Rentals and Visits
The Joan Weill Center for Dance, on the corner of Ninth Avenue and 55th Street in Midtown Manhattan, has multiple rental spaces for events of every size.
The Ailey Studios Rentals Program is on pause until Spring 2021. If you are seeking rental space after June 1, 2021, please submit the application for use form and we will get back to you.
Rent Our Spaces
The Ailey Studios are a spectacular venue for corporate meetings and private receptions. Studio spaces can accommodate up to 140 people seated or 225 people standing (special permits apply for events over 140 people). Each studio can be tailored to your event and some offer a wonderful view of the NYC skyline. If you are looking for a unique space to hold your event, look no further.
Take a 360° tour of an Ailey rehearsal studio.
The Ailey Citigroup Theater is a flexible, state-of-the-art performance space that can seat as many as 275 people; it can be used for dance performances, theater productions, screenings, meetings, product launches, and more.
Take a 360° tour of the Ailey Citigroup Theater.
Building Tours / Group Visits
Ailey's home, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, is the ultimate destination for dancers, students,and dance enthusiasts of all ages. Home to the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the largest building dedicated to dance in New York City, the Ailey Studios offer numerous options for unique group experiences, including private and open classes in a variety of techniques from around the world, class observations, building tours, discounted tickets to Ailey performances, and much more.
Building Tours take place on Mondays at 1:30pm and Fridays at Noon. Reservations must be made in advance. To make a reservation call 212-405-9020.
For Group Visits, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.