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Modern, light-filled space is available for rental at Motion Pacific Studio and Theater. Whether you need one studio for a dance rehearsal or performance or a combination of spaces for your event, please contact us so we can customize a rental package to meet your needs.

We are an intimate incubation space ready to support your next project by offering flexible spaces for your rehearsals, meetings, auditions, classes, workshops, photo shoots, and more.  We have two main spaces:

  • Downstairs Stage/Studio: 149 Max Occupancy, 100 seat, state-of-the-art, intimate black or white box theater with adjacent lobby including reception space, box office
  • Upstairs Studio: Flexible multi-use marley floor studio space, perfect for meetings and rehearsals

We are conveniently located downtown Santa Cruz close to restaurants, shops and public transportation.  All downstairs spaces are ADA accessible and our production programming is complete with various levels of production staffing and curatorial support.

Please note Motion Pacific is not available to rent for public performances. All public performance in our space are produced, or co-produced, as a Motion Pacific program.

Motion Pacific is available for:

Rehearsals & Meetings

Our spaces are available for dance rehearsals, meetings, and more. Non-public, non-ticketed events with less than 10 participants all lock-in at this rate. Simple boombox and and standard overhead lights are free to use.
Rates Sheet Here >>>

Private Events

Host your next fundraiser, gala, or other gathering at Motion Pacific. Choose your space, from our Studio/Theater and lobby on the main floor, the airy, light filled top floor or both. Pick and choose the added services, including the use of tech capabilities and hiring tech and front-of-house staff.
Please See Details/Specs Below

Classes & Workshops

We love providing space for all kinds of classes and workshops. Check out our pricing below!
Rates Sheet Here >>>

Capacity in each space can be determined based on the set up and purpose of your event but general numbers are listed below.

Studio A (Large Studio)
Sq Ft: 1900 sq ft.
Floor Plan: See pdf (not to scale)
Use: Good for rehearsals, classes, receptions, lectures, meetings and performances.
The studio is heated by radiant heat floors and cooled by a large over head fan.
Please see specification sheet for more details.

If you are interested in renting the space for performance use, please review our theater specifications and programming.  

Studio B (Small Studio )
Sq Ft: 1300 sq ft.
Dimensions: 40ft wide by 20ft deep
Use: Good for rehearsals, classes and warm-up area for performance.
Equipped with mounted ballet barres around the parameter, basic sound system with CD and Mp3 capabilities and mirrors covering the entirety of a 40 ft wall.
Studio is heated with forced air and cooled with large overhead fan. 

Please contact Rachel@motionpacific.com to inquire about renting studio space!

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