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

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, metered and free street parking is fairly easy during nights and weekends. There is paid daily parking in a nearby lot.

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.

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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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