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Eden's Expressway

537 Broadway 4th Fl
New York, NY 10012

537 Broadway 4th Fl
New York, NY 10012
Between Prince and Spring Streets
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  • Please note that this space must be booked back-to-back to ensure each consecutive artist's entry into the space.

Eden’s Expressway is not available for subsidized rehearsal space bookings at this time.

Updated October 2021

Eden's Expressway is a beautiful, well maintained column-free space with an excellent floor and bright light. The studio space is 35x40, with sprung wood floors, good light (windows on one full wall), and a partial mirrors on one wall (curtains can be drawn).

Subsidized Rehearsal Space at Eden’s Expressway is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation.

Studio Booking

Eden's Expressway is only available for classes.

Rates & Policies

* Rehearsal rate: $10/hour
* Class/workshop rate: $35/hour

Eden’s Expressway, located in a residential building, is a fourth-floor walk-up. For public classes and workshops, staff will be onsite to operate the elevator. The single restroom in the studio is not wheelchair accessible. Please contact Mariah Busk, [email protected], or (212) 598-0551 (voice only) for further access requests or questions.

Cancellation Policy:

If you cancel more than or up to 2 weeks in advance of your booking date, you may receive a full refund. If you cancel within the 2 weeks leading up to your booking, you will be fully responsible for the cost of the time cancelled. Artists will not sub-lease their time to another artist or rehearsal. If there is an emergency and the artist has to cancel without sufficient notice, the artist may offer the space to another person, upon approval by Movement Research staff.

48 hr Eden's Cancellation Fee:

Cancellations that are made within 48 hours of the rental date will incur an additional $10 cancellation fee. This fee covers the administrative cost incurred due to late cancellation.


Due to the residential nature of the Eden's Expressway building, live accompaniment is not permitted in this studio.

Studio Availability

10:00 am - 09:00 pm
10:00 am - 09:00 pm
10:00 am - 09:00 pm
10:00 am - 09:00 pm
10:00 am - 09:00 pm
10:00 am - 09:00 pm
10:00 am - 09:00 pm

Interested in booking studio space?

Before requesting space with us, please consider the following:

  • Movement Research’s Courtyard Studio and Ninth St Studio located in the 122CC will be available for rehearsal space rental Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00am-10:00pm, with the latest start time available for booking at 5:00pm. This ensures that either an MR Staff member or 122CC Front Desk Staff can provide renters with building access. Eden’s Expressway is not available for subsidized rehearsal space bookings at this time.
  • Rehearsal space requests may be for multiple days, but must be a minimum of a total of 8 hours of studio time. (For example, four 2-hour rehearsal slots or three 3-hour slots over multiple days would meet this minimum.)
  • Rental inquiries must be sent one week in advance of the first requested studio time.
  • All individuals entering Movement Research spaces must provide proof of full vaccination.

If you are able to, please follow these instructions for booking studio space.

1.Check our calendars: Take a look at our calendars for studio availability. Keep in mind, we are currently limiting requests to the Courtyard Studio and the Ninth St Studio at 122CC Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm.

2. Send in photo ID and proof of vaccination: Proof of vaccination will need to be approved prior to booking space. Please complete our Covid Vaccine Verification Form to send in a .jpg, .png, or screenshot of your photo ID along with one of the following forms of proof of vaccination:

  • CDC vaccination card (A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable).
  • NYC Vaccination Record (A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable).
  • NYC COVID Safe App
  • Excelsior Pass (NY)

3. Email [email protected] with the studio times you would like to book. In this email, please confirm that you sent in proof of vaccination.

  • Please note: As the renter of the space, you are responsible for confirming proof of vaccination for anyone joining you onsite for your rehearsal.

4. You will receive a confirmation email from us with studio availability based on your requests along with payment instructions.

access_icon_modern.jpgAccess requests or questions:

Please contact Mariah Busk, [email protected] for further access requests or questions.

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