Access: Upon payment, a door code will be given to renter for entry from the north side of the Hook & Ladder building through the purple metal Jawaahir door. All traffic by renter, renter's fellow dancers, and renter's students will be done through this same door. Note! There is a 5" stoop outside this door. No access allowed through the glass Hook & Ladder doors at this time.
Parking: The former police station lot behind the Hook & Ladder building (west side off of Snelling) and street parking.
Transit Information: We are on the 7, 21, 27, and 53 bus routes (info), and we are 2 blocks east of the Lake St-Midtown light rail stop (info) on the blue line.
The Minneapolis space can also be set up as a Cabaret Theater with intimate seating for up to 56.
9050 Lyndale Avenue South, Lower Level, Great Bear Center
All rentals: $15/hour if paid in advance. Sorry, no party rentals, no dance socials, no tap shoes, and no Irish shoes permitted.
30' x 30' with 9' ceiling height
28' x 5' glass mirrors
Tile floor on cement (NOT a sprung wood dance floor)
Professional sound system
Not handicapped accessible
Access: The studio is located 7 blocks east of I-35W at the 90th Street exit. It's in the lower level of the Great Bear Center. Enterance is through the 9050 glass door below the lit Cassandra School sign, near the center of the mall. After you've paid for your rental you may be given keys with a $40 CASH ONLY deposit, or you may be given alternative instructions by renter.
Parking: There is a parking lot in front of the Great Bear Center and limited parking spots behind the center.