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Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

Located right in the heart of Wollongong, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) is Wollongong’s premier performance venue and home to Merrigong Theatre Co.

Merrigong Theatre Co

Merrigong Theatre Co is the venue manager of IPAC and a vibrant regional theatre company in its own right. Its mission is to produce and present a selection of Australia’s finest performances for people in the Illawarra region.

The name Merrigong, found in early accounts of European exploration of the Illawarra, is thought to be a derivation of the indigenous word for the region’s distinctive escarpment.

See below for all the information you need to make sure your visit to IPAC is an enjoyable one.