Creative space when you need it 


Our history/mission

As a new arts institution, Dance Loft on 14 catalyzes art and vibrancy in Washington, DC's Central 14th Street area while expanding access to the arts. Serving the city-wide dance and theater communities and our local neighborhood, Dance Loft on 14 provides rehearsal space for dance and theater artists, dance and movement classes for adults and youth, shared office space for small non-profits, a 120-seat black-box theater, and an array of high-quality dance programming in a historic loft with spacious studios. Founded by Diana Movius, the studio aims to be home to arts groups around the region.

what we OFFER

  • Rehearsal and performance space: DanceLoft offers studio rentals during convenient times, such as weekday nights and weekends.

  • Classes: DanceLoft offers classes with sought-after teachers at the beginning to advanced levels.

  • Community: For our neighborhood community and recreational dancers, DanceLoft will offer lessons in Zumba, social dance, and other movement arts.

  • A neighborhood arts hub: A variety of community arts events and choreographic showings will be highlighted throughout the year.

Enticing location, charming theater and spacious studio space for the DC dance and arts community.
— Sylvana Christopher, Dance Educator and Choreographer