Welcome To Our Home!

For more information and to discuss bringing your event to Speyer Hall, contact Emma Rivera at ekrivera@universitysettlement.org

Speyer Hall, home of The Performance Project @ University Settlement, is a Lower East Side gem located within University Settlement’s landmark headquarters at 184 Eldridge Street, on the corner of Rivington. Speyer Hall is ideal for dance, theater, film, concerts and public events such as lectures/ storytelling events, celebrations, fundraisers and conferences or workshops. 

Speyer Hall has played host to a diverse number of events including:


Hourly rates range from $140-$250 depending on your event’s size and technical needs. We require a five-hour minimum for booking and week-long package rentals are available for performances. Speyer Hall is available to be rented on weekday evenings 6- 11pm and for the full day on Saturdays, with Sundays available for an additional fee. At this time, Speyer Hall is not available for rentals due to the ongoing pandemic. Please contact us for further information and when rentals will resume.


All Speyer Hall performance and event rentals come with an experienced Speyer Hall technician who can assist you with lighting, sound, and projection-playback support. Our white box theater is ADA accessible and equipped with the following:

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