Rehearsal and Workshop space for hire

Multipurpose Studios

The Old Museum offers 3 Heritage Studios that are perfect for rehearsals, intimate performances, meetings, seminars, workshops and private functions. They are spacious and private and can be hired individually or consecutively (they are separate spaces).  All studios lead to the full length balcony overlooking the beautiful heritage gardens.

The Studio floor dimensions measure approximately 18m x 18m = 324sqm.

Studios can be set up as requested according to your requirements in layouts such as U-Shape, Classroom, Square Shape, Workshop, Dinner or Theatre styles.

Layout                Capacity per Studio

Theatre Style      200 Pax
Dinner Style        140 Pax
Cocktail Style      200 Pax

Standard Inclusions:

  • Tables and chairs
  • Exhibition Hall foyer for Studio #1 events
  • Data projection (upon request)
  • Lectern (upon request)
  • Small PA with microphone (upon request)

Concert Hall

This theatre style room is a versatile venue that provides a flexible performance space, suitable for theatre, dance, music productions, seminars, public lectures, conferences, dinners and more.

The Concert Hall can be reconfigured from a 450 seat theatre to a venue for displays, dances or dining. The standard venue hire includes the venue set up in standard theatre mode with a capacity of 450. Supporting facilities for the Concert Hall include a backstage area, dressing rooms and the ground floor foyer reception which can be used for pre-show drinks/canapés.

The stage is raised and measures 23m x 9.5m = 218.5sqm.

Mode                                                         Capacity

Standard Theatre Style                            Max 450
Cabaret Style (Flat Floor)                        Max 310 (Cabaret 50 + Stalls 260)
Banquet/Ballroom style (Flat Floor)       Max 350
Cocktail Style (Flat Floor)                        Max 550

Standard Inclusions:*Please note: Any changes from standard mode will incur a cost of labour to complete the necessary changes.

  • Tiered and floor theatre seating (450 PAX)
  • 2 Dressing rooms (featuring make-up mirrors, dressing tables, toilet, showers)
  • Green room (upon request)
  • Entrance foyer
  • Basic in-house sound and stage wash lighting
  • Data projection (upon request)
  • Lectern
Saul Edmonds