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ShapeShifter Lab is a 4,200 square foot performance space in Park Slope/ Gowanus area in Brooklyn; we host the world’s most innovative artists who are looking for a flexible platform to present their work. Bass player Matthew Garrison, son of Jimmy Garrison (bass player for John Coltrane), is the co-owner and creative director with his business partner, Fortuna Sung. With many years as a successful touring musician under his belt, Matt and his team have designed the space with versatility in sound, lighting and layout, each of which can be tailored to each artist. With state-of-the-art equipment and raw space, Matt and his team are creating something truly unique and desperately needed in today’s venue scene in New York City.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Performance, Rehearsal, Special Event, Class, Audition, Photo Shoot, Video/Film Shoot, Screening, Meeting, Exhibition, Audio Recording
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
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Availability

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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

Please send request to:
events@shapeshifterlab.com

Please also state in the email:
- Requesting date(s)
- Event hours
- Event function
- Expected number of attendees

Hours Of Operation 9am - 2am
Rental Policy After reservation is made and upon signing the agreement, a 50% security deposit is required and balance is due 1 month prior to event. Renter must follow agreement terms. Open bar rate available upon request. For catered events, we require the caterer to be licensed and insured.
Cancellation Policy Either party may cancel up to 8 weeks prior to the event date, in which event the entire Reservation and Security Deposit shall be refunded in full. If the User cancels within 6 weeks prior to the event date, the entire Rental Deposit will be forfeited.
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Deposit, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel On site manager, Rates include some or all personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel Stage hands, Box office staff, Sound technician, Light technician, Technical director, Call for addtl performance personnel
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities Percussive footwear, Street shoes, Live percussion, Amplified music

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 3600.0 sqft
Space Features Air-conditioned, Heated, Privacy, Uninterrupted wall space
Technology WiFi, Live streaming, CONSOLES PreSonus StudioLive 24.4.2 w/iPad MAINS (2x) QSC K12 (2x) QSC KSub MONITORS QSC K12 (2x) QSC K8 (2x) Mackie SKM350 MICROPHONES Condensers: Rode NT1-A (2x) Audix ADX-51 (2x) Oktava MK-012 w/Cardioid, Omni, Supercardioid, and -10db pad caps Dynamics: (4x) Shure sm57 (5x) Shure SM58 (2x) Shure Beta 58 Audix i5 Audix D6 INSTRUMENTS Yamaha C-7 Grand Piano- loaned by Ravi Coltrane Acoustic Bass – Courtesy of Holger Scheidt Fischer New York Baby Grand Piano Fender Rhodes (Courtesy of Mingo Tull) Premier Custom Drumset (Courtesy of Gene Lake) – Toms: 8″, 10″, 12″, 14″, 16″ – Kick: 22″ – Snare Zilidjian Custom K Dark Series cymbals (Courtesy of Zildjian) Maelo Drumset (Courtesy of Maelo Drums) Rack Toms: 10″x7″ & 12″x8″ Floor Toms: 16″x16″ & 14″x14″ Kick: 20″x16″ & 18″x14″ Snare: Oak Limited Edition 14″x6.5″ ADDITIONIONAL DRUM INFO MAELO DRUMS / SSL Drum set in Satin Ebony Finish All Maple Shells, Toms & Floor Toms 6 Ply Maple, Bass Drums 8 Ply Maple. Snare Drum: Oak Limited Edition 14″x6.5″ (Die Cast Hoops). 10 Ply Oak Shell w/10 Ply Oak Reinforcement Rings. Additional Hardware: Double Tom Mount and 6 Floor tom Legs. AMPS Epifani UL Series 2 Bass Cab Epifani Piccolo 600 Bass Amp Epifani Performance 1000 Bass Amp Fender Hot Rod Deluxe STAGE LIGHTS (4x) ETC Source 4 Leko (6x) Color Kinetics Colorblast 12 TR Lights controlled with MIDI via TouchOSC iPad interface VIDEO CAPTURE Canon EOS Mark-II 5D Sony HVR-A1U HD Camera (2x) Sony HDR CX7 HandyCam(3x) Sony HDR-HC3 HandyCam Contour HD Model-1300 Action Camera (Our video crew provides their own HD cameras) MISCELLANEOUS Chauvet Hurricane 900 Fog Machine (12x) Music stands (5x) Guitar/bass stands (15x) Tall Mic stands (all booms) (4x) Short Mic (all booms)
Flooring Wood, Carpet
Stage Configuration Flexible stage
Stage Dimensions 20 ft x 40 ft with 13 ft ceiling
Seating capacity 120
Seating Flexible seating, Standing room capacity 200

