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Zellerbach Auditorium Rental

Zellerbach Auditorium is a well-equipped professional venue located centrally in Berkeley and at one of the main entrances to the UC Berkeley campus. The space is ideal for a wide variety of performances, including concerts, spoken word, comedy, plays, musicals, dance, and more. With a seating capacity of nearly 2000, the venue is perfect for events of all sizes.

Some of the features of Zellerbach Auditorium include:

  • A large stage with state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment
  • Comfortable seating with excellent sightlines
  • A spacious lobby area for pre-show mingling and intermission activities
  • A backstage area with dressing rooms and a green room
  • Optional food and beverage service

In addition to the physical space, we also offer a team of experienced professionals to help make your event a success. Our staff includes a production director, lighting, sound, and carpentry technicians, a front-of-house manager, a ticket office manager as well as an overall event manager to ensure that everything runs smoothly on the day of your event.

If you’re interested in renting Zellerabach Auditorium for your next performance, please don’t hesitate to fill out our inquiry form so we can discuss pricing and availability. We look forward to helping you bring your vision to life!

For a complete list of technical specifications for this venue, download the Zellerbach Auditorium Facility Information sheet.

101 Zellerbach Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
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House Capacity 1,978
Orchestra 1,042
Mezzanine 394
Tiers 160
Balcony 382

Stage Dimensions
Proscenium: 63’ x 30′
Curtain to rear wall: 44′
Offstage Right 30′
Offstage Left 12′

Facility Information Sheet (PDF) >

Contact Us
Submit the rental inquiry form to get the conversation going, or contact our rental team at events@calperformances.org, 510.612.4495.

Rental Inquiry Form