Rent TU Dance Center Studios

TU Dance Center is available for rental when not in use by TU Dance’s programming.

TU Dance Center features a reception area and front desk for check-in or event use. Access to adjacent dressing room and green room with kitchenette are available upon request.

Studio 1: 60 x 34
Studio 2: 46 x 21

Both studios feature:

  • Sprung dance floor with Marley-type surface by Harlequin
  • Wall of mirrors
  • Portable ballet barre units 10′ in length
  • Room-level sound system with CD and mini-jack inputs
  • 50′ LCD TV cart for presentation and videoconferencing
  • Large windows providing ample natural light

Studio 1 only: A curtain that can be drawn on entire mirror; wall-mounted ballet barres of 27′ and 33′.

Rental Fees:
Individual artists: $18/hour.
Nonprofit organizations: $22/hour for rehearsals.
Other rental inquiries (for-profit, classes, workshops, auditions, life events, photo sessions, filming, etc.), please contact us.

South Minneapolis Studio Available for Rent

The Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis has a dance studio available for hourly rental.
The space includes mirrors, ballet barres, hardwood floor, and free parking.

Dimensions: 39′ x 23′ x 9′

Rental Rates:
Rehearsals and photoshoots — $15/hour
Classes and auditions — $20/hour

Available for rent Monday through Friday between 7:00am and 9:00pm, and Saturdays between 10:00am and 4:00pm. Closed Sundays.

To reserve, contact ReNée Pettis at or 612-821-2308.

Hothouse Studio Rental – Northeast Minneapolis

Make Hothouse your home! Our space is available for hourly rentals to independent artists, freelance instructors, and companies. Like a community garden, filled with unique plots, the beauty of Hothouse is in the diversity of the people that fill our space.

All Studios

  • Sprung, Marley floor
  • Mirrors
  • Sound system with auxiliary input and Bluetooth
  • Large windows with natural light
  • Adjustable mood lighting
  • Wifi
  • Access to a restroom and filtered water station
  • Free lot and street parking

Studio 1

  • 800 square feet, 40’w x 20’d

Studio 2

  • 2,000 square feet, 50’w x 40’d
  • Portable barres (accommodates 12-16)

Studio 3

  • 920 square feet, 40’w x 23’d
  • Fitness equipment (available for additional fee)

Rental prices vary based on the type of event, starting at just $16 per hour. Fill out the First Time Rental Request form at the bottom of this page to introduce yourself and book the space!

Studios for Rent at Hopkins Dance Company

Three beautiful studios in Hopkins available for hourly, short or long-term rental in Hopkins. Perfect for dance/exercise classes, photo shoots, filming, rehearsals, and more!

Studio 1: 17′ x 42′
Studio 2: 16′ x 28′
Studio 3: 29′ x 60′

Sound system and wi-fi available.

Studios for Rent at Ballet Co.Laboratory

Come create at Ballet Co.Laboratory. Our artistic home is available for hourly rentals to independent artists and arts organizations. Book a single day to work on your artistry, secure a month to rehearse a show, or facilitate your weekly programming here – the choice is yours! We look forward to collaborating with you on your space needs.

Public Transportation
The studio is accessible via the Greenline into downtown Saint Paul and the 71A or 71B bus.

Free Parking
Free parking is available in front of the studio.

We have five studios at Ballet Co.Laboratory with sprung floors, floor-to-ceiling mirrors, and barres, plus four gender-neutral restrooms, changing rooms, and comfortable lobby space with Wi-fi access and ample seating. The entire facility is HVAC heated and cooled.

Studio 1: 25 x 50 – 15-person capacity – $20/hour
Studio 2: 25 x 50 – 15-person capacity – $20/hour
Studio 3: 25 x 30 – 8-person capacity – $15/hour
Studio 4: 42 x 50 – 30-person capacity – Rental available via special request
Studio 5: 25 x 28 – 8-person capacity – $15/hour

Morning, daytime, and evening hours are available.

Ragamala Studio Available for Rent

Located at the Center for Performing Arts in South Minneapolis, Ragamala Dance Company has a beautiful studio open to rent. For more information about availability and scheduling, please contact our Program and Communications Associate, Muntaas Farah, at or 612.824.1968.