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Incandescent, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Tables, Ladder
Amenities Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories Rehearsal piano, Performance piano, Electronic keyboard, Percussion equipment, Drum set, Music stands, upright bass
Audio Equipment Sound system, Sound booth, PA system, Microphone, CD player, Recording equipment, Amplifier, CONSOLES PreSonus StudioLive 24.4.2 w/iPad MAINS (2x) QSC K12 (2x) QSC KSub MONITORS QSC K12 (2x) QSC K8 (2x) Mackie SKM350 MICROPHONES Condensers: Rode NT1-A (2x) Audix ADX-51 (2x) Oktava MK-012 w/Cardioid, Omni, Supercardioid, and -10db pad caps Dynamics: (4x) Shure sm57 (5x) Shure SM58 (2x) Shure Beta 58 Audix i5 Audix D6 INSTRUMENTS Yamaha C-7 Grand Piano- loaned by Ravi Coltrane Acoustic Bass – Courtesy of Holger Scheidt Fischer New York Baby Grand Piano Fender Rhodes (Courtesy of Mingo Tull) Premier Custom Drumset (Courtesy of Gene Lake) – Toms: 8″, 10″, 12″, 14″, 16″ – Kick: 22″ – Snare Zilidjian Custom K Dark Series cymbals (Courtesy of Zildjian) Maelo Drumset (Courtesy of Maelo Drums) Rack Toms: 10″x7″ & 12″x8″ Floor Toms: 16″x16″ & 14″x14″ Kick: 20″x16″ & 18″x14″ Snare: Oak Limited Edition 14″x6.5″ ADDITIONIONAL DRUM INFO MAELO DRUMS / SSL Drum set in Satin Ebony Finish All Maple Shells, Toms & Floor Toms 6 Ply Maple, Bass Drums 8 Ply Maple. Snare Drum: Oak Limited Edition 14″x6.5″ (Die Cast Hoops). 10 Ply Oak Shell w/10 Ply Oak Reinforcement Rings. Additional Hardware: Double Tom Mount and 6 Floor tom Legs. AMPS Epifani UL Series 2 Bass Cab Epifani Piccolo 600 Bass Amp Epifani Performance 1000 Bass Amp Fender Hot Rod Deluxe
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, Projection screen, Cameras, Canon EOS Mark-II 5D Sony HVR-A1U HD Camera (2x) Sony HDR CX7 HandyCam(3x) Sony HDR-HC3 HandyCam Contour HD Model-1300 Action Camera (Our video crew provides their own HD cameras)
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Accessibility Accessibility_active EditEdit Accessibility

Virtual Tour Click here to view a virtual tour of the space.
Additional Accessibility Info http://www.shapeshifterlab.com/about-shapeshifter-lab/venue-rental-specifications/
Parking Street parking
Accessibility ADA or AODA compliant
Audience Services Staffed concession, Restrooms, Box office, Lobby
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Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Performance $250 $400 - -
Rehearsal $80 $400 - -
Special Event $350-$450 $2,500 - -
Class $250 $800 - -
Audition $200 $800 - -
Photo Shoot $150 $800 - -
Video/Film Shoot - $800 - -
Screening $250 $600 - -
Meeting $150 $800 - -
Exhibition - $800 - -
Audio Recording $200 $800 - -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Performance $175 - - -
Rehearsal $56 - - -
Special Event $245-$315 - - -
Class $175 - - -
Audition $140 - - -
Photo Shoot $105 - - -
Video/Film Shoot - - - -
Screening $175 - - -
Meeting $105 - - -
Exhibition - - - -
Audio Recording $140 - - -

This space was last updated on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 10:36AM