9 Theatre Venues In Mississauga

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Are you looking for a venue for your next event? If you want to put on a concert, host your next business conference, rehearse a dance recital, or organize an event that needs a theatre in Mississauga, look no further. Below we’ve compiled a list of 9 theatre venues in Mississauga, from varying sizes and prices to meet your needs.

Living Arts Centre 

Living Arts Centre is located in at Mississauga’s City Centre. The Living Arts Centre holds three performing arts theatres: Hammerson Hall, RBC Theatre, and Rogers Theatre, as well as an exhibition gallery, seven art studios and facilities for office and corporate meetings. Below we will focus on the three theatres for the performing arts. 

There are plenty of parking spaces available around the city centre. The Living Arts Centre’s underground parking is open during regular facility hours and during events and is free on weekends and weekdays after 6 p.m. In addition, paid on-street parking is available on Living Arts Drive & Prince of Wales Drive in designated spots. 

Hammerson Hall

The award-winning theatre, Hammerson Hall, is the largest of all the three performing arts theatres with a capacity of 1,300 guests seated amongst plush red velvet audience seats. Additionally, this theatre is fully equipped with sound, lighting, and rigging equipment in order to accommodate all types of functions. Hammerson Hall is commonly used as a venue for concerts, community performances, product launches, film shoots, major touring productions, and gala events. 

The rental rate at Hammerson Hall is approximately $7,107.44 per day which does not include the rates for ticketing, box office, front of house staff. 

Hammerson Hall

RBC Theatre

The RBC Theatre is a very versatile space that is commonly used for theatrical performances, corporate events, and social functions. For theatrical performances, the RBC Theatre offers a variety of different seating configurations including a traditional theatre style with a capacity of up to 300 guests, a theatre in-the-round with a capacity of 382 guests, and finally, a cabaret style seating with food and beverage service with a capacity of up to 250 guests. Being so versatile, it can also provide dramatic and intimate settings for weddings, banquets, and other special events. 

The house rental rate at the RBC Theatre is approximately $2,702.48 per day which does not include the rates for ticketing, box office, and front of house staff. 

RBC Theatre

Rogers Theatre

The Rogers Theatre is the smallest of all three performing arts theatres with a capacity of 110 guests. This theatre is used for small recitals, presentations, business meetings, lectures and film screenings as it is equipped for video projections. In addition, it is wired for interactive video conferencing. 

The rental rate for a half day is $438.48 and $730.80 for a full day. This does not include the rates for ticketing, box office, and front of house staff. 

For more accurate pricing of the three theatres in the Living Arts Centre, please visit their website. Contact lac.rentals@mississauga.ca and complete the online facility request form to book. 

Meadowvale Theatre

The 395 seat, Meadowvale Theatre is newly renovated to host many types of performances for music, dance, comedy and even features major upgrades to accommodate corporate, professional, and community programming as well. It has three rental spaces, including a theatre space lobby and multi-purpose rehearsal hall.

Rates differ depending on whether you are private renter or not-for-profit organization. For example, for a non-profit organization, such as Crane Creations Theatre Company, it would be $334.15 per day to rent out the theatre auditorium, plus the lobby for $340.70 per day, and the rehearsal hall for $105.25 if needed as well. Another option is per hour for $42.60 for the lobby meeting, and $16.15 for the rehearsal hall. All prices are before taxes. They do do not include rates for technical and front of house staff, and additional charges listed here

There is free parking available in a shared parking lot with the nearby high school, West Credit Secondary School. 

Meadowvale Theatre

Maja Prentice Theatre

The Maja Prentice Theatre, located inside the Burnhamthorpe Library in the neighbourhood of Applewood, is a performing arts venue that has the capacity to hold 198 guests in its auditorium. The theatre features dressing rooms, a rehearsal hall, and modern technical equipment. Maja Prentice Theatre is suitable for any performing arts and cultural group producing a live event. 

There is free parking available outside of the Burnhamthorpe Library. 

Crane Creations Theatre Company manages Maja Prentice Theatre. Rental rates vary depending on the renter’s choice on an hourly, daily, or weekly basis. On an hourly basis, it starts at $45 an hour. Daily, it starts at $450, and the weekly is at $3000 a week. Not for profit organizations receive discounted rates. A technician is included for sound and lighting assistance. 

To learn about rentals contact Crane Creations Theatre Company at ourspace@cranecreations.ca or call at +1 (289)-727-2010.

