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Venues: Performing Arts

The Arts & Cultural Council Artists Issues Committee compiled the following list to share performing venues with artists. If the listed information is inaccurate or you think we should add other new spaces, please call the Arts & Cultural Council at 473-4000 to make the changes.

Compiled by: Artists Issues Committee, Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester

Major Performing Arts Venues

Public Buildings and Smaller Facilities


Major Performing Arts Venues

Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial (14,000)
100 Exchange Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14614
Contact: Jeff Calkins, General Manager
(585) 758-5300

Auditorium Theatre (2500)
875 E. Main Street|
Rochester , NY 14605
Contact: John Parkhurst
(585) 325-7760 x 3233

Blackfriars Theatre (120)
795 E. Main Street|
Rochester , NY 14605
Contact: Danny Hoskins
(585) 454-1260 box office

Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (CMAC)
3355 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 394-4400
www.cmacevents.com

Downstairs Cabaret (100)
20 Windsor St.
Rochester, NY 14605
Contact: Chris Kawolsky
(585) 325-4370

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Eastman Theatre
26 Gibbs Street
Rochester, NY 14604
Eastman Theatre -(2326)
Cominsky Promenade - (400)
Kilbourn Hall - (459)
Contact: Andrew Green
(585) 274-1100

Garth Fagan Dance Studio
50 Chestnut Street
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 454-3260
www.garthfagandance.org

Genesee Country Museum
1410 Flint Hill Road
Mumford, NY 14511
Exhibition Hall -(500)
Education Center Auditorium - (200)
Contact: Reservations Director
(585) 538-6822 

Geva Theatre
75 Woodbury Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14607
Mainstage - (552)
Contact: Administration
(585) 232-1366 

Harro East Theatre & Ballroom (300)
155 North Chestnut
Rochester, NY 14604
Contact: Mary Kay Hargather
(585) 454-0230

Hochstein Music School
50 North Plymouth Avenue
Rochester, NY 14614
Performance Hall - (900)
Taylor Auditorium - (100)
Contact: Danielle Varenka
(585) 454-4403  
Ext. 19

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Jewish Community Center
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
Contact: Ralph Meranto
(585) 461-2000 ext. 236
Alfred & Ida Hart Theatre - (288)

Memorial Art Gallery
of the University of Rochester
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
Auditorium - (296)
Vanden Brul Pavilion-(200)
Bausch & Lomb Parlor (50)
M & T Ballroom (223-477)
Lynne Lovejay Parlor (40)
Contact: Anthony Mancuso, Events Manager
(585) 276-8950

Monroe Community College
1000 East Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14623
Theatre-(539)
(585) 292-2010

Multi-use Community Cultural Center
142 Atlantic Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
http://www.muccc.org

National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester Institute of Technology
116 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
Ingle Auditorium - (500)
Panara Theater - (500)
(585) 475-6250

Nazareth College Arts Center
4245 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
Main Auditorium - (1100)
(4) Small Auditoriums - (198, 191, 186, 120)
Contact: Lindsay R. Chasse
(585) 389-2180

RIT Performing Arts
92 Lomb Memorial Dr.
Rochester, NY 14550
Contact: Mr. Ben Willmott
(585) 475-4292
[email protected]
www.rit.edu/pav
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www.rit.edu/cla/ritorch/

Rochester Association of Performing Arts
(RAPA)
300 Greece Ridge Center Drive
Rochester, NY 14626
Contact: Jim Vollertsen
(585) 254-0073

Rochester City Ballet
1326 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 461-5850
[email protected]
www.rochestercityballet.org

Rochester Museum and Science Center
657 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14603
Eisenhart Auditorium - (400)
Strasenburgh Planetarium - (229)
Contact: Hospitality Services
(585) 697-1943

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
108 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 454-7311
www.rpo.org

Strong Museum, Auditorium (290)
One Manhattan Square
Rochester, NY 14607
Contact: Debie Himmelsbach
(585) 410-6332

SUNY Brockport
Brockport, NY 14420
Contact: P. Gibson Ralph
(585) 395-2478
Tower Fine Arts Theatre - (400)
Black Box Theatre - (100)
(Not usually rented out)

Theatre on the Ridge (1968)
Kodak Park
200 Ridge Road West
Rochester, NY 14692
https://www.kodak.com/kodakcenter/default.htm

University of Rochester -River Campus
Rochester, NY 14627
Strong -(1000)
Hubbell Auditorium - (500)
May Room, Wilson Commons -(400)
Contact: Nancy DeLong
(585) 275-2330

Visual Studies Workshop
31 Prince Street
Rochester, NY 14607
Performing Space - Available
Contact: Tate Shaw
(585) 442-8676

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Performing Arts Venues
Public Buildings and Smaller Facilities

Arthur Murray Dance Studio
3400 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 267-7725

Asbury First United Methodist Church (900)
1050 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
Contact: Melody Guadagnino
(585) 271-1050
Ext. 103

A Time For Dance
3765 Chili Avenue
Rochester, NY 14624
(585) 889-7920
www.atimefordance.com

Bailey Slipper Shop
3300 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 381-2520
www.baileyslippershop.com

Rochester Medical Museum + Archives (125)
Rochester Academy of Medicine
1441 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14610
Contact: Kathleen Emerson Britton
(585) 922-1847

Bernunzio Uptown Music
122 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 473-6140
[email protected]
www.bernunzio.com

