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Junior Theatre

A view from the balcony of Junior Theatre's stage.A view from the floor of Junior Theatre stage.An exterior view of Mary Nighswander Theatre at Junior Theatre in Davenport.A view of the Junior Theatre lobby and entrance.

Mary Nighswander Theatre – Junior Theatre

The Mary Fluhrer-Nighswander Theatre is a 350-seat house, fully equipped with a sound system and extensive lighting capabilities. The lobby of Nighswander Theatre features a box office counter and restrooms. Backstage, there are two dressing rooms and a green room area. Nighswander Theatre hosts a wide variety of events, from pageants to graduations to corporate functinos to full theatrical productions. The theatre is available for rental throughout the year.

Rental Rate
$250 non-refundable deposit to hold date (applied to total cost of rental)
$250 first two hours (covers setup & tear down expenses)
$100 each additional hour
*Insurance required, general aggregate liability insurance in the amount of $2,000,000 listing the City of Davenport as secondary insured. 

Basic Amenities Included
*350 Seat Venue
*Basic Stage Lighting
*Basic Sound System 
*One Dressing Room - immediately offstage left
*Two Dressing Rooms - in Lower Level of Theatre
*Lobby – Box officer counter area
* Bathrooms – ADA accessible restrooms in main lobby
*ADA seating capacity
*One onsite staffer to offer support event overall and run lights & sound as needed (advanced fees may apply if more than one staffer is needed for lighting / sound needs)

Additional Features at Cost
For added fees, the theatre can be supplied with additional features:
*Dance floor
*Dance studio spaces in lower level (good for recitals)
*Acting Studios (in neighboring cottages)
*Additional staff - $20.00 per hour
Please note: Signed contract, full payment, and proof of insurance are due no less than 30 days in advance of rental, or rental will be cancelled and deposit not refunded.


For more information, please contact:
Zachary Meyer
Facility Coordinator
ZMeyer@ci.davenport.ia.us
563/888-3001