Present your show at Dancehouse

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The Sylvia Staehli Theatre and the Upstairs Studio can be used for a variety of performances or event needs. It is also possible to use the Gallery for visual art exhibitions. However, booking and quotes for such purposes are by application only; please download the Venue Hire Application Form (PDF document) and forward to

Venue hire for performance or public event includes: exclusive use of the space for the period of the hire, use of lighting and sound equipment, limited technical assistance with bump in and Box Office/Front of House management. All events that involve an invited or paid audience, require Front of House management by Dancehouse.

Dancehouse is at the forefront of audience development for dance in Melbourne.  You will have access to our growing membership base and over 4000 subscribers who have an interest in dance at the cutting edge.  Dancehouse will assist you to market your performance event/s to our audience and handle all of the booking and ticketing needs for you. 

Applications are welcome at any time and the costs of venue hire are determined on receipt of the application. Some restrictions on use apply so please make sure you ask about this when booking. Preference will be given to dance or movement related work, however it is possible to hire the spaces for purposes other than dance.

Click here to go to our Venue Hire page