Rehearsal rooms / Darkroom

STUK has a darkroom for analogue photography, and a couple of small rehearsal pavilions for piano, vocals, drums, ... (no dance).

In order to limit the spread of the corona virus, the rehearsal pavilions and darkroom cannot be used until at least July 26.


STUK has three soundproof rehearsal pavilions of 9 m². The pavilions are suitable for music rehearsals, not for dance rehearsals. Pavilion 1 contains a drum kit - bring your own sticks. Pavilion 2 is empty, pavilion 5 has a piano. There is no storage space for material or instruments. Using the pavilion is free of charge, but a valid STUK card or Culture Card KU Leuven is required. You can rent a pavilion for slots of maximum 2 hours during the opening hours of STUK Reception.


STUK has an equipped darkroom for analogue photography. It contains 2 magnifiers, for both 35mm and medium format. There are enough chemical baths for processing, a sink, funnels and measuring cups, as well as development coils and material to dry your photos. What you need to bring yourself: light-sensitive paper, developer, fixator and other products. You can rent the darkroom free of charge for sessions of 4 hours, but you do require a valid STUK card or KU Leuven Culture Card. Bookings can be made by phone (016 320 300), e-mail (ticket[at] or at STUK Reception.