venue rentals

Your Event Can Take Center Stage!

The CM Performing Arts Center is located in the Lighthouse Commons Shopping Center on Montauk High Way in Oakdale. Surrounded by plenty of parking, stores, and eateries, CM Performing Arts Center is housed in what was once the Oakdale Theatre, restored in 1997.

The 300+ seat Noel S. Ruiz theatre and the flexible use Onyx Theatre have hosted some of Long Island's most talented performing artists and can be the home for your next event.

main stage

The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre

  • House Capacity: 311 seats, 10 cabaret-style tables with 32 seats, and accessible wheelchair and companion seating.
  • Main Stage: 32’ wide x 21’ deep
  • Proscenium: 32’ wide x 18’ high
  • Wings: Stage Right 8’ wide x 21’ deep; Stage Left 8’ wide x 21’ deep
  • Orchestra Pit: 50’ wide x 10’ deep; 6’ below stage
  • Full theatrical lighting and sound equipment
  • Dressing/Green Room and performer restrooms

Exact technical specifications subject to change based on active productions. Please contact Artistic Director with specific technical requirements.

second stage

The Onyx

  • Flexible-use space. Can be setup with proscenium style seating, thrust/arena style seating, with round tables or empty floor space.
  • Dimensions: 25’ wide x 45’ deep
  • Basic A/V capabilities

Exact technical specifications subject to change based on active productions. Please contact Artistic Director with specific technical requirements.

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