Your independent film connection and home to many of Hope College’s cultural offerings, including lectures, concerts, art performances and more.


Things To Come March 27–April 1 at 7:30 p.m.
High Noon April 3 at 7:30 p.m.
The Searchers April 10 at 7:30 p.m.
The Magnificent Seven April 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Hang 'Em High April 24 at 7:30 p.m.
The Knickerbocker Theatre is availabe for rental to outside companies and organizations. It seats over 500, including the balcony, and is perfect for movie screenings, concerts and benefits, company functions, speakers and performers, training sessions, and other special events. The following options are available with rental:

  • Full stage with curtain
  • Custom concessions 
  • Sound and lighting equipment
  • 35mm and LCD projectors

The rental fee is $1,100 and $825 for non-profit. Due to the nature of the theatre, audio and visual tech services will also be charged accordingly. Contact the Events & Conferences Office to inquire about renting the Knickerbocker Theatre.  


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