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Movement Research

150 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10009

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150 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10009
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Movement Research offers $10/hr space for rehearsal to independent dance artists and dance companies in both of our two studios at 150 First Avenue.

Rehearsal space is made possible by Dance/NYC’s New York City Dance Rehearsal Space Subsidy Program, made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; and In partnership with Mertz Gilmore Rehearsal Space Subsidy Program.

There are two Movement Research studios available for rental this space:

Ninth Street Studio -- 2250 sq ft. (approximately 26' x 86')

Courtyard Studio -- 960 sq ft. (approximately 21.5' x 43')

Movement Research is an accessible space. Studios are wheelchair accessible. The second-floor office is accessible by elevator. Restrooms are wheelchair accessible and are all gender. Please contact Julienne Rencher, [email protected] or (212) 598-0551 (voice only) for further access requests or questions.


Studio Booking

122 Community Center is available for rehearsals, classes and workshops.

Rates & Policies

* Courtyard Studio: $10/hour
* Ninth Street Studio: $10/hour
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Accessibility:

Movement Research, 122 Community Center is an accessible space. Studios are wheelchair accessible. The second floor office is accessible by elevator. Restrooms are wheelchair accessible and are all gender. Please contact Julienne Rencher, [email protected] or (212) 598-0551 (voice only) for further access requests or questions.

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Cancellation Policy:

There is a 2 week Cancellation Policy:

$10 cancellation fee within 48 hour cancellation

Studio Availability

 
Sunday:
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday:
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday:
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday:
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday:
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday:
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday:
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Interested in booking studio space?

Before requesting space with us, please consider the following:

  • The Courtyard Studio and Ninth St Studio at 122CC will be available for 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 studio rental at this time.
  • Space requests must be a minimum 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 your first studio time.
  • Due to New York City’s current Key to NYC mandate, we will only be renting space to those who can 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 public requests to the Courtyard Studio and Ninth St. Studio at 122CC Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm.

2. Send in photo ID and proof of vaccination: Renter 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 and send a list of anyone who will be onsite with you during your rehearsal process. All collaborators must send in proof of vaccination 48 hours before your first rehearsal. If additional collaborators join your rehearsal process later on, you must notify us.

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

access_icon_modern.jpgAccess requests or questions:

Please contact Mariah Busk, [email protected] or (212) 598-0551 (voice only) for further access requests or questions.



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