Maja Prentice Theatre

Erindale Studio Theatre & MiST

Inside the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) is Erindale Studio Theatre, home to the theatre and drama students of the campus. UTM presents a full season of plays and theatrical performances at Erindale Studio Theatre. Aside from theatrical performances, Erindale Theatre has also previously been rented for children’s theatre, stand-up comedy, mystery dinner theatre, musicals, dance recitals, classical concerts, fashion shows, poetry readings, and as a meeting space. 

Erindale Theatre can seat up to a capacity of 90 guests in a variety of different configurations such as: thrust, proscenium, alley, in the round, corner/corner stage, and audience setups. 

To inquire about rental spaces for both Erindale and MiST Theatre, email Mike Slater mike.slater@utoronto.ca for theatre operations. 

In the premises of the same campus of UTM is the MiST Theatre, also known as the Multimedia Studio Theatre. MiST is a black box theatre that can seat 125 guests with its rectangular configured space in end-staging. Unfortunately, it is temporarily closed.

There are plenty of parking lots around the campus of UTM. Lot 9 (paid parking) is closest to the Erindale Theatre.

MiST Theatre

Cawthra Park Secondary School Theatre

Cawthra Park Secondary School has its own state-of-the-art theatre that presents high school student’s plays. The theatre includes three studios and an auditorium that has a capacity of 667 guests. The events that usually take place here are the programs theatre productions, musical and dance theatre. 

Due to school hours, Cawthra Park Theatre is only available to rent out on weekdays between 6 pm to 10 pm. For more information about their rentals, do visit the school’s website or contact pratiksha.raut@peelsb.com for their Facilities Rental Services. 

The Cawthra Park Secondary School has lots of free parking available. 

Cawthra Park Theatre

Clarke Hall

Located at the neighbourhood of Clarkson, Clarke Hall is ideally used for large and intimate socials, meetings, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, baby showers, or religious gatherings. Clarke Hall is used for church meetings, community concerts, court games, gymnastics, banquets and small gatherings. The capacity of Clarke Hall depends on the setup for the event. For example, a boardroom configuration has the capacity of 60 guests, a social gathering of 180 guests, and for a theatre seating configuration at 180 guests. 

The rental rate for Clarke Hall is approximately $23.70 per hour. Ffor more information on their rental rates, visit their website here. To book fill out their online facility request form located on the website. 

There is limited parking available on site. However, there is on-street and public parking lots nearby. 

Clarke Hall

Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB)

The Small Arms Inspection Building is a historic, multi-purpose building that presents a wide range of arts and cultural programs by providing a creative hub for artists and community members to feel welcomed to use the space for free during public hours. It is located on the border of Mississauga and Etobicoke at the neighbourhood of Lakeview. 

This multi-purpose building has a 400-person capacity and its rental bookings are on a first-serve basis for up to 10 months prior to the event date. In order to book an event, visit the website to review the building’s rules and procedures to first ensure compliance, and then complete an online event booking request or email small.arms@mississauga.ca 

There is free parking available on the east side of the building that can accommodate up to 160 vehicles. 

Small Arms Inspection Building

Sampradaya Dance Theatre

Sampradaya Dance Creations has a intimate black box theatre, Sampradaya Dance Theatre. It is a 93 seat theatre. The multi-purpose studio and theatre space with retractable seating offers a warm and intimate setting. Equipped with professional quality and thoughtfully designed lighting and sound infrastructure, the space proudly boasts the potential to be transformed from a lecture space into a stunning performance stage. The theatre is conveniently located at the corner of Ridgeway and Dundas in Mississauga.

For more information and to book visit their website.

Sampradaya Dance Theatre

Crane Creations Studio

If you are looking for a small intimate space to rehearse, do a photoshoot, hold a small birthday party, or class, look no further. Crane Creations Theatre Company’s Studio is a small space able to hold up to 30 guests and is perfect for intimate gatherings. The space is very affordable, with prices as low as $14.00 an hour and is located close to public transit. The studio is available to rent 24/7 and the rental process is easy and hassle free. Parking is free and easily available.

To learn more or book the space visit our rental page.

Finding More Theatre Venues In Mississauga?

Do you know of more Theatre Venues in Mississauga? Let us know by emailing info@cranecreations.ca.

 

Acknowledgement

Crane Creations Theatre Company would like to recognize the support of Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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