The Sandbox


The Sandbox is available to host a variety of events, installations, readings, workshops or rehearsals. The Sandbox is conveniently located in the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood of South Minneapolis, with easy bus access and ample street parking available.


House Rules:

  • Maximum Capacity 49 persons (includes performers)
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited without express written consent of Sandbox Theatre
  • All classes, workshops, fundraisers, performances, special engagements or special events require proof of liability insurance



  • Rehearsals/Meetings/Community Events: $10/hour
    Private events where no fees or tickets are sold
  • Classes/Workshops/Readings: $25/hour
    Public events where fees or tickets are sold
  • Special Engagements/Performances/Installations: $100/day
    Pricing is also available for ticket split options.
  • Fundraisers: $150†
    Fundraisers are priced by the five-hour block


* Listed prices are for standard events, rehearsals, etc. Pricing for special requests and/or longer event windows subject to change and agreement between licensee and Sandbox

† Requires Sandbox representative on site



Liability Insurance


If you or your group is interested in renting The Sandbox, please send an email to with the following information:

  1. Organization or Individual Name
  2. Date(s) Requested
  3. Time(s) Requested
  4. Your 501c3 nonprofit status, if applicable




Sandbox is dedicated to increasing the availability of affordable spaces for the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood community. If you have questions about this or other general inquiries, please contact