Sylvia Staehli Theatre - Dancehouse

  • Approx. floor space
  • Capacity
    180 people
  • Ceiling height
    High (3m - 4m)
  • Audience

Space overview

Dancehouse offers accessible and affordable spaces to an array of movement practitioners, teachers, audiences and communities.

The SYLVIA STAEHLI THEATRE is perfect for performances, with a raked seating bank and capacity of 100. This space is a black box with theatre curtains and a grand presence. This space connects directly to our well-equipped green room and foyer with bar services. For more information and to CHECK AVAILABILITY:

Dancehouse is located on busy Princes Street between Lygon and Rathdowne street, surrounded by public transport options and a short walk from Rathdowne Village and Lygon Street dining precinct.

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Pricing options

  • $29 per hour (ex GST)
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Available now
Short term hire

Features and facilities

Accessibility features

  • Accessible toilets
  • Doors wide enough to cater to people in wheelchairs (1100mm+)
  • Mirrors at a height suitable for use by people in wheelchairs or short stature
  • Quiet areas or spaces
  • Tactile signs in venue
  • Wheelchair access (partial space)

General features

  • Non-gendered toilets
  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Lockable space
  • Lockers
  • Secure bike parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Free wifi
  • Heating
  • Kitchenette
  • Toilets
  • Queer friendly
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Performance features

  • Food and beverage service area
  • Front of House area
  • Stage

Specialist features

  • 3 Phase / 20 Amp Outlet
  • Black out blinds
  • Green room
  • Lighting rig
  • PA system
  • Rigging truss
  • Screens
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Technology features

  • Audio system



150 Princes Street
Carlton North, 3054

Access Hours

Monday 7am-6pm Tuesday-Sunday 7am-11pm

Dancehouse has a Public Liability policy, but individuals and groups running classes will need their own personal liability insurance.

Getting here

Transport options

  • Bus
  • Tram

Trams 1,6 stopping at 114 Princes Street & Lygon Street; Bus: 546 bus stopping at Rathdowne St/Princes St towards Melbourne University; or stopping at Lygon St/Princes St towards Heidelberg. or 250/251 Bus, stopping at Princes St/Rathdowne St towards Northland/La Trobe Uni; or stopping at Carlton Baths/Rathdowne St towards City (Queen St)


Street parking only with time limitations

Contact Jacqui Martin about Sylvia Staehli Theatre - Dancehouse

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Pricing options

  • $29 per hour (ex GST)
See pricing terms


Available now
Short term hire


150 Princes Street
Carlton North, 3054

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Pricing Terms

$29 Full | $17 Member
$34 Full | $22 Member
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Dancehouse is available for hire between 7am-11pm everyday. Times can be extended for performances. Hires are subject to the artistic program. All bookings must be confirmed by Dancehouse in writing (Office Hours Mon-Fri, 9:30AM-5:30PM). First time hirers will need to fill out an application via