Our main theatre is the Auditorium, which seats 878 over four levels. Remarkably designed, this theatre offers tremendous viewing from every seat in the house. This versatile theatre offers several modes to best suit the style of your event. The modern design enables maximum versatility with retractable seating making way for a flat floor capacity of 900 general admission. The auditorium boasts full stage and orchestra pit along with state of the art audio, video and lighting equipment.

  • Flat floor mode: Capacity 900
  • Theatre style four levels: Capacity 878
  • Theatre style three levels: Capacity 700
  • Theatre style two levels: Capacity 500
  • Dinner Mode: Capacity 450.
  • The full auditorium stage is 29 metres wide by 12 metres deep.
  • The proscenium width is 15 metres with a height of 7 metres.
  • Hire of the Auditorium includes use of the dressing rooms, rehearsal spaces, green room, backstage amenities, storage spaces and plant rooms.
  • The stage has a distributed safe working load of 750 kg/m2 with a point load of 450kg/m2.
  • Hearing loop available.
  • Box office, catering and local marketing services are also available.

Download the Auditorium Full Seating Plan

Download the Auditorium Technical Specifications

Dressing rooms

There are 2 large dressing rooms for up to 15 people each plus 2 small dressing rooms for 2 people each located behind the main theatre stage at stage level. Each dressing room has a shower and toilets, which services both the studio and the main auditorium. There are 2 more rehearsal/dressing rooms for 8 to 10 people, which includes shower and toilet facilities. These are located on the basement level with easy access to the orchestra pit.

Laundry Facilities

Washing and drying facilities are available and are located in the loading dock.

Loading Dock

  • The loading dock is located on the south side of the building.
  • It is a flat floor loading bay at stage level with easy access to both theatres.
  • The loading dock has an approximate height from the ground of 900mm at the entrance to the dock.

Auditorium Hire

The Auditorium is available for hire in theatre mode and flat floor mode. For more information click here or call 02 4429 5752.

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