Dance City Sunderland

Dance City Sunderland Studios

Dance City Sunderland operates from within the recently converted Fire Station building. We deliver a range of educational dance programmes, including our MA Advanced Dance training and new CAT Street dance course. For more information on these courses please visit the Training Academy section of our website here,



Our top floor studios are light, airy and spacious with, period features and views across Sunderland. With mirrored walls, barres, a sprung floor and multiple aerial equipment suspension points its a great location for artists to practice and develop their work. The two studios are divided by a retractable wall which can be pushed back to create one large studio for larger groups. If you’d like to find out more about hiring the studios, simply send your details over to



The closest car park is Sunderland City Council on Livingstone Rd, which is behind The Fire Station and across the road (opposite the Magistrates Court). Parking is charged at £1.10 per hour or £2 for the evening after 6pm.



Dance City is committed to dance reaching as many people as possible. Our buildings in both Newcastle and Sunderland are fully accessible and our friendly staff at the ticket office are on hand to help with your enquiries on 0191 261 0505. Facilities include:

  • Accessible parking – there is on-street accessible parking immediately in front of The Fire Station
  • Level access to The Fire Station building
  • Lift access between all levels
  • Accessible toilets, showers and changing rooms

If there is anything we can can do to make your trip to Dance City more comfortable, don’t hesitate to contact our team before your arrival.