Studio Space
1,086 sq ft studio including sound system with iPod hookup, Wifi, sprung Marley floors, large windows with expansive south-facing views, new HVAC system with high quality air filtration, and free street parking!

$20/hour for rehearsals
$25/hour for classes and/or paid attendance

Rent the Young Dance Studios

Photo of a dance studio with windows at the far wall

Young Dance has two large studios available for rent in the Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul. Easily accessible by the Green Line light rail, the 16 and 67 Bus Lines, and with ample parking in the Fairview Business Center parking lot. The space is fully ADA accessible, with ramps to the sprung studio floor and automatic door openers. 

Rentals are currently available:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00am–4:00pm
Tuesday, 11:00am–4:00pm
Friday, 11:00am–4:00pm and 6:30–9:00pm
Saturday, 3:00–9:00pm
Sunday, 8:00am–9:00pm

The studios are newly equipped with sprung Harlequin Marley flooring, a Bluetooth speaker system, and wifi. A projector with AV adapters is available by request. Studio 2 has ballet barres and a mirror. The studio has a clear COVID safety plan, including regular disinfecting of all floors and surfaces and a new HVAC system that refreshes the air 7-8 times per hour.

Studio 1: Measures 41′ x 38′ and rents at $25/hour
Studio 2: Measures 38′ x 38′ and rents at $20/hour

To book the space, email or call 612-423-3064. Payment, signed agreement, and liability waiver are required with rental confirmation. 

Studio K Space Rental

Studio K, operated by Keane Sense of Rhythm, is a brand-new dance space built for percussive dance. Studio K features two studios with a lobby in the Creative Enterprise Zone in the Midway area of St. Paul.

Studio 1: 30’ x 34’ – 1020 square feet
Studio 2: 14’ x 20’ – 280 square feet

Studio Features
Sprung maple dance floor, built for percussive dance
Wall of mirrors
Bose sound system
Skyline windows that provide ample natural light

Other Amenities
Piano and two congas
Gender-neutral bathrooms on the main floor and gender-specific bathrooms on the second floor

The space is ADA-accessible.
Free parking in the lots behind the building.
Metro Transit Green Line Light Rail: Raymond Ave stop is a .3 mile walk east on University Ave, approximately 7 minutes.
Metro Transit Bus Lines 63, 67, and 87: University Ave and Vandalia St.

Rental Fees – Rehearsals
Individual artists: $12-$18 per hour
Nonprofit organizations: $18-$22 per hour

Please contact us to inquire about fees for other uses (e.g. classes, workshops, photo shoots, dance parties, etc.).

To learn more or place a rental request, contact and

The Arena – Space for Rent

Located in the heart of the Lyn-Lake community, The Arena is available for your rehearsal, class, and event needs!

Hourly rates range from $15-$25, with discounts/special offerings available to BIPOC and LGBTQIA2+ communities. Inquire for savings.

Our space offers:

  • 1,305 square feet (30×40) of sprung, Marley dance flooring
  •  Wall-length mirrors with curtains for covering if preferred
  • Changing room
  • Free parking on side streets (Aldrich, Bryant, Colfax, 31st, etc.)
  • Access to multiple bus lines, including the 21, 4, 23, 612, and 18

To request space, please email Mathew at

Program Management / Events Coordination / Grant Writing

Arts and cultural program management, events coordination, and grant writing for individuals, organizations and corporations with an arts or cultural mission. 

Clarifying mission/vision;
budget allocation;
logistical support;
creating timelines, realistic milestones, and itineraries;
and more…

Additionally, my team provides:
grant writing;
graphic design;
a marketing and promotion strategy;
and build your social media campaign.

I have 16 years experience in organizational management, culturally-responsive community engagement, and team-building. Together we’ll work with self and communal care, ease and joy to create the structure you need for your program’s success.

Next Steps:
If this appeals to you, then I would be honored to work with you!
You don’t have to do it all by yourself. You don’t have to wear all the hats.
Please send me a proposal.

Thank you so much for your consideration!
Dancer-choreographer, educator, artist organizer, and artistic director of I A.M. Arts