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We're a black-box theatre in the heart of uptown Waterloo. Our space is flexible, with a modular riser system that provides tiered seating. Renters have full access to our lights, sound, and projector systems. We've hosted plays (our own and others'), improv shows, rehearsals, concerts, parties, magic shows... It's a small space, but one with big possibilities.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Performance, Rehearsal, Special Event, Class, Audition, Photo Shoot, Video/Film Shoot, Screening, Reading, Meeting, Studio Art, Exhibition, Audio Recording
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use -



Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

We accept booking requests via email ( or phone (519-886-0660); note that the phone goes to a messaging system, you're unlikely to reach a live person. There is also a link through the "contact us" page on our website.

Hours Of Operation Flexible; we usually sign out a key to renters and put them into the security system for the duration of their booking, so that they can come and go as they need to.
Rental Policy No open flames! No fire, smoke, or pyrotechnic effects are permitted on the premises. Only KWLT-staffed events have access to our liquor license; any use of alcohol on the premises by outside renters must be approved by our board of directors in advance.
Cancellation Policy Deposit (50% of total rental fee) is refundable up to 14 days in advance of the start of the booking; cancellation within 14 days forfeits the deposit. The balance of payment is due 7 days in advance of the booking, and not refundable after that point.
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Deposit, On site meeting, Proof of liability insurance required, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel Maintenance, Call for addtl rental personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel 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 937.0 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Grid, Wings/backstage space, Uninterrupted wall space, Some drapery available for use
Technology Cell service, Internet access, WiFi
Flooring Stone
Stage Configuration Flexible stage, Black box
Stage Dimensions 30 ft x 13.5 ft with 19 ft ceiling
Seating capacity 65
Seating Seating risers, Flexible seating, Wheelchair-accessible "balcony" at entrance

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Fluorescent, Light board, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Risers, Tables, Ladder
Amenities Dressing rooms, Green room
Instruments and Accessories Electronic keyboard, Music stands
Audio Equipment Sound system, Sound booth, PA system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, CD player, Amplifier
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, Projection screen, TV/monitor
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Virtual Tour Click here to view a virtual tour of the space.
Parking Street parking, Bike rack
Accessibility Lobby and house, Patron restrooms
Audience Services Restrooms, Box office, Lobby
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Performance $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Rehearsal $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Special Event $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Class $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Audition $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Photo Shoot $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Video/Film Shoot $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Screening $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Reading $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Meeting $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Studio Art $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Exhibition $20-$25 $125 $600 -
Audio Recording $20-$25 $125 $600 -

This space was last updated on Thursday, April 02, 2020 at 2:21PM