Black Box Theater

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Bachman Lake Branch Library 9480 Webb Chapel Rd, Dallas, TX 75220, USA

Bachman Lake Branch Staff
[email protected]
(214) 670-6376

Listing updated 12/29/19 • Added 12/11/19

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Dimensions 36 x 34 ft.
Square Footage 1224 sq. ft.
Max Occupancy 70 persons
Accessibility ADA compliant
Accessible parking
Accessible entrance
Accessible restroom
Parking Onsite parking (free)
Lighting Fluorescent
Lighting grid
Walls Sheetrocked and smooth
Flooring Wood floors
Stage Black box
Seating Flexible seating
Performance Space Dressing rooms
Other Qualities Mirrors

Performance, Rehearsal, Meetings / Meetups, Workshops / Classes, Events, Screening, Readings


Dance, Theater, Music, Film/Video, Circus Arts

The Space

A versatile space for theater, video screenings, or general meetings.

Hourly Rental

Contact the space for rates

1-2 hours: Nonprofit fee:$25, For-profit/Individual fee:$125

2-4 hours: Nonprofit fee:$45, For-profit/Individual fee:$165

4+ hours: Nonprofit fee:$65, For-profit/Individual fee:$205

Rental Requirements

When applying, please be sure that:

✓ Event is scheduled and application is received at least 30 days in advance of the event date.

✓ All applicable information is completed.

✓ Statement of purpose is on letterhead and includes the following:

• Purpose of the organization (or mission statement)

• What type of activity the facility will be used for.

✓ Proof of nonprofit status is included, (if applicable).

✓ IRS 501(c) 3 form OR organization’s Bylaws is included.

✓ Certificate of Insurance is included (for following the applicants)

• For-profit organizations.

• Nonprofit organizations, IF event is open to the general public.

• Individuals, IF the event involves any of the following: physical activity, animals, food preparation

and distribution and health fairs with medical screenings or are open to the public.

Rules & Regulations

View the full Library Meeting Room Policy here.

Rental/Proposal Process

Request a room online here or submit this form to branch staff.

Please allow at least 5-7 business days to receive a response. After this one-time approval process, your

organization will be notified and placed on the Approved Users’ List. Future requests for use of any Dallas

Public Library facility will only require a completed application and we ask for at least a 2-week notice of the

event. Completed applications must be sent to: Meeting Room Coordinator 1515 Young Street Dallas,

Texas 75201; Fax to 214-670-7805 or email to [email protected]

Upon arrival please check in with Library staff.

During the meeting:

✓ Please follow all Library rules and policies.

✓ Food and beverages are not permitted without the permission of Library staff.

✓ The Library is not responsible for lost or damaged personal property.

After the meeting:

✓ Please end meeting session and exit the room by the end of scheduled meeting time.

✓ Meeting room must be arranged back to its original set up by the end of the meeting time. This


• Breaking down tables and returning them to their original location

• Stacking chairs and returning them to their original location

• Taking down any signs or props hung or set up during the meeting.

• Disposing of trash

• Erasing dry erase board(s)

✓ Applicant must check out with library staff at the end of the meeting or event.

The Basics
Shared bathrooms
Air conditioned
Wireless Internet
Sound system
Sound booth
Digital projector
Lighting equipment (Theatrical)
White boards
Tables and chairs
Alcohol allowed
Self catering allowed
Bachman Lake Branch Library

9480 Webb Chapel Rd, Dallas, TX 75220, USA
Availability Calendar (off-site)

  • Monday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Free off-street parking is available.

Public Transportation

Public transit information can be found here.


The facility is ramp accessible.

Additional Files

Listing updated 12/29/19 • Added 12/11/19

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