We had hoped to commence renovations and a full review of the Technical Spec of the theatre itself over the winter period, with a view to reopening for productions in the late spring or summer. Unfortunately, with Manchester now in Tier 3, this work is now on hold and will need to be rescheduled.
For the time being, a decision has been taken to close the Dancehouse doors beyond our core educational activities, until at least Autumn / Winter 2021.
We are awaiting confirmation from our Promoter Partners as to whether our existing shows will be moved to an alternative venue, postponed or cancelled but a refund will now be available from your original ticket vendor upon request.
On our Events pages you have the option to book shows online.
This 24-hour online booking service is operated in association with Ticketline.
We may occasionally use other ticket agents, details of which can be found on individual event pages.
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We are unable to respond to emails while the Box Office is closed, customers are advised to contact the Ticketline call centre instead.
We accept payment with most major credit and debit cards either at the theatre box office or through our online ticket agents, please note however, we cannot accept payment by cheque.
Concessionary ticket prices, when available, will appear in brackets after the full price. These are provided to students, senior citizens, under-16s, anyone receiving unemployment or disability benefit and NHS staff.
These are available for selected shows, subject to availability. Please check individual show pages to check if a discount is available.
Tickets booked either direct with The Dancehouse or through Ticketline are not refundable, except in certain circumstances - please see our Terms & conditions. We may however be able to exchange tickets for a different showing of the same event. For tickets booked through other ticket agents please refer to their own individual refund policy.
We cannot however guarantee that ticket exchanges will be possible for all shows, and so the Theatre Manager's decision must be final.
Whilst individual visiting companies may request a different age restriction, the theatre's standard policy is: