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Our Main Theater is a large black box theater with cushioned theater style seating and a raised stage. This rental is good for small to medium theater productions, live music, lectures, festivals, small trades shows, and comedy/ poetry shows. Table seating is also available.

The Abule/Dance Studio is equipped with a mirrored wall and wooden dance floor with two carpeted areas at each end. This space is suitable for dance rehearsals, dance recitals, auditioning room for theater and music, small to medium parties, fitness/dance classes.

Please Note: NO food or drinks are allowed on the dance floor but are allowed on the outer wings of the studio, also NO spiked heels on the dance floor.

Our Kitchen is available for solo or additional rental space with full use of the kitchen supplies, good for party prep areas and cooking classes.

While catering is currently not offered you're welcome to bring in your own catering for your event.

The Open Area/Classroom is a large carpeted area equipped with a dry erase board; good for smaller lectures, group meetings, small parties, art and crafts, photo-shoots, casting calls and even tutoring.

We offer FREE on and off street parking with valet parking as an option.

Security staff and/or coat check are available at an additional cost.

Cash bar is available with 60 days advance notice of the event.

Whether you're planning a wedding reception, trade show, an anniversary celebration, company holiday gathering, class or family reunion, business meeting or any other event, we're confident the Cultural Center will make your next event a huge success!



# of Seats Available

Rental (per hour)




Abule/Dance Studio






Parking Lot  

For more information or to schedule a tour of our facility please contact Mathew Shatim at at or 513-221-6112

All involved participants shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

Bi-Okoto is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, patrons, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

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African drumming
African dance
Belly Dance
BFIT – Afro Cardio
BFIT – Yoga
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Story telling
Center tours
Okoto Kekere
Summer Camp
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Drum repairs
Costume rental
Gallery space
Gift shop
Community vending
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Bi-Okoto  Cultural Center ● 5601 Montgomery Road ● Cincinnati OH 45212
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