Rental Information

The Skip Viragh Center for the Arts offers three unique rental spaces to fit your needs.

The Rotunda/Lobby area is ideal for small gatherings or receptions before or after a larger event. It’s perfect for luncheons, meetings or cocktail parties. It can comfortably fit 100-150 depending on your seating needs. There are also 10 “cocktail” tables available for use in the area. Audio and visual support is available upon request.

The Little Theatre is a black box space that seats up to 120 and can be arranged in many configurations. It is complete with state-of-the-art theatrical lighting and audio packages. There are tracking side tabs on the East, North, and West walls of the theatre to create backstage space. A cyc and black traveler are dead hung on the South Wall.

The pride of the Skip Viragh Center is the 1,000 seat Fr. Ralph Siefert Theatre. It has a 50’wide x 23’high proscenium opening. There is an orchestra shell that can be configured into an apron, small, medium, or large configuration to meet the needs of the musical performance. The theatre is equipped with an ETC lighting control package consisting of an ION control board and 193 Sensor+ dimmers. The system is connected via ETCnet and has two universes of DMX512. House lights may be controlled through stations located on stage right or the lighting booth. Additionally you can patch the house lights for use in the light board. The sound system is comprised of a BSS Soundweb Digital Signal Processing and an Allen & Heath T112 Digital Mixer with 64 in-puts and up to 4 monitor channels.

The Siefert Theatre and the Little Theatre share the same dressing and wardrobe rooms. The traditional dressing rooms, consisting of two star and one chorus dressing room, can hold a total of 30 performers. The chorus dressing room has a common mirror area with separate female and male dressing areas and bathrooms. All dressing rooms have bathrooms with showers attached.

For more information contact Jeff Schaefer, Production Manager, jschaefer@chaminade-stl.org, or Maureen Berry, Operations Manager for the Skip Viragh Center for the Arts, at mberry@chaminade-stl.org.