The Studio is a versatile room which can be transformed with retractable seating to make way for a ‘Black Box’ flat floor.

Located on the west side of the venue, the Studio opens into the main foyer with separate external access. The space is ideal for intimate acoustic sessions, alternative theatre, conferences, expos, and rehearsals.

Studio space with theatre style seats
Studio space with flat floor, retracted seats
Studio space with meeting setup

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  • The seating is in a single bank 18 seats wide and 12 rows deep.
  • Black Box flat floor is 19m x 11m 
  • The floor is a sprung plywood sandwich construction topped with masonite. 
  • The floor capacity 500 kg/m2. 
  • Rigging beams (RB3) safe working load 200kg/m2. 
  • Hearing loop available. 
  • Box office, catering and local marketing services are also available.
  • Flat floor mode: Capacity 200 
  • Theatre style mode: Capacity 190
  • Round table dining mode: 100

Dressing Rooms

There are two large dressing rooms for up to 12 people each, plus two small two-person dressing rooms 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 two more rehearsal/dressing rooms for 8 to 10 people with shower and toilet facilities located on the basement level with easy access to the orchestra pit.

Laundry Facilities

Washing and drying facilities are available and 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.


Visit our Access page for details on all access services available.

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