Merseles Studios has 10 artist studios ranging from 150-700 square feet each that are available from time to time and a 2,000 square feet black box theater that fits 49 people and available for private events as well such at theater, lectures, film screening, photo shoots, private parties, etc.
White Eagle Hall has a capacity of 400 seated theater style, 800 standing or 150-190 seated banquet style. A balcony level with beautiful views flanks the inner perimeter of the hall that may be used for extra seating. Please click here more information on renting White Eagle Hall.
DOWNTOWN JERSEY CITY
Jersey City Theater Center is located at the heart of Downtown Jersey City in the Village Neighborhood. Along the way from Grove Street PATH along restaurant row is the pedestrian plaza as well as a great variety of incredible restaurants and shops. Jersey City is known for being the most diverse city in the country. One of the most incredible things that you will see in Jersey City is a huge commitment to arts and culture; many events are hosted in downtown JC all year long.
TRAVEL & PARKING
Jersey City Theater Center is located in the heart of Jersey City, nestled between two easily accessible NYNJ PATH train lines at Journal Square (JSQ) and Grove Street. Once off the Grove Street PATH stop, it is a quick walk along Restaurant Row on Newark Avenue to our venue. There is some street parking in the area and we can also recommend a valet service at your request.
What personnel is included in the room fee?
There is no personnel included in the room fee.
What types of audio/visual do you have?
Merseles Studios has a Yamaha PA system, a projector and screen available for your convenience.
Can I bring my iPod?
Yes you can.
Can I have a band, performer or DJ play?
Yes you can.
What banquet amenities & extra decoration do you provide?
Merseles Studios does not provide and banquet amenities and extra decorations.
Do I need to hire an event planner or coordinator?
Yes, you need to hire your own even planner. JCTC does not provide that.
Do I need to provide insurance or permits?
Yes, you need to get your own insurance for the event. JCTC does not provide that.
Are folding tables and chairs included in the rental price?
You can use our 50 available chairs and 6 folding 8 foot tables if you’d like, but we recommend that you rent anything else you need for your event.
Do you have specialty glassware and dinnerware?
No. You need you get your own glassware and dinnerware.
Is there a kitchen?
No. You need to find your own outside caterer that is fully licensed and insured.
Are you wheelchair accessible?
No. Merseles Studios is not.
Are there any restrictions on decorations?
We generally don’t allow anything to be affixed to the walls, but decorations such as lamps, candles, and table decorations are no problem. Décor plans should be pre-arranged through our Events Manager. Please contact us with special requests. Glitter and glitter containing items are strictly forbidden.
Who is responsible for cleaning the space?
We will take care of barware, chairs, all rentals included in your quote and trash removal. Your caterer will be responsible for all food service area cleanup. Cleanup of centerpieces & other decorations not provided by JCTC are the responsibility of the renter.
When can I come in to tour the space?
Walk-throughs are available by appointment. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org