room and venue rentals in East Austin

Our spacious theater in the heart of East Austin features:
  • a black box theater that seats 60+
  • a new cabaret space that seats 40+
  • a lobby and bar area with beautiful natural light
  • a green room with adjacent restroom
  • a large patio with picnic tables
  • free parking
  • and more!



If you’re seeking a rental for shows, parties, workshops, auditions, or other ventures, please fill out the Venue Rental Form.

If you’re a current ColdTowne student looking to rent rehearsal space, please use this online form.

Theater Specs

  • audience capacity: 60 seated, 100 standing

  • stage: 16′ wide x 8′ deep

  • lights: 4x RGBWAU pars, 2x RGB SLIM pars, 2x fresnel, 2x ellipsoidal spots, 1x follow spot, 24 channel mixing board with presets. string lights and wall sconces can be customized

  • sound: behringer 16 channel mixer with USB, 2x 8″ speaker, extra loud speakers available on request

  • room acoustics: excellent

  • remote controlled movie theater quality projector and movie screen

  • HDMI or chrome cast + 2017 imac or BYO laptop

  • green room with its own bathroom

  • lobby/bar area, patio

  • parking for 22 cars + ample free street parking

Reserving Space
  • Customers seeking rentals for shows, parties, workshops, auditions or other ventures please fill out the Venue Rental Form.
  • Current students renting rehearsal space please use this online form.
  • We are happy to give rental gratis to charity events. Please reach out to for more information.
  • A non-refundable deposit must be paid to hold a reservation.
  • Reservations not accepted less than 48 hours prior to desired rental time.
  • Once you complete your reservation, you will receive an email confirmation and information on how to access the space.


  • Rental fees may be refunded if a reservation is canceled with at least 48 hours notice. (Deposit non-refundable)


The Fine Print
  • Please collect all trash and belongings from the rehearsal space before leaving.
  • ColdTowne Theater is not responsible for items left in the rehearsal spaces.
  • A $20 administrative fee will be assessed for renters who do not return the key to the lock box.
  • A $50 administrative fee will be assessed for lost keys.
  • Unpaid fees or property damage can result in suspension of rental privileges.