Dancehouse is currently accepting bookings for 2023.
Dancehouse will be closed from Saturday 23 December 2023 and will reopen at 4pm on Wednesday 3 January 2024.
Bookings for 2024 will open soon.
Dancehouse Membership is for the dance and performance sector: dance artists, teachers, practitioners, curators, community, and arts workers. Dancehouse members have priority access to Dancehouse spaces at discounted rates.
Other hirers are also welcome to hire Dancehouse at standard rates.
There are three types of hire at Dancehouse:
— STUDIO HIRE / rehearsals, creative development
— TEACHER HIRE / to run classes or workshops for members of the public
— EVENT HIRE / public or private events with attendees
Notes on hiring Dancehouse:
+ Bookings are available from 7am–11pm
+ Monday evenings are not available for hire
+ Minimum standard booking is 2 hours
Rates to Hire Dancehouse Spaces
- STANDARD RATE: Private rehearsals $29 p/h | Public Classes/Workshops $34 p/h
- MEMBERS RATE: Rehearsals $17 p/h | Public Classes/Workshops $22 p/h
- RATES: Events by quotation
How to Hire Dancehouse Spaces
1. Check availability of Dancehouse spaces using the yellow button below.
2. Open a Skedda account to confirm and pay for your bookings — create one using the white button below. Note: You’re not booking space directly in Skedda yet (we’ll do that our end).
Create a Skedda Account
3. Submit a booking enquiry. The booking enquiry form asks different questions if you are booking for STUDIO, TEACHER or EVENT hire. Dancehouse reviews booking requests in order of receipt and will confirm with you directly within 3 business days.
Submit Booking Enquiry
Stop-Go, Branch Nebula (2018). Photo by Gregory Lorenzutti for Dancehouse (Sylvia Staehli Theatre).
Located in North Carlton, Dancehouse is a performance venue dedicated to contemporary dance with a comfortable foyer, bar and amenities, two flexible studio spaces, upstairs and a theatre with backstage, and garden on the ground floor.*
While Dancehouse spaces are primarily set-up for dance performances, rehearsals and workshops, they are versatile and available for a wide range of applications. Dancehouse has played host to lectures, screenings, photoshoots, community festivals and corporate planning days.
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