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 206 (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 60
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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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

A Merrigong Theatre Company production in association with Canberra Theatre Centre

Letters to Lindy

Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning work explores the public’s relationship with one of 20th Century Australia’s most iconic figures.

22 Jun 18 - 23 Jun 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Ben Maiorana Entertainment presents

The Beatles Rock 'n' Roll Tour Beatlemania

Direct from a record breaking national tour with The Australian Symphony Orchestra comes the The Beatles Rock n Roll Tour to Wollongong!

23 Jun 18 - 23 Jun 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

An Australian Dance Theatre Production

The Beginning of Nature

At the very heart of all life is the rhythm of nature itself.

28 Jun 18 - 30 Jun 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 
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