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


Whisky Galore May 15 - 20 at 7:30 p.m.
After the Storm May 22 - 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Nise May 30 - June 3 at 7:30 p.m.
The Women's Balcony  June 5 - 10 at 7:30 p.m.
ONO - Judy Garland:
Wizard of Oz
July 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Free Family Film:
The Tale of Despereaux
July 27 at 7:30 p.m.
ONO - Judy Garland:
Meet Me in St. Louis 
July 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Free Family Film:
Where the Wild Things Are
August 3 at 7:30 p.m.
ONO- Judy Garland:
Ziegfeld Follies
August 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Free Family Film:
Fantastic Mr. Fox
August 10 at 7:30 p.m.
ONO-Judy Garland:
A Star is Born
August 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Free Family Film:
Jungle Book 
August 17 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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