Address: 1316 S. 9th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147
CHI Movement Arts Center (CHI MAC), is the home of Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers and offers a friendly, attractive, economical and professional space in South Philadelphia. Fully-sprung dance floor with grey or black marley and professional lights... fully air-conditioned, and even with 55 folding chairs for audience members you still have a 25 x 30 (750 square feet) performance area! We have special rates for multiple and weekly rentals and are happy to work with you to make your event a success.
Rent the Space:
Fill out the rental request form below, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The rentals manager will provide a response within 24-48 hours.
- Permitted Usage - Rehearsals, Performances, Class/Instruction, Auditions, Showings/Showcases, Photo/film/video shoots, Recording, Literary readings, Meetings/workshops, Special events/parties
- Disciplines - Dance, Music, Theatre
- Other Allowed Activities - Live percussion, Amplified music
Most rentals are hourly - check our class/rental calendar to see when the space is not in use. Availability differs daily
Light snacks are permitted in the lobby area, but food can not be served or eaten in the studio
Cancellation Policy - Depends on the nature and duration of the space reservation and use. We are nice people who won't gouge you; mutual respect is our motto. The cancellation requirements will be made clear to you at the time the rental arrangement is confirmed.
Booking Requirements - Depends on the nature and duration of the space reservation. Security Deposit may be required before rental use
Personnel Available at Time of Rental - Staff member will open and close the space, rates include some or all equipment
Personnel Available at Time of Performance - Renter must provide for additional performance personnel, KYL/D has suggested technicians of the space we can refer you to
Payment Types - Cash, Check, or Credit Card
Space Dimensions - 32 ft × 48 ft (1536 sqft) with 14 ft ceiling
Space Features - Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, 3 Ballet Barres, Mirrors, Backstage space
Flooring - Sprung wood, Black or Grey Marley laid
Stage Configuration - Black box
Stage Dimensions - 30 ft x 25 ft
Seating Capacity - 55
Seating Arrangement - Flexible seating, there are risers that can be used to provide stadium seating and we have 55 folding chairs plus floor cushions
Riser Dimensions- Two medium risers that are 8' long, 4'1" wide, and 1'4" tall, two small risers that are 6'8" long, 3'1" wide, and 9" tall, and two small risers that are 6'8" long, 3'1" wide, and 6" tall.
Parking - Please look at directions info at bottom of page
Accessibility - ADA-compliant
Audience Services - Restrooms, Lobby
Lighting - Fluorescent and Incandescent lighting permanently installed, Light board, Lighting instruments including two light trees, and 4 floor lights
Furniture - 55 folding chairs, 3 tables
Table 1 Dimensions: 8' long by 2 1/2' wide
Table 2 Dimensions: 6' long by 2 1/2' wide
Table 3 Dimensions: 4' long by 2 1/2 feet wide
Artist Amenities - Dressing rooms, Private restroom, WiFi
Instruments And Accessories - Rehearsal piano
Audio And Visual Equipment - Sound system, MP3/auxiliary input, Projection screen, Digital projector, DVD player
Curtain available to cover the wall with mirrors
Our rates vary depending on the use and on whether you are an artist or non-profit organization. Generally rates range from $15 to $25 per hour, and we have flexible and economical rates for full-day uses, extended rentals, and performances. Let us know your needs and we will do our best to work with you!
Rental Request Form
The rentals manager will provide a response within 24-48 hours
CHI Movement Arts Center is located between Wharton and Reed on 9th St., one block south of the famous Pat's and Geno's Cheesesteaks. The front of the building is a mosaic (look at the photo gallery above for reference)
Public Transit from Center City: Take the Broad Street Line South to the Ellsworth/Federal stop. Walk five blocks east to 9th St. and 3-4 blocks south to the CHI Movement Arts Center.
Driving from Center City: Take Broad St. south to Dickinson. Make a left on Dickinson. Take Dickinson to 9th St. Make a left on 9th St. and CHI Movement Arts Center is on the left side of the street, immediately north of Reed.
Parking: There is on street parking on 9th St. and several commercial lots on Passyunk Ave. Most streets on the block are residential parking with no time limit; however, some areas are 2 hour parking only. If you have questions on where to park, please contact us: 267-687-3739