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Need a place to put on a show, screen your movie, hold your band’s release party, host a game or trivia night, stage a theatrical production, present a special event, or just love the smell of popcorn in the morning? Well, have we got a venue for you!

The Bug Theatre maintains affordable rates for both single and long-term event rentals. We’re an end-stage theatre with 162 permanent seats (added chairs can bring the space capacity up to about

185), a full lighting, film projection and sound system, concession stand with snacks, beer, & wine, and ample street parking.


The Bug is reopening and booking now for dates beginning on June 1st, 2021! Call us at (303) 477-5977 or email us at for rates and availability!

Venue Spec Sheet

Originally built as a nickelodeon movie house in 1912, The Bug Theatre is a 3,125 square foot end‐stage theatre with a proscenium arch, full curtains, a 19’ motorized projection screen, 4k projector, 5.1 surround sound system, and 400 amp lighting grid. The house has 162 permanent seats (with extra space to accommodate 185 total), three gender neutral restrooms, and concession stand, with an outer lobby and box office. Our 600 square foot green room includes a private dressing area and restroom and monitor showing a live feed of the stage. The venue is differently‐abled accessible, with a dedicated restroom, patron seating area, and an accessible green room and stage.

Audio Visual Equipment

• 19’ full HD motorized projection screen
• 5000 lumen projector
• HDMI & network connections in both the booth and under the stage
• 24 channel sound board
• Various wired & wireless microphones, cables, & stands
• QSC K12 powered speakers (2000 watts each)
• QSC KW181 (1000 watt subwoofer)
• Full 5.1 surround playback with DTS‐HD or Dolby TrueHD decoding
• Various CD and Blu‐ray players (two 5‐disc CD changers, one 1‐disc CD player)
• 2 mirror balls
• 2 camera simultaneous live streaming available upon request
• tape player, record player, VCR, slide projector, fog machine, podium, 12’ x 12’ movie screen (all
available upon request)



• 18 channel light board
• 36 channel light board
• (23) ellipsoidal (various)
• (32) Fresnel
• (6) multicolored LEDs
• (2) spotlights

The Bug Theatre is also available for Private Parties. Learn more.

COVID-19 Rental Updates

The health and safety of our artists, patrons and staff are of the utmost importance to us, which is why The Bug Theatre will continue to monitor and update our COVID-19 policies as this evolving situation changes. All renters will be required to abide by all county and state guidelines for indoor events and all rules implemented by The Bug Theatre, which currently includes the use of masks by all guests and staff, regardless of vaccination status. We are also set up for simultaneous livestreaming of all events, which is available to all renters for no additional charge. You can read more about our COVID-19 protocols on our COVID-19 Protocols page.

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