Construction closures through Sep 7. Our lobby and galleries will be closed until the Opening Night Party for Bay Area Now 8. For ticket services, visit us Tue–Sun at the YBCA Theater, 700 Howard Street or call 415-978-2787. Office visitors, please come to our service entrance at 130 3rd Street.

Venue Rental
YBCA Theater

700 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater has two-tier seating, dual-level lobbies, a spacious stage, great sight lines, and a generous technical inventory. Available for staged presentations, conference sessions, and special performances. The Theater has its own lobby for entrance at 700 Howard Street.



  • 757 seats with pit seats (551 orchestra/206 Terrace)
  • 714 seats without pit seats (508 orchestra/206 Terrace)



  • Full theatrical lighting and sound equipment
  • Sprung-wood dance floor
  • Adjustable-height motorized orchestra pit
  • Dressing rooms with showers
  • Backstage Green Room
  • Rehearsal studio
  • Wardrobe room
  • Full wired and wireless Internet connectivity
  • Custom network design available per specification


Stage Dimensions

  • Main stage: 43′ deep x 93′ wide (wall to wall)
  • Upstage: 38′ wide x 38′ deep
  • Proscenium: 44′ wide x 33′ high
  • Stage: 1,848 sq ft



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