Studio Y

Studio Y is Gibney’s Black Box Theater and Dance in Process Production Residency space at 280 Broadway. With a lighting grid and blackout curtains on its numerous large windows, Studio Y easily transforms from an ideal rehearsal space to a fully equipped performance space, with a soundproof door. Use of shoes prohibited.

  • Studio showings and open rehearsals
  • Photo and video shoots
  • Performances and technical residencies
  • Dimensions: 64’ x 26’
  • Capacity: 35 people for non-profit rehearsal rentals. For all other types of rentals, please reach out to the Gibney Rental team to receive capacity limits.
  • Ceiling Height: Actual – 13’; Lighting Grid – 11’3”
  • Flooring: Black Marley (Black Wooden Floor underneath); Sprung
  • Portable mirrors available
  • Blackout blinds for exterior windows
  • Four Columns: South Wall, 13″ in diameter, 6″ from wall
  • Sound System: VRL PC-815L, Denon Professional DN-410X, Denon Professional DN0500CB
  • Use of shoes prohibited

Studio Y is connected to the adjacent Studio Z, which is an ideal space for meetings, warming up, or storage, via an acoustically insulated door. Book both studios as a package so that you will have all the space you need for a performance, showing, or audition.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, studio capacities have been reduced to 33% in our studios for all rehearsals, classes, and workshop rentals. Filming, photoshoot, and production rentals will be allowed at 50% capacity for each studio. If a rental request is submitted via our online forms with an occupancy that exceeds the following limits, your request will not be approved.