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Virtual Recording Studio

Rental Rates (9/1/2020-2/1/2021)


For the period of September 1, 2020 to February 1, 2021, the Lillie & Roy Cullen Theater at the Wortham Theater Center will be established as the Cullen Live! Audio/Visual and Livestreaming Recording Studio. This fully equipped studio will offer several basic stage and camera configurations for the creation of virtual content.


Rental Period: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Rental $1,100
Backstage Labor Packages start at $2,500 for 6 hours.
Video Production Service Options  Packages start at $2,200 for 2 cameras. Please contact BEND Production for more information.

Note: Depending on the needs of your project, there may be additional costs associated with renting the Cullen Live venue. The above rates do not include costs for damage deposit, insurance, additional backstage labor, security, first aid, or additional equipment rental. All rentals require a signed venue agreement, insurance certificate, license and deposit fees paid at least 30 days in advance.

Video Production Service Options

A/V Recording and Livestreaming services for Cullen Live! are offered exclusively by BEND Productions. For more information on recording and streaming packages for the Cullen Live! venue, please click here. Packages start at $2,200 for 2 cameras. Please contact BEND Production for complete details. 

Technical Packages & Backstage Labor

For specific technical information on the Cullen Live! venue at the Wortham Center, please click here

Health & Safety Requirements

In order to maintain a safe working environment for all Cullen Live! staff and clients, all clients will be required to abide by Houston First Corporation Health & Safety Guidelines. For more information on these guidelines, please click here

Please note that these are minimum guidelines and the response to COVID may require changes in response to the current situation. We appreciate your understanding! 

Rental Inquiries

To inquire about date availability and costs for a particular project, please fill out the hold request form and license application and email them to: 

Alexandra Sandoval, Booking & Administrative Coordinator, Convention Services

Houston First Corporation

Office: 832-487-7012

Event Rental Rates 

For general event inquiries, please review the rental rates and documents below. 

(2,405 seats)

Rental Rates (.pdf)

(1,100 seats)

Rental Rates (.pdf)


Call for rates

Booking Documents

The License Application and related documents are .pdf files

Technical Packages

For specific technical information on the Wortham Center, please click here.

Return the application to:
Wortham Center
ATTN: Booking Dept.
510 Preston
Houston, TX 77002

Or Fax to (832) 487-7001

Photography & Filming
If you're interested in photographing or filming at our venues, please call (832) 487-7000 or email for information.