NYC Studio Space: What’s Open Now

Looking for studio space? During the pandemic, many studios are open in NYC!

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted artist performances, but there are currently open studio spaces in New York City. If you need to rehearse, gather with safe distancing, or even film content for a virtual event, check out Pentacle’s list of open NYC studio spaces, below.

Most of these NYC studio spaces charge a fee; check the list for current pricing. Some rent by the hour and others by the day, but they all have health guidelines — from mask-wearing to restrictions on participants — so do double-check before arriving. And enjoy being back in the studio!

Check back often for open NYC studio spaces during the pandemic.

Pentacle will update this list regularly so you’re always in the know about studio space!

Name Location Pricing per hour Do they offer a non-profit rate? Parameters Registration link
Abrons Art Center Lower East Side $10 No Max 3 people, masks required, temperature taken at door
American Tap Dance Foundation West Village

1 Student: $20

2 or 3 Students: $30

No Tap shoes allowed
Arts on Site East Village

Rehearsals: $240~$300/Full $120~$150/Half

Classes: $360~$420/Full $160~$210/Half

No Arts On Site studios are temporarily closed for hourly studio rentals — but are offering half and full day rentals
Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) Midtown $50-$130 Yes, $30-$75 (BAC) is available for a wide variety of rentals, including performances, rehearsals, events, film and photo shoots, and more.
Battery Dance Tribeca $22-27 No Socially distanced, no shoes that leave marks on the floor
Cora Dance Red Hook $5-35 No, but very discounted Individual/one-on-one studio rental and other rentals for low-risk use
Green Space Long Island City $15-20 No

2-hour minimum

Proof of Vaccination required and Mask must be worn
Dance Wave Brooklyn

Studio A/B:$18-25

Full Studio: $23~25


Require proof of COVID-19 vaccination and valid identification upon entering

Temperature taken at door, health screening upon arrival
Flamenco Vivo Midtown East $22-37 No Require proof of COVID-19 vaccination and valid identification upon entering
Tap shoes allowed.
Lucid Body House Midtown East $50 Yes, $45 Maximum of 15 people in the studio.
Open Jar Studios Midtown $24-188 No Individuals 3 and over are required to have a face and mouth covering. Limited room capacity and thermal scan at entrance.
Peridance Lower East Side $30-130 Yes, $20

Require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, valid identification and mask must be worn

Socially distanced
Pearl Studios NYC Midtown West Varies by room size from $36-$114/hr. Same day rate discounts available. Non-profit discounts available, as well as AEA and SAG-AFTRA discounts.

Vocal Studio: 14′ by 12′, Small Studio: 27′ by 17′, Medium Studio: 35′ by 24′, Large Studio: 52′ by 24′; Reservations can be made by emailing or calling 212-904-1850
PMT House of Dance Flatiron $16-40 No Require proof of COVID-19 vaccination and valid identification. Pre-screening, face masks, social distanced
Ripley Grier Studios Midtown and Upper West Side $35-108 No Masks required in public spaces
Studio 353 Midtown $17-33 No Mask required, social distancing. Tap shoes allowed
Amas Musical Theatre Midtown West $55~$500 No Guests are required to fill out a Covid-19 screening form before entering the space. Masks must be worn in common areas at all times, unless eating or drinking.

Pentacle remains dedicated to continuing to provide a high level of support to artists during these extraordinary circumstances. Alongside many other key and respected organizations in the field, we have begun accumulating and curating resources for artists and organizations experiencing income loss and other troubles as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Find help at
Financial Urgent Care.



NEXTSTEPS | 11.30.20(Updated 06.06.22)

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