Shaking the Tree is a wonderful rental space for performances, classes, workshops and other events, and is available for rent when we are not presenting a show.
2022 Rental Rates
Shaking the rentals are free to Multnomah, Wasco, Cowlitz, Kathlamet, Clackamas, and Tualatin, Chinook (including the Watlala), Molalla and Kalapuya tribal members.
All other prices are listed below: Performances (Including load in & technical rehearsals) $1100 Per week for one or multiple weeks (rentals run Monday - Sunday)
Our theatre seats 50 audience members (option to up the amount of seats)
There is the ability to configure stage and audience seating to your needs
Rental includes the use of STT lighting and sound equipment
You have full access to the space except when STT classes are running (typically Monday - Thursday afternoons from 3-6:00pm, and Saturday afternoons, during the school year. And mornings from 9am-1pm during the summer months)
The dressing room houses 11 actors
There is access to coffee pot, tea kettle, microwave & mini fridge
(A refundable damage deposit of $500 will be added and refunded to you within four weeks of your rental end date, if everything was left as found)
Rehearsals, workshops, classes & other events Access to coffee pot, tea kettle, microwave & mini fridge We will work with you to make sure you have the open floor space you need
Rehearsals- $75 for the first hour + $15 per additional hour
Classes- $100 for the first hour + $20 per additional hour
Workshops- $200 per day
Performances-$275 per night (weekdays) / $375 per night (weekends)
Party/Event- $1100 (includes whole day use for set up) $500 equipment set-up fee (*use of sound and lights included, if needed. Set up by STT) $250 cleaning fee + $250 refundable damage deposit required
Sign up for our email newsletter to find out the latest on upcoming shows, classes, and events.
Connect with Us
Box Office: 503.235.0635
Shaking the Tree Theatre is located at 823 SE Grant St. Portland, OR 97214
Look for the Big Blue Warehouse!
Shaking the Tree is in a warehouse space on the NW corner of SE 9th Ave and SE Grant St. The entrance is located just off the courtyard.
Major Funding provided by
Ronni Lacroute, Jessie Jonas, Ellyn Bye, The James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation, The Regional Arts & Culture Council, including support from the City of Portland, Multnomah County, the Arts Education & Access Fund,The Collins Foundation, Oregon Cultural Trust, The Oregon Community Foundation, Prosper Portland, The Rose and David Dortort Foundation, and AGE.