Terms & Conditions
Please initial below indicating that you/your organization will be able to agree to the below conditions.
DIW common areas will be cleaned at 30 minute intervals during building occupancy.
DIW will have PPE available onsite for to all staff and students of DIW
During food service, no more than 6 persons may be seated indoors at a table
Payment A rental security deposit is due when the agreement is signed. Payments may be check or money order only. Full payment is due 7 business days prior to the event. If this is a long-term rental, initial payment must be made 7 business days before the first event and renter will be charged monthly as stipulated by their rental agreement.
Scheduling All rentals must have an executed agreement between DIW and the renter at least 14 calendar days in advance of the rental. Performance rentals and rentals that do not take place during DIW’s normal hours of operation will require a three hour minimum and the renter will be charged the fee for persons required to open and close the school.
Cancellation/ Rescheduling Cancellations must be given thirty (30) days in advance. If said notice is not given the full rent shall be paid by the renter to DIW. Regardless of when notification of cancellation is
given, the first rental payment is non-refundable upon any cancellation by the renter. For renters with a current rental agreement, a request for additional use of space must be made in writing at least seven (30) days
in advance of desired use. Written approval notice must be received from a DIW representative for use of space to be permitted. Should an event be cancelled, by DIW, due to changes in the COVID-19 building use provisivions dictated by the Office of the Mayor, no fines or fees will be incurred by the renter. DIW will do its best to accomidate the renter at a future date.
Insurance All renters must submit a Certificate of Insurance naming DIW Real Estate Holding Corporation as an additional insured and maintain said insurance through the term agreement. This should have liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.00 which covers the premises. If you do not already have liability coverage, it may be obtained at https://www.nextinsurance.com/ (not affiliated with DIW) or any insurance company of your choice in compliance of the stipulations specified in the lease.
Staffing The renter will notify DIW of the instructor or contact each class period, rehearsal, workshop, etc. The main entrance will be kept locked at all times. Renters are required to cover additional staff costs, as appropriate.
Publicity The renter must provide all print and online publicity materials to DIW before materials are made public. DIW reserves the right to review any and all publicity material produced in conjunction with
the use, including print and online publicity, to ensure it is accurate and meets the brand standards and integrity levels established by DIW. All material associated with the event should include the DIW logo,
address and standard acknowledgment language, as defined by DIW.
Studio Expectations. Renters will diligently maintain the dance studio and support areas of DIW including: removing all personal and group belongings from the studio; turning off all equipment and lights; and
leaving the studio and support space tidy. No street shoes are allowed in any of the studios. [Ballet shoes ONLY in Studio A/B. Tap, ballroom, sneakers allowed in Studio C]. No food or drink (except bottled water)
is allowed in the Studios A/B. No food, drink or bottled water allowed in Studio C. Groups with minors(under 18) must provide adult supervision at a ratio of 1 adult to 15 minors.
Shared Space Expectations All renters must respect that DIW is a shared space. The lobby, hallway and restrooms are to be shared by all users. Renters should be aware of their noise level in the studio and shared space. Due to the shared use of the building, certain forms of percussive dance may be limited to certain hours. Dancers may change in the assigned restrooms. Dancers may bring a lock and use the designated lockers as available. Lockers are for temporary use only. Belongings may not be stored longer than on class/workshop/rehearsal time. No personal belongings should be left unattended as DIW is not responsible for lost or stolen belongings. Adults waiting to pick up minors from class, rehearsal, etc must wait in the designated lobby space downstairs.