Rentals

Make your moves at BBT's Sally Streets Center for Dance

For rental inquires, please contact the Arts Administrative Assistant Courtney King, courtneyk@berkeleyballet.org

Four spacious, bright, and professional grade studios are available for rent at BBT. Our studios are perfect for rehearsals, private coaching, auditions, photo and video shoots.

HOURS

  • Regular Studio Rental Hours: Between 9:00am and 8:30pm Monday through Friday, between 8:30am and 5:30pm Saturday through Sunday, subject to change.

  • For rentals outside of regular studio rental hours please contact BBT a week in advanced, a staffing fee of $20.00 per hour will be applied.

    • Full day rentals may be available with advance notice.

RATES

  • Artist & Non-profit: To accommodate the needs of the ever-growing Bay Area dance community, BBT is proud to offer a discounted Artist and Nonprofit rate to qualifying organizations and artists. Independent dancers, choreographers, and registered nonprofit organizations are invited to request rate approval with their rental inquiry. Please feel welcome to provide a fiscal sponsor name and/or 501c3 tax ID number with your inquiry. Please note: The Artist and Non-Profit rate is not available for rentals in which any dancer pays another dancer or teacher to participate in activity in the BBT studios.

  • For-profit: Rentals for organizations that plan to charge fees for classes or workshops at the BBT studios are approved on a case-by-case basis. Please contact BBT.

  • Workshops/Ongoing Rentals: BBT offers workshop availability for the additional fee of $10.00 beyond currently listed rental rates. Workshops may run once in every 6-month period for 8 consecutive sessions (either 8 weeks in a row or 8 back-to-back days).

  • BBT can arrange a live piano accompanist for an additional rate of $45 per hour.

POLICIES

  • Cancellation & Rescheduling: BBT requires 24 hours notice for cancellations and/or rescheduling studio reservations. After 24 hours please email the Arts Administrative Assistant, Courtney King (courtneyk@berkeleyballet.org) and cc the School Administrator, Eddie Hopely (eddieh@berkeleyballet.org).

  • Photo & Video Shoots: Photographing, filming, and/or rehearsing is not permitted in BBT common areas. Rental use of the common areas within the building needs to be pre-arranged with the BBT Office. Renters are expected to only use the space that they have rented.

  • Shoe Policy: Jazz shoes and character shoes only; no street shoes may be worn in the studios.


STUDIO 1

  • 532 ft2

  • Rate: $25.00 per hour

  • Floor: Harlequin Liberty sprung floor

  • Marley: Harlequin Studio

  • Ballet barres: Portable

  • Mirrored wall

  • Multimedia amplifier (with 3.5mm stereo audio cable input)

STUDIO 2

  • 1232 ft2

  • Rate: $30.00 per hour

  • Floor: Harlequin Liberty sprung floor

  • Marley: Harlequin Studio

  • Ballet barres: Portable; wall-mounted

  • Mirrored wall

  • Acoustic piano

  • Multimedia amplifier (with 3.5mm stereo audio cable input)

STUDIO 3

  • 2400 ft2

  • Rate: $35.00 per hour

  • Floor: Harlequin Liberty sprung floor

  • Marley: Harlequin Cascade

  • Ballet barres: Portable

  • Mirrored wall

  • Acoustic piano

  • Multimedia amplifier (with 3.5mm stereo audio cable input)

STUDIO 4

  • 2400 ft2

  • Rate: $35.00 per hour

  • Floor: Harlequin Liberty sprung floor

  • Marley: Harlequin Cascade

  • Ballet barres: Portable

  • Mirrored wall

  • Acoustic piano

  • Multimedia amplifier (with 3.5mm stereo audio cable input)

 
BBT's Studio 1 ,   photo by Natalia Perez

BBT's Studio 1, photo by Natalia Perez

BBT's Studio 2 ,   photo by Natalia Perez

BBT's Studio 2, photo by Natalia Perez

BBT's Studio 3 ,   photo by Natalia Perez

BBT's Studio 3, photo by Natalia Perez

BBT's ‘Robbie Nichols' Studio 4 ,   photo by Natalia Perez

BBT's ‘Robbie Nichols' Studio 4, photo by Natalia Perez