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


Trip to Spain
October 9–14 at 7:30 p.m.
The Unknown Girl
November 6–11 at 7:30 p.m.
ONO - Sidney Poitier:
A Raisin in the Sun
November 20 at 7:30 p.m.
ONO - Sidney Poitier:
Lilies of the Field
November 27 at 7:30 p.m.
ONO - Sidney Poitier:
In the Heat of the Night
December 4 at 7:30 p.m.
ONO - Sidney Poitier:
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
December 11 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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