique and one-of-a-kind event venue. An important landmark in The District for the past 80 years, the Atlas is a historic theater setting perfect for intimate gatherings to large scale weddings. Our team of talented professionals skilled in event planning, sound engineering, and lighting design are at your call to design, plan, and execute your big day.
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AMENITIES

  • Professionally lit Dressing Rooms
  • Green Rooms
  • Bridal Suite
  • Grooms Suite
  • Showers
  • Top Level Production Team
  • Professional Grid in Event Space
  • Custom Professional Event Lighting
  • High End Sound Equipment
  • Easily Accessible Loading Dock

 

WHAT IS AROUND THE ATLAS?

  • Metro Station (via streetcar, or walking 15 minutes)
  • Union Station (20-minute walk)
  • DC Streetcar from Union Station
  • Valet Service
  • Dozens of restaurants and bars, perfect for your after party
  • Hotels such as Homewood Suites and Hampton by Hilton
  • Airbnb

Important information

  • $250 non- refundable deposit to reserve date(s). Should your booking be contracted, your deposit will be credited to the balance of your rental contract amount.
  • 50 % of the total space usage fee is due by the date specified in the contract. All balances must be paid in full 14 days prior to your load-in date.
  • Outside licensed caterers welcome. Email us for our preferred vendor list.

Wedding Toolkit

Email our Events Manager  at events@atlasarts.org to set up a tour.

 

To request space for your wedding, please complete our form:

Wedding Rental Request

 

 

4 THEATERS IN ONE VENUE

Located in the heart of Washington DC’s historic and thriving H Street NE neighborhood, the Atlas is a uniquely restored 1930’s art deco movie theatre that holds a special place in the hearts and minds of many people throughout the DMV. The Atlas Theatre was fully restored as the Atlas Performing Arts Center in 2006.
The Atlas has four performance venues:
  • The Lang Theatre – a 258 fixed-seat theatre space
  • The Sprenger Theatre – a large flex-seat theatre space that seats up to 196 (depending on seating configuration)
  • Lab II – a small, flex-seat black box theatre space that seats up to 80
  • Lab I – a small, black box theatre space that seats up to 60

All four performance venues can be rented for performances and/or rehearsals.

 

Rental Amenities

  • Top notch guidance and support from our arts management staff
  • Onsite production management liaison during your rental dates
  • Online ticketing through our Patron Manager technology service
  • Box Office staffing support throughout the entire ticketing sales process
  • Box Office sales reports to track your progress
  • Marketing support through our weekly e-newsletters (to over 24,000 and growing)
  • Social media posting
  • Poster in our poster box frames under the marquee, based on availability
  • Marquee signage placement, based on availability
  • House management and ushering staff for your show
  • Box Office sales staffing during your show
  • Cafe is available for your patrons and cast to purchase snacks and beverages
  • Lockable dressing room(s) during tech rehearsals and shows. Number of rooms available  is dependent on cast size and other renters in our theaters.
  • Full color playbill to insert your program into for each performance
  • Announcement in our season print brochures, flyers, and website
  • Website page for your event
  • You may price your event to your specifications
  • Assisted listening devices in all four venues

 

Important information

  • Atlas Performing Arts Center retains 10% of the total box office, less credit card and merchant processing fees. All tickets must be sold through the Atlas ticketing system.
  • $250 non- refundable deposit to reserve dates. Should your booking be contracted, your deposit will be credited to the balance of your rental contract amount.
  • 50 % of the total space usage fee is due by the date specified dates expressed in the contract. All balances must be paid in full prior to your load-in date. Space usage fees do not include production fees. 
  • 90%  box office proceeds will be issued 30 business days after final date of contract.
  • Final report of box office sales and additional support information will be issued with final payment.

To request performance space, fill out our request form:

Performance Rental Request

Performance rentals are for theatrical productions, music concerts, dance concerts and other performances that are ticketed and open to the general public.

RENT THE ATLAS FOR REHEARSALS

Located in the heart of Washington DC’s historic and thriving H Street NE neighborhood, the Atlas is a uniquely restored 1930’s art deco movie theatre that holds a special place in the hearts and minds of many people throughout the DMV. The Atlas Theatre was fully restored as the Atlas Performing Arts Center in 2006.
Our Lab 1 and Lab 2 spaces are ideal for small rehearsals.
Email Program Manager Robert Boaz at bboaz@atlasarts.org for information.

 

To request rehearsal space, fill out our request form:

Rehearsal Rental Request

 

ATLAS ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLEX

Join the list of creative businesses that call the Atlas Performing Arts Center home!
A restored 1930’s art deco movie theatre, the Atlas Administrative complex has closed-door offices and built-in cubicles available in a uniquely creative environment.
  • Use of Atlas’ internet and WiFi
  • Telephone service
  • Use of the Atlas Copy center
  • Use of the kitchen
  • Use of the Canon USA Conference Room
  • Mail distribution and guest reception
  • Receive discounted rental rates on performance and event spaces.

Atlas Administrative Complex is currently sold out. To be placed on the waiting list, email Roy Gross, Director of Operations, at rgross@atlasarts.org.

 

Virtual Office Space

Looking for a meeting room or quiet space to use the Internet all day? Rent a virtual office!
  • Use of the Canon USA Conference Room
  • Receive mail
  • Use of Internet in the Great Hall
  • Use of the Atlas Copy Center

Virtual Office Space is currently available. Email Roy Gross, Director of Operations, at rgross@atlasarts.org to discuss rates.