Facilities & Rental Info

The Lesher Center for the Arts features three distinct theatres providing a space tailored for every show and audience. In addition, the Center operates the Del Valle Theatre, located about two miles from the Center. Theatres and other spaces, including the Hofmann Rotunda and Bedford Gallery, are available to rent for corporate events and functions. More information about the theatres is below.

Please call the Lesher Center administrative office at 925.295.1400 to inquire about rental opportunities.

Hofmann Theatre

Margaret Lesher Theatre

Knight Stage 3 Theatre

Del Valle Theatre

Other Rental Spaces

Rental Policies (PDF)

Rental Policies for the Del Valle (PDF)

Rules and Regulations

Insurance Requirements (PDF)

Event Date Request Form (PDF) ­


Seats 785

The Hofmann Theatre is the largest of the three theatres in the Lesher Center for the Arts. It features a spacious main floor and a balcony featuring four sets of box seating areas. The theatre is used for large-scale productions including musicals, operas, ballets, symphonies and larger corporate functions.


Seats 297

The Lesher Theatre provides a more intimate space for mid-sized productions including musicals and plays.


Seats 133 * additional 40 seating possible depending on stage settings

The Knight Stage is a black-box theatre featuring a space tailored for smaller, more intimate productions and events. Seats can be added or removed as necessary.


Seats 384

The Del Valle is located at 1963 Tice Valley Boulevard, just two miles from the Lesher Center. It provides a great space for mid-sized productions and corporate gatherings.



Hofmann Rotunda

The Rotunda provides an elegant space for small corporate gatherings and cocktail parties. The large windows overlook Civic Drive and offer a grand and spacious environment. Please call 925.295.1400 for more information about renting the Rotunda.


Bedford Gallery

The Bedford Gallery is an elegant and distinctive venue for receptions, business meetings, cocktail parties, or special events. The gallery, with a capacity of 250 guests, is a 3,500 sq. feet contemporary art space with soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, and abundant natural light. Located in the Lesher Center for the Arts, the Bedford Gallery is the largest community-based visual arts facility between the Bay Area and Sacramento. For more information, please call 925.295.1400 or info@lesherARTScenter.org


Encore Room

The Encore Room, located on the third floor of the Lesher Center for the Arts, provides an intimate space for business meetings and small receptions. The room seats 25.


Rehearsal Center

Need a place to gather your performers for rehearsal? The Lesher Center’s rehearsal center, located just one mile from the Center provides a perfect location.