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Ballet Chicago is located on the 19th floor of 17 North State Street in the heart of the Chicago Loop and just steps away from downtown theatres, restaurants, and shopping. 

Facility Features

  • Five light-drenched studios

  • Modern dressing rooms & showers

  • Ground floor lobby with security

  • 19th floor reception area

  • Panoramic views

  • Handicapped accessibility

Ballet Chicago rents its studios to many organizations for a variety of purposes including auditions, rehearsals for musicals and dance companies, master classes, seminars, meetings, photo shoots, and video sessions. Our clients have included: 


Alluvion, Deeply Rooted Dance Theatre, I-Radha, Yallah Studio

Ballet Organizations 

American Ballet Theatre, Ballet West, Chautauqua Dance Institute, Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell, Kansas City Ballet, Miami City Ballet, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet School, The Rock School, The School of American Ballet

Other Dance Organizations

Broadway Collective, Chicago Reperatory Ballet

Theater Productions

Billy Elliot the Musical, Billy Joel’s Movin’ Out, Broadway Cares, Chicago the Musical, Dirty Dancing the Musical, Goodman Theatre’s Immediate Family, Hamilton, Motown the Musical, Shrek the Musical, Waitress


Dancing With The Stars, Empire, NBC’s Chicago Fire, Steve Harvey


Arts & Business Council of Chicago, The Chicago Loop Alliance, Gramovox, The Museum of Contemporary Art, OGI Eyewear

Studio Amenities

  • Sprung floors with a Harlequin Studio Marley. 

  • The Philip and Marsha Dowd Studio and Studio III are equipped with mirrors, barres, a piano, and sound system.

  • Studios II and IV have mirrors, barres, and a piano (portable sound system is available). 

  • Studio V is equipped with portable mirrors, barres, and a piano (portable sound system is available).

Studio Dimensions

The Philip and Marsha Dowd Studio: 45'6" x 55'5"

Studio II: 23'6" x 47'3"

Studio III: 23'6" x 54'9"

Studio IV: 25'0" x 35'6"

Studio V: 29'0" x 47'6"

Please note: A Certificate of Insurance and reception fees are required for all rentals. 

Contact: For studio availability, rental rates, and any additional information, please contact

Claire Stevens at 312-883-0986 or

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