Barn Door Creative Studios; Dance Classes + Studio Rental
Barn Door Creative Studios is a unique dance studio nestled in the quiet countryside. Our studios offer space for hire for dance instructors and creative businesses who are seeking short term studio space. We also run dance classes and programmes supporting those with additional needs.
Chance to Shine
Welcome to Barn Door Creative Studio; located in the heart of the countryside
Barn Door Creative Studios is suitable for a variety of activities including:
- film shoots,
- dance and drama examinations,
- photo shoots.
We lease Barn Door Creative Studios in two ways:
- The studio is available for individual hire with a variety of spaces to choose from.
- The building as a whole is also available as a venue for all types of events and celebrations.
Purpose-built dance Studio
The studio has a purpose-built dance & drama wooden sprung floor. It is Solid Beech pre-finished on Unnobat 55 Sprung System. The studio is also equipped with mirrors and a surround sound system.
This makes Barn Door Creative Studios the ideal solution for
- live music performances,
- business presentations,
- corporate events,
- social gatherings,
- community meetings,
- filming location.
Surround Sound Studio Space
Our sound system is the Bose L1-COMPACT. It uses Spatial Dispersion loudspeaker technology. This delivers an even sound coverage throughout the stage and the auditorium. Included items;
- L1 Compact power stand,
- L1 Compact extensions,
- Two ToneMatch channels with fixed presets for mic and acoustic guitar (switchable).
- Airdog Air Purifier machine used throughout studio.
- There is a full kitchen on site.
- Wi-Fi throughout.
- Comfortable and modern changing and shower facilities,
- Recreation areas,
- Artists’ Resource Room,
- Meeting Room
- Creation Studio.
A range of rates available to suit all needs.
Classes offered at the studio
Dance Classes and Fitness Classes
Ongoing dance and fitness classes for adults and teens and kids.
– Teachers Nessa and Alika
We bring in various artist for workshops without students
Chance to Shine
In-house program tailored towards children and adults with additional needs. Includes ongoing sessions/workshops tailored to suit the needs of groups or individuals.
Nessa O’Reilly Lynch
ICATT Dramatherpist, Choreographer and Facilitator Founder and artistic director of Chance to Shine drama and dance.
Nessa formed Chance to Shine in 2007 offering creative workshops in drama and dance tailored towards children and adults with additional needs. The name “Chance to Shine” came from working with passionate, talented individuals who voiced their dreams through the metaphor and expression within the drama & dance medium.
Since 2012, in the role of Artistic Director, Nessa has produced the annual Chance to Shine Performing Arts Show. The show is for children and adults with additional needs to showcase their creative ability. The show has developed into a national competition alongside Mullingar Arts Centre.
Nessa also runs a range of ongoing workshops and creative drama and dance classes at Barn Door Creative Studios.
Barn Door Creative Studios is home to Nessa’s private Dramatherapy practice.
Our Space is perfect for:
Barn Door Creative Studios is suitable for a variety of activities including rehearsals, classes, auditions, film shoots, dance and drama examinations, workshops and photo shoots.
The studio at Barn Door Creative studios is available for individual hire or the building as a whole is also available as a venue for all types of events and celebrations.
- dance classes/yoga
- training space for train the trainers
- rental for manual handling
- emergence first aid
- training room
- birthday party
- photo shoots
- show real shoots
- rehearsal space
- free private parking
- storage space also offered for rental
Rent Creative Space
Chance to Shine