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The Rosen Performing Arts Center in Wayne, NJ  

Keeping the Arts Alive in New Jersey 

The beautiful Rosen Performing Arts Center is located inside the Wayne YMCA in Wayne, NJ. Hosting a variety of performances and events, this 406-seat professional performing art center is helping to keep the arts alive in our community. Its primary purpose is to support and foster the growth of performing arts while providing a premier performance venue and acting as an incubator and advocate for the arts. The Rosen Performing Arts Center hosts many special events, including theater productions for youth, teens, and adults, as well as dance programs and other special arts programs. If you’re interested in learning more about our theater for performing arts, please reach out to us today. 

Rent Our Theater for Your Performance

Are you looking for a place to host your next arts event? The Rosen Performing Arts Center may be the perfect fit for your production. Our theater is available to rent for companies producing or presenting theater productions, concerts, and dance or film productions. Our venue also has spaces to host meetings and conferences. Free on-site parking is available, which includes 400 parking spaces. You'll also have access to additional rooms for receptions, meetings, or extra dressing or rehearsal space. All these features make the Rosen Performing Arts Center the perfect location for your next event.

Equipped for Any Performance

Our performing arts theater was designed to house numerous types of events, from theatrical productions to intimate concerts. With a stage measuring 42 feet wide by 20 feet deep, and a proscenium height of 18 feet, our theater is sure to accommodate nearly any production. We’ve outfitted our theater with the best professional stage equipment available, so you can be sure your event will run seamlessly and wow the crowd. Choosing our theater as the place to host your next event will produce a professional show that won’t be forgotten by attendees. Some of the professional features of our theater include:

  • Upstage, midstage, and downstage curtains
  • Ample professional lighting equipment with dimming and color-changing options
  • Professional sound equipment with a digital sound console
  • Two private dressing rooms with ample space for multiple performers as well as a green room
  • 406 fixed seats, as well as six wheelchair-accessible spaces and six transfer seats
  • Large indoor lobby for post- or pre-show activities as well as additional rooms for rent

Contact Us for More Information

Are you interested in learning more about the upcoming shows at the Rosen Performing Arts Center? Perhaps you want more information about renting the space for your next arts production? Either way, we invite you to call our location in Wayne, NJ to speak with one of our staff members. They will be able to answer any questions you might have and provide all the necessary information, forms, and payment options you need to rent our space. Please reach out to us today and support local arts in our community! 




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