Dancehouse stands on what always was and always will be Aboriginal land. We pay our respects to the traditional owners of this land, the Wurundjeri peoples of the Kulin Nation, to their Elders past and present, and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.


11m x 6m / 66m2

'Skylab Launch' (2017), Hellen Sky. Photo by Gregory Lorenzutti for Dancehouse.


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

Named after Dancehouse co-founder Hellen Sky, Skylab is a small studio space with mirrors, windows to Princes Street with natural light and tarkett/ dance flooring. Skylab is popular for classes, workshops and rehearsals as well as photo shoots and boutique events without much technical set-up.

Skylab has: Showworks sprung floor, black Tarkett covering, natural light, partial blackout, mirror, Barre, sound system aux plug in, stereo with aux plug in.

Accessibility: Limited access: stairs only. Skylab is a NO SHOES studio.

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.

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