accessible studios and theater for rent & live streaming
Standard Web Studio
Hey you fitness and dance instructors out there! Regain your income now with a a custom shoot with a professional technician. Includes a consult, graphics insert, cut to pre recorded videos or slides and mix in background audio. We do the work, you satisfy your clients! 1 hour shoot, 15 minute consultation
Deluxe Web Studio
Like the standard package but with extra bells & whistles like more cameras and special FX add ons such as a picture in picture feature and the ability to use a green screen to insert masked backgrounds. 1 hour shoot, 15 minute consultation
Musical or Theatrical Live Streaming
A full venue rental with audio, lighting, and video technicians. Your live performance will be captured and mixed live for broadcast by Montana Pro Audio's engineers on their top of the line Midas Pro Series mixing consoles with up to 48 inputs possible at once. Plus graphics insert, videos or slides switch, and green screen. Cameras include 2 static shots and one Rovo cam, and switched live to broadcast.
Between dates 3/19-4/10, only 2 people are allowed in the West Side Venue at a time. We are following the protocol provided by the CDC and MT Health Department and the Governor's office to keep our venue safe
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State of the art
sound, lighting, projection
Seating & Staging
adaptable configuration for this theater or playhouse venue
Green room, showers, kitchenette, Tech Loft
Theater curtain, cyclorama, blackout curtains, partition walls, back drop
Fly props and people!
Indoor cast parking
All Packages include
Definitions to help you choose the type of rental you are seeking:
* Systems: lighting board/LED washes/moving heads/spots, full sound, and projection
* Shared Studio Space: 1200 sq ft sprung floor, not private
* Private Studio Space: 2400 sq ft sprung floor, privacy guaranteed
* Venue without Systems: 4820 sq ft of space, amenities, but no use of light/sound/projection
“A top notch venue for the performing arts. I often refer to the space as the prettiest in the U.S. Beyond the overall aesthetic, it’s flexible design allows for a variety of presentation options. The rigging is sound and intuitive.”
"Affordable and has the flexibility to 'dream' instead of trouble-shoot. The lighting equipment allows for really exciting looks, and the space itself is so expansive, with an epic feel to it with the high ceilings."
"It's exciting to have the option for a mid-size venue for our productions. We're excited to move into the space and get audiences there. I hope the performance community gets inspired, since the arts scene needs a theater like this to survive and thrive."
How far are you from downtown?
- mere blocks from your favorite breweries and restaurants!
What are your seating configurations?
- bleacher, chair or table seating in the round (surrounding the performers) or proscenium (audience in rows facing the performers). Accommodate 100 - 235 audience members. 30'x40' for the audience and 30'x40' for the stage.
What do you mean by 'plug n play'?
- The theater converts within minutes to reflect your vision, and the lighting/sound board in intuitive and ready to enliven the space with a flip of a switch. We make it easy to host your own event!
What do you mean fly people or props?
- fully equipped and engineered with safety pulley lines, no need to bring in specialty equipment, or hire a rigging crew.
“Working at West Side has been a joy. The space is flexible, the technical elements are magical, and the people are so generous. Thank you!”
“The West Side is a versatile venue because it allows us to present work in conventional and unconventional settings. It gives us the possibility to present our work from the proscenium perspective. It also gives us the option to set up the space in a intimate way.”
"The staff was responsive to any requests we had about technical changes."
“West Side Theater is an incredible source of inspiration. It was a pleasure to work with the professional staff who helped the events go smoothly and with a certain style. I look forward to the next time we work together.”
$15/hour or $30/hour, depending on the level of venue privacy you require for your class, training session, workshop, playhouse, or seminar.
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