Upcoming Events
Sun 23

Mirrors “Alluring Blood” Album Release Show

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Halifax Nova Scotia
Mon 24

BSTC Annual General Meeting

February 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Halifax Nova Scotia
Thu 27

Same Boat: The Sketch Show

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Halifax Nova Scotia
Fri 28

The Wearable Art Show

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Halifax Nova Scotia
Sat 29

High Heel Awards

February 29 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Halifax Nova Scotia

Rental Information

The Bus Stop is a Versatile, Black-Box, Performance Venue.


Choose from Hourly, Daily or Member booking options, or scroll down for information about our Co-production Agreement, Rehearsal Space Program, quick facts about the space, our rental calendar and technical information about our venue and equipment.

***Please read carefully before renting! There have been recent changes to the Space Use, Alcohol and Cancellation Policy***
All rentals of the venue are subject to our Rental Contract Terms and Conditions. 


Hourly Bookings must include enough time for set up and tear down. Daily Bookings cover a period from 7am-7am. Member Bookings are for Bus Stop Theatre Co-operative Artist and Company Members.

***Please note the following rate changes are effective as of Jan 1, 2020***

  • The weekly $30 cleaning fee has been eliminated on all rentals
  • The Hourly Rate has increased from $50 to $55
  • The Member Daily Rate has increased from $195 to $212
  • Company Members rentals now include 2 free month long ads on our lobby TV
  • The Non-Member Daily Rate has increased from $380 to $398
  • The Tech hourly fee has increased from $15 to $16

*These changes are being implemented to help us keep up with the growing demand, while continuing our mandate to remain as affordable and accessible as possible.*


Click on Hourly, Daily or Member Daily Booking to fill out a rental request form.



A revenue-split Co-Pro Agreement is available under certain circumstances. This options allows you to book the venue without an advance deposit in exchange for a commitment to splitting generated box office revenue with the Bus Stop Theatre.

Read the Co-Pro Agreement here.


Company Members of the Co-operative can take advantage of free rehearsal time at the Bus Stop Theatre through our Rehearsal Space Program.

Read details about the Rehearsal Space Program here.


  • Multi-configurable space
  • Suitable for music, theatre, film, comedy and other performance events
  • Bookings are handled first come, first serve
  • Can be rented by the hour, day or week (up to 21 days)
  • Seats 75 (can stretch to 90 or more with added floor seating)
  • Occupancy load is 149 (performers and staff included)
  • Our In-House Technician is included in Hourly Bookings and Daily Bookings (6 hours)
  • Full lighting and sound system, projector and screen included in all rentals
  • Additional Technical details are available further below

Tech & Set-Up

not all infrastructure is covered here, and information changes as we upgrade and maintain the space. If you have any questions about the technical capabilities of the theatre, please do not hesitate to e-mail matt@thebusstoptheatre.org

Audio and video Inventory

Lighting Inventory

Space Drawings

Risers & Seating