Rent a Space at Katzen Arts Center

The Katzen Art Center's graceful facilities offer a unique Washington locale for conventions, training, weddings, film, and live performance. Beyond a gorgeous setting, the Katzen offers:

Multiple event spaces, from performance and meeting spaces to computerized classrooms. See below for a list of spaces.

Convenient location with abundant downstairs parking.

Flexible capabilities, including state-of-the-art AV technology and online ticketing, plus our nearby sister facility, the Greenberg Theatre.

To confer immediately with our staff or to arrange a visit or tour, please contact:

Lisa Ager,
Katzen Facilities and Operations Manager
202-885-3884
AUarts@american.edu

Standard Services

All Katzen facilities rentals include the following:

  • Building access from 8:00 a.m. to midnight
  • Access to corridors, dressing rooms, lobby, stage, audience area
  • HVAC, basic custodial, open/close of facilities
  • House audio system with basic announce and playback(1 microphone, plus CD, MD, and cassette playback)
  • House ticketing system
  • Consultation with production staff
  • Standard orchestra chairs, music stands, stand lights, conductor's podium

Please note:

  • For alcohol to be served at events a formal request process must be followed as specified in the AU Alcohol Policy form.
  • Rentals also require insurance-please see the Rental Agreement, Section 10, for details.
  • Additional services can be arranged through consultation with our staff. Please contact us at 202-885-3884 or AUarts@american.edu for more information, or see our Services, Policies, & Forms on the main Katzen Facilities page.
  • Our sister facility, the Greenberg Theatre on Wisconsin Avenue, may also suit your needs.