As the oldest surviving movie house in the country, Bijou Theatre brings a unique attraction to downtown Bridgeport.
Whether you are staging a full production, producing an acting showcase, or searching for a bright and comfortable live music venue, we have the perfect space to fit your needs.

Our theatres and lobbies also provide picture-perfect settings for a wide array of events including corporate conferences and meetings, award shows, galas, upfront presentations, holiday parties, film shoots and more!

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Exhibition, Meeting, Reading, Screening, Video/Film Shoot, Audition, Class, Special Event, Rehearsal, Performance
Disciplines Music, Theatre, Film
Restrictions On Use -

Availability

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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

for any inquiries please contact: Arnol Leyva
Phone: 2033318156 or email: info@bijoutheatre.org

Hours Of Operation Mon-Sat 9AM-6PM
Rental Policy The balance of your space rental fee is due thirty (30) days prior to your event. Miscellaneous costs, such as bar, catering, rentals, etc., are due ten (10) days prior to your event. Any additional costs that arise will be due within two (2) days of your event. No terms are implied or granted and no work will be allowed to commence until full payment is received. INSURANCE Special Event Liability insurance is required of ALL renters and is due no later than ten (10) days prior to your event. The insurance must, at renter’s sole expense, provide and maintain public liability and personal property damage insurance, insuring Bijou Theatre Bridgeport LLC employees, contractors and contracted vendors against all bodily injury, property damage, personal injury and other loss arising out of renter’s use and occupancy of the premises, or any other occupant on the premises, including appurtenances to the premises and sidewalks. The insurance required hereunder shall have a single limit liability of not less than $1 million, and general aggregate liability of not less than $2 million. Bijou Theatre Bridgeport LLC shall be named as an additional insured of said policy. Any caterers and/or outside vendors, companies, and/or institutions MUST provide a copy of their Certificate of Insurance and Catering License to Bijou Theatre, naming Bijou Theatre Bridgeport LLC as stated, and will be delivered at least one month prior to the event. LIABILITY Renter agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold Bijou Theatre Bridgeport LLC, its landlord, building owners, officers, employees, and agents harmless of and from any liabilities, costs, penalties, or expenses arising out of and/or resulting from the rental and use of the premises, including but not limited to, the personal guarantee of provision, service, and dispensing of payment by renter, its employees, and agents. In the event Bijou Theatre Bridgeport LLC, its landlord, building owners, officers, employees and/or agents, are required to file any action in court in order to enforce any provisions of this agreement, renter agrees to pay Bijou Theatre Bridgeport LLC, its officers, landlord, building owners, employees and/or agents, all reasonable attorney fees, court fees, and costs of suit incurred by Bijou Theatre Bridgeport LLC, including all collection expenses and interest due. CATERING STANDARDS Our Bijou Theatre Caterers have experience working at Bijou Theatre and are familiar with our regulations, policies, and procedures. Should there be an interest to work with our Bijou Theatre Caterers for pre/post show reception, dinner show, green room catering please leave contact information for our caterers to be in touch.
Cancellation Policy CANCELLATION Date-Hold Deposit is Non-Refundable From 25 days prior to event: NO SPACE RENTAL PAYMENT(S) WILL BE REFUNDED
Open to last minute space requests. -
Booking Requirements Deposit, On site meeting, Proof of liability insurance required, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel On site manager
Performance Personnel Call for addtl performance personnel
Payment Types Cash, Check
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities -

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions -
Space Features Air-conditioned, Heated, Wings/backstage space, Privacy
Technology -
Flooring Carpet
Stage Configuration Proscenium
Stage Dimensions -
Seating capacity 200
Seating Fixed

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Fluorescent, Incandescent, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Podium, Tables
Amenities Dressing rooms, Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories Rehearsal piano, Performance piano, Music stands
Audio Equipment Sound system, PA system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, Amplifier
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, Projection screen
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility Accessibility_active EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Paid garage/lot parking
Accessibility ADA or AODA compliant, Accessible without stairs, Patron restrooms
Audience Services Staffed concession, Restrooms, Box office, Lobby
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition - $1,500 $10,000 $40,000
Meeting - $1,500 $10,000 $40,000
Reading - $1,500 $10,000 $40,000
Screening - $1,500 $10,000 $40,000
Video/Film Shoot - $1,500 $10,000 $40,000
Audition - $1,500 $10,000 $40,000
Class - $1,500 $10,000 $40,000
Special Event - $1,500 $10,000 $40,000
Rehearsal $180 $1,500 $10,000 $40,000
Performance - $1,500 $10,000 $40,000

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition - $1,000 $7,000 $28,000
Meeting - $1,000 $7,000 $28,000
Reading - $1,000 $7,000 $28,000
Screening - $1,000 $7,000 $28,000
Video/Film Shoot - $1,000 $7,000 $28,000
Audition - $1,000 $7,000 $28,000
Class - $1,000 $7,000 $28,000
Special Event - $1,000 $7,000 $28,000
Rehearsal $120 $1,000 $7,000 $28,000
Performance - $1,000 $7,000 $28,000

Membership Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition - - - -
Meeting - - - -
Reading - - - -
Screening - - - -
Video/Film Shoot - - - -
Audition - - - -
Class - - - -
Special Event - - - -
Rehearsal $180 - - -
Performance - - - -

This space was last updated on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 6:43AM