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San Diego Dance Theater’s White Box Live Arts is the theater installment in Building 176 in the ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station at the former Naval Training Center in Point Loma. Opposite to traditional Black Box Theaters, the White Box has been transformed into a fully equipped, exceptionally vibrant, all-white performance space. In the arts, “white space” has been referred to as the space between objects, sounds, movements and illustrations. is an ideal, transformable and fresh environment for artists to produce their work. White Box Live Arts is well suited for individuals and small to large group rehearsals, as well as for artists seeking an alternative and intimate performance space.  It is available for classes, workshops, performances and private events. Two buildings over from Dance Place, where San Diego Dance Theater has it’s office and studio, the White Box is 2500 square feet of versatile space that seats up to 130 audience members on risers and floor seating. 

White Box Live Arts prioritizes activities that support and advance the mission of San Diego Dance Theater and strives to engineer an accessible environment that curates, produces, and educates artists. It provides a rehearsal and performance space for local and non-local artists, through a variety of rental packages affordable to companies and emerging choreographers.

Dimensions of White Box performance space: 45 feet wide x 30 feet deep
Dimensions of White Box sprung floor area: 45 feet wide x 45 feet deep

A 20% deposit of the total estimated price is required to secure the space. Remaining balance is due the day of the event or first day of the event if there are multiple days. Request a booking below.

White Box Rental Rates

Daily $550 (8 am - 11 pm) Some daily limited availability Monday-Thursday, Saturday See coordinator for details
Hourly $50/hour for rehearsals without use of equipment Minimal sound equipment available (small speaker) $110/hour for events with use of theatrical lighting and full space sound equipment. San Diego Dance Theater technician provided.
Lighting/Sound Technician $35/hour
Dressing Room $25/hour

Rental Availability

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