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Teach a Lesson


eileen - Posted on 20 January 2011

Cinema Ballroom facilities are available for rent to professional dance instructors anytime during our normal business hours* to teach private dance lessons.  Instruction of group classes are permitted as described below.

*Effective November 1, 2012.  Floor rent for independent instructors is available Monday-Friday from 12 pm to 5 pm.  Cinema Ballroom will no longer be available for floor rent after 5pm Monday-Friday or on weekends.

Shared Ballroom Floor

A shared ballroom floor rent is for any lesson or rehearsal between you and one to two students. Instructors must pay floor rent for every private lesson you teach in the ballroom regardless of who the student is. There are no exceptions to this. Some examples are:

  • Cinema Ballroom employees.
  • Teaching a lesson with another floor renter (2 floor renters teaching one student).
  • Teaching a lesson to a floor renter.
  • Any lessons taught in trade for other services.

Independent Floor Rent Prices

eileen - Posted on 20 January 2011

Independent Floor Rent Prices

  • $35 per lesson (60 minutes max.)

Private lessons are taught in space that is not reserved. You may reserve space for private lessons at the private studio rate (See Private Studio below).

Private Studio

Group Classes are a lesson or rehearsal between you and three or more students.

  • Advertised Group Classes

Due to conflicts of interests, you may not organize and teach your own group classes at Cinema Ballroom without prior approval from the owners.

  • Private Group Classes

Private group classes are non-advertised classes for a group of people taking a lesson together. Permission must be obtained from a manager before teaching private group classes.

Independent Group Class Prices

eileen - Posted on 20 January 2011

Independent Floor Rent for Group Classes or Full Room Reservation for Private Lessons

Studio B (Lower South Ballroom)
  • $20 per hour before 5:00 pm and Saturday
  • $25 per hour weekday evenings after 5:00 pm
Studio C (Upper South Ballroom)
  • $20 per hour before 5:00 pm and Saturday
  • $25 per hour weekday evenings after 5:00 pm
Main Ballroom
  • $32 per hour for 1 to 10 students
  • $65 per hour for 11 to 25 students
  • $98 per hour for 26 to 50 students
  • $130 per hour for > 50 students

 

Floor Rent Benefits

Professionals who rent the floor space more than (10) hours per week you may practice for free, otherwise, regular rates apply. Your practice partner must pay for his/her practice at all times. There is no professional practice during workshops, group classes, or events.

Calendar Changes

Please always call ahead if you plan to teach on weekend evenings to avoid potential calendar change or conflict.

 A copy of our agreement for independent dance instructors is available for download.