44 Gaukel is a co-working arts and technology hub, shared as a working space for local arts and culture non-profit organizations and as a makerspace for the tech start-ups of the Accelerator Centre. 44 Gaukel is located in the heart of Downtown Kitchener, steps from City Hall and Victoria Park.

Rehearsal space is 735.3 sq. ft and measures 27'-9" by 28'-2". Space features new full-length mirrors, stage curtains and brand new laid rosco floor.

The rehearsal space books at a rate of $8 + HST per hour, with a 3 hour minimum.

Please contact Erin at erin@artsbuildontario.ca to book daily or weekly rentals.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

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


COLORED BLOCKS = NOT AVAILABLE Click on open time blocks to create a space request.
Space requests must be at least 1 day in advance.
Rental must be for at least 3 hours

Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

Please submit booking request through SpaceFinder Waterloo Region or by email at erin@artsbuildontario.ca

Hours Of Operation Flexible - working hours are Monday to Friday, 8 am - 5 pm, after hours available until 12 am. Rentals are available outside of working hours - please contact if you require access outside the listed hours. Rentals outside of regular building hours will be required to sign out a key.
Rental Policy Books at $8 + HST/hr. Minimum booking is three hours - cost is $24.00 + HST/3 hour block. 44 Gaukel is a shared space. Unless indicated at time of rental, the staff lounge, meeting rooms and board room are only to be used by tenants. The shared kitchen may be lightly used during rental but we ask that renters be respectful of tenant space and priority. Please keep all activity within the designated rental space. Renters are not to access any of the Accelerator Centre or arts and culture makerspaces, studios or offices without express permission of said tenant. Renters are not permitted to touch or remove any of the equipment or tools that may be in these spaces or any of the shared spaces (hallways, lounge, kitchen, meeting rooms, lobby). Damage fees will apply.
Cancellation Policy -
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements -
Rental Personnel On site manager, Maintenance, Call for addtl rental personnel
Performance Personnel -
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities -

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 735.3 sqft
Space Features Air-conditioned, Heated, Mirrors, Sink and counter space.
Technology Cell service, Internet access, WiFi, Wi-Fi password will be provided at time of rental.
Flooring rosco subfloor
Stage Configuration -
Stage Dimensions -
Seating capacity -
Seating Chairs available upon request.

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Fluorescent
Furniture Chairs, Tables
Amenities Kitchen/pantry
Instruments and Accessories -
Audio Equipment -
Video/Film Equipment -
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility Accessibility_active EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Bike rack, Paid garage/lot parking
Accessibility Elevator
Audience Services -
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Audio Recording $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Exhibition $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Meeting $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Reading $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Screening $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Video/Film Shoot $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Photo Shoot $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Audition $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Class $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Special Event $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Rehearsal $9.04 $72.32 $452 -
Performance $9.04 $72.32 $452 -

This space was last updated on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 10:18AM