RENT THE DJD DANCE CENTRE

ABOUT THE DJD DANCE CENTRE

The DJD Dance Centre is a spectacular space with floor to ceiling windows in its studios, an intimate black box theatre, and a multi-purpose community living room space. This is a dance hub where highly trained professional jazz dancers train and perform, where people of all ages and from all walks of life take a multitude of dance classes, where other arts groups rehearse and present their work, and where audience members gather for performances and social events. The centre has been designed to inspire creativity for the users within and to be a source of creative energy for the district.

SPACES FOR RENT

Theatre

DJD’s studio theatre is a fully-equipped, black box space with retractable seating, suitable for performances, filming, lectures, and other events.

Theatre

Theatre dimensions and details

  • Studio theatre size: 55.1 ft  x 65.6 ft
  • Stage size: 42.7 ft x 27.9 ft
  • Retractable raked seating for 230 people
  • Sprung dance floor with black Harlequin “cascade” surface
  • Glassed-in control room for sound and lighting equipment
  • Loading bay & freight size elevator
  • Theatre lobby with servery and portable bar area (DJD is a licensed facility), washrooms & elevator.

Facilities

  • Changing rooms with lockers, showers and washrooms
  • Washrooms at every studio level
  • Student lounge
  • Kitchenette (fridge, sink, microwave)
  • Noticeboard with events information, job postings, auditions, announcements etc on the 5th floor
  • Wheelchair access throughout

Studio

The seven spacious, professionally-equipped DJD Dance Centre studios are available for short- and long-term rentals. Our studios are ideal for rehearsals, auditions, and workshops. Please note: we give priority to professional dance artists and choreographers who are creating and rehearsing works.

Studio

Studio dimensions and details*

  • Studio 1: 1763 sq ft
  • Studio 2: 3575 sq ft
  • Studio 3: 1309 sq ft
  • Studio 4: 1033 sq ft
  • Studio 5: 1588 sq ft
  • Studio 6: 1029 sq ft
  • Studio 7: 698 sq ft
  • Marley dance surfaces over sprung floors in studios 1, 3, 4, 5, and 7 
  • Sprung maple floor in studio 6
  • Natural light
  • Mirrors
  • Professional sound systems with playback equipment for CDs, and cables to connect to either MP3 player or a computer
  • Portable barres
  • TV monitors with DVD/XLR playback

Facilities

  • Changing rooms with lockers, showers and washrooms
  • Washrooms at every studio level
  • Student Lounge Kitchenette (fridge, sink, microwave)
  • Noticeboard with events information, job postings, auditions, announcements etc at reception
  • Wheelchair access throughout

*NOTE: Only Studio 6 is appropriate for dance forms that use hard-soled & pointe shoes (tap, flamenco, salsa, etc). Studio 6 is also suitable for dance done with bare feet. Street shoes, especially high heels and shoes with white rubber soles, are prohibited in Studios 1 through 5. Renters are responsible for any damage to the floor due to use of prohibited shoes.

Community Living Room

The Community Living Room is a 2500 square foot multi-purpose space on the main floor of the DJD Dance Centre. It’s a versatile community hub that can accommodate 200 people for a variety of events such as meetings, presentations, readings, and receptions.

Community Living Room

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