The Bop Shop
1460 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 271-3354
www.bopshop.com

Brockport School of Dance
67 Main Street
Brockport, NY 14420
(585) 637-6233
www.brockportschoolofdance.com

Burhyte Ballet School
72 North Main Street
Brockport, NY 14420
(585) 637-6580
www.burhyteballet.com

Bush Mango Drum and Dance
34 Elton St
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 890-9213
[email protected]
www.bushmango.org

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Country Dancers of Rochester
140 Fernboro Road
Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 261-5124
www.rochestercontra.com

Dance Emporium
4580 Avon Caledonia Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585) 226-8610
www.avondanceemporium.com

Dance Expressions of Dance by Lisa
131 Martha Street
Spencerport, NY 14559
8585) 352-0877
www.expressionsofdancebylisa.com

Danc'letics of Rochester
1100 Long Pond Rd, #LI1
Rochester, NY 14626
(585) 723-9582
www.dancletics.com

Danforth Community Center
200 West Avenue
Rochester, NY 14611
Contact: May Beth Steiner
(585) 428-6746

Dryden Theatre
Eastman House
900 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 327-4800
www.dryden.eastmanhouse.org

Edgerton Community Center (240)
The Stardust Ballroom
41 Backus Street
Rochester, NY 14608
(585) 428-6755

First Unitarian Church of Rochester
220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610
Contact: Carol Anne Cleary
(585) 271-9070

Flower City Ballet
250 Cumberland St.
Rochester, NY 14605
(585) 325-2114
[email protected]

The Gatesinger Company Ltd.
4107 Lake Road
Pultneyville, NY 14538
(315) 589-3326
www.gateshall.com

Great Lakes Productions
151 Maiden Lane
Rochester, NY 14616
(585) 865-4200

Greece Performing Arts Society

P.O. Box 26643
Rochester, NY 14626
i[email protected]
(585) 234-5636

HF-L Dance Centre Of Performing Arts
5 Norton Street
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472
(585) 624-4120

Inikori Dance Studio
The Clover Center
1101 Clover Street
Rochester, NY 14610
(585) 415-9646
www.inikoridance.com

Jeannie's Dance Connection
39 King Street
Hamlin, NY 14464
(585) 964-2720
www.jdcdance.bravehost.com

Ladanse Workshop
67 Lyell Avenue
Spencerport, NY 14559
(585) 352-9540
www.ladanseworkshop.com

Little Red Dancing School
4727 Lyell Road
Spencerport, NY 14459
Contact: Ms. Lisa Allain
(585) 6174960
[email protected]   
www.littlereddance.com

New York Academy of Dance
1308 Buffalo Road
Rochester, NY 14624
(585) 621-3622
www.nyadance.com

New York Museum of Transportation
PO Box 136
6393 E. River Road
West Henrietta, NY 14586
(585) 533-1113

Outer Loop Theater Experience
P.O. Box 1646
Fairport, NY 14450
(585) 732-4709
[email protected]
www.outerlooptheater.org

Pearce Memorial Church
4322 Buffalo Road
North Chili, NY 14514
Sanctuary -(1200)
Parmeter Hall (400-500)
Contact: Joan Goulart
(585) 594-9488

Pittsford Musicals Inc
P.O. Box 362
Pittsford, NY 14534
(585) 586-1500
(585) 586-1500
www.pittsfordmusicals.org

Premier Dance Ctr.
2680 Ridge Rd W # B100a
Greece, NY 14626
(585) 225-6980
www.premierdancecenter.com

Record Archive
33 1/3 Rockwood St.
Rochester, NY 14610
(585) 244-1210
www.recordarchive.com/contact

Rochester Historical Society (60)
121 Lincoln Avenue
Rochester, NY 14611
Contact: Christy Zuhlke
[email protected]
(585) 623-8285

Rochester - Monroe County Public Library (200)
Kate Gleason Auditorium
116 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604
Contact: Chris Doyle, (585) 428-8325 or Gail Boldt, (585) 428-8046

St. Thomas Episcopal Church (150)
(Studio or performance)
2000 Highland Ave.
Rochester, NY 14618
Contact: Rob Ferris
(585) 442-3544

School of the Arts
45 Prince Street
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 242-7682
www.sotarochester.org

The Spectrum Gallery at Lumiere Photo
100 College Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 461-4447

Spins Dance Studio
2505 Browncroft Blvd
Rochester, NY 14625
(585)-248-9330
[email protected]
www.spinsdancestudio.com

Spotlight Dance
2 South Main Street
Churchville, NY 14428
(585) 293-3670
www.anastasiasspotlight.com

Studio for the Performing Arts
6730 State Rt. 31 East
Newark, NY 14513
(315) 331-9158

Studio 19 Dance
3035 Buffalo Road
Rochester, NY 14624
(585) 426-7420
www.studio19dancecompany.com

Tango Cafe Dance Studio
35 South Washington Street
Rochester, NY 14608
(585) 271-4930
www.tangocafedance.com

Temple Beth El
139 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610
Contact: Rabbi Raphael Adler
(585) 473-1770

Temple B'rith Kodesh (350)
2131 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
Contact: Lisa Buchholz
(585) 244-7060
Ext. 240

Village Idiots Improv Comedy
1199 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 797-9086
www.improvvip.com

Writers and Books
740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
Auditorium - (65)
(585) 473-2590

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