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DANCE SPACE INVENTORY

The following directory (organized by County) lists New Jersey venues with dance spaces available for rent. Please contact the venues directly if you have questions or to inquire about renting. If you would like to have your venue listed, please contact info@dancenj.org to receive a copy of the survey. 

*Please call the venue to confirm/receive rental rates. Any listed rates are subject to change.* 

If you'd like to list a your rehearsal or performance space details on our site, please email cristina.dancenj@gmail.com.

BERGEN

Art of Motion Inc.
The Performing Arts Building

17 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Contact: Linda Combs
Phone: 201-652-5800
Email: ArtofMotion.inc@gmail.com
Website: ArtofMotion.org

Description: Bergen County, sunlit, pristine, 2 pianos, high ceilings, state of the art facility, black box option, seating for 150, 220 max occupancy, dressing room, one block from NJ Transit, bus and train

Permitted Uses: Rehearsal Space, Showing/Showcase, Performance Space, Film/Video Shoot, Class/Instruction, Special Events/Parties, Auditions, Musical Theatre
Prohibited Uses: Tap dancing after 12PM  
Accessibility: ADA partially compliant, pre-war building
Size: 3500 sq. ft. for large studio/theatre space, vocal room, and small studio, 2 dressing rooms
Minimum Ceiling Height: 14.5 ft.
Flooring: Professional state of the art NEW sprung Marley floor
Equipment Available for use: Sound System, Steinway Grand Piano, Upright Piano, hand drums, small refrigerator, CD player, Aux cord, stationary and portable barres, basic theatrical lighting kit and downpool, lobby space, Projection rental option
Physical Features: Column-free, Air-conditioned, barres, mirrors, floor to ceiling canvas drape
Amenities: Dressing Room/backstage space, Microphones, Wifi, Reception area, 2 restrooms, use of 24 bar stools, 125 white folding chairs, 50 yoga blankets, Yoga mats, Pilates balls, weights, single tubes, Therabands, Yoga bolsters, Yoga blocks, Box office space (Pilates props may include nominal rental fee TBD)
Additional Information: AOM requires a minimum one hour stage and tech preparation after completion of load-in, setup.
Performance Rates*: Package A: $1,000.00 for 10 Hours
                                        Package B: $1,500.00 for 15 hours
                                        Package C: $2,000.00 for 20 hours
                                        Additional Fees: Rentals from our Costume Annex and Projector
                                        Janitorial staff cleanup: $75
                                        Lighting Staff and Stage Manager: Additional Fees

 

ESSEX

Danceworks Studios
127 Grove Street
Montclair , NJ 07042

Contact: Kathy Costa
Phone: 973-655-9558
Email: Kathy@danceworksstudios.com
Website: www.danceworksstudios.com

Description: 2 Studios suitable for dance rehearsal.

Permitted Uses: Rehearsal Space
Prohibited Uses: No food or drink other than water permitted in space.   
Accessibility: None
Size: Approx. 20 x 30 & approx. 30 x 20
Minimum Ceiling Height: 10 ft.
Flooring: Marley in 1 ---- Wood floor in other
Equipment Available for use: Sound system , CD player
Physical Features: AC, ceiling fans
Amenities: Dressing room & 2 bathrooms
Performance Rates*: $55.00 per hour for use of 1 studio

 

Grooves Unlimited Dance Studio
355 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 100
Livingston, NJ 07039

Contact: Dana, Office Manager
Phone: 973-878-2836
Email: groovesunlimiteddancestudio@gmail.com
Website: www.groovesunlimiteddancestudio.com

Description: Clean, newly renovated space featuring two dance studios: 700 sq. ft sprung, maple wood floor - 1000 sq. ft sprung marley floor both with large glass mirrors. Central air/heat. Clear sound system compatible with iPod, 5-Disc Change, USB, A/V cord for headphone inputs, tape deck. Spacious waiting area.

