Nox Arca Theatre

The Nox Arca Theatre is a black box theatre located in the Ravenswood neighborhood, just steps from the Irving Park Brown Line stop.

Located at 4001 N Ravenswood, Nox Arca is also a performance cooperative that consists of Chicago-born theater companies Death & Pretzels and Reutan Collective. The artistic aim of this space is to fulfill the mission statements of these companies, as well as provide means for accessible theatrical experiences for other artistic ensembles and audience alike. This space will serve as not only a performance venue, but will also serve as an incubator for new and emerging works and collaborations. This space is available for rent as a rehearsal, performance, class, or event space. For inquiries please email or visit

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Space Detail
Available Hours: 
7am to 11pm
Total Square Footage: 
Heating/Air Cond
Loading Dock
Wheelchair Accessibility
Floor Types/Surfaces: 
Concrete floors
Maximum Occupancy: 
Space Detail Other: 

Maximum occupancy - 35 for SEATED guests during performanes, 75 for STANDING guests during other events

Staff/Office Equipment: 
Staff/Office Equipment Other: 

FOH Staff is available with an additional charge 

Pricing Info
Other Price Information: 

Rehearsal - $10/hour

One Day venue booking - 6 hours, $100

Weekly/Performance venue rental - 168 hours, $550

Further rates can be negotiated depending on your needs! 

Building Info
Other Insurance Information: 

All space users are required to have (and show proof of) liability insurance, Nox Arca Theatre does not provide liability insurance for renters

Building Policies: 

Please keep personnel restricted to our suite during rehearsals and performances, hallways and bathrooms found outside the suite are not owned or operated by Nox Arca and renters found to be using these facilities may face termination of their rental agreement.