Five state-of-the-art dance studios housed in an early 20th-century cargo wharf, Sydney Dance Company’s Wharf Studios, home to the Company since 1986, have been recently refurbished.

As an anchor tenant of the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Sydney Dance Company creates, rehearses, teaches and performs in the Wharf Studios, and welcomes tens of thousands of enthusiastic dancers of all ages through the doors every year.

Address Wharf 4/5, 15 Hickson Road
Dawes Point NSW 2000
Contact Details Telephone
61 2 9221 4811
61 2 9251 6904
[email protected]
Customer Service Box Office Telephone
612 9221 4811 – option 1
Dance Classes & Venue Hire
61 2 9258 4818
Classes Email
[email protected]



Café – Mr Jones Walsh Bay
Mr Jones Walsh Bay offers delicious food and coffee you can enjoy in our spacious and sunlit foyer – or grab to go!

Open 7am to 3pm, Monday – Saturday, it’s the perfect place to grab a coffee before work, relax during your lunch break or indulge in a sweet treat after class.

There’s plenty of options to choose from with a daily selection of fresh salads and sandwiches, cold-pressed juices, burgers or even their famous Mr Green Smashed Avo!

Free WiFi is available, with seating both indoors and outside.

Opening Hours Monday – Saturday
7am – 3pm


Frequently Asked Questions

How to get there Transport to the Wharf Studios
Public transport is the best way to get to the Wharf. Circular Quay railway station, bus and ferry terminus is the closest public transport hub. The Wharf is a brisk 15 minute walk from Circular Quay.Bus services
For details please click here​  or telephone 131 500.
324 and 325 buses run from the CBD to Dawes Point, with stops just outside the Studios.Parking at The Wharf
While on-street metered parking is available in Walsh Bay, we recommend parking at the following parking station located along Hickson Road:

  • Bond One​, 26 Hickson Road,
  • Walsh Bay
    Wilson Parking​, Barangaroo
  • Barangaroo Reserve, 5 Towns Place, Barangaroo



For further information and assistance regarding the following services, please telephone Customer Services on 02 9258 4818.

Unassisted access
Wheelchair access into Sydney Dance Company Wharf Studios is via the main entrance located on Hickson Road.

Staff assisted access
If you have mobility impairments and are visiting the Sydney Dance Company Admin team, please access the building via the main reception and our Customer Service team will assist you to use the lift to the admin suite.

Neilson Studio @ Sydney Dance Company. Image of seating bank.

Located on the ground floor of Sydney Dance Company, the Neilson Studio offers opportunities for creation, performance and education in dance.

Situated in the heart of Walsh Bay Arts Precinct in Sydney Harbour, this intimate venue is complete with state-of-the-art technology and retractable seating.

For further information and assistance regarding access to the Neilson Studio, please telephone Customer Services on 02 9258 4818.

We thank The Neilson Foundation for their visionary support of Studio 5.