Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

32 Burelli Street Wollongong

Located in the heart of Wollongong's Arts Precinct, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) is the region's most loved and respected venue for the performing arts. Comprising three versatile spaces, it plays host to a variety of events, from internationally renowned theatre, music and comedy to a wide range of community events.


IMB THEATRE Seats 515
In the classic tradition of the proscenium arch lyric theatre, the IMB Theatre's steeply raked auditorium ensures every seat is the best in the house. With excellent sight lines, the audience is immersed in the action on stage. 

Fully equipped with a fly tower, orchestra pit, thrust stage, FM hearing augmentation system, captioning facilities and a modern PA, the IMB Theatre is the complete professional performance facility. 

BRUCE GORDON THEATRE Seats 204 (up to 234)
An intimate alternative to the IMB Theatre, the stylish Bruce Gordon Theatre offers two levels, balcony seating, wheelchair and standing room only spaces. 

The theatre is also equipped with a T-switch hearing loop, a versatile lighting rig, PA and optional cabaret seating. 

The venue is perfect for minimalist to full scale theatre productions, cabaret, comedy, intimate musical and dance productions, conferences and community events.

BOB PEET STUDIO Seats 80
A multipurpose 'black box' studio for training, theatre or project development and shows with audiences up to 80 people. Measuring 8.4 metres by 10.45 metres with a high ceiling, the Bob Peet Studio is a versatile space equipped with lighting grid, power and AV options.

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We offer dedicated support, including a large range of complimentary services that will assist you in running a successful event. 

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For more information on hiring our venue, please talk to the Venue Services Administrator
Ph: 4224 5959
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Click on the links below for technical specifications and seating plans.

Illawarra Performing Arts Centre General Information 
• IMB Theatre Tech Specs
• IMB Theatre Seating Plan
Bruce Gordon Theatre Seating Plan
Bruce Gordon Theatre Tech Specs


Upcoming Events Here

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

The Carousel

A new Australian play that explores the limits of unconditional love between sisters.

01 Mar 18 - 03 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Live Ideas presents

Afternoons Tonight! with James Valentine

Direct from sell out seasons in Sydney, ABC’s James Valentine tours his wildly funny stage show to Wollongong in 2018.

02 Mar 18 - 02 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company in association with One Eyed Man Productions, Neglected Musicals and Hayes Theatre Co presents

Calamity Jane

Adapted by Ronald Hanmer & Phil Park From the stage play by Charles K. Freeman After the Warner Bros. film Written by James O’Hanlon.

07 Mar 18 - 11 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 
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