Dancehouse currently has limited access and operations. See our CovidSafe page for details.


2020 Bookings

For the remainder of 2020, Dancehouse will not be taking booking enquiries. Instead, we will be repeating our Your House initiative for free space. The last ballot for 2020 closes Friday 20 November 12 noon.

Dancehouse COVIDSafe plan

2021 Bookings

We are now taking enquiries for 2021!

Hiring Dancehouse looks different; we have strict session times and booking minimums to ensure the safety of everyone at Dancehouse. These session times cannot be amended.

Monday — Friday: 9am-12:30pm

Monday — Friday: 1:30pm-5pm

Tuesday — Thursday: 6pm-10pm*

Minimum booking terms: 2 hours

*In 2021, Monday and Friday evenings are not available for hire

Saturday — Sunday: 9am-10pm

Minimum booking terms: 6 hours

Bookings will be confirmed from January-June 2021.

Request a Booking:

Create a Skedda Account

Complete the Booking Enquiry Form

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 talking events, music gigs, parties, photo shoots, community festivals and corporate planning days.

*During restrictions relating to Covid-19, some amenities and access are limited or not available. Please refer to our CovidSafe Plan for details.

Skylab launch event

Skylab from $15/hr

11m x 6m / 66m2 / 15p Capacity

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Upstairs Studio from $15/hr

9.5m x 14m / 133m2 / 100p Capacity

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Sylvia Staehli Theatre from $15/hr

9.5m x 17.5m / 166m2 / 100p Capacity

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Image credit: Michael Longton

Stop-Go, Branch Nebula (2018). Photo by Gregory Lorenzutti for Dancehouse (Sylvia Staehli Theatre).

Our Rates (per hour) all spaces

Rehearsals: $21 / Members $15
Classes/Workshops: $26 / Members $20
Photography/Video Shoots: $26 / Members $20



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