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A significantly restored 1,500-seat Art Deco "neighborhood movie palace" in downtown San Pedro, built in 1930 by Warner Brothers. The vaudeville stage has been extended over a usable orchestra pit to a depth of 38'. 3 above-stage electrics; front lighting by balcony trees. 65' fly tower - counterweight system replaced in 2006 - up to 8 available line sets. 2 chorus and 4 star dressing rooms below stage, including 2 restrooms w/showers.

Public areas consist of a street level lobby and a mezzanine lobby (note: no elevator to either floor) - concessions operated by an in-house contractor. Restrooms in mezzanine and 1st basement; 1 disabled-access uni-sex restroom at ground floor lobby.

889-seat orchestra with wheelchair accessible area (3 chairs + companion seats) in rear orchestra, house left; 8 transfer seats (swing-away arms) available throughout orchestra. 600 seat loge and balcony seating in 2nd floor mezzanine.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Exhibition, Rehearsal, Performance, Class, Audition, Photo Shoot, Special Event, Audio Recording, Reading, Meeting, Video/Film Shoot, Screening
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use Pyrotechnics (open flame, flashboxes, indoor fireworks, etc.) require LAFD approval 10 days in advance of 1st use. No food or beverages allowed from the outside, unless booked for a private event that is not open to the public. Minimum 15 minute intermission required for all ticketed events. Events must conclude no later than 12am.


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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

Call business office (310) 548-2493 inquire as to date availability. If date(s) available, receive a booking info & application packet. Review the info & complete and return the 2-page application. WGT manager will draft a cost estimate & permit for use for your review. Submit 2 signed copies of the permit & required booking deposit ($500) to the bus. office, and start promoting your event!

Hours Of Operation Generally 9am to 12am, 5 - 7 days/week. Performance or tech/rehearsal day rent is for a max 12-hour day. Staff charges are straight time for the first 8 hours, time and 1/2 for the next 4 hours and double time for all hours over 12.
Rental Policy WGT is included on the National Register of Historic Places and is a historically significant, fragile 80+ year old space. Some proposed use(s) may not be considered appropriate, in the judgement of WGT or City of Los Angeles management. In such cases, WGT will do everything it can to help you find an alternative space. To book a date(s), after verifying that the date is available with the WGT business office, a non-refundable $500 date(s) deposit will hold the date(s) pending execution of the Permit for Use. Included in the permit are other deposits that are required for the event/production to move forward.
Cancellation Policy Bookings may be canceled up to 30 calendar days before scheduled date for full refund of deposit. If canceled less than 30 calendar days in advance, a portion of the deposit is retained as liquidated damages.
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Deposit, Full payment, References, On site meeting, Proof of liability insurance required, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel On site manager, Maintenance, Security, Call for addtl rental personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel Stage hands, Box office staff, Sound technician, Light technician, Technical director, Call for addtl performance personnel
Payment Types Check, Credit card
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities Street shoes, Rosin use, Live percussion, Amplified music, Alcohol permitted

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 19000.0 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Grid, Fly space/theatrical rigging, Orchestra pit, Stage curtains, Rigging points
Technology WiFi
Flooring Nonsprung wood, Marley available
Stage Configuration Proscenium, Thrust
Stage Dimensions 50 ft x 38 ft with 35 ft ceiling
Seating capacity 1489
Seating Fixed, Raked, Multi level

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Light board, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Podium, Risers, Tables, Ladder
Amenities Dressing rooms, Shower, Secure storage, Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories Rehearsal piano, Performance piano, Electronic keyboard, Yamaha C7 grand piano
Audio Equipment Sound system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, CD player, Available from WGT Tech Director.
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, Projection screen, DVD player, 2 matched Norelco AA 35mm projectors w/platter. Digital projector Sharp XG-PH50X Conference Series DLP - $150/event rental + operator 4k hi-def digital projector - per day rental $500; per day nonprofit org rental $300.
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Paid garage/lot parking
Accessibility ADA or AODA compliant, Lobby and house, Patron restrooms, Backstage restroom, Backstage, Stage
Audience Services Staffed concession, Restrooms, Box office, Lobby
Miscellaneous AEA Approved

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition - - - -
Rehearsal $2,000 $350 - -
Performance - $2,000 - -
Class $2,000 $350 - -
Audition $2,000 $350 - -
Photo Shoot $2,000 $1,500 - -
Special Event $2,000 $2,000 - -
Audio Recording - $1,000 - -
Reading $2,000 $750 - -
Meeting $2,000 $750 $3,500 -
Video/Film Shoot $2,000 $2,500 $12,500 -
Screening - $2,000 - -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition - - - -
Rehearsal $1,000 $150 - -
Performance - $1,000 - -
Class $1,000 $150 - -
Audition $1,000 $150 - -
Photo Shoot $1,000 $750 - -
Special Event $1,000 $1,000 - -
Audio Recording - $500 - -
Reading $1,000 $350 - -
Meeting $1,000 $250 $1,250 $6,000
Video/Film Shoot $1,000 $1,250 $7,000 -
Screening - $1,000 - -

Membership Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition - - - -
Rehearsal $750 - - -
Performance - - - -
Class $750 - - -
Audition $750 - - -
Photo Shoot $750 - - -
Special Event $750 - - -
Audio Recording - - - -
Reading $750 - - -
Meeting $750 - - -
Video/Film Shoot $750 - - -
Screening - - - -

This space was last updated on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 5:43PM