About Us

The Space is Vegas’ newest community-driven, charity-based arts complex consisting of a 3000-square-foot raw performance/event space, a black box theatre, a podcast studio, and a piano bar/lobby. Since opening in 2017, it has hosted Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Country Music Association Award winners; and everything from fashion shows, plays and musicals to birthday parties.

 
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The Space is Vegas’ newest community-driven, charity-based arts complex consisting of a 3000-square-foot raw performance/event space, a black box theatre, a podcast studio, and a piano bar/lobby. Since opening in 2017, it has hosted Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Country Music Association Award winners; and everything from fashion shows, plays and musicals to birthday parties.

 
 
 

The Space is home to Mondays Dark, a semi-monthly variety show that donates $10,000 to a different local charity every other week. 2019 will mark $1 million raised since it began in 2013. ComedySportz—an action-packed, high energy comedy show for all ages—also calls The Space home.

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The Space is home to Mondays Dark, a semi-monthly variety show that donates $10,000 to a different local charity every other week. 2019 will mark $1 million raised since it began in 2013. ComedySportz—an action-packed, high energy comedy show for all ages—also calls The Space home.

ABOUT MARK SHUNOCK

The Space founder Mark Shunock is a native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, and a former member of the Canadian Hockey League. After his hockey days ended, he spent almost 10 years living in New York City performing on America’s premiere stages. He earned a Best Supporting Actor Helen Hayes Award nomination for for his performance as Timon in Disney’s The Lion King. He recently starred in the smash hit Rock of Ages playing at the Venetian/Palazzo and as the MC in the sexy smash Magic Mike Live at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. He is currently the in-arena host for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League and for Bob Arum’s Top Rank Boxing.

Mark is the creator and host of Mondays Dark, Vegas’ premiere variety show for a cause. Twice a month he gathers an eclectic cast of guests including musical acts and stars from Hollywood and The Strip for 90 minutes of chat, entertainment and a lot of laughs.

ABOUT MARK SHUNOCK

The Space founder Mark Shunock is a native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, and a former member of the Canadian Hockey League. After his hockey days ended, he spent almost 10 years living in New York City performing on America’s premiere stages. He earned a Best Supporting Actor Helen Hayes Award nomination for for his performance as Timon in Disney’s The Lion King. He recently starred in the smash hit Rock of Ages playing at the Venetian/Palazzo and as the MC in the sexy smash Magic Mike Live at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. He is currently the in-arena host for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League and for Bob Arum’s Top Rank Boxing.

Mark is the creator and host of Mondays Dark, Vegas’ premiere variety show for a cause. Twice a month he gathers an eclectic cast of guests including musical acts and stars from Hollywood and The Strip for 90 minutes of chat, entertainment and a lot of laughs.

The mission of Mondays Dark is to raise $10K in 90 minutes. The $20 variety show has become one of the hottest tickets in town and the list of charities waiting to partner with Mondays Dark continues to grow. Partnering with over 80 local organizations, Mondays Dark has raised over $800,000, and every penny has stayed here in Las Vegas. By December of 2019, Mondays Dark will have partnered with its 100th charity and will have raised $1 million dollars for Las Vegas.

Mondays Dark has been named “Best of the City” by Vegas Seven and “Best of Vegas” by Las Vegas Weekly. In addition, Shunock received the 2014 Angel Award for Cultural Advocate/Entertainer of the Year and recently won Best Philanthropist from “Best of Las Vegas” as well as the Las Vegas Review Journal and the Impact Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Las Vegas Chapter for Mondays Dark.

 

The mission of Mondays Dark is to raise $10K in 90 minutes. The $20 variety show has become one of the hottest tickets in town and the list of charities waiting to partner with Mondays Dark continues to grow. Partnering with over 80 local organizations, Mondays Dark has raised over $800,000, and every penny has stayed here in Las Vegas. By December of 2019, Mondays Dark will have partnered with its 100th charity and will have raised $1 million dollars for Las Vegas.

Mondays Dark has been named “Best of the City” by Vegas Seven and “Best of Vegas” by Las Vegas Weekly. In addition, Shunock received the 2014 Angel Award for Cultural Advocate/Entertainer of the Year and recently won Best Philanthropist from “Best of Las Vegas” as well as the Las Vegas Review Journal and the Impact Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Las Vegas Chapter for Mondays Dark.

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ABOUT MARK SHUNOCK

The Space founder Mark Shunock is a native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, and a former member of the Canadian Hockey League. After his hockey days ended, he spent almost 10 years living in New York City performing on America’s premiere stages. He earned a Best Supporting Actor Helen Hayes Award nomination for for his performance as Timon in Disney’s The Lion King. He recently starred in the smash hit Rock of Ages playing at the Venetian/Palazzo and as the MC in the sexy smash Magic Mike Live at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. He is currently the in-arena host for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League and for Bob Arum’s Top Rank Boxing.

Mark is the creator and host of Mondays Dark, Vegas’ premiere variety show for a cause. Twice a month he gathers an eclectic cast of guests including musical acts and stars from Hollywood and The Strip for 90 minutes of chat, entertainment and a lot of laughs.

The mission of Mondays Dark is to raise $10K in 90 minutes. The $20 variety show has become one of the hottest tickets in town and the list of charities waiting to partner with Mondays Dark continues to grow. Partnering with over 80 local organizations, Mondays Dark has raised over $800,000, and every penny has stayed here in Las Vegas. By December of 2019, Mondays Dark will have partnered with its 100th charity and will have raised $1 million dollars for Las Vegas.

Mondays Dark has been named “Best of the City” by Vegas Seven and “Best of Vegas” by Las Vegas Weekly. In addition, Shunock received the 2014 Angel Award for Cultural Advocate/Entertainer of the Year and recently won Best Philanthropist from “Best of Las Vegas” as well as the Las Vegas Review Journal and the Impact Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Las Vegas Chapter for Mondays Dark.

Daniel Emmet

Top-notch!

It’s an honor to step on their stage.

I’m proud that the first marquee in Vegas to put my name in lights was at The Space!

Daniel Emmet, 2018 AGT Finalist

Michelle Johnson

One-of-a-kind venue!

An artistic gem in the desert…

intimate, hip… It’s just what Vegas needed!

Michelle Johnson, Vegas’ First Lady of Jazz

Daniel Emmet

Top-notch!

It’s an honor to step on their stage.

I’m proud that the first marquee in Vegas to put my name in lights was at The Space!

Daniel Emmet, 2018 AGT Finalist