Special Events

An inspiring location for special events.

Rent our spaces for meetings, conferences, weddings, receptions, filming and photoshoots, focus groups, strategic planning sessions, and other events.

Special
Event Spaces

Multipurpose Studio:

Mirna Zagar Studio

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    Size: 21x30 ft (630 sq ft)
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    Wooden (maple) sprung dance floor
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    Capacity: 15 (for classes/rehearsals)
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    Ceiling height: 10 ft 8 inches
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    Location: Level 7

Our smallest studio has superb natural light and a versatile wooden floor. This multipurpose space is ideally suited for dance classes and rehearsals as well as small-scale receptions, meetings, seminars and photoshoots.

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Multipurpose Studio and Rooftop Patio:

Judith R Marcuse Studio

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    Size: 25x32 ft (800 sq ft)
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    Wooden (maple) sprung dance floor
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    Capacity: 20 (for classes/rehearsals)
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    Location: Level 7

This studio is popular for its great location, superb natural light and versatile wooden floor. With access to a canopied rooftop terrace with great downtown views, this space is also ideal for special events, including receptions, weddings and photoshoots.

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Faris Family Studio
Production Studio:

The Faris Family Studio (Black Box)

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    Size: 46 ft x 64 ft/14m x 20 m
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    Sprung dance floor with black Harlequin ‘Cascade’ surface
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    Capacity: 200
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    Ceiling height: 26 ft 9 inches/ 8 m
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    Grid height: 23 ft 9 inches/ 7 m
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    Location: Level 1
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    Stage size when seats in place: 46ft wide x 30 ft deep/14m wide x 9 m deep
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    Wheelchair-accessible

The Faris Family Studio at Scotiabank Dance Centre is a wonderful supportive theatre space for presenting dance and other events. Intimate and flexible, it is a purpose-built, fully-equipped black box space with retractable seating, which can be utilized in almost any configuration, from standard theatre seating to in the round or anything in between. Our knowledgeable, helpful staff offer specific expertise in supporting dance companies and artists, and can help you get the maximum out of your budget.

The Faris Family Studio is available for rent for production rehearsals, filming, presentations and special events of all kinds, as well as dance, theatre and music performances.

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Board Room:

The Peter C Godsoe Board Room

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    Size: 13x24 ft/ 312 sq ft
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    Capacity: Tables and chairs for 14, with space for additional seating
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    Location: Level 6

Our fully equipped boardroom is full of natural light and offers a productive space for meetings, planning sessions, interviews and workshops.

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"Thank you very much for providing the venue for our Drum Auction Event. The Faris Family Studio looked stunning with the drums installed and the auction was a success. Thanks also to your technical staff for all their hard work and assistance."
- Susan Jackson, YVR Art Foundation

Bookings and Information

To enquire about availability and rates, or to arrange a facility tour, please contact:

Venue Services Administrator
T: 604.606.6400
TF: 1.877.649.3010
admin@thedancecentre.ca

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