Rentals Overview

Joy of Motion offers eleven studios in three locations, as well as a blackbox-style venue for small-scale and workshop performances. We encourage you to reach out if you are considering hosting your special event, private class, or performance with us. We would love to work with you.

Theatre Rentals

The Jack Guidone Theatre is located at 5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW, two blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro station.

This blackbox-style venue is ideal for dance, music, lectures, or small-cast shows.

Resources include:

  • Riser seating (capacity: 140)
  • Good-size stage (32′ x 32′)
  • Wood or marley dance flooring
  • ETC Element console
  • Basic repertory plot
  • Sound system including stage monitors
  • Projector (extra tech time needed)
  • Spacious dressing rooms

A full tech crew, lighting design and stage management team, front of house, box office, and marketing support are all included in the rental cost.

Studio Rentals

Ten of our studios our now available for rent, with options in downtown Bethesda and Friendship Heights, DC (both Metro-accessible), and on H Street NE (with streetcar and bus access).

Spaces range in size from 24′ x 22′ to 32′ x 50′ and capacity ranges from 12 to 50.

Resources include:

  • Wood or marley flooring
  • Above or below ground
  • Ballet barres
  • Seating
  • Sound systems

Parties & Events

Our studios can also be rented for private parties, birthdays, and events. Please see the “Studio Rentals” column for more information on available resources.

Event rentals can include a private class with a Joy of Motion faculty member or other activities. Rates for those classes are as follows:

  • 1 hour = $150
  • 1.5 hours = $250
  • 2 hours = $350

Contact Information

Phone: 202-907-5113

Location Addresses:

Bethesda Studio (7315 Wisconsin Avenue #180E)
Friendship Heights Studio & Jack Guidone Theatre (5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW)
H Street Studio (1333 H Street NE)
Main Office (1638 R Street NW #300)