The Barnsdall Gallery Theatre (BGT) is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affair’s Community Arts Division as a low priced rental house available for live theatre, dance, music, spoken word, lecture, film and special events.
The Theatre is a 299 seat proscenium stage with a basic lighting and sound package, as well as a high definition digital projector and a builtin 16mm film, slide and video projector. The Theatre’s goal is to encourage community and professional producers to present artistic and diverse cultural events at the lowest possible admission price to maximize attendance and audience engagement. Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to request an Application For Use for their particular event, which will be considered based on the availability of dates. Rental is on a first come first serve basis. Additionally, the entire Barnsdall Art Park campus is available for rental to community oriented festivals or special events and filming.
To view upcoming events, check out our calendar.