Venue Rental
Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA

700 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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The Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA has two-tier seating, dual-level lobbies, a spacious stage, great sight lines, and a generous technical inventory. Available for staged presentations, conference sessions, and special performances. The Theater has its own lobby for entrance at 700 Howard Street.



  • 757 seats with pit seats (551 orchestra/206 Terrace)
  • 714 seats without pit seats (508 orchestra/206 Terrace)



  • Full theatrical lighting and sound equipment
  • Sprung-wood dance floor
  • Adjustable-height motorized orchestra pit
  • Dressing rooms with showers
  • Backstage Green Room
  • Rehearsal studio
  • Wardrobe room
  • Full wired and wireless Internet connectivity
  • Custom network design available per specification


Stage Dimensions

  • Main stage: 43′ deep x 93′ wide (wall to wall)
  • Upstage: 38′ wide x 38′ deep
  • Proscenium: 44′ wide x 33′ high
  • Stage: 1,848 sq ft



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