Studio Rentals

Ballet Chicago is located on the 19th floor of 17 North State Street in the heart of the
Chicago Loop and just steps away from downtown theatres, restaurants, and shopping.

Facility Features
  • Five light-drenched studios
  • Modern dressing rooms & showers
  • Ground floor lobby with security
  • 19th floor reception area
  • Panoramic views
  • Handicapped accessibility

  • The Philip and Marsha Dowd Studio

    Ballet Chicago rents its studios to many organizations for a variety of purposes including auditions, rehearsals for musicals and dance companies,
    master classes, seminars, meetings, photo shoots, and video sessions. Our clients have included:

    Billy Elliot, the Musical
    Billy Joel's Movin' Out
    Shrek, the Musical
    Broadway Cares
    Goodman Theatre's Immediate Family
    The Chicago Loop Alliance
    Motown, the Musical
    Chicago, the Musical
    The Museum of Contemporary Art
    NBC's Chicago Fire
    The School of American Ballet
    Pacific Northwest Ballet School
    Chautauqua Dance Institute
    The Rock School
    North Carolina Dance Theatre
    Kansas City Ballet
    Arts & Business Council of Chicago
    Deeply Rooted Dance Theatre

    Studio Amenities:
    Sprung floors with a Harlequin Studio Marley.
  • The Philip and Marsha Dowd Studio is equipped with mirrors, barres, piano, and sound system.
  • Studios II, III, and IV have mirrors, barres, and a piano (boom box is available).
  • Studio V is equipped with portable mirrors, barres, and a piano (boom box is available).

  • Studios:Studio Dimensions:
    The Philip and Marsha Dowd Studio45'6" x 55'5"
    Studio II23'6" x 47'3"
    Studio III23'6" x 54'9"
    Studio IV 25'0" x 35'6"
    Studio V 29'0" x 47'6"

    Please note: A Certificate of Insurance is required for all rentals.

    Regular Studio Hours:
    Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Rentals outside of regular studio hours and/or requiring additional personnel will be charged with a security / reception fee of $25/hour. Security / reception fee is in effect during days or weeks when the school is not in session.

    For studio availability, rental rates, and any additional information, please contact Danny Valente at 312-251-8838 or

    Studio III


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