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Nancy Kendall Theater Event Rentals

The Nancy Kendall Theater Available for Rental

Nancy Kendall Theater and associated spaces are available for rental based on availability and appropriateness of events needs. 
Located on the main campus of Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Spaces Available

A variety of spaces are available to rent in the Nancy Kendall Theater and its associated spaces to accommodate renters' needs. 

Cardinal Stritch University requires that all events utilizing rented technology and fixtures have qualified staff members at the event to interact with those elements.

Rental packages include...

  • Basic technical support
  • Technical add-on's for an additional charge. 
Nancy Kendall Theater Area Rate Schedule

Main Stage

The Nancy Kendall Theater Mainstage is a 400-seat proscenium style theater with accessible seating located in the Joan Steele Center for Communications and Fine Arts. 

Black Box Theater

Stritch's flexible Black Box Theater space is located on the lower level of the Nancy Kendall Theater Complex and adjacent to public restrooms, easily accessible to dressing rooms. 

Box Office and Lobby

The Nancy Kendall Theater lobby boasts high ceilings and an abundance of natural light, with entrances accessible to ample parking, as well as a centrally located Box Office. 

Dressing Rooms

The lower level of the Nancy Kendall Theater complex houses two principal dressing rooms an one large chorus dressing room connected by two dedicated performer bathrooms. 

Green Room

A performer lounge with kitchenette is located backstage adjacent to the stage door. 

Loading Zone

A nearly 12 foot high loading door connects through the scene shop to the stage to conveniently accommodate load-in and load-out needs. 

For more information please fill out the Renting Kendall Inquiry Form below to initiate the process.  Please allow up to 72 business hours for a response.
Please note that due to the multiple University entities that utilize the Kendall Theater and Associated spaces it can take 2-4 weeks before dates can be confirmed for rental activity. We are unable to accommodate faster turnaround at this time.