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.
Bookings are based on availability and are first come, first served. Requests for weekdays from 9am-6pm may be booked by anyone via the Studio Lab Calendly. Requests for weekday evenings and weekends may be booked by emailing the Studio Lab Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your total rental fee will be relayed to you via email within 72 hours of reservation booking. Please speak to the Studio Lab Manager (email@example.com) if you have questions before booking. Rental rates are subject to change.
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)
- Cleaning supplies (Swiffer WetJet mop, dust pan and broom, dish soap, disinfectant spray, paper towels) (located in the kitchen)
- Kitchen (mini-fridge, microwave, water filter, sink, trash and recycling receptacles)
- Overhead dimmable lights
To Reserve Space in Calendly:
IMPORTANT: Your reservation is NOT confirmed until all steps below are completed. Please read the instructions carefully to make sure we can process your rental in a timely manner as rentals are confirmed on a first come, first served basis. Please allow us 2-3 days from receipt of paperwork for a response. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.
- For first-time renters in 2023 or if anything has changed since your last rental in 2023: Read and fill out the following paperwork. Both documents will be automatically emailed to you once you reserve the space in Calendly.
- The Drama League – 2023 Rental Agreement and Credit Card Authorization Form
- The Drama League – 2023 Health and Safety Procedures for Rentals
Email the filled out paperwork to StudioLab@dramaleague.org by 5pm EST the next business day with your name and reservation date(s) and time(s) in the subject line. If we do not receive the paperwork by that deadline, your calendar hold will be canceled.
Once we’ve received your filled out paperwork, we will process your payment, charging your credit card with the provided information.
Once your payment has been processed, StudioLab@dramaleague.org will email you a copy of your payment breakdown receipt and notify you that your rental reservation is confirmed.
Due to the multi-artist use of the Studio Lab, your rental dates/times, once confirmed by The Drama League, cannot be altered or rescheduled. Please, therefore, take care before requesting your hours. Refunds are not possible once payment has been made.
Due to COVID-19 social distancing policies, the Studio Lab has a current maximum of 40 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.
Health & Safety
The Drama League is a mandatory vaccination space. Any guest within our space must have completed their COVID-19 vaccinations. If you received the Pfizer or Moderna Vaccines, you must have received your two doses. If you received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you must have received the one does. At this time we are not requiring boosters, however these polices can change at will.
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.
Happy to help! Email Studiolab@dramaleague.org and we’ll gladly help you plan your time with us!