Just a little about Little Boxes Theater…

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We warmly invite you to Little Boxes! We have been referred to as a ‘Renegade Theater’ and told we are ‘Old San Francisco’. Often guests compare us to their favorite Brooklyn or Berlin style Art lofts. We are a ‘living room’ style artistic community space; we are your home away from home. We aim to make you to feel comfortable here exploring creative expressions and expanding the limitless visions of your imagination & reality.

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LOCATION:

1661 Tennessee Street, Suite #2s, San Francisco, CA, 94107.

This unique hidden gem is located in San Francisco’s newest up & coming artistic industrial neighborhood Dogpatch.

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HOW TO GET TO LITTLE BOXES:  Public Transit? MUNI 3rd Rail stops across the street @Marin St & 3rd MUNI lines 22, 19, 48 have nearby stops. Caltrain 22nd St Station a few walkable blocks away. Biking? 10-15minutes to Mission and/or Downtown.

Commuting? By car we are very close to both the 280 and the 101 freeways off ramps.
FREE all day street parking. No meters or time restrictions.

TO GET INSIDE: Dial 101# at the callbox, take the lobby passenger elevator to the 2nd floor, take a few quick sharp Lefts (past a red freight elevator) and take a Right turn down into the larger hallway. You will find us down on the righthand side, past Lightsource, our neighbor print shop.

 

Have gear? Large Props? There are drive in loading dock areas & we have carts upstairs in our studio for you to borrow, just let us know when you arrive & we can assist you.

CONTACT: littleboxestheater@gmail.com #415.603.0061


2600 square feet 80s square feet by 40 square ft

Featuring 1300 square foot (30sqft x 40sqft) sprung dance floor.

We have different options to cover the dance floor which includes Marley that is  Black/White reversible. We also have a light wooden-look vinyl covering. 

If you don’t need and/or want Marley; we have a grey painted wood floor underneath. Please let us know in advance if you need street shoes for an event or production

 **A minimum re-taping fee $150. + LBT hours of time to prepare/remove/replace**

We kindly ask there be no street shoes, tap shoes, stiletto heels, chewing gum, oils, lotions, or excessive rosin usage.  The Marley is expensive to acquire & to maintain and we aim to keep it clean for all our guests.

LIGHTING:

*2 Einsteins

*2 Alien Bees

*modifiers, umbrellas, beauty dish

*lot’s of paper & fabric backdrops

*C stands & rolling boom stands

* par cans with dimmer pack & board

*a wide variety of other lights such as lamps, led work lights, etc.

*assortment of gel colors

*fog machine

*bubble machine  

*tons of extension cords & power strips

*natural afternoon light.

Our west facing wall of windows lets the natural light in all day & in the afternoon it streams beautifully across the walls. The sunsets here are incredible. There are curtains to cover the windows if you require the space to be blacked out during the daytime.

The studio mirrors span 30ft by 8ft and there are curtains to cover the mirrors.

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 SOUND: 

The sound system is ‘plug & play’ style; an easy to use!
*8 channel mixer
*AUX audio cord (works for most laptops/phones/devices)
*2 self powered JBL speakers
*1 cordless & 1 corded microphone
*mic stand

         *music stand

         Feel free to bring your own gear, cords, instruments as well. We love hosting live               music of all genres and the acoustics are great here 🙂

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(Photo below from Martin by Harman’s pro light show open house event. Unfortunately, we do not own these lights…but we would love too…)

AMENITIES: 

Our studio is equipped with a full bathroom inside to the left as you walk in.

*utility sink in the bathroom

*a vintage claw foot bath tub (fully operational with hot water) 

Please bring your own towels & toiletries if you think it may be necessary for your booking. We have a hair dryer & a curling iron and various styling products.

There is a small kitchenette area for craft service set up and catering which includes:

*full sized fridge (please tell us in advance if  & how much space you require.)

*espresso maker

*french press

*electric tea kettle

*juicer

*ninja blender

*skillet

*convection oven

*microwave

*electric rice cooker/veggie steamer

*cups, plates, utensils, etc.

Please bring whatever you may want/need for your time here. We do ask to kindly pack it in and pack it out tho- especially food related to keep unwanted pests away.

Book a Magical shoot with us….Little Boxes Theater’s Exclusive Powder Production!

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Seating;

There’s an assortment of unique chairs donated from the SF Opera, about 70 stacking chairs and usually a couple of couches with pillows.

We have 3 tiers of  risers set up proscenium style with seating for up to 49 people.

The risers can also be used as platforms for live band performances.

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There’s also an assortment of vintage props throughout the studio that can be used for shoots.

5 or so folding tables with various fabrics to  cover them- tho bring your own if you prefer!

Looking forward to hearing from you soon!

In the meantime, go ahead and connect with us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/littleboxestheater/ and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/littleboxestheater/

 

 

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