studio rental space in Whatcom County
theater space for rent in Bellingham WA

Rent Our Space

meeting space rental in downtown Bellingham

Looking for arts-related rental space in Whatcom County? We offer two different spaces to rent at our downtown theater. If you are looking for space rentals in downtown Bellingham near WWU for special events, classes, rehearsals, recitals, photo shoots, or meetings, see details below. The two rental spaces are within BAAY’s facilities at 1059 N. State St., at the corner of N State and Maple Streets (see map).

Email info@baay.org to submit a rental request.

BAAY Theatre

The BAAY Theatre seats up to 120 people on risers and floor seating. The folding chair seating offers flexibility on how the audience is arranged in the space. The stage is elevated 16 in from the floor, and the stage to ceiling measurement is 7 ft 6 in. The stage itself is 20 ft deep and 25 ft wide. The entrance to the stage is located on stage left, as well as from the back. Renters will have access to backstage, which includes a prop staging area and two bathrooms.
 
$50/hour for performances and public events
  • Includes use of the lobby, sound system, and theatre lights
  • (Optional) Reserve a BAAY lighting technician for an additional $15/hour
$25/hour for classes, rehearsals, and non-public events
  • No staff or special equipment needs

State Street Studio

The State Street Studio is a versatile space for classes and rehearsals. Half of the space (17 ft x 14 ft) has vinyl flooring and a wall of mirrors. The other half (23 ft x 26 ft) is a wooden floor and renters will have access to acting blocks, tables, chairs, and two ballet barres. There is a bathroom in the studio and a direct entrance into the studio from North State Street.
 
$25/hour general rental rate
  • No staff or special equipment needs
$15/hour discounted student rate
  • No staff or special equipment needs
theater space for rent in Bellingham WA
studio rental space in Whatcom County