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Welcome back! Dancehouse is open with COVIDSafety measures in place.

Visit our About page for more information.

Spaces

Dancehouse is closed from Saturday 18 December 2021 and will re-open onTuesday 4 January 2022.


2022 Bookings

HIRING DANCEHOUSE 2022

Dancehouse is currently accepting bookings for 2022.

Dancehouse is a centre for the year-round presentation of dance. Outside of Dancehouse’s own program of activities, Dancehouse hires three spaces: Sylvia Staehli Theatre, Upstairs Studio and Skylab.

From 1 August 2022, Dancehouse Membership is for the dance 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 9am–11pm
+ Monday evenings are not available for hire
+ Minimum standard booking is 3 hours
+ A half hour buffer is required between all bookings
+ Venue cleaning occurs 8–9am
+ During this pandemic, Dancehouse sometimes needs to operate a little differently. Please see our COVIDSafe plan for more information.


How to Hire Dancehouse Spaces

1. Check availability of Dancehouse spaces using the yellow button below.
Check Availability

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


Schedule

Skylab from $21—26/hr

11m x 6m / 66m2

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Upstairs Studio from $21—26/hr

9.5m x 14m / 133m2

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Sylvia Staehli Theatre from $21—26/hr

9.5m x 17.5m / 166m2

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Image credit: Michael Longton

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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