Permitted Uses: Rehearsal Space, Showing/Showcase, Film/Video Shoot, Class/Instruction, Auditions
Prohibited Uses: No food in the studios. Tap dancers welcome. 
Accessibility: Accessible from street without stairs
Size: 700 sq. ft and 1000 sq. ft
Minimum Ceiling Height: 10ft and 15ft
Flooring: Sprung marley and sprung maple wood floor
Equipment Available for use: iPod, CD, Tap deck, USB, A/V cord
Physical Features: Barres, mirrors, central air
Amenities: Two dressing rooms, spacious reception and waiting area, wireless internet.
Performance Rates*: Starting at $25/hr

 

HUNTERDON

Roxey Ballet / Mill Ballet School
243 North Union Street
Lambertville, NJ 08530

Contact: Melissa Roxey
Phone: 609-397-7244
Email: info@millballetschool.com
Website: www.millballetschool.com
Additional Information: www.roxeyballet.org

Description: 3 Fully equipped dance studio spaces 42x42 /40x30/ 25x30 state of the art sprung marley floor, sound system, theater space, lighting equipment, video equipment, TV, DVD, VHS, Wifi ready, Bluetooth, lighting, sound and video techs are available, 75 chair, risers, cyc, black legs and much more.

Permitted Uses: Rehearsal Space, Showing/Showcase, Performance Space, Film/Video Shoot, Special Events/Parties, Auditions, Conference rental.
Prohibited Uses: Please check with venue for restrictions.  
Accessibility: ADA Compliant, Accessible from street without stairs, Restrooms and changing areas as well as conference areas are all Accessible.
Size: 42x42 Performance and studio spaces. Small spaces are available.
Minimum Ceiling Height: 19 ft.
Flooring: Marley / Sprung Floor throughout.
Equipment Available for use: All upon request. Fees varies.
Physical Features: Mirrors, wing space, fully air conditioned.
Amenities: Dressing area, wireless internet, restrooms, etc.
Performance Rates*: Varies based on rental

 

MERCER

Drum & Dance Learning Center
Avalon Way & Quakerbridge Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Contact: Kim Leary
Phone: 609-324-7383
Email: ddlcnj@gmail.com
Website: www.drumdancecenter.com 

Permitted Uses: Rehearsal, Showing/Showcase, Performance, Film/Video Shoot, Class/Instruction, Special Events/Parties, Auditions
Prohibited Uses: Rosin Use, Tap Dancing, Flamenco
Accessibility: ADA Compliant, Accessible from Street without Stairs
Size: Medium (600 - 1200 sq. ft.) 
Minimum Ceiling Height: 12 feet
Flooring: Harlequin Tempo
Equipment Available for use: Portable CD Player, Connection for MP3 Player, Sound System, DVD Player
Physical Features: Column Free, Air-Conditioned, Mirrors
Amenities: Dressing Room(s) 

 

MORRISTOWN

Ballet Forte @ Wings Conservatory
338 Main street Suite #2
Chester, NJ 07930

Contact: Andrea Kramer
Phone: 908-878-8717
Email: admin@balletfortenj.com
Website: www.balletfortenj.com 

Description: One medium size open studio would not accomidate more than 10 maybe 12 dancers with portable barres a full wall of mirrors (not sure of exact dimensions) raised hard wood floor ( no tap please) with a use of one bathroom. The space is available weekday mornings til 2pm except for Wed. Also available Sat+Sun late afternoon and evening. 

Permitted Uses: Rehearsal, Showing/Showcase, Class/Instruction, Auditions
Prohibited Uses: Tap Dancing, Flamenco
Accessibility: None
Size: 600 - 1200 sq. ft.
Minimum Ceiling Height: 14 ft
Flooring: Wood raised
Equipment Available for use: Portable CD Player, Connection for MP3 Player
Physical Features: Column Free, Air-Conditioned, Ceiling Vents or Fans, Barres, Mirrors Amenities: Bathroom/changing room
Rehearsal Rates*: $20 an hour 

 

UNION

Umoja Dance Studio
2120 Springfield Avenue
Vauxhall, NJ 07083


Contact: Karen Love
Phone: 908-258-0839 
Email: umojadancestudio@gmail.com

Description: Dance Studio convenient to Garden State Parkway, Route 78, Route 24, NJ Transit.

Permitted Uses: Rehearsal, Class/Instruction, Auditions, video shoots, birthday parties 
Prohibited Uses: 
Rosin Use, Tap Dancing 
Accessibility: 
Accessible from Street without Stairs 
Size: 
Small Approx 600 sq. ft. 
Minimum Ceiling Height: 9" 
Flooring: Wood Floor 
Equipment Available for use: 
Sound System 
Physical Features: 
Column Free, Air-Conditioned, Mirrors, ballet barre, Dressing room, reception area, bathroom
Rates: Negotiable
Availability: Flexible

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