Please note, Dancehouse is currently closed and is scheduled to re-open from 9am, Thursday 18 February. For more information, read our COVIDSafe plan.
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 | 1 booking per studio per day
Bookings will be confirmed from January-June 2021.
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
11m x 6m / 66m2 / COVIDSafe Capacity 8p + teacher
9.5m x 14m / 133m2 / COVIDSafe Capacity 16p + teacher
9.5m x 17.5m / 166m2 / COVIDSafe Capacity 16p + teacher
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