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

All renters ages 12 and up will be asked to show proof of vaccination upon arrival. In compliance with the latest guidelines, all renters must wear a mask while in the Smuin Center for Dance, regardless of vaccination status. Thank you for your cooperation!

Please note: requests made within 24 hours of the desired rental day/time may not be able to be accommodated in time. Weekend requests should be made by 12 pm on Friday.

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.

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Photos by Maximillian Tortoriello Photography

Rental Rates

Studio Studio A Studio B
Size 1,820 sq ft 680 sq ft
Hourly Nonprofit Rehearsal Rate $50/hr* $25/hr*
Hourly For-Profit Rehearsal Rate $100/hr $50/hr
Private Class Rate $50/hr* $25/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

* Rate change effective July 1, 2022

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

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