Massachusetts
Profile Type: Cultural Nonprofit
NEFA Grant Recipient
Cultural Nonprofit
Venue
The Dance Complex

The Dance Complex is a regional hub of dance, and enables the study, creation and performance of dance and movement arts. Artist-centric in the administration of its 7 studio/performance spaces, The Dance Complex is home to professional dance and dancers, representing three dozen genres of the art form. It as also a home to the broader recreational dance community. Performances are primarily produced in our Julie Ince Thompson Theatre, a 110 seat loft space. The Dance Complex has refreshed its performance series offerings and now presents a Fall Into Winter and Winter Into Spring series, featuring regional, national and international dance and multi-media artists.

Contact Information

First Name: 
Peter
Job Title/Position: 
Executive Director
Fax: 
617.576.2180
Mailing Address: 
536 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Physical Address: 
536 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Last Name: 
DiMuro
Phone: 
617.547.9363

About

Profile Type: 
Cultural Nonprofit
Primary Discipline: 
Dance - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - General
Dance - Ballet
Dance - Ethnic
Dance - Folk
Dance - Hip Hop
Dance - Jazz
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Dance - Tap / Percussive
Dance - Traditional
Design - General
Humanities - Cultural Heritage
Multi-Disciplinary
Music - Rap / Hip-Hop
Theater - Devised / Artist-Led
Theater - Improv
Year Founded: 
1991
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Performance Facilities
Activities and Services: 
Arts for Social Change / Creative Activism
Arts in Healthcare
Performance / Concert / Reading
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Residency - Community
Residency - In School
Residency - Other
Venue Rental
Wedding / Parties / Private Gatherings
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
110
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
County
Multi-County Region
State
Multi-State Region
National
International

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
New England Presenter
member organization, Dance/USA
member organization, Boston Dance Alliance
Member of APNNE or NEP presenter consortium
I am a NEFA Grant Recipient

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who use a wheelchair and have limited mobility
The Dance Complex is a five story historical building. Our theatre is on the second floor, with access via a chair lift. In fall, 2015, a store front studio will offer easily accessible studio and event space.

Venue Available for Rent/Use

Venue Name: 
The Julie Ince Thompson Theatre
Venue Type: 
Theater
Venue Address: 
536 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Venue Phone: 
617.547.9363
Stage Details: 
Black Box
Seasons Available: 
Spring
Summer
Winter
Fall
Venue Features: 
Dance floor
Dressing room(s)
Exhibition walls
Light system / track lighting
Piano
Sound system
WiFi
Venue Capacity: 
110
Venue Fee Range Minimum: 
$350
Venue Fee Range Maximum: 
$1,000
Venue Accessibility: 
Facility is physically accessible (such as parking, entrances, accessible restrooms, seating, backstage)
Trained Crew Available
Additional Comments: 
The Julie Ince Thompson Theatre is on the second floor of our historic building. It is a "grey" box, with architectural detail original to the building's design in 1884.
Venue Name: 
Studio 7/Storefront
Venue Type: 
Multi-Purpose Room
Venue Address: 
536 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Venue Phone: 
617 547 9363
Seasons Available: 
Spring
Summer
Winter
Fall
Venue Features: 
Dance floor
Dressing room(s)
Exhibition walls
Piano
Venue Capacity: 
50
Venue Fee Range Minimum: 
$350
Venue Fee Range Maximum: 
$1,000
Trained Crew Available
Additional Comments: 
Studio 7/ Storefront is a street level event space.