Dance Mission Theater is an accessibly-priced performance venue in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District. It exists to foster community, encourage innovative collaborations, and nurture emerging dancers and choreographers.

Dance Mission Theater is a 135-person capacity black box theater with professional lighting and sound capabilities. Stage dimensions are 28 feet wide by 35 feet deep, with four 4-foot wings per side. The stage floor is sprung wood with black Marley. Because of its depth and high ceiling, the theater is an ideal venue for dance performances or aerial work.

The base rental agreement is usually for one week and is priced at $4,000. This includes:

  • 40 hrs with the light tech
  • 20 hrs with the sound tech
  • 12 hrs with the house manager
  • Time in the theater to tech, load-in, rehearse etc. Mon-Wed (9 am – 4 pm) and Thurs (9 am- 11 pm)
  • Space for up to 3 shows Fri, Sat and Sun (additional shows are possible at an additional fee)
  • Listing on Dance Mission’s Website, Facebook and Twitter account and in the monthly e-newsletter
  • 100% of Box Office proceeds
  • Liability Insurance Coverage
  • Access to Dance Mission’s knowledgeable staff to give advice on marketing, publicity and production needs
  • Use of Dance Mission’s online ticketing account
  • Listing in Dance Mission Theater’s Season Brochure (date dependent)


Not included: Lighting designer

Note: Box office services are available at an additional charge. Use of the theater is available for single-evening events on a case-by-case basis. Please call to inquire.

Shorter rentals are sometimes possible and are determined on a case by case basis.

For more information on rates, availability, and technical specifications, please call Stella Adelman at 415-826-4441 or email Please note that Dance Mission Theater is on the second floor and does not have an elevator.


Dance Mission has three studios available for rent for rehearsals, auditions, private classes, workshops, photo shoots and gatherings (evening space is limited). All of our studios have mirrors and a lot of natural light and are set up to play both ipods/computers and CDs. Our high ceilings are great for aerial work.

  • Studio 1: 1470 sq ft (Sprung marley floor)
  • Studio 2: 1200 sq ft (Sprung vinyl, faux wood floor)
  • Studio 3: 1460 sq ft (Sprung marley floor)


To reserve a studio and check availability, please call Fredrika Keefer at 415-826-4441 or email



  • $20/hr – Weekdays (until 4pm)
  • $27/hr – Weekends and weeknights. Please note weeknight availability is dependent upon our adult classes and show schedule.

Discounts may be applicable for on-going rentals.


  • Privates – $32/hr
  • Workshops/Auditions – $65/hr


Renters are required to provide their own administrative person(s) to sign in students and take class fees.

Film and Photo Shoot:

Film and photo shoots are scheduled on a case by case basis. Please email Fredrika Keefer at 415-826-4441 or email for film/photo shoot rates.

  • We are an old building and have the electrical capacity of your home living room. If your light package/equipment requires a higher voltage than that, we most likely will be unable to accommodate your shoot.
  • Your rental starts and end times include your load-in and loud-out time. Please schedule your rental with us accordingly.
  • Your rental must take place in you designated studio(s). The lobby, bathrooms, and hallways will not be available. If you are interested in using any additional space a separate fee will apply.
  • Studios must be returned to the exact condition they were in before your rental. Any Dance Mission equipment moved during your shoot must be moved back. Any trash must be removed and disposed or a cleaning fee will apply.
  • No equipment can be stored at Dance Mission for any amount of time. Dance Mission is not responsible for your equipment at any time during your rental.


Additional Tech Needs:

  • $50/hr – Technician (required for use of our light & sound board), 3 hr min
  • $20/session – For use of ladder (if you need a ladder to rig, etc)

Other gatherings/events: Please contact us directly. If you are looking to present a performance, please see theater rental tab.

Please note: All changes/cancellations must be made within 48 hours for single session rentals or you will be charged in full. Bulk rentals of 4 or more sessions must be cancelled within 7 days of the original rental date or you will be charged in full. All rental payments must be completed ahead of time by phone at 415-826-4441 using a credit/debit card.


Dos Rios is located in inland Mendocino county and occasionally rented out for private events, such as weddings and small workshops.

Be prepared to describe your event in detail, as the land cannot support all types of events. Please note that there is a steep driveway that leads down to the property. 4-wheel Drive is required to access.

The land includes:

  • An open air barn for dancing and drumming
  • A house for cooking and bathing
  • A yurt for yoga
  • Access to the river
  • Indoor sleeping areas and
  • Plenty of camping grounds

If you are interested in renting Dos Rios, please contact Krissy Keefer at or by calling 415-826-4401.

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