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Rental Information

Information about renting the KiMo.

Business Hours

  • The KiMo Theatre box office will open 2 hours prior to ticketed events and will remain open 30 minutes after the event starts.

Consider the KiMo Theatre, a truly unique facility, for your next event!

The KiMo Theatre is available for rental by any individual or organization with a Performing Arts or Educational purpose, as well as some commercial functions.

Facility Overview

Maximum Auditorium seating capacity: 660, includes 20 wheelchair and companion spaces

Maximum Dressing room capacity: 40 persons, in 5 dressing rooms

Stage size: 28' deep x 38' wide x 18' hi.

Line-sets: None

Grid height: 27ft. There is no fly-loft

Orchestra Pit: 14' x 38' x 8'

Other Amenities:

  • Lobby food service area with serving counter, refrigerators and ice machine.
  • On-site Ticket Office.
  • ETC lighting system: 130+ Source IV instruments and 192 dimmers, 2 Phoebus HMI followspots, 4 Martin 918 moving lights, ETC Ion Console
  • Electro-Voice Line-Array sound system, with M7CL 48 Channel Digital and/or LS9 32 Channel Digital Consoles
  • Hearing Impaired system, ClearCom intercom, Lobby TV video.
  • Christie 2k Cinema projector
  • Stewart Fimlscreen 14' x 33+'
  • Commercial grade Pioneer Blu-ray player (NTSC & PAL)
    Some Film Projection (35mm) equipment by special arrangement only
  • Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound

Physical Limitations

  • The KiMo Theatre is an 80+ year old Registered Historic Landmark originally built for small vaudeville acts and silent movies.
  • The stage area was structurally damaged by a fire in 1960 and has been only partially repaired.
  • Several other areas of the building have not yet been renovated.

Due to these physical realities presenting some events here may not be possible.

Most of our limitations are outlined in the various sections and pages below, please review them carefully to help prevent unnecessary delays in your event preparations.

Finding a Date for Your Event

It is not possible to inquire about dates for your event too soon, and preferably at least 6 to 12 months before the proposed event.

The KiMo Theatre's rental availability is first come - first serve.

The KiMo is a popular venue and our event calendar can fill up quickly.

Most weekend or especially desirable dates are already filled a full year in advance.

If you have not already contacted our Production Manager to inquire about dates for your event, please do so at (505) 768-3522.

If the KiMo is available for your event you will be asked to submit a Rental Request Form.