Studio Rental

A Service of The Drama League Directors Project

The Drama League Studio Lab

The Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Studio Lab is a private creative space open for rehearsals, classes, readings, workshops, private events, and more. Conveniently located inside The Drama League Theater Center in Tribeca, less than two blocks from seven major subway lines, the Studio Lab offers unparalleled quiet and privacy for your creative imagination. We feature plentiful amenities including modern HEPA air filtration, a complimentary kitchen, and furniture and equipment to customize your experience. Current date availability and reservation bookings can be accessed via Calendly.

 

Our subsidized studio rental program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. Through their generous support, we are pleased to offer discounted rates to artists to develop and showcase work, helping generative art thrive in New York State.

Amenities

The Drama League Studio Lab has complimentary amenities including:
 
  • Tables (six 6’ and four 8’)
  • Silver metal chairs (up to 60) 
  • Music stands (12)
  • 2’x2’ Rehearsal cubes (4) 
  • Electric piano
  • 6” raised platforms (4)
  • Overhead dimmable lights on ten (10) tracks, offering multiple combinations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen (mini-fridge, microwave, water filter, sink, trash and recycling receptacles)
  • Cleaning supplies (Swiffer WetJet mop, dust pan and broom, dish soap, disinfectant spray, paper towels)
 
The Studio Lab does not have a sprung floor, and is not recommended for heavy choreography or dance.

Rental Rates

Creative Project Uses (Rehearsals, Readings, Production Meetings, etc.)

$10/hour – Members, Non-Members, Directors Project Alumni
Other Uses (Classes, Workshops, Public/Private Event, etc.)
$15/hr– Members, Directors Project Alumni

$35/hr– Non-Members

Creative Project Uses (Rehearsals, Readings, Production Meetings, etc.)

$10/hour – Directors Project Alumni

$30/hour – Members, Non-Members
Other Uses (Classes, Workshops, Public/Private Event, etc.)

$35/hr– Members, Directors Project Alumni

$55/hr– Non-Members

Creative Project Uses (Rehearsals, Readings, Production Meetings, etc.)

$10/hour – Directors Project Alumni

$30/hour – Members, Non-Members

Other Uses (Classes, Workshops, Public/Private Event, etc.)
$35/hr– Members, Directors Project Alumni

$55/hr– Non-Members

Rental Procedures

Your reservation hold request is not confirmed until the steps below have been completed. Please read the instructions carefully. 

 

  1. Visit the Studio Lab Calendar to view open time slots. Place a reservation hold request for your desired date(s) and time(s). 
  2. You will receive an email temporarily holding your reservation, and an additional document for first time renters (or those updating their information) to complete. 
  3. That document, the Rental Agreement and Authorization Form, must be emailed to StudioLab@dramaleague.org within 72 hours. Please place your name, reservation date(s) and time(s) in the email’s subject line. After 72 hours, your hold will be released to give others an opportunity to reserve the space.
  4. Once we’ve received your paperwork and processed payment, your reservation will be confirmed by email.

Cancelation Policy

Due to dozens of artists sharing the Studio Lab, your rental dates, once confirmed, may often be difficult to alter or reschedulePlease take care before placing your request. Refunds can only be made if there are more than thirty (30) days prior to the date of first use.

Capacity

The Studio Lab has a maximum capacity of 60 occupants, including all participants in your rental: performers, collaborators, staff, attendees, and invited guests.  The Drama League is not accepting rentals for ticketed events at this time. Violation of the occupancy maximum will result in an additional $250 fee.

Location

The Drama League Theater Center is located at 32 Avenue of the Americas, NYC. It is one block from the A/C/E subway lines, and two blocks from the 1/N/R/6 subways lines. Parking is available in a lot across from the building, and there is street parking along Walker and Lispenard Streets.

Questions?

Happy to help! Email Studiolab@dramaleague.org and we’ll gladly help you plan your time with us!

Made possible with support from the New York State Council on the Arts.