Rehearsal Space

44 Gaukel is home to a rentable rehearsal space available for local artists and arts and culture groups. This 735 square foot rehearsal studio is outfitted with laid Rosco floors, stage curtains and full length mirrors. The rehearsal space books at a rate of $8 + HST per hour, with a 3 hour minimum.

We are thrilled to be able to offer this space as an affordable and suitable resource for the arts community. We extend our thanks to the City of Kitchener for their support in providing this space for the community.

Download our Rental Polices for this space: Rental Policies

Features Include

  • Rosco Flooring
  • Private Wi-Fi with password provided at time of rental
  • Air Conditioned and heated building
  • Large mirrors
  • Stage curtains
  • Sink and counter space
  • Numerous chairs
  • Small table
  • Music Stand

Current Promotions

Friend Promo

Have you rented the Community or Rehearsal space at 44 Gaukel before? Refer a friend and pay $6/hour instead of $8/hour on your next rental!

How it Works

  1. Tell your friends about renting the Community or Rehearsal Space at 44 Gaukel
  2. Ask them to write you as the referral on their rental agreement when they book space
  3. Book up to 6 hours in the Community or Rehearsal Space at a discounted rate of $6/hour for every friend you recommend. A minimum of three hours back-to-back is required per rental.

The Fine Print

Please note referrals need to be new renters who have not rented space from ABO in the past, including organizations and groups. To take advantage of your discount, you must book directly with ABO staff by phone or email at 519-880-3670 ext. 101 or This discount cannot be applied retroactively to previous rentals. All other regular policies apply, read the full details of the promotion here.


Please use the Google Calendar below to determine the availability of the Community Room

This space can be booked by filling out this form or emailing: