Smuin Center for Dance is located at 1830 17th St., San Francisco, CA 94103. Our building has been completely renovated to meet the needs of a dance company, including sprung floors, individually climate-controlled studios, and comprehensive audiovisual components.

Rental of Smuin Center for Dance includes Studios A & B on our first floor. 


Men’s and Women’s restrooms and changing areas

Kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator, and sink

Reception/Entry lounge area for guests

Special Information

For rentals that occur outside of Smuin’s normal business hours (typically Monday-Friday, 9 am – 6 pm) there is a staffing surcharge to have a Smuin representative onsite to open, supervise, and secure the building and to handle any issues that may arise.

Smuin Center for Dance is easily accessible. For those coming by public transit, the building is within a block of four main bus routes: 22 Fillmore, 55 16th St, 10 Townsend, and 19 Polk. For those driving, street parking is fairly easy during nights and weekends. There is paid daily parking in a nearby lot.

Have a Question?

Contact our Special Projects Manager: 415-556-5000 x107 or

Rental Rates

StudioStudio AStudio B
Size1,820 sq ft680 sq ft
Hourly Nonprofit Rehearsal Rate$45/hr$20/hr
Hourly For-Profit Rehearsal Rate$100/hr$50/hr
Private Class Rate$45/hr$20/hr
Photo Shoot Rate

(includes use of seamless)

Based on availability

Upon request

$600 for 8 hours

$750 for 12 hours

Exclusive Use (based on 8 hour day)$1,250$500
Staffing Surcharge (applies only to rentals during nights and weekends)$10/hr$10/hr

Other rates may apply for non-rehearsal usage. Discounts are available for bulk rentals.

Have A Question?

Contact the Special Projects Manager: 415-556-5000 